What are red words?
90% of the time, speakers of English use just 7,500 words in speech and writing.These words appear in red, and are graded with stars. One-star words are frequent, two-star words are morefrequent, and three-star words are the most frequent.
- 1[countable] an individual object of a particular typepiece of:
I've used four pieces of paper already.
Power tools can be expensive pieces of equipment.
- 2[countable] a part that has been cut, broken, or separated from something larger
He divided the dough into four pieces.piece of:
The longest piece of wood was over fifteen feet.
Would you like another piece of cake?
a piece of land
- 3[countable] a written, musical, or artistic work that someone has produced
This vase is a particularly beautiful piece.piece of:
a piece of music/sculpture/poetry
(all) of a piece
go to piecesinformal
in one piece
(a) piece of cakeinformal
pull/rip/tear etc. someone/something to pieces
smash/break/tear etc. something to pieces
someone is a piece of workinformal