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Basic English Words For All

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1. Something you own and is very popular

2. A competition to find the best player or team

3. To touch someone or something hard with your hand - a stick -etc.

4. A piece of equipment for taking photos or making films

5. Work involved in designing roads - bridgesand machines etc.

6. Game between 2 team who try to kick the ball into a wide net

7. Someone who cares for sick people as a job

8. Cold or calm and relaxed - or fashionable/good

9. Some one who runs in a race

10. Describes something with a lot of different colours

11. Sitting or lying in the sun especially in order to become brown

12. To make sounds and smile to show you are happy or think something is very funny

13. Opposite of popular

14. From Asia

15. - a scientist who has special knowledge and training in chemistry or - a person who is trained to prepare medicines

16. Between short and tall

17. A man who serves food and drinks in a restaurant

18. From Uruguay

19. The most important town in a country

20. From Canada

21. A piece of material you use to remove pencil marks from paper

22. Carrying radiation - a form of energy that can harm living things

23. The activity of taking photos

24. Covered in water or another liquid

25. A building where you can buy things

26. Country of a Russian

27. A military ship that can stay under water

28. Activity of looking at birds and trying to recognize different types

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

30. A game played between 2 teams who try to kick the ball into a wide net.

31. Many years - days - hours in the past

32. Metal or leather clothing that protects your body - worn by soldiers in battles in past times

33. Of a high temperature

34. Very high hill

35. Sport of riding over the waves on a board

36. An important opportunity to be successful

37. From Turkey

38. A person who prepares a meal for people

39. Hair that grows in the shape of curves

40. Period of time between 14th and 17th centuries when art. literature - philosophy and scientific ideas became important

41. Tired and unhappy because you have nothing to do or nothings interesting is going on.

42. Full of many people

43. Describes something that makes you laugh

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

45. Country of a Canadian

46. To get things and keep them together

47. Country of the British

48. The game when 2 teams push a ball over a high net.

49. To see and notice something

50. Suitable for official or serious situations/ occasions