(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.
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
touching or supported by a particular surface
in or into a position covering, resting on, or forming part of a surface
touching something or being supported by something
used to talk about the surface where something is resting or where it is put
Harry’s the guy sitting on the sofa.
She sat on the bed.
Gloria was lying on the grass.
As adverb, adjective
if a machine or piece of equipment is on, it is working and someone is using it
The washing machine's still on.
used to say that someone continues to do something or something continues to happen, without stopping
used to show that someone continues to do something or something continues to happen
used to say that someone continues to do something, or that something continues to happen
We decided to play on even though it was snowing.
I decided to read on until the end of the chapter.
The meeting went on for hours.
As prep, adv, adj
dui ’n plek/voorwerp aan
oppervlak waarop jy staan in ’n gebou
the surface that you stand on in a building
any material that is used to make or cover floors
a material used to cover floors
a material used to make or cover floors
material used to make or cover floors
There was a pile of books on the floor .
We've chosen wood flooring for the hall.
They chose wooden flooring for the kitchen.
to surprise or shock someone so much that they do not know what to say or do
knock sb down
to surprise or shock someone so much that they do not know what to say
A couple of the questions completely floored me.
At first she was completely floored by his question.
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