the main character in the book vanity fair(1847–48) by William thackeray. She is a clever, attractive, and ambitious young woman someone who wants very much to become rich and successful, who treats people cruelly and unfairly to get what she wants.
one of the five boroughs of New York City, at the western end of Long Island. It contains LaGuardia Airport and John F. Kennedy Airport, which are two of the busiest airports in the world, and Shea Stadium, which is where the New York Mets play baseball. It is known as an area where people of many different races live.
one of the five boroughs of New York City, which is at the western end of Long Island
female monarch or king's wife
the female ruler of a country, or the wife of a king
vroulike heerser of vrou van ’n koning
to change a pawn into a queen in the game of chess
to change a pawn into a queen when it reaches an opponent's back line in the game of chess
appropriate for or like a queen
like a queen or suitable for a queen
She gave a queenly wave as she rode past.
used when talking about a part, feature, quality etc that something has
used to show what or who something belongs to or relates to
used for showing what or who has the feature or quality you are referring to
used to show what a part belongs to or comes from
The door of the car was open.
the colour of his eyes
the back of the house
to be likely to happen soon
to be going to happen soon
Big changes were in the offing.
Big changes are in the offing.
used to talk about a choice between two things
a carpet or carpets in general, or heavy woven material used for making carpets
a carpet or carpets
a material for covering the floor, that is often made of wool
a thick bedroom carpet
fitted, covering the whole floor from wall to wall
to cover a floor with carpet
The building has been carpeted throughout.
The hall was carpeted in a depressing shade of green.