Learn English Vocabulary – Most Common Words in English – Lesson 4

In this free English vocabulary video lesson you’ll learn the most commonly used English words and phrases for everyday life with the help of carefully chosen pictures and example sentences frequently used in daily English conversation – access, accept, acceptableabsorb, above and above all.

 

access  /ˈækses/     noun (no plural)

a way to go into a place or to use something

e.g.        Do you have access to a computer at home?

      We don’t have access to the garden from our apartment.

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accept  /əkˈsept/     verb (accepts, accepting, accepted)

  1.    say ‘yes’ when somebody asks you to have or do something

e.g.        David asked me to marry him and I accepted.

      I accepted the invitation to his party.

  1.     believe that something is true

e.g.        She can’t accept that her son is dead.

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acceptable  /əkˈseptəbl/     adjective

allowed by most people; good enough

e.g.        For this course a pass in English at grade B is acceptable.

      It’s not acceptable to make so many mistakes.

 grade B is acceptable-Basic English Speaking-learn most common English words & phrases with pictures & example sentences frequently used in daily English conversation

 

absorb  /əbˈzɔːrb/     verb (absorbs, absorbing, absorbed)

take in a liquid, gas or other substance from the surface or space around

e.g.        The dry ground absorbed all the rain.

      Plants absorb carbon dioxide from the air.

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above  /əˈbʌv/     preposition, adverb

  1.    in or to a higher place; higher than somebody or something

e.g.        The helicopter was hovering above the building.

      There is a picture on the wall above the fireplace.

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  1.    more than a number or price

e.g.        We only accept children above the age of 6.

      Inflation is above 5%.

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above all        

most important of all

e.g.        Above all, don’t forget to call when you get there.

      William is handsome and intelligent and, above all, he’s kind!

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