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Basic English Words For All

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1. Game when 2 players hit a small black ball against the wall

2. Describes someone who works hard

3. Things you do well - because you have learned and practised it

4. A place with many houses - streets and shops - etc.

5. 6.30 h.

6. The sport of swimming under water using special equipment to help you to breathe

7. Physical exercises you do with music - usually in a class

8. Very cold

9. A military ship that can stay under water

10. To get things and keep them together

11. Describes someone who is pleasant and kind

12. Moving over snow with two long - narrow boards under your feet

13. Using a camera

14. Describes something that makes you feel happy and enthousiastic

15. A set of page that gives information

16. Dressed in nice - fashionable clothes; slightly formal

17. A public road in a town

18. Opposite : beautiful

19. Game like tennis but using a shuttlecock

20. A book that explains the meaning of words

21. A room that you have lessons in

22. Any food made from milk

23. A building that belongs to a company or organisation - with rooms where people can work at desks

24. When there is fighting between countries involving large numbers of soldiers and weapons

25. Attractive and interesting in an exciting and unusual way

26. From Canada

27. Organized sports event between 2 teams or people

28. Hear sounds of instuments

29. From Turkey

30. Large area of land where it is very dry

31. Slightly fat

32. Your favourite friend

33. Describes someone who tells the truth

34. Piece of clothing that covers the body from the waist to the feet - divided into separate parts for each leg. They are worn by men and women.

35. From Hungary

36. Opposite of never

37. Opposite of hard-working

38. From Peru

39. A man who a woman is married to

40. A large forest in hot - wet countries with very tall trees

41. Adjective ; describes someone who feels healthy

42. Someone or something that is funny makes you laugh

43. The act of travelling through a place in order to find out about it or to find something like oil or gold in it

44. A container made of paper/plasic/ leather you use to carry things

45. Someone you know and enjoy being with

46. Opposite of interested

47. Describes someone who is pleasant and kind

48. Extremely clever or very bright and strong in colour

49. To get points or goals in a game

50. Known by people all over the world