The two sides of a road are its two halves on which traffic travels in opposite directions. It had gone on to the wrong side of the road and hit a car coming in the other direction. If you talk about the other side of a town a country or the world you mean a […]
The side of something is a position to the left or right of it rather than in front of it behind it or on it. On one side of the main entrance there’s a red plaque. a photograph with Joe and Ken on each side of me. the nations on either side of the Pacific. […]
The front of something is the part of it that faces you or that faces forward or that you normally see or use. One man sat in an armchair and the other sat on the front of the desk. Stand at the front of the line. If you say that something is happening on a […]
A corvette is a small fast warship that is used to protect other ships from attack.
The sides of a hollow or a container are its inside vertical surfaces. The rough rock walls were like the sides of a deep canal. Line the base of the dish with greaseproof paper and lightly grease the sides. The sides of an area or surface are its edges. Park on the side of the […]
Hot is used to describe the weather or the air in a room or building when the temperature is high. It was too hot even for a gentle stroll. If you are hot you feel as if your body is at an unpleasantly high temperature. I was too hot and tired to eat more than […]
A white person has a pale skin and belongs to a race of European origin. Working with white people hasn’t been a problem for me or for them. White wine is pale yellow in color. Gregory poured another glass of white wine and went back to his bedroom. The white of someone’s eye is the […]
McLaren&mdash noun Norman 1914–87 Canadian film director and animator born in Scotland. sports&mdash adjective Also sport.of or relating to a sport or sports especially of the open-air or athletic kind a sports festival. of garments equipment etc. suitable for use in open-air sports or for outdoor or informal use. &mdash verb used without object to […]
A project is a detailed study of a subject by a student. Students complete projects for a personal tutor working at home at their own pace. If you project someone or something in a particular way you try to make people see them in that way. If you project a particular feeling or quality you […]
Aston&mdash noun Francis William 1877–1945 English physicist and chemist Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1922. A martin is a small bird with a forked tail.