Wordlist: Around and inside the house - List 2

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open
 
to make something accessible or removing an obstacle to something being accessible
 
close
 
to move so that something is not accessible anymore
 
lock
 
something used for fastening, which can only be opened with a key or combination
 
lock
 
to fasten with a lock
 
key
 
an object designed to open and close a lock/a door
 
ceiling
 
the planes that bound the upper limit of a room
 
floor
 
the bottom or lower part of a room
 
wall
 
a side of the room, usually out of stone or wood
 
stairs
 
a set of steps connecting two floors
 
step
 
a part of the stairs where you put your foot on when walking
 
lift
 
a mechanical device for vertically transporting goods or people between floors in a building
 
roof
 
the cover at the top of a building
 
ring
 
to produce the sound of a bell or a similar sound
 
bell
 
an object made of metal or other hard material, typically but not always in the shape of an inverted cup with a flared rim, which resonates and rings when struck
 
ring the bell
 
 
enter
 
to go into (a room, etc.)
 
light
 
a source of illumination to lighten a place; the natural medium emanating from the sun and other very hot sources
 
turn on the light
 
 
light bulb
 
an evacuated glass bulb containing a metal filament which is heated by electrical resistance to produce light
 
lamp
 
a device that generates heat, light or other radiation; a piece of furniture holding one or more electric light sockets
 
switch
 
a device to turn electric current turn on and turn off or direct its flow
 
light switch
 
a switch, usually one on a wall in a building, used to turn on or off the light
 
heating
 
a system that raises the temperature of a room or building
 
brick
 
a hardened rectangular block of mud, clay etc., used for building
 
 
  • open
    • open[ˈəʊ.pən](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to make something accessible or removing an obstacle to something being accessible
    • Example:
      • Turn the doorknob to open the door.
      • Antonym(s):
        close, shut
  • close
    • close[kləʊz](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to move so that something is not accessible anymore
    • Example:
      • Close the door behind you when you leave.
      • Synonym(s):
        shut
      • Antonym(s):
        open
  • lock
    • lock, locks[lɒk](noun)
    • Definition:
      • something used for fastening, which can only be opened with a key or combination
    • Example:
      • "Give me the key," said my mother; and though the lock was very stiff, she had turned it and thrown back the lid in a twinkling.
  • lock
    • lock[lɒk](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to fasten with a lock
    • Example:
      • Remember to lock the door when you leave.
      • Antonym(s):
        unlock
  • key
    • key, keys[kiː](noun)
    • Definition:
      • an object designed to open and close a lock/a door
    • Example:
      • Here's the key to open the door.
  • ceiling
    • ceiling, ceilings[ˈsēli ng](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the planes that bound the upper limit of a room
    • Example:
      • Let's paint the ceiling white.
      • Antonym(s):
        floor
  • floor
    • floor, floors[flɔː](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the bottom or lower part of a room
    • Example:
      • The room has a wooden floor.
      • Antonym(s):
        ceiling
  • wall
    • wall, walls[wɔːl](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a side of the room, usually out of stone or wood
    • Example:
      • A room usually has 4 walls.
  • stairs
    • stairs[ste(ə)rz](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a set of steps connecting two floors
    • Example:
      • They ran up the stairs.
  • step
    • step, steps[stɛp](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a part of the stairs where you put your foot on when walking
    • Example:
      • Go on the first step of the stairs.
  • lift
    • lift[lɪft](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a mechanical device for vertically transporting goods or people between floors in a building
    • Example:
      • Take the lift to the fourth floor.
      • Synonym(s):
        elevator
  • roof
    • roof, rooves[roōf](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the cover at the top of a building
    • Example:
      • We need a new roof.
  • ring
    • ring, rang, rung[ɹɪŋ](irregular verb)
    • Definition:
      • to produce the sound of a bell or a similar sound
    • Example:
      • Whose mobile phone is ringing?
      • Homophone(s):
        wring
  • bell
    • bell, bells[bɛl](noun)
    • Definition:
      • an object made of metal or other hard material, typically but not always in the shape of an inverted cup with a flared rim, which resonates and rings when struck
    • Example:
      • When the bell rang, she opened the door.
  • ring the bell
    • ring the bell(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • When they finally arrived at their grandparents', they rang the bell.
  • enter
    • enter[ˈɛntər](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to go into (a room, etc.)
    • Example:
      • When the door opened, they entered the house.
      • Antonym(s):
        exit
  • light
    • light, lights[laɪt](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a source of illumination to lighten a place; the natural medium emanating from the sun and other very hot sources
    • Example:
      • Switch the lights off, please.
  • turn on the light
    • turn on the light(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • Would you turn on the light, please, it's so dark in here.
  • light bulb
    • light bulb, light bulbs(noun)
    • Definition:
      • an evacuated glass bulb containing a metal filament which is heated by electrical resistance to produce light
    • Example:
      • Where can I buy light bulbs?
  • lamp
    • lamp, lamps[læmp](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a device that generates heat, light or other radiation; a piece of furniture holding one or more electric light sockets
    • Example:
      • When decorating the room, they noticed that they didn't have enough lamps.
  • switch
    • switch, switches[swɪtʃ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a device to turn electric current turn on and turn off or direct its flow
    • Example:
      • Where is the light switch?
  • light switch
    • light switch, light switches(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a switch, usually one on a wall in a building, used to turn on or off the light
    • Example:
      • The light switch is next to the door.
    • heating['hiːtɪŋ](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a system that raises the temperature of a room or building
    • Example:
      • Let's turn the heating on, it's quite cold in here.
  • brick
    • brick, bricks[brɪk](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a hardened rectangular block of mud, clay etc., used for building
    • Example:
      • This wall is made of bricks.
 

