Wordlist: Around and inside the house - List 1

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ground floor
 
the floor of a building closest to ground level or the street
 
first floor
 
the floor of a building one above the ground floor
 
attic story
 
the space directly below the roof in the uppermost part of a house or other building, generally used for storage or habitation
 
downstairs
 
a floor lower than the one a speaker currently occupies
 
upstairs
 
located higher up in a building
 
garden
 
a decorative place outside the house, usually where plants are grown for food
 
bench
 
a long seat, for example, in the park
 
backyard
 
a yard to the rear of a house or similar residence
 
balcony
 
an accessible structure extending from a building, especially outside a window
 
garage
 
a section of a building used to store a car, tools and other items
 
window
 
an opening usually covered by glass to allow light and air from outside to enter a building or vehicle
 
door
 
a portal of entry into a building or room, consisting of a rigid plane movable on a hinge, frequently made of wood or metal
 
doormat
 
a coarse mat at the entrance to a house, upon which one wipes one's shoes
 
slam
 
to shut with sudden force so as to produce a shock and noise
 
front door
 
the main entrance to a building or house, normally fronts onto a street
 
 
  • ground floor
    • ground floor(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the floor of a building closest to ground level or the street
    • Example:
      • The kitchen is on the ground floor.
      • Synonym(s):
        first floor (US)
  • first floor
    • first floor(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the floor of a building one above the ground floor
    • Example:
      • The bedrooms are on the first floor.
      • Synonym(s):
        second floor (US)
  • attic story
    • attic story(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the space directly below the roof in the uppermost part of a house or other building, generally used for storage or habitation
    • Example:
      • We went up to the attic story to look for the boxes containing our childhood keepsakes.
    • downstairs['daʊnstɛə(r)s](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • a floor lower than the one a speaker currently occupies
    • Example:
      • Let's go downstairs and watch a movie in the living room.
    • upstairs['ʌpstɛə(r)s](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • located higher up in a building
    • Example:
      • They can sleep in the upstairs bedroom.
  • garden
    • garden, gardens[ˈɡɑːrdən](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a decorative place outside the house, usually where plants are grown for food
    • Example:
      • We have a small garden at the back of our house.
  • bench
    • bench, benches[bɛntʃ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a long seat, for example, in the park
    • Example:
      • They sat on a park bench and tossed bread crumbs to the ducks and pigeons.
  • backyard
    • backyard, backyards['bækjɑː(ɹ)d](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a yard to the rear of a house or similar residence
    • Example:
      • Do you want to play some football in the backyard?
  • balcony
    • balcony, balconies['bælkəni](noun)
    • Definition:
      • an accessible structure extending from a building, especially outside a window
    • Example:
      • I love sitting on the balcony when it's sunny.
  • garage
    • garage, garages[ˈgæˌɹɪdʒ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a section of a building used to store a car, tools and other items
    • Example:
      • Our bikes are in the garage.
  • window
    • window, windows[ˈwɪndəʊ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • an opening usually covered by glass to allow light and air from outside to enter a building or vehicle
    • Example:
      • It is so warm in here, could you open the window?
  • door
    • door, doors[dɔː(ɹ)](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a portal of entry into a building or room, consisting of a rigid plane movable on a hinge, frequently made of wood or metal
    • Example:
      • I knocked on the vice president's door.
  • doormat
    • doormat, doormats[ˈdɔː(ɹ)ˌmæt](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a coarse mat at the entrance to a house, upon which one wipes one's shoes
    • Example:
      • Wipe your shoes on the doormat before you start plodding around in the house.
    • slam[slam](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to shut with sudden force so as to produce a shock and noise
    • Example:
      • Dont slam the door!
  • front door
    • front door, front doors(noun)
    • Definition:
      • the main entrance to a building or house, normally fronts onto a street
    • Example:
      • Open the front door, please! Somebody's there!
 

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        top floor
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        front door
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        first floor
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        door
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        balcony
        an accessible structure extending from a building, especially outside a window
        ground floor
        the floor of a building closest to ground level or the street
        garden
        a decorative place outside the house, usually where plants are grown for food
        bench
        a long seat, for example, in the park
        upstairs
        located higher up in a building
        door
        a portal of entry into a building or room, consisting of a rigid plane movable on a hinge, frequently made of wood or metal
        attic story
        the space directly below the roof in the uppermost part of a house or other building, generally used for storage or habitation
        slam
        to shut with sudden force so as to produce a shock and noise
        window
        an opening usually covered by glass to allow light and air from outside to enter a building or vehicle
        garage
        a section of a building used to store a car, tools and other items
        doormat
        a coarse mat at the entrance to a house, upon which one wipes one's shoes
        first floor
        the floor of a building one above the ground floor
        backyard
        a yard to the rear of a house or similar residence
        front door
        the main entrance to a building or house, normally fronts onto a street
        downstairs
        a floor lower than the one a speaker currently occupies
         
         
         

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        first floor
        the floor of a building one above the ground floor
        window
        an opening usually covered by glass to allow light and air from outside to enter a building or vehicle
        doormat
        a coarse mat at the entrance to a house, upon which one wipes one's shoes
        front door
        the main entrance to a building or house, normally fronts onto a street
        garden
        a decorative place outside the house, usually where plants are grown for food
        balcony
        an accessible structure extending from a building, especially outside a window
        backyard
        a yard to the rear of a house or similar residence
        bench
        a long seat, for example, in the park
        top floor
        the space directly below the roof in the uppermost part of a house or other building, generally used for storage or habitation
        door
        a portal of entry into a building or room, consisting of a rigid plane movable on a hinge, frequently made of wood or metal
        ground floor
        the floor of a building closest to ground level or the street
        garage
        a section of a building used to store a car, tools and other items
         
         
         
         

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