Adjectives ThingsThe following page has learning games and example sentences using the following 24 words from the "adjectives things" category:
Pairs: getting ready...
- Your mission is to pair pictures with their correct titles in as few a clicks as possible.
- Click on a card to turn it. Next, try to find its partner by clicking on a second card. (If you fail to find a match with your second click, both cards will turn again.)
- This is a memory game as well as a vocabulary-learning game.
- Click on your first card to start. Good luck!
allowing light to pass through so that objects on the other side can be seen clearly
- Transparent means you can see through it.
- Glass is transparent.
- Transparent things are clear.
- The glass windows of the skyscraper are transparent, offering a stunning view of the city.
- The crystal-clear lake water is so transparent that you can see the fish swimming beneath the surface.
- She chose a transparent umbrella so she could see the raindrops falling during the storm.
large in size or dimensions; not small
- Big means something is very large.
- Elephants are big animals.
- Big trucks carry heavy things.
- The elephant is a big animal with enormous ears.
- They live in a big house with plenty of room for their family.
- She ordered a big bowl of ice cream to cool off on a hot day.
having a dull edge or point; not sharp
- Blunt means not sharp.
- A spoon is blunt.
- Blunt knives are not good for cutting.
- The chef used a blunt knife to avoid accidents while preparing the meal.
- His pencil had a blunt tip, so he needed to sharpen it before writing.
- She carefully filed the nails on her dog's paws to keep them from becoming blunt.
emitting or reflecting a lot of light; intense in color
- Bright means very light or shining.
- The sun is bright.
- Bright stars twinkle in the sky.
- The sun was so bright that they had to wear sunglasses to protect their eyes.
- She painted her bedroom walls a bright shade of yellow to create a cheerful atmosphere.
- The fireworks lit up the night sky with bright bursts of color.
free from dirt, stains, or impurities; not dirty
- Clean means not dirty.
- A clean room is neat and tidy.
- People like clean clothes.
- She spent the morning cleaning the entire house from top to bottom.
- The laundry detergent made their clothes smell fresh and look clean.
- The kitchen was spotlessly clean after a thorough scrubbing.
having many bright and vibrant colors
- Colorful means having many colors.
- Rainbows are colorful.
- Colorful flowers make a garden beautiful.
- The garden was filled with colorful flowers of all shapes and sizes.
- The artist's painting was a riot of colorful swirls and patterns.
- The parade featured colorful floats and costumes.
having little or no light; of a color that is closer to black than white
- Dark means having very little light.
- Nighttime is dark.
- Dark caves are spooky.
- As night fell, the forest became dark and mysterious.
- The room was too dark to see anything, so she switched on a lamp.
- His dark hair and eyes gave him a striking appearance.
covered in or marked by dirt; not clean
- Dirty means not clean.
- Muddy shoes are dirty.
- Dirty dishes need to be washed.
- After playing in the mud, the children's clothes were dirty and muddy.
- She washed her hands thoroughly to remove the dirty grease stains.
- The car needed a good wash to get rid of the layers of dirty road grime.
containing nothing; not filled or occupied
- Empty means having nothing inside.
- An empty box has no toys.
- Empty chairs have no people.
- The room was empty, with no furniture or decorations.
- He opened the fridge, but it was completely empty except for a jar of pickles.
- The parking lot was almost empty, with only a few cars parked.
costing a lot of money; high in price
- Expensive means something costs a lot of money.
- Diamonds are expensive.
- Expensive cars are fast and fancy.
- The designer handbag she wanted to buy was too expensive for her budget.
- Eating at a fancy restaurant can be quite expensive.
- He saved up for months to purchase the expensive gaming console.
extremely dirty or covered in filth; disgustingly unclean
- Filthy means very, very dirty.
- A filthy room is disgusting.
- Filthy water is not safe to drink.
- The neglected room was so filthy that it took hours to clean.
- After hiking in the mud, their boots were absolutely filthy.
- She couldn't stand the filthy conditions of the public restroom.
containing or holding as much or as many as possible; not empty
- Full means having no more space.
