performancenounuk /pəˈfɔː.məns/ us /pɚˈfɔːr.məns/
performance noun (ACTIVITY)
- The financial performance of the business is fully expected to improve.
- He was fired from his $165,000 job for poor performance.
- At the end of each teaching practice, trainee teachers are asked to appraise their own performance.
- That was an impressive performance from such a young tennis player.
- When criticisms were made of the school's performance, the parents' group countered with details of its exam results.
performance noun (ENTERTAINMENT)
- a (heavy) cross to bear idiom
- a bitter pill (to swallow) idiom
- a hard/tough nut to crack idiom
- hot potato
- the chill wind of sth idiom
- the hard way idiom
- the sharp end
- thorn in your flesh/side idiom
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