General 17: die, difficult, dinner, doctor, dog

1. die

– Part Of Speech: verb
– Meaning: (of a person, animal, or plant) stop living.
– Example:
+ he died of tuberculosis
+ This scheme failed because most of the trees died from lack of moisture.
+ The veterinarian cooperated and at least for the record stated that the cow had died of natural causes.
+ So dinosaurs died from allergic reactions to these new, poisonous intruders.

2. difficult

– Part Of Speech: adjective
– Meaning: Needing much effort or skill to accomplish, deal with, or understand.
– Example:
+ she had a difficult decision to make
+ the questions are too difficult for the children
+ These structures made it difficult for investors and advisers to pick the best deal.
+ It is as difficult for us to understand adolescents as it is for them to understand us.
+ But with the boundaries as they are it is going to be very difficult for anyone to win.
+ Without such a basis, it will be difficult for either party to gain much from a consultation.
+ It is very difficult for me to disagree with the statement that they deplore it.
+ It can also be difficult for them to speak to friends about the emotions they are experiencing.
+ There was a spell when it was difficult for me to choose between certain players.

3. dinner

– Part Of Speech: noun
– Meaning: The main meal of the day, taken either around midday or in the evening.
– Example:
+ One day after receiving her pay, Chen went for dinner with her friends.
+ A delicious dinner was served along the poolside and games were played after that.
+ Your mum would have a nice dinner cooked for you.
+ You need to come over for dinner sometime, she assured him.
+ She made certain she had the room key and headed for the main building where she could have a late dinner.
+ We’ve just finished dinner at an Indian restaurant on Pico, not far from my apartment.
+ The research also puts beyond doubt the notion that the sit-down family Sunday dinner is dying out.
+ I was a bit stuck for what to get for dinner on Monday night.
+ The holidays bring with them thoughts of carving and serving delicious turkey dinners to your family and friends.

4. doctor

– Part Of Speech: noun
– Meaning: A person who is qualified to treat people who are ill.
– Example:
+ Second, there are medical malpractice claims against doctors and hospitals.
+ Ask your private doctor or hospital clinic physician for information as to how you can obtain a bone density test.
+ For the next two and a half days, the boy remained in the intensive care ward while doctors, nurses and medics helped him recover.
+ Point out that depression is a medical condition that doctors can effectively treat.
+ Her family doctor prescribed a drug that helped, but it made her tired.
+ These patients are treated by primary care doctors in outpatient clinics.
+ Any woman who is worried about this should speak to her doctor, midwife or obstetrician.
+ The amendment was designed to control the sale of illegitimate products invented by quack doctors.
+ Most patients are seen and treated by primary care doctors, who may be unfamiliar with the condition.

5. dog

– Part Of Speech: noun
– Meaning: A domesticated carnivorous mammal that typically has a long snout, an acute sense of smell, non-retractable claws, and a barking, howling, or whining voice.
– Example:
+ The neighbor’s dog barked relentlessly, giving the night a heartbeat to add to his own.
+ Secondly, rabid stray dogs do not observe boundaries.
+ Don’t overlook books and videos on training hunting dogs.
+ Mr. Mason’s hunting dogs weren’t barking their heads off for once, which was new.
+ Her size makes it impractical to use her as a patrol dog, but her sense of smell is so keen she can detect even trace amounts of drugs.
+ People let their dogs foul in public places and leave it for somebody else to worry about.
+ I think it’s okay to keep pet dogs on a leash and birds in a cage.
+ “All dogs have an intense sense of smell, and every dog likes to sniff,” Smith said.
+ The top five dogs of each breed are invited to attend.

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