- A full cup is not empty.
- Full buses have many passengers.
- The restaurant was full, and they had to wait for a table to become available.
- Her backpack was full of supplies for the camping trip.
- The glass was full of cold, refreshing lemonade.
difficult to bend or break; solid and firm in texture
- Hard means not easy to bend or break.
- Rocks are hard.
- Hard work requires effort.
- The rock was hard and couldn't be chipped away easily.
- She worked hard to achieve her goals and succeed in her career.
- The bread crust was hard and crunchy.
recently made, produced, or acquired; not old
- New means something is not old.
- A new toy is exciting.
- New books smell fresh.
- They moved into a new house in a quiet neighborhood.
- She got a new job with a higher salary and more responsibilities.
- The bookstore just received a shipment of new novels.
having been in existence for a long time; not new
- Old means something is not new.
- Grandparents are old.
- Old trees are very tall.
- The ancient castle had a history dating back hundreds of years.
- She found an old photo album filled with pictures of her grandparents.
- The antique clock on the mantelpiece was quite old but still functioning.
not transparent; not allowing light to pass through
- Opaque means you can't see through it.
- Brick walls are opaque.
- Opaque curtains block light.
- The curtains in the room were thick and opaque, blocking out all sunlight.
- The paint used on the windows was opaque, providing privacy to the occupants.
- The frosted glass on the bathroom window was intentionally opaque.
having a circular shape; shaped like a circle or sphere
- Round means having a circular shape.
- The sun is round.
- Round wheels help cars move.
- The round table in the dining room could comfortably seat eight people.
- She wore a round pendant necklace with a beautiful gemstone in the center.
- The moon was full and round in the night sky.
having a fine edge or point that is able to cut or pierce; mentally alert and quick
- Sharp means having a point that can cut.
- A knife is sharp.
- Sharp pencils make neat drawings.
- He used a sharp knife to slice the vegetables with precision.
- Her sharp wit and sense of humor made her a popular comedian.
- The mountain had steep and sharp cliffs that were challenging to climb.
reflecting or producing a bright, gleaming light; polished and smooth in appearance
- Shiny means reflecting a lot of light.
- Gold is shiny.
- Shiny jewelry looks beautiful.
- The polished marble floor was so shiny that it reflected the chandeliers above.
- Her new car had a shiny, metallic finish that caught everyone's eye.
- The jewelry store displayed a dazzling array of shiny gemstones.
of limited size or dimensions; not large
- Small means not very big.
- Ants are small insects.
- Small candies are easy to eat.
- They lived in a small cottage in the countryside.
- She carried a small backpack with her essentials for the day.
- The tiny puppy fit snugly in the palm of her hand.
having a strong, unpleasant odor; stinky
- Smelly means having a strong, often unpleasant, odor.
- Garbage can be smelly.
- Smelly socks need washing.
- The garbage can was overflowing and starting to get smelly.
- After a long day of hiking, their sweaty clothes were quite smelly.
- He wrinkled his nose at the smelly cheese on the platter.
yielding readily to touch or pressure; not hard or firm
- Soft means not hard, gentle to touch.
- A teddy bear is soft.
- Soft pillows are comfortable to sleep on.
- The bed had a soft mattress that provided a comfortable night's sleep.
- She touched the soft petals of the flower in the garden.
- The baby's skin was soft and delicate.
completely clean and free from any stains or blemishes
- Spotless means perfectly clean with no marks or stains.
- A spotless kitchen is sparkling.
- A spotless record is flawless.
- She prided herself on keeping her kitchen spotless and well-organized.
- The car wash did an excellent job, leaving the vehicle spotless and gleaming.
- The hotel room was spotless, with fresh linens and sparkling surfaces.
having stripes; marked with narrow, elongated bands of color or pattern
- Stripy means having stripes, lines of color.
- A zebra is stripy.
- Stripy socks can be fun to wear.
- He wore a stripy shirt with alternating blue and white stripes.
- The zebra is known for its stripy black-and-white coat.
- The awning on the beachside cafe was decorated with stripy fabric.
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