General 11: car, cat, chair, cheese, child

1. car

– Part Of Speech: noun
– Meaning: A road vehicle, typically with four wheels, powered by an internal combustion engine and able to carry a small number of people.
– Example:
+ we’re going by car
+ The only things that existed were Lucy, me, and the sound of the car wheels on the road.
+ The highway roads carry cars and trucks from the suburbs into the city.
+ An elderly man involved in a car crash four days ago died yesterday in hospital.
+ The city council is flexing its muscles after becoming the first local authority in the north west with the power to tow away cars without valid road tax.
+ The court heard that early last Wednesday the women pulled up at traffic lights in front of a police vehicle and left their cars blocking the road.
+ I was able to drive the cars on both the roads around Atlanta and at the track at Road Atlanta Raceway.
+ Crowds elsewhere in the city threw stones at police and blocked roads with cars and buses.

2. cat

– Part Of Speech: noun
– Meaning: A small domesticated carnivorous mammal with soft fur, a short snout, and retractable claws. It is widely kept as a pet or for catching mice, and many breeds have been developed.
– Example:
+ Far along in the distance one could see the cows frolicking in the fields, the birds soaring past the trees, and the cats taunting the field mice.
+ They play with people the way that a cat plays with a mouse.
+ Pedigree dogs and mongrels performed the same overall, but pedigree cats scored marginally higher than mixed breed cats on all the tests.
+ Holding a couple of Persian cats in his lap, he says they are the most widely recognised cat breed.
+ If a cat, mouse and dog could be made to live in harmony, and form a super-trio, well, mankind will have achieved the impossible.
+ Various species have been used as models of human asthma, including guinea pigs, mice, rats, cats, and dogs.
+ There is a guy in Bedfordshire who has sold the world’s most expensive cat – a cross breed between a domestic cat and a feral one.

3. chair

– Part Of Speech: noun
– Meaning: A separate seat for one person, typically with a back and four legs.
– Example:
+ Unceremoniously, some number of thugs dragged me into an edifice and roughly seated me in a slight wooden chair.
+ Four navy blue upholstered chairs surrounded a wooden coffee table that had stacks of magazines on top.
+ Sammy sat glumly in the comfy, high-backed chair in her room.
+ She wouldn’t mind being in charge of a country if she got this kind of chair for her seat…
+ He sank into the comfortable swivel chair behind the counter and put his feet up.
+ We ordered a dining table and four chairs and were given a delivery time of two weeks.
+ She led me through the door into a smaller room containing a sofa and chairs with a beautiful desk and bookcase.
+ She moved away from Gabriel and to the nearest available chair, taking a seat.
+ Myra happily drove over, and within ten minutes the two were seated on lounge chairs in his bedroom, listening to a couple of CDs Myra had brought.

4. cheese

– Part Of Speech: noun
– Meaning: A food made from the pressed curds of milk, firm and elastic or soft and semi-liquid in texture.
– Example:
+ grated cheese
+ Another common intolerance is to dairy products, including cow’s milk, cheese, yoghurt and cream.
+ In summer it was normal to live on milk, butter, cheese curds and whey, while in autumn a number of cattle were killed, their beef being salted to eat during the winter.
+ She says she can find animal-free alternatives for staples such as meat, bread, milk, cheese, butter, yoghurt, and ice cream in the local supermarket.
+ We didn’t even go downstairs for lunch, though Mom brought up grilled cheese sandwiches and milk for us.
+ Milk, butter, cheese and yogurt are an integral part of the Irish diet.
+ After stocking the land with dairy cows, they became self-supporting in butter, milk and cheese.
+ CLA is found in beef and some other meats, as well as in dairy products such as milk, cheese, butter, and yogurt.
+ I’m proud to say that I am part of an industry that produces some of the best milk, cheese, butter, cream and yogurt in the world.

5. child

– Part Of Speech: noun
– Meaning: A young human being below the age of puberty or below the legal age of majority.
– Example:
+ she’d been playing tennis since she was a child
+ Twenty-one young children from the local schools marched in step, each child carrying a rose.
+ Is it inevitable when a baby or a young child gets these autoantibodies that they go on to develop diabetes?
+ Malnourishment prevents a child from reaching full mental and physical development.

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