cor·re·late | verb
to have a mutual connection or relationship with something, such that one thing depends on or affects the other;
e.g. These two factors correlate, so we must account for both of them when coming up with a solution.
im·ped·i·ment | noun
something that obstructs, hinders, or impedes something from being done/completed by slowing down its progress or making it difficult;
e.g. A lack of funding is a serious impediment to scientific research.
dibs | noun
in informal usage, a right or claim to something, the right to choose or have a share of something;
e.g. The boys got first dibs on which slices of pizza they wanted.
Phrase & Idioms
an act of surprise
e.g. "I have resigned from my job today." "Say what!"
come in at (something)
to cost a particular amount.
e.g. That particular fabric comes in at around $40 a yard.
"To be responsible, keep your promises to others.To be successful, keep your promises to yourself."
-- Marie Forleo