warm (-ly), adj, woxm; chaud; warm. (e) Keeping one warm : strong (of feeling); chaud: chaleureux, ardent; warm: innig, warm. A warm warmday; be feeling warm ; get warm; be warmly dressed. warm clothing; a warm fire. A warm love for his daughters. ** Make things warm for a person. warship, noun, Basic words. Armed ship used in war. was (were). See be. wash (-er, -ing, -ed), noun, wo]; lavage, ablation, lessive; Waschen. (e) (Place of) washing clothing; waves from moving ship; blanohissage: sillage; Wdsche: Kielwasser. Have a wash; washing the baby. Send a dress to the wash. In the wash of the ship; a stretch of sand washed by the waves. ** Washing out the clothing; washing up the tea things. washerwoman, noun, Basic words. Woman who does washing. wash-leather, noun, Basic words. Soft leather which may be made wet and used for washing windows and so on. waste (-er, -ing, -ed), noun, weist; gaspillage; Vergeudung. (e) Waste material: waste land; déchet: désert, friohe, terrain vague; Abfall: Einode, Odland waster, (s) Good-for-nothing; oaurien; Taugenichts. wasting, (e) Getting less in size; dépérissement; Schwund. Going to the pictures is a waste of time (money); you are wasting the wine. Put all the waste in the bucket. A waste of sand; waste land. The boy is a waster. A wasted arm; she is wasting slowly away. waste-paperbasket, noun, Basket (or other vessel) used for dropping waste paper into in office and so on. watch (·er, -ing, -ed), noun, wotj'; rnontres Taschenuhr. (e) Observation: persons watching; oeille, attention: oeille; Bewachen, Zuschauen: Wache. What is the time by your watch? Watching the house; watching the play. He is one of the night watch. *He was on watch by the fire. water (-er, -ing, -ed), noun, ’woita*; eau; Wasser. There is not much water in the river now; a drink of water; watering the flowers; my eyes are watering. waterfall, noun. Basic words. The water of a river and so on falling over a sudden drop in the land. watermark, noun. Basic words. Trade-mark in writing paper. - 358 - / - 90 - water-tight, adj. Basic words. Not letting water through. wave (-er, -ing, -ed), noun, weiv; onde; Welle, Woge. (s) Sea wave; vague; Welle, Woge. (e) Wave of the hand: hair-wave; signe: ondulation; Winken: Welle. The wind makes waves in the grass. The ship goes through the waves. He gave a wave of his hand; waving to her friends. A wave.in her hair; she is having her hair waved. wax (-er, -ing, -ed), noun, wzeks; cire; Wachs. Put wax on the parcel; waxing the thread. waxwork, noun, Basic words. Copy of a person made in wax. way, noun, wei; chemin; Weg. (e) Way of behavior (doing): regular behavior; maniere: coutume; Art, Weise, Hinsicht: Art und Weise. This is the w. to New York. The best vv. to make it clear is to give a picture of it; the school is now better in some ww. The dog has a w. of not looking where it is going; the men in that country have strange ww. * He gave w. to his impulse; he got in (out of) the w. of the law. (She got into had ww.; by the w., what did she doP; she went straight away). *He made his w. to the house; he was working his w. through school. we. See I. weather (-er, -ing, -ed), 'we5o’“; temps; Wetter. -ing, (e) Getting safely through (trouble and so on); resistant zi; widerstehend, uberstehend. We are having good w.; the weathering of mountains; weathered stone. We saw a ship weathering the bad sea. weather-glass, noun, Basic words. Apparatus for seeing what the weather is going to be. week, noun, wiik; semaine; Woche. Get the work done in a w.; have a w. of rain; do nothing for a w. ** (Come in a w,). weekday, noun, Basic words. Any day but Sunday. weekend, noun, Basic words. Saturday and Sunday.wrong (-ly), adjective, noun, adverb. ron; erroné, faux: tort: mal, de traoers; falsch, verkehrt, im Irrtum; Unrecht.
