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Weekly Vocab #1.2.6 (repost #1)

From:Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>
Date:Friday, December 8, 2006, 4:06
Last posted: November 23rd, 2002

> From: Aidan Grey <grey@...> > > topic: finite complement clauses > > 1. me, I > It bothers me that she is late. > 2. quick > I hope that Sam is quick. > 3. preparation > I think she made a lot of preparations. > 4. sum > The sum of these numbers is 42. > I know that she sums quickly. > 5. pity > It is a pity that he did that. > 6. pipe > Their pipes are dirty. > 7. dip > There is a dip in the road here. > I hear she dips her jelly donuts in her tea. > 8. outdoor > I saw him outdoors. (adv) > I want to go on an outdoor adventure. (adj) > 9. priest > The priest says that she is an honest woman. > 10. pretty > I smelled the pretty flowers. > > > have fun with these, guys. Next week it'll be non-finite clauses. > > Aidan
Bonus Vocab from WordNet: This is randomly selected automatically, so in case it offends you or you disagree, please either ignore or be inspired to make up different words and/or phrases: - shaheed, n. Arabic term for holy martyrs; applied by Palestinians to suicide bombers - rack, v. fly in high wind Fiant verba! ---- If you want to post your own weekly vocab, please do not send it to the list directly. To prevent unbalanced amounts of new vocab, send it to <weeklyvocab@...> in order to enqueue it in the regular weekly posting process. Just write a mail as if addressing the list directly -- it will be forwarded as is.


Lars Finsen <lars.finsen@...>