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Basic English Words For All

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1. To see and notice something

2. One of the 4 parts a year is devided into - each part has a particular type of weather

3. Electronic instrument similar to the piano that can produce sounds like many different instruments

4. A soft shirt that usually has short sleeves and no collar.

5. A small creature with 8 legs - which catches insect by using a fine network of sticky threads( a web)

6. From Ukraine

7. The first part of a meal

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

9. 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.

10. A place with fences where you can watch wild animals

11. Describes something that doesn't cost a lot of money

12. Travelling for pleasure with little money -and carrying a rucksack

13. Land that is owned or controlled by a particular country - ruler or military force

14. I am willing to do something

15. A building where you can see and buy art

16. Not a thing

17. Activity of making pictures using paint

18. In /at any place

19. Opposite : beautiful

20. Country of an Irishman

21. The sport of moving on water using a board with a sail

22. To move quickly up and down from a surface after hitting it

23. An active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition in e.g. running - throwing -jumping

24. Opposite of exciting

25. The place /building where you live

26. Relating to Denmark

27. From Africa

28. Known by many people

29. Country of a Dutchman

30. Area next to the sea

31. A place/ business where you can buy things

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

33. Sport of moving on boots with metal blades or small wheels on the bottom

34. Extremely good - attractive -enjoyable

35. Thin smooth cloth made from the fibres produced by a silkworm

36. Decribes food that tastes very good

37. A place where you take your car and fill it with fuel

38. Covered with mud - dust -old food - etc.

39. Jewellery worn around your neck

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

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

42. Someone who cares for sick people as a job

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

44. From India

45. Country of a Ukrainian

46. Extremely cold or covered in ice

47. Very unkind - unpleansant and shocking;often used for a taste that stays in the mouth or an event when people are hurt.

48. A hard hat that protects your head

49. Person who studies or teaches mathematics or is a specialist in it

50. Light in colour - synonym: fair