(1971– ) a U.S. professional bicycle racer who won an important long race in France seven times, between 1999 and 2005, after being treated for cancer. In 2013, he admitted he had cheated by taking drugs.
(1930– ) an American astronaut who was the first man to step onto the Moon, in 1969. As he did so, he said, ‘That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind'.
(1930–2012) a U.S.astronaut who was the first man to step onto the Moon, in 1969
(1900–1971) a U.S.jazz musician and singer, who played the trumpet
(1900–71) a US jazz musician, band leader, and singer, who played the trumpet and was also known as ‘Satchmo'. He is considered to be one of the most important jazz musicians ever, and his low rough singing voice is easy to recognize. He also appeared in many films.
(1839–76) a US soldier who first became famous in the American Civil War. He was killed, with all the men he was in command of, by Native Americans from the Sioux tribe led by Crazy Horse and Sitting Bull, in the Battle of the Little Bighorn. This battle is also known as Custer's Last Stand.
the person you are, including your character, your typical behavior, your abilities, etc.
your nature and character
the type of person you are
the individual person that you are, including your character, your typical behavior, your abilities, your needs etc.
the type of person you are, your character, your typical behaviour etc
Many people deny their true selves what they are really like.
You'll soon be back to your old self.
used to emphasise s.t. surprising
by yourself or by itself
He’s self-taught he taught himself.
to join two things together using glue
to attach something to something else using a substance, or to become attached to a surface
I stuck a label on the bottle.
This stamp won't stick properly.
a long thin piece of wood from a tree, which is no longer attached to the tree
a long thin piece of wood, especially one that has fallen from a tree
lang dun/ronde stuk hout/ens.
They collected sticks to start the fire.
As phrasal verb
to attach something to something else with a substance such as glue, or to become attached to a surface
This stamp won’t stick.
As plural noun
a type of strong plastic
The tablecloth is made of vinyl.
a flat square piece of baked clay or other material, used for covering walls, floors etc
a set of tiles used to cover a roof, floor, etc.
a thin square piece of a hard material that is used for covering roofs, walls, or floors
a flat square piece of baked clay or other material, used for covering walls, floors, etc.
plat steen, gebruik om dakke/vloere/mure te bedek
Dad is fixing some new tiles in the bathroom.
covered with tiles
to cover a roof, floor etc with tiles