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Basic English Words For All

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1. Someone who write novels or stories

2. Metal blade fixed into a handle - used for cutting

3. A military ship that can stay under water

4. Meal of eggs mixed together and cooked in oil

5. From India

6. Attractive

7. Activity that is a compition between players or teams

8. Persons from Scotland

9. A game for 2 players who move pieces on a board to try to trap a piece called the king

10. A shop where you can buy all kinds of things for your animals at home

11. Most important city in the country

12. When a person or animals comes out of their mother's body or egg.

13. In or to every place

14. 1. get a fish 2. to get hold of and stop an object such as a ball moving through the air

15. Describes something of the highest standard or most enjoyable

16. Big town

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

18. A folded card in which you can keep loose papers

19. A shape of a dead person that some people say they can see

20. Really not like

21. A set of rooms on one floor

22. The father of someone's mother or father

23. Move your legs faster than walking

24. Indoor game played on a table by 2 or 4 players who hit a small plastic ball to eachother across a net

25. Bed and breakfast ; a small hotel or private house where you can stay for the night and have breakfast before you leave.

26. Opposite : beautiful

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

28. Before twelve o'clock

29. Describes someone who tells the truth

30. A person who cuts up and sells meat as a job

31. A narrow cloth that a man wears around his neck under the collar of his shirt.It is tied with a knot.

32. Not interesting

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

34. In stories and film - someone who can do strange and impossible things

35. Unhappy and wanting to cry

36. Opposite of important

37. Opposite of helpful

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

39. Science of numbers and shapes

40. A building where children have lessons

41. 6.30 h.

42. 1.a long wooden stick used in some sports and games - like cricket or baseball 2. a round flat piece of wood used to hit the ball in table tennis

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

44. A thing no matter what

45. Unpleasant in a way that makes you nervous or frightened

46. Short trousers that end at or above the knees

47. Activity of walking in the mountains - as an adventure

48. Very high hill

49. The game when players hit a ball over a net with a racket

50. Opposite of exciting