Sunday, January 12, 2014

Chores and Errands Vocabulary



 

 Vocabulary




Exercices for Making Appointments


DO THE CHORES(V) completing unpleasant but necessary tasks

do the dishes(V) cleaning your plates, bowls, glasses, and silverware

do the laundry(V) cleaning your clothes

make dinner(V) to prepare the last meal of the day, which is usually served in the evening

sweep(V) if you sweep an area of floor or ground, you push dirt or garbage off it using a brush with a long handle

vacuum(V) to use a suction device to clean your floor or rug

RUN AN ERRAND(V) to take a short trip that you make in order to do a job

go grocery shopping(V) to purchase foods that you buy at a grocery or at a supermarket

take the dog for a walk(V) to bring your dog outside and walk it around for exercise

drop off(V) take something to a place and leave it there

pick up(v) gather or collect

mail(V) when you send something to someone by mail

make a reservation(N) when you arrange for something such as a table in a restaurant or a room in a hotel to be kept for you

make an appointment(v) arrange to see someone at a particular time

on time(V) to arrive at a destination at a predetermined time

running late(V) to arrive at a destination later than a predetermined time

TIME


a long time(V) a period of time that feels distant from the present day which is relative to each individual

spend time(V) if you spend time or energy doing something, you use your time or effort doing it

pass (the) time (doing something)(V) spend it in that way

take a break(V) rest or change from what you are doing for a short period

TRAVEL


catch a cab(V) when you get in a taxi in order to travel somewhere

commute(V) when you travel a long distance to work every day

ride a bike(V) when you ride a bicycle or a motorcycle, you sit on it, control it, and travel along on it

stuck in traffic(PHRASE) to be caught in a area stopped with lots of cars while you are driving

subway(N) an underground railroad

take (someone) to (a place)(V) to transport someone or something to a place for a specific reason

travel by bike(V) to go from one place to another while riding a bike

travel by bus(V) to go from one place to another while riding in a bus

travel by car(V) to go from one place to another while riding in a car

travel by plane(V) to go from one place to another while riding in a plane

travel by subway(V) to go from one place to another while riding in a subway car

travel by taxi(V) to go from one place to another while riding in a taxi

travel by train (V) to go from one place to another while riding in a train

travel on foot (V) to go from one place to another while walking

1 comments:

  1. There are several ways to learn English vocabulary i.e. write a definition, use it in a example sentence, translate it into your language etc.

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