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open
close
lock
lock
key
ceiling
floor
wall
stairs
step
lift
roof
ring
bell
enter
light
lamp
switch
heating
brick
 
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        ring the bell
        ring the bell
        lamp
        lamp
        enter
        enter
        ceiling
        ceiling
        lock
        lock
        lock
        lock+1
        light
        light
        close
        close
        floor
        floor
        step
        step
        wall
        wall
        stairs
        stairs
        ring
        ring
        lift
        lift
         
         
         

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        lock
        something used for fastening, which can only be opened with a key or combination
        lift
        a mechanical device for vertically transporting goods or people between floors in a building
        step
        a part of the stairs where you put your foot on when walking
        switch
        a device to turn electric current turn on and turn off or direct its flow
        enter
        to go into (a room, etc.)
        heating
        a system that raises the temperature of a room or building
        ring
        to produce the sound of a bell or a similar sound
        stairs
        a set of steps connecting two floors
        brick
        a hardened rectangular block of mud, clay etc., used for building
        open
        to make something accessible or removing an obstacle to something being accessible
        turn on the light
        ring the bell
        ceiling
        the planes that bound the upper limit of a room
        close
        to move so that something is not accessible anymore
        light
        a source of illumination to lighten a place; the natural medium emanating from the sun and other very hot sources
         
         
         

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        lamp
        a device that generates heat, light or other radiation; a piece of furniture holding one or more electric light sockets
        turn on the light
        close
        to move so that something is not accessible anymore
        ring
        to produce the sound of a bell or a similar sound
        lock
        something used for fastening, which can only be opened with a key or combination
        wall
        a side of the room, usually out of stone or wood
        lock+1
        to fasten with a lock
        ring the bell
        step
        a part of the stairs where you put your foot on when walking
        roof
        the cover at the top of a building
        ceiling
        the planes that bound the upper limit of a room
        bell
        an object made of metal or other hard material, typically but not always in the shape of an inverted cup with a flared rim, which resonates and rings when struck
        enter
        to go into (a room, etc.)
        light
        a source of illumination to lighten a place; the natural medium emanating from the sun and other very hot sources
        switch
        a device to turn electric current turn on and turn off or direct its flow
         
         
         
         

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