Give me five

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 02 March, 2004, 12:00am
UPDATED : Tuesday, 02 March, 2004, 12:00am



someone who is 100 years old or more

Example: According to English traditions, all centenarians receive a personal telegram from the Queen.



time period

Example: Yang Liwei's accomplishment as China's first astronaut marked a new era in China's space development programme.

to captivate


to attract, to keep someone's attention for a long period of time

Example: One of the qualities of a successful public speaker is the ability to captivate the audience.



a system of printing that consists of raised dots, enabling the blind to read by touching them

Example: Some commercial buildings now provide Braille on their lift buttons to assist the blind.

to steer


to control movement in a particular direction

Example: Children are not allowed to drive cars because they cannot steer straight.