Help

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

Some people are helping themselves to food.

If you help yourself to something, you serve yourself or you take it for yourself. If someone tells you to help yourself, they are telling you politely to serve yourself anything you want or to take anything you want.
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I couldn’t help crying.

If you can’t/couldn’t help something, such as acting in a particular way or making a particular remark, you are/were not able to control or stop it.
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<Other usage>
The new medicine is helping him a lot.

If something helps a difficult or painful situation, it improves it or makes it easier or less painful.
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Heap

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

Pieces of wood are heaped.

If you heap things, you put many of them on top of each other in an untidy way.

Pieces of metals are heaped.

Hang

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

Glasses are hung on the overhead rack.

If you hang glasses on an overhead rack, you put them there so the top parts of the glasses are supported and the bottom parts are free to move and don’t touch anywhere.

Clothing has been hung on a rope.

A chandelier is hanging from a ceiling.

If a chandelier is hanging from a ceiling, the top part of it is fixed to the ceiling and the bottom part of it is free to move and doesn’t touch the floor.

<Similar Word>
A chandelier is suspended from a ceiling.

Mist is hanging above the water.

If something like smoke hangs in the air, it stays there.

<Another Usage>
Two prisoners were hung this morning.

If someone is hanged or if they hang, they are killed, usually as a punishment, by having a rope tied around their neck and the support taken away from under their feet.
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Hang up

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

A person is hanging up a phone.

<Similar Word>
A person is ending a phone call.
 <Opposite Word>
A person is picking up a phone.
 <Related Word>
A person is answering a phone.

Hold

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

A man is holding money.

<Similar Words>
A man is clutching money.
A man is gripping money.

 

A man is holding a wrench.

<Similar Words>
A man is gripping a wrench.
A man is clutching a wrench.

Huddle

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

People are huddling around a performer.

<Similar Words>
People are crowding around a performer.
People are gathering around a performer.