Easier English Basic Synonyms (Easier English) by James Green

By James Green

It truly is designed for any scholar of English who desires to enhance their vocabulary, in particular someone training simple or pre-intermediate newbies' assessments reminiscent of the initial English try out (PET) or the major English try out (KET). Synonyms and comparable phrases are indexed for every access to teach replacement meanings and expressions. each one synonym encompasses a definition and instance sentence to aid beginners comprehend and use the observe within the correct context.

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Object to say that you do not like something or you do not want something to happen He objected that the pay was too low. ć I object to her being given this private information. criticise to say that something or someone is bad or wrong She criticised their lack of interest and enthusiasm. ć The design of the new car has been criticised. condemn to say strongly that you do not approve of something She condemned the police for their treatment of the prisoners. fm Page 33 Tuesday, January 20, 2004 1:26 PM 33 dislike noun Synonyms: dislike, hatred, hate, disgust Antonym: liking Synonyms: dislike a feeling of not liking something or someone She had a great dislike of noisy parties.

Triumph to achieve a great success The team triumphed over their long-term rivals. thrash (informal) to defeat another person or team easily She expects to be thrashed by the champion. fm Page 30 Tuesday, January 20, 2004 1:26 PM 30 dirty adjective Synonyms: dirty, filthy, grubby, grimy, soiled, squalid Antonym: clean Synonyms: dirty not clean Playing rugby gets your clothes dirty. ć Someone has to wash all the dirty plates. filthy very dirty His hands were filthy from changing the car tyre. grubby so dirty as to be unpleasant Grubby children were playing in the street.

Hurt to have pain, or to cause someone to feel pain My tooth hurts. ć No one was badly hurt in the accident. ć Did you hurt your leg when you fell? injure to cause pain or damage to someone or to a part of the body He injured his back playing rugby. wound to hurt someone badly by cutting into their flesh Two of the gang were shot and wounded in the bank robbery. attacker pulled a knife, wounding him on the arm. fm Page 55 Tuesday, January 20, 2004 1:26 PM 55 help noun Synonyms: help, support, assistance, aid help something which makes it easier for you to do something Do you need any help with moving the furniture?

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