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    definitions of words

    Hi, Could you please check the following definitions? :)
    I'm learning vocabulary and I try to describe each new word which I learnt. :)

    It help me remember new words. :)

    break out - synonymous with start. Example,The war has broken out three years ago. A lot of homes in town are destroyed.
    Instead "break out" we can say "start". Have I right?

    charity - A organization which helps people in need.Often,a charity collects different things and next send to others countries.

    corruption - dishonest behaviours or activities ,often in government.

    disability - The state of being unable to use part of body.(I hadn't no idea how discrabe "disability")

    discrimination - tearting one person or group of people worse than others people.

    equality - The situation in country whan men and women have the same laws.

    homeless - The term used to discrabe people who have no home(people without home?)

    homelessness - The term used to discrabe problems with homeless people.

    orphanage - Place where homeless children or children whose parents dead live.

    poverty - the state of being poor people.

    racism - beliefs that others people are better then each other and showing it.

    religion - Belief in god or gods.

    unemployment - The term used to describe problems with jobless people.

    volunteer - A person who helps others people and dosen't want awards.

    declare war sb - Leader one of the countries wants to fight against another.

    I have difficulties with "other,others,another". I don't know how use these words yet. :P
    Last edited by Milczek; 30-Dec-2015 at 19:37.
    I'm not a teacher and native-speaker. I am a student

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    Re: definitions of words

    Say:

    The war broke out three years ago, and a lot of people were made homeless when their houses were destroyed.
    --------

    Yes, you could also say the war started three years ago.

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    Re: definitions of words

    Quote Originally Posted by Milczek View Post
    It helps me remember new words.

    break out - synonymous with start. For example,"The war has broken broke out three years ago. A lot of homes in town is have been destroyed.
    Instead of "break out" we can say "start". Have Am I right?
    Yes, you can in that sentence.

    Quote Originally Posted by Milczek View Post
    charity - An organization which helps people in need. Often, a charity collects different things and next sends them to other countries.

    corruption - dishonest behaviour or activities, often in government.

    disability - The state of being unable to use part of one's body. (I had n't no idea how describe "disability.")

    discrimination - treating one person or a group of people worse than others people.

    equality - The situation in country whan men and women have where everybody has the same rights. laws.

    homeless - The term used to describe people who have no home. (people without home?)

    homelessness - The term used to discrabe problems with state of being homeless. people.

    orphanage - Place where homeless which houses children or children whose parents are dead. live.

    poverty - the state of being poor. people.

    racism - beliefs that other people are better, based on their race. then each other and showing it.

    religion - spiritual belief system. in god or gods.

    unemployment - The term used to describe problems with the state of being jobless. people.

    volunteer - A person who helps other people without getting paid. and dosen't want awards.

    declare war on sb - to announce start/launch of military hostilities against some country/nation. Leader one of the countries wants to fight against another.
    Quote Originally Posted by Milczek View Post
    I have difficulties with "other", "others", and "another". I don't know how to use these words yet.
    Have a look at the link below:
    http://dictionary.cambridge.org/gram...her+or+another

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