What's the word for goat in French?
Some words are more difficult to spell than others.
Your essay should be no more than two thousand words long.
When I go to college, I like [to] learn more English words. (Skills for Life (Entry 1); A1; Kurdish)
I don't believe a word he says.
Peter took my hand and asked me to leave, so I said goodbye to Roger and his girlfriend - who never said a word. (Preliminary English Test; B1; Spanish)
Could I have a word about the sales figures today?
Perhaps you would have a quiet word with Simon about the problem.
The nurse sitting beside me said to me, 'Your mother would like to have a word with you,' then she went out. (First Certificate in English; B2; Thai)
Paolo gave me his word that he wouldn't tell anyone.
I give you my word that it will never happen again. (Certificate in Advanced English; C1; Greek)
Take my word for it - this curry is very hot!
You can take my word for it that she is absolutely capable of carrying out this job - fond of children, patient, good-natured and competent. (Certificate in Advanced English; C1; Spanish)
He agreed to come and I'm sure he'll keep his word.
It turned out that the company that had been hired to organize it did not keep their word. (Certificate in Advanced English; C1; Norwegian)
He said he's too busy - in other words he isn't interested.
They had had a great time before and had drunk too much alcohol. In other words, they were totally drunk. (First Certificate in English; B2; Hungarian)
She repeated word for word what he had told her.
This is word for word the beginning of the story that Katrina handed to her French teacher. (Certificate of Proficiency in English; C2; French)
In the manager's words, the game was 'a total disaster'.
In the immortal words of the bard "... if music be the food of love....... play on!" (Certificate of Proficiency in English; C2; Italian)
This prize is such an honour and so unexpected - I am lost for words.
I was so enraged that I was lost for words for quite a long time. (Certificate of Proficiency in English; C2; Swedish)
The question was unexpected and she was temporarily at a loss for words.
If it was James I would be at a loss for words, I didn't know what to tell him. (Certificate of Proficiency in English; C2; Greek)