15 adjectives to describe a place

Alive

full of emotion and excitement:

Bustling

full of busy activity:

Calm

free from stress:

Charming

very pleasing and attractive:

Cosmopolitan

including people from different countries:

Enchanting

very interesting and attractive:

Fascinating

extremely interesting and attractive:

Fresh

new and therefore interesting or exciting:

Homey

pleasant and comfortable like home:

Inspiring

Making you feel you want to do or create something:

Lively

full of life and energy:

Peaceful

Quiet and calm:

Picturesque

(of a place) Attractive in appearance:

Unspoiled

beautiful because it has not been changed by people:

Vibrant

energetic and exciting:


Learn English with Movies: Titanic

Learn this Titanic Vocabulary before watching the movie.

Bet (v)

to risk money on the result of a race or an event:
I can't believe you bet our tickets.

Be about to (id)

to be close to do something:
The moment of truth boys. Somebody's life's about to change.

Queue (n)

a line of people waiting for something:
Have you been through the inspection queue?

Amount (v)

to be the same as or equal to something else:
He'll never amount to a thing, trust me.

brand new (adj)

completely new:
It smells so brand new. Like they built it all just for us.

Strike (v)

to discover gold or oil by digging or drilling:
Her husband had struck gold someplace out west.

Steam (v)

1. to go somewhere very quickly:
2. to travel in a boat or train that uses power produced by steam:
We were steaming west from the coast of Ireland, with nothing out ahead of us but ocean...

Envision (v)

to form a picture in the mind:
He envisioned a steamer so grand in scale

Stern (n)

the back part of a ship or boat:
Tonnage (n)
the size of a ship or the amount of goods it is able to carry, expressed in tones:
Is it because men think half the women around have big sterns and should be weighed in tonnage?

Precipice (n)

a very steep side of a cliff or a mountain:
I felt like I was standing at a great precipice, with no one to pull me back.

Distract (v)

to take somebody's attention away from something:
You're distracting me. Go away.

Look forward to (phrasal verb)

to feel excited and pleased about something that is going to happen:
Which is why I'm not looking forward to jumping in after you.

Regale with

to amuse or entertain somebody with jokes or stories:
Perhaps you could join us for dinner tomorrow, to regale our group with your heroic tale?

Bum (v)

to ask someone to give you something:
Can I bum a cigarette?

melancholy (adj)

very sad:
I know you've been melancholy, and I don't pretend to know why.

Dough (n)

(old-fashioned, slang) money:
I've got all my dough tied up in this thing.

Moniker (n)

name or nickname:
That's quite a moniker. I may hafta get you to write that down.

Amber (n)

a hard clear yellowish-brown substance, used in jewellery:
And I was trapped in it, like an insect in amber.

Fella (n)

an informal way of referring to a man or someone's boyfriend:
So you feel like you're stuck on a train you can't get off 'cause you're marryin' this fella.

Dismiss (v)

to decide that someone or something is not necessary or important:
chuckle (n)
an act of laughing quietly:
And I'm tired of people dismissing my dreams with a chuckle and a pot on the head.

Gracious (adj)

behaving in a pleasant, polite, and calm way, especially to people of a lower rank:
The others were gracious and curious about the man who'd saved my life.

Steerage (n)

in the past, the part of a ship in which people with the cheapest tickets used to travel
Tell us of the accommodations in steerage, Mr Dawson.

Ma'am (n)

used as a polite way of talking to a woman:
The best I've seen, ma'am. Hardly any rats.

Preoccupy (v)

to think or worry about something a lot:
You build the biggest ship in the world and this preoccupies you?

Exertion (n)

great physical or mental effort:
Your exertions below decks were no doubt exhausting.

Words related to Sale

Bake sale

an event at which baked goods such as cakes are sold to make money, usually for a charity:

Fire sale

a sale at extremely discounted prices of things that a company or person owns, in order to pay debts:

Garage sale

a sale of used things, usually held in someone's garage or outside their house:

Estate sale

a sale of the possessions of a person after their death:

Rummage sale

an event at which old or used clothes, etc. are sold to make money for charity:

Bring-and-buy sale

a sale, usually for charity, at which people bring things to be sold and buy things brought by other people:

Standardized Tests in the U.S.

TOEFL

Test of English as a Foreign Language
required for all international students who are speakers of other languages

GMAT

Graduate Management Admissions Test
required for business school

MCAT

Medical College Admission Test
required for medical school

LSAT

Law School Admissions Test
required for law school

GRE

Graduate Record Examination
required for graduate or business school

SAT

Scholastic Aptitude Test
required for underground admission

ACT

American College Testing
required for underground admission

Words related to SNOW

snowflake

a small, soft piece of frozen water that falls from the sky as snow:

snow flurry

a small amount of snow that is blown by the wind:

snow squall

a sudden heavy snowfall that reduces visibility, often with strong winds:

snowstorm

a storm with a lot of snow:

blizzard

a severe snowstorm with strong winds:

snowdrift

a deep pile of snow that is formed by the wind:

Phrasal Verbs for Election

Vote down

to reject or defeat something by voting against it:
The new salary proposal was voted down.

Vote through

to approve something such as a law or plan by voting for it:
The committee voted through a proposal for a new village school.

Stand down

to leave your official job or position:
She's decided to stand down after ten years.

Get in

to be elected to a political position:
She got in by 400 votes.

8 Ways to Use the Preposition "at"

The preposition "at" is very common in English. It can be used in different situations and contexts. In this article, I explain the common use "at" as a preposition.

1. We use "at" to say where something is or where something happens:
8 Ways to Use the Preposition "at"