noun – the act of breaking into a house or building to steal things
My parents always lock the door before bed to prevent a burglary.
noun – a test performance by a musician, singer, dancer or actor.
Tina practiced for days to get ready for her big audition for the play.
noun – a person or pet who enjoys another’s company; friend
Laurie’s pet rabbit needed a companion, so she adopted another one.
adj. – real, not fake
I used to collect plastic frogs, but now I have an actual one for a pet.
verb – to make dirty or harmful to health, especially with chemical or waste products
We don’t use chemicals on our lawn because the runoff would pollute the creek.
The oceans are heavily polluted with microplastics!
verb – to be controlled or determined by / to trust or rely
Whether you do well on our next test, depends on how well you prepare.
You can depend on me!