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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 more frequent, and three-star words are the most frequent.

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  1. 1
    to choose one thing or person from a group

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    to see someone or something when they are difficult to see

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    1. a.
      to shine a light on someone or something so that they are easy to see

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