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key in English:

1. very important and having a lot of influence on the others very important and having a lot of influence on the others



English word "key"(very important and having a lot of influence on the others) occurs in sets:

Synonyms for the adjective "important"
Synonyms for the adjective "important"

2. to to


Go to sleep.
I hope to one day speak German as well as you speak English.
Why aren't you going? "Because I don't want to."
It took me more than two hours to translate a few pages of English.
Look at me when I talk to you!
Homeroom teachers should make every effort to keep in touch with their students.
Nobody ever comes to see us in this out-of-the-way village.
If I can get into university, I am hoping to learn to speak two foreign languages.
Fewer workers meant fewer people with money to buy goods.
Franklin Roosevelt was born to a rich and important New York family.
Two roundtrip tickets to Osaka, please.
The president was quoted as saying he would like to visit Japan soon.
You are welcome to the use of our house while we are away on vacation.
It began to rain heavily just as we got to the gate.
According to the weather forecast, the rainy season will set in next week.

English word "key"(to) occurs in sets:

verbs/adjectives, nouns with propositions J, K, L

3. key key


A good lawyer will always zero in on a key piece of evidence.
I'll leave a key with my next-door neighbour in case you get here before I do.
car key
This opportunity for success in forming a partnership is a big one; the key lies in whether you are willing to work hard and invest in it, and that is all.
The key is that Asuka abuses Shinji. So, rarely, Shinji flips and assaults Asuka. Then Asuka is surprisingly meek.
Once divorced from key questions of national culture and identity, comparative literature loses its way.
If you wind up the doll with the key on the side of its torso it will swing its arms round and go forward doing somersaults.
For code type locks that don't need a key there are 'free dial' systems where you can set any number you like and fixed types where the number is set in advance.
With the colour key program system, all colours are divided into two palettes, the "cool palette" and the "warm palette".
They also have ‘You can be serious without a suit’ as one of their key beliefs.
The Bank of Japan lowered its discount rate by half a percentage point Monday, bringing the key lending rate to 4.5%.
The success of newly-developed applications and government-forced deregulation may hold the key to achieving this economic implementation.
Do you know where my key is? I don't see it anywhere. "You must be looking for it with your eyes closed, then, cause it's on the table as always."
Those little yogurts may be guiltless, but do they really taste like key lime pie?
Alex seemed to learn nouns such as "paper," "key" and "cork," and color names such as "red," "green" and "yellow."

English word "key"(key) occurs in sets:

Minimal Pairs - Consonants

4. important important


It's not important.
Each time I see Mary, I learn something new and important from her.
If my wife calls, just tell her I'm in an important meeting and cannot be disturbed.
I wish I could care more about my grades but it seems that, at a certain point of my life, I decided they wouldn't be so important anymore.
You should write down whatever seems to be important.
Winning the competition is important. However, fair play is more important. You need to understand that winning is not the most important thing.
There were many things that I thought were important at that time that I no longer believe are important.
The important point to note is that both parties offered similar solutions to this problem.
Getting your message across is much more important than trying to say it exactly like a native speaker would say it.
In general, communication between doctors and their patients is the most important part of medical treatment.
The more countries a language is spoken in, the less important it is to sound like a native speaker, since speakers of that language are accustomed to hearing various dialects.
Franklin Roosevelt was born to a rich and important New York family.
That report was important because it pointed out all the errors the committee had made.
I discovered too late that I left out the most important part of my speech.
A few important facts emerged after the investigation.