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.
- 1inside a period of time
- 2formal inside an area, building, room, or space
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As she neared the door, she heard voices within and hesitated.
There were four churches within the walls of the ancient city.
Within, the hotel is simple and friendly with a small lounge and a breakfast room.
- 3included in the range of things that are possible, reasonable, or allowed
The government was doing everything within its power to help the victims.
Private security firms must still operate within the limits of the law.within reason (=not more than is reasonable):
I am willing to pay whatever price you ask – within reason.
- 5not more than a particular distance or amount
- a.not more than a particular distance away
A shell exploded within 50 metres of the Allied headquarters.within reach of something (=close enough to a place for you to go there easily):
Hotel Belvedere is within easy reach of the town centre.within sight/earshot (=close enough for you to see or hear):
At last our little boat came within sight of Alexandria Bay.
'Hurry up!' Dan yelled, as soon as Peter was within earshot.