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Basic English Words For All

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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