Thursday, February 18, 2021

Elementary Vocabulary - Worksheet #3


Proverbs are short statements of wisdom or advice.
Proverb Meaning
Liars need good memories People who do not tell the truth must be careful to remember what they say
However long the night, the dawn will break Bad things don't last forever
Marry in haste, repent as leisure If you get married too quickly, you may spend your whole life regretting it
Where there's life there's hope As long as a person is breathing, there is hope for recovery
A problem shared is a problem halved It is easier to deal with a problem when you discuss it with someone
He who plays with fire gets burnt If you behave in a risky way, you are likely to have problems
Necessity is the mother of invention The need for something forces people to find a way of obtaining it
Constant occupation prevents temptation When you are busy working, you avoid temptation
Time has wings Time goes by quickly
Better an egg today than a hen tomorrow It is preferable to have something sure now than the possibility of something better later


I am scared ...
Phobia Meaning
Astraphobia fear of thunder and lightning
Ailurophobia fear/dislike of cats
Autophobia fear of being alone or isolated
Gamophobia fear of marriage, commitment
Ablutophobia fear of bathing, washing, or cleaning
Taphophobia, Taphephobia fear of the grave, or fear of being placed in a grave while still alive
Telephone phobia fear or reluctance of making or taking phone calls


Today's Vocabulary Challenges

*** Write answers in the comment box ***


Match Synonyms

Match Antonyms

1 initial A first 1: 1 initial A end 1:
2 visual B friend 2: 2 invest B divest 2:
3 cradle C fable 3: 3 distant C close 3:
4 endanger D menace 4: 4 D 4:
5 distant E ocular 5: 5 E 5:
6 fatigue F weariness 6: 6 F 6:
7 ally G commit 7: 7 G 7:
8 invest H aloof 8: 8 H 8:
9 fiction I birthplace 9: 9 I 9:


Match Definitions

1 relating to or using sight A initial 1:
2 get tired of something or somebody B ally 2:
3 pose a threat to; present a danger to C distant 3:
4 a literary work based on the imagination and not necessarily on fact D cradle 4:
5 an associate who provides assistance E visual 5:
6 far apart in relevance or relationship F fatigue 6:
7 bring up from infancy G fiction 7:
8 occurring at the beginning H endanger 8:
9 furnish with power or authority; of kings or emperors I invest 9:


Recent Words Learned: endanger, cradle, initial, distant, visual, invest, fiction, fatigue, ally
Answer to Crossword in worksheet 2: Across: 1: fatigue, 3: initial, 5: visual Down: 1: fiction, 2: endanger, 3: invest, 4: ally


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