Focus on the pronunciation of skate
English definition of “skate”
/skeɪt/ n [C]
› a special shoe or boot with wheels for moving quickly over a smooth surface, or an ice skate (= shoe with a metal blade for sliding over ice): I caught my skates in a rut and fell. skate
/skeɪt/ v [I] › She skated over to me. skater
/ˈskeɪ·t̬ər/ n [C] › Skaters glided across the ice. skating
/ˈskeɪ·t̬ɪŋ/ n [U] › She loves to go skating.