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  1. offside trap - (in football) when defenders suddenly move higher up the field at the right moment, leaving attackers in an offside position just before their teammates make a pass to them

  2. offspring - the baby or babies of an animal; someone’s child or children ลูกสัตว์,ทายาท,บุตร,ผู้สืบเชื้อสาย, ลูกสัตว์

  3. offstage - describes a performer when they are not performing in a play or film นอกจอ

  4. oft - often

  5. oil field - an area on land or in the office where there is a lot of oil and the rights to explore and get this oil belongs to some company

  6. oil rig - a large structure which is used for removing oil or gas from the ground or the bottom of the sea อุปกรณ์ขุดเจาะน้ำมัน

  7. oil slick - large amounts of oil floating on the water, what happens after an oil spill, one form of man-made disaster คราบน้ำมันที่ลอยบนผิวน้ำ

  8. oil spill - the release of a oil (or any liquid petroleum hydrocarbon) into the environment, especially marine areas (oceans, lakes, rivers, etc.), due to human activity, and is a form of pollution. น้ำมันรั่ว

  9. oil spill - "the release of a oil ( or any liquid petroleum hydrocarbon) into the environment, especially marine areas, due to human activity, and is a form of pollution. The term is usually applied to marine oil spills, where oil is released into the ocean or coastal waters, but spills may also occur on land. Oil spills may be due to releases of crude oil from tankers, offshore platforms, drilling rigs and wells, as well as spills of refined petroleum products (such as gasoline, diesel) and their by-products, heavier fuels used by large ships such as bunker fuel, or the spill of any oily refuse or waste oil. Spilt oil penetrates into the structure of the plumage of birds and the fur of mammals, reducing its insulating ability, and making them more vulnerable to temperature fluctuations and much less buoyant in the water. Cleanup and recovery from an oil spill is difficult and depends upon many factors, including the type of oil spilled, the temperature of the water (affecting evaporation and biodegradation), and the types of shorelines and beaches involved. Spills may take weeks, months or even years to clean up" (Source: Wikipedia) น้ำมันรั่ว

  10. old-fashioned - not modern; no longer fashionable ที่ล้าสมัย

  11. old-timer - a person who has been living or working at a place for a long time

  12. olive branch - something that someone does in order to show that they want to stop arguing. The olive branch is often used as a sign meaning peace ท่าทางแสดงการผูกไมตรี

  13. ombudsman - an official whose job is to examine and report on complaints made by ordinary people about companies, the government or public authorities ผู้ตรวจการของรัฐสภา

  14. omelette - a hot dish of eggs mixed together and fried, often with cheese, meat, vegetables, etc. added ไข่เจียว

  15. omen - a sign of what is going to happen in the future ลางบอกเหตุ

  16. ominous - suggesting that something bad is going to happen in the future เป็นลางร้าย,ไม่เป็นมงคล

  17. omit - to not include เว้นไว้, ข้ามไป

  18. omitted - failed to include

  19. omni - all kinds of things

  20. omnivore - an animal or a person that eats all types of food, especially both plants and meat คนหรือสัตว์ที่กินทั้งพืชและสัตว์เป็นอาหาร

  21. on a daily basis - happening every day

  22. on a diet - eating less food to lose weight

  23. on a knife’s edge - of a situation where success or failure are equally possible

  24. on a par with - at the same level as something else ในระดับเดียวกันกับ  เท่าๆ ก้ันกับ

  25. on a permanent basis - permanently มั่นคงถาวร, อย่างถาวร, ถาวร, เต็มเวลา

  26. on a rampage - behaving wildly or violently สร้างความวุ่นวาย

  27. on a regular basis - done or happening often, especially with the same time and space in between each activity and the next เป็นประจำ, เสมอๆ

  28. on a roll - doing well for a period of time

  29. on a shoestring - using little money; costing little; cheap; inexpensive

  30. on a weekly basis - happening each week เป็นประจำทุกสัปดาห์

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