Overlook

Meaning & Definition of “Overlook”(verb) in Pictures – ESL vocabulary words

The windows overlook the water.

If a building, room, or window overlooks something, you can see it clearly from the building, room, or window.

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The window looks over the water.

 

The lighthouse overlooks the water.

 

The window overlooks a town.

Check out

Meaning & Definition of “check out”(phrasal verb) in Pictures – ESL vocabulary words

A woman is checking out from a store.

If you check out from a hotel, clinic, or store, you pay the bill and leave.

A clerk is checking out a woman from a store.

If someone checks you out from a hotel, clinic, or store, you pay the bill and leave.

 

Cook

Meaning & Definition of “cook”(verb) in Pictures – ESL vocabulary words

Cooks are cooking food in the kitchen.

When you cook a meal, you prepare food for eating by using heat.

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Cooks are heating food in the kitchen.

She is cooking.

 

Food is cooking in the stove.

When food cooks, it is heated until it is ready to be eaten.

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Food is heating in the stove.

 

Food is cooking over the fire.

Wave

Meaning & Definition of “wave”(verb) in Pictures – ESL vocabulary words

A flag is waving in the wind.

If a flag waves, it moves from side to side.

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A flag is fluttering in the wind.

People are waving their hands.

Lie

Meaning & Definition of “lie”(verb) in Pictures – ESL vocabulary words

Word forms: lies, lying, lay, lain

Beautiful girl

A woman is lying on her stomach.

If you are lying somewhere, you are in a resting position on the floor, the ground, or a bed etc.

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A woman is resting on her stomach.

 

Senior Taiwanese man resting

He is lying on his side.
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Word forms: lies, lying, lied

He always lies to his wife.

If you lie, you say or write something which you know is not true.