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Basic English Words For All

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1. Legal status of being a citizen of a particular country

2. A thin book with a paper cover and many pictures in it

3. A particular time in history

4. Area next to the sea

5. A piece of clothing made of cotton that you wear on the upper part of your body for exercise or informal activities.

6. A piece of clothing you wear over your other clothes when your outside

7. Holiday activity of living in a tent

8. Country of a Kenyan

9. To oppose or fight against someone in authority or against an idea or situation which you don't agree with

10. My sister's or my brother's daughter

11. Not clean

12. A member of a government

13. Someone who organises and controls a business

14. The activity of jumping into the water with arms and head first

15. To get things and keep them together

16. A strong artificial substance that is used in making plastic and cloth

17. Country of a Scot

18. Extremely good - attractive -enjoyable

19. Sport of travelling in a boat with sails

20. Activity of looking at beautiful or famous places when you are on holiday

21. Short trousers that end at or above the knees

22. Time of the year when the weather is coldest

23. The most important / biggest part of a meal

24. From The United States

25. A building where you can see and buy art

26. Travel through the air like a bird or in a plane

27. Someone who produces art - especially painting or drawings

28. Very pleasant and good

29. The nations of the African continent collectively

30. Like very much

31. Meal of eggs mixed together and cooked in oil

32. Strong material made of animal skin

33. A building where children have lessons

34. Someone who write a book -article - play -etc.

35. My sister's or my brother's son

36. All the things that happened in the past

37. A large strong building - built in the past as a safe place that could be easily defended against an attack

38. The first part of a meal

39. Short coat

40. Extremely fashionable

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

42. Special pair of glasses for looking at objects that are at a long distance

43. Travel and taking a backpack for your things

44. E.g. to use something which is typical of what you are talking about.

45. Large area of land covered with trees

46. High shoes for horse riding

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

48. Areas outside towns and cities

49. Not inside

50. The nations of the Asian continent collectively