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Basic English Words For All

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1. Describes someone who can make and repair things

2. Country of a Frenchman

3. A thin book with a paper cover and many pictures in it

4. Opposite: never

5. All the things

6. From Britain

7. To get points or goals in a game

8. Not late

9. Activity of growing plants in a garden

10. Opposite of active

11. From Ireland

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

13. Describes someone who often helps other people

14. Our planet Earth and everyone /everything on it

15. Strong cotton cloth usually in blue and used especially to make jeans

16. Changing often

17. Sport of travelling in a boat with sails

18. A tube that allows someone who is swimming to breathe air under water

19. Activity that is a compition between players or teams

20. Not important

21. Strong material made of animal skin

22. Physical activity including games -athletics and competitions

23. To find someone or something either by accident or because you were looking for them(verb)

24. Period of 100 years

25. Meal of eggs mixed together and cooked in oil

26. To get things and keep them together

27. Activity of walking for pleasure

28. Opposite of noisy

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

30. Opposite of friendly

31. Story about a very unpleasant and cruel event

32. The area of land next to the sea

33. Country of the British

34. Using a camera

35. Someone trained to treat people who are ill.

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

37. Activity of looking at words in a book -etc

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

39. Hair that grows in the shape of curves

40. A snow-covered part of the mountain used for skiing

41. A building for education

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

43. Country of an Indian

44. Extremely attractive so that you like it very much; often used for a building or a view

45. One of two sports games whose winners then compete against each other to decide who wins the whole competition

46. 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

47. The most important town in a country

48. Unit for messuring temperature

49. A building where you can see and buy art

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