Dig up

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

Someone dug up the ground.

If you dig up an area of ground, you make holes in it.

<Similar Word>
Someone made a hole in the ground.

 

A farmer is digging up the field.

 

A man is digging up his backyard.

 

#2

A person is digging up a carrot.

If you dig up a carrot, you remove it from the earth.

<Similar Word>
A person is pulling up a carrot.

 

Potatoes have been dug up.

 

Radishes have been dug up.

 

#3

She hates her past dug up.
The lawyers are trying to dig up more information about him.
His investigation dug up many dirty secrets about the president.

If you dig up information or facts, you find them after a search or investigation.

Darken

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

The sky has darkened.

If the sky darkens, it becomes dark.

<Similar Word>
The sky has grown dark.

 

The room has darkened after the ceiling lights were turned off.

 

She put on her make-up and darkened her eyelashes.

 

The sky is darkening as the clouds roll by.

 

#2

As soon as she heard the news, her mood darkened.

If her mood darkens, she becomes angry, unhappy, or gloomy.

 

His eyes darkened after the nurse told him the news.

 

Her mood darkened after she read the letter.

 

#3

The man’s face has darkened.

If his face darkens, he is starting to look angry.

 

Her face darkened as she remembered what one of her friends said to her.

His face darkened.

Drift

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

Smoke is drifting in the air.

If something drifts, it moves slowly in the air or water.

<Another verb for the photo>
Smoke is floating in the air.

A woman is floating in the water.
A woman is drifting in the water.

A balloon is drifting in the air.
A balloon is floating in the air.

Display

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

Some kinds of vegetables are displayed.

If you display something, you show it to people, or you put it in a place where people can see it easily.

<Other usage of “display”>

Man yelling at cellphone.

A man is displaying his emotion.

If you display your emotion, you show it clearly. In the photo, the man is showing his anger.

businessman workplace

The screen of a tablet computer is displaying graphs.

When a computer displays information, it shows it on a screen.

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<Related Word>
Exhibit

Descend

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

descending

A climber is descending a cliff.

<similar Words>
A climber is climbing down a cliff.
A climber is going down a cliff.
<Opposite Words>

A climber is ascending a cliff.
A climber is climbing a cliff.
A climber is going up a cliff.

 

Do

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

A woman is doing a handstand.

 

A girl is doing a bridge exercise.

<Related Sentence>
A girl is arching her back.

Direct

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

A conductor is directing an orchestra.

<Similar Word>
A conductor is conducting an orchestra.

 

 

A police officer is directing traffic.

<Similar Words>
A police officer is controlling traffic.
A police officer is guiding traffic.