|a ladybug||a small insect that has a round red or yellow body with small black spots on it|
|a swarm||a large group of insects flying or moving together |
a swarm of bees/flies/ants
|an affiliate||an organization or company that is connected with or controlled by a larger group|
|to keep a close eye||(idiomatic) to look after something or someone very carefully |
Will you keep a close eye on things until I get back?
|to spot||to notice someone or something |
He was spotted by the local police and had to leave quickly.
|to disclose||to give information to people, especially information that was secret |
Most of the people interviewed requested that their identity not be disclosed.
|to escort||to go somewhere with someone in order to be certain that they arrive at the right place |
She escorted him to the front door.
|to crawl||if an insect crawls, it moves forwards using its legs |
Ants were crawling all over the cheese.
|bark||(uncountable) the hard substance that covers a tree|
|to mate||if one animal mates with another, or if two animals mate, they have sex|
|to handle||to take action in order to deal with a difficult situation |
The government was criticized for how it handled the situation.