Tag Archives: Vocabulary

Idioms related to animals

ants in one’s pants People who have ants in their pants are very restless or excited about something. take bull by the horns To take the bull by the horns means that a person decides to act decisively in order … Continue reading

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Make or Do?

When ‘do’ or ‘make’ are used as main verbs it can be confusing to ESL learners, since the verb ‘make’ goes with some words and the verb ‘do’ with other words. We use the verb ‘do’ when someone performs an … Continue reading

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Some English idioms relating to colours

To be in a black mood =to be irritable, angry or even depressed. To be in black and white = there is written proof of it. To be the black sheep of the family = to be different from the … Continue reading

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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

The Cyclone “Dorothy lived in the midst of the great Kansas prairies, with Uncle Henry, who was a farmer, and Aunt Em, who was the farmer’s wife.  Their house was small, for the lumber to build it had to be … Continue reading

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Ordinal Numbers 1-100

Ordinal numbers refer to a position in a series. They are as follows: ORDINAL NUMBERS 10th tenth 20th twentieth 1st first 11th eleventh 30th thirtieth 2nd second 12th twelfth (note “f”, not “v”) 40th fortieth 3rd third 13th thirteenth 50th … Continue reading

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Travel and transport

airline Company which commercializes air travel. airport Large area where aircraft land and take off. aisle Corridor between the rows of seats on a plane. arrivals area Area for passengers getting off a plane. baggage Bags, suitcases, etc. baggage claim … Continue reading

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Environmental Vocabulary

We all live on this planet and must take care of it. Here’s a test to check your English vocabulary about the environment. Go Green! 1. One of the basic human requirements is clean ________ water. - drinking -  to drink 2. … Continue reading

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Adjectives of description

Here you have a list with some adjectives to describe people  and things. Hope you find it useful! Happy Sad Hungry Thirsty Excited, nervous Calm Boring Interesting Cheerful Angry Brave Coward Healthy Sick, ill Lucky Unlucky Awake Asleep Hard-working Lazy … Continue reading

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