- 359 - / - 91 - weight (-er, -ing, -ed), noun, ’weit; poids; Gewicht. (e) Thing for measuring weight: something troubling: quality of being important; poids: fardeau: importance. The w. of the ball is 2 lbs.; weighting the cart down. Put a w. on the scales. It’s a w. on his mind. A person of w. on the committee; his opinion has no w. * (This system has w. with the authorities). well (better, best), adv., adj, wel; bein: en bonne santé; gut wohlb gesand. Do a thing w.; you may w. say so; a w.-polished table; w. over 40. Get w.; be quite w. * He has horses as well (as cows). (He clicl w. in the test). ** Very w. then; w., why not? well-being, noun, Basic words. A condition of comfort, happy feeling. well-off, adj, Basic words. Having a great amount of money. went. See go. west, a., adv., noun, west; ouest; westlich: Westen. The w. door; a w. wind. Sailing w.; America is w. of England. The sun is low in the w.; the science of the W. A wet (-ter, -ting, -ted), a., noun, wet; rnoaillé, hurnide, plavieax; nasse, feacht, regnerisch. The grass is wet; wet weather; wetting the material is part of the process. Go out in the wet. what. See who. whatever, pron., adj, Basic words. All or any which. wheel (-er, -ing,` -ed), noun, wizl; roae; Rad. The wheels are going round; wheeling a small cart; the baby was wheeled out in its carriage; a 4-wheeled carriage. when, conj., adv. wen; qaand; wenn, als.: wann. I was in bed when the news came; when I am ready I will go; the days when we were young; he did not say when the meeting was. when did he come? whenever, adv. Basic words. At whatever time, every time that. where. conj., adv. wee”*; oa, wo, wohin. The street where his house is; this is where you went wrong; I don’t see where the dog has gone. Where is the house?; where did you come from? whereabouts, noun, adv. Basic words. Roughly where a thing is; about where? whereby, adv. Basic words. By which. wherever, adv. Basic words. In (at, to) whatever place. - 360 - / - 92 - which. See who. whichever, pron., adj, Basic words. The one(s) or any which. while, conj. wail; pendant que; wiihrend. He is happy while he is here; do it while. there is time. whip (-per, -ping, -ped), noun, wip; fouet; Peitsche. Give the horse a blow with the whip; a whipped dog; whipping eggs for a cake. whipcord, noun, Basic words. Thin, tightly twisted cord. whisky, ’wiski. International word. whistle (-er, -ing, -ed), noun. ’wisl; siffet; Pfeife. (e) Sound made by a whistle or like sound made with the mouth; sifflement; Pfiif. Playing on a whistle Give a long whistle ; whistling for the dog. white, adj., noun. wait; blanc; weiss. The paper is white. White is a good color for summer clothing. whitewash, noun. Basic words. Chalk and water used as paint. who (whom, whose; which, what), pron., adj. hui; qui; wer, welche (-r, -s). The boy who came; I did not see who went; the girl whom you saw; who is there?; whose son is he?; which of them is right?; the river which is there;. a play in which I took part; this is what you said; what did you see?; do what is possible; what is he to me? Which way do we go?; what time is it?; what books did you get?; I did not see which way he went. ** What a strange thing! ; what’s more. whoever, pron. Basic words. Any one or every one who. why, adv. wai; pourqaoi; warurn. There is a reason why it is necessary; she is ill, that is why I am here; why did you come? wide (-ly), adj, waid; large; breit. (e) Measured from side to side: not limited; weit. The door is wide; his writings are widely noted. A band 2 inches wide. A person with wide views; a wide education. ** She was wide awake at 4:00. (Wide of the mark.) will (would), aux. v. wil; werden, wollen. I will. go tomorrow; they will. not be ready; he said he would be there; you would be happier if you had a better position; I put the money where nobody would see it. - 361 - / - 93 - wind, noun, wind; vent; Wind. The sound of the W. in the trees; at sundown a w. got up. windfall, noun, Basic words. 1. Fruit sent down by the wind. 2. Unlooked for profit. window, noun, ’windou; fenétre; Fenster. Get the W. open; be looking through the W. windpipe, noun, Basic words. Pipe in throat through which air goes. wine, noun, wain; vin; Wein. Put W. in the glass; a bottle of red W. wineglass, noun, Basic words. Glass for wine. wing, noun, wir]; aile; Fldgel. (e) Wing-like structure: wing of a building. The bird is moving its WW. An airplane with two ww. The building has a new W. winter, noun, 'winta*‘; hiver; Winter. W. is the coldest time of the year in England; they have fires in the houses in the W. wire (-er, -ing, -ed), noun, 'waia”‘; fil métallique; Draht. A hat With a W. round the edge; telegraph ww.; a roll of copper w.; Wiring the house for electric light; a W. net. wise (un-, -ly), adj, waiz; sage, sensé; klug, weise. A W. man; a W. suggestion; he wisely said nothing; your outburst was very unwise. with, prep. witi; avec; mit. The apples are W. the oranges; a man W. a hat; a woman w. wide interests; wine mixed w. water; have an argument w.; be rough w.; the table is covered w. flies; he gave it a blow w. his hand; what do you do W. this instrurnent?; he got away w. the help of a friend; be experienced w. dogs. * A simple system has weight w. experts; be angry (pleased, disgusted) w. persons. (That color does not go w. your hair; I had a talk w. him; I have nothing to do w. her; walking in step w.; I was in touch w. them; animals w. young are violent; put up w.). ** `(He was taken up W. his thoughts; make friends w.; be short w. (a person); he has done w. school for ever; be free w.). within prep., adv. Basic words. Inside without, prep., adv. Basic words. Not having (any). * Go without (food and so on). - 362 - / - 93 - woman (women), noun, Wumén; femme; Frau, Weib