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Basic English Words For All

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  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. A small round object that is used for fastening clothes by pushing it through a hole.






2. To make - design or think of a new type of thing (verb0






3. Popular in a particular time






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






5. A small plastic card that you use to buy things now and pay for them later.






6. Unit for messuring temperature






7. Building where you can get or keep your money






8. 3rd






9. Making pictures with a pen or pencil






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






11. part of a system - plan - piece of work etc.- chemical substance






12. Very unpleasant used for a taste - smell - experience - situation or event






13. A piece of clothing for women that hangs from the waist and is not joined between the legs.






14. Small restaurant where you buy drinks and eat simple meals






15. Piece of clothing that covers your hand






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






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






18. To enter a country with an army in order to take control of it






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






20. Kind of tall shoe






21. Good-looking used for women






22. To spend a lot of money - energy - etc - on it






23. A piece of writing with words put in a particular way to state an idea or feeling - often the sentences rhyme.






24. A very small town in the countryside






25. Attractive






26. The winner of a competition






27. Activity that is a compition between players or teams






28. Some one who runs in a race






29. A building where people pay to stay the night and eat meals






30. To be or go on a holiday in Africa looking at big wild animals






31. Describes someone who makes a lot of unpleasant sounds






32. There has never been any better before






33. Hair that grows in the shape of curves






34. Someone who studies at a college or university






35. Extremely cold or covered in ice






36. 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






37. Known by people all over the world






38. A set of rooms on one floor






39. A small flat - round piece used in ice hockey






40. A game when 2 teams push or smash a ball over a high net.






41. The long and fat part on your foot






42. Opposite of hard-working






43. Describes someone who always wants others to obey their rules






44. New machines - equipment and ways of doing things that are based on modern knowledge about science and computers






45. Room in a hotel for one person






46. Scribes something that is a long distance from one side to the other






47. Failure to win






48. Country of a Dane






49. Piece of clothing that covers your upper part of your body.






50. Not making a lot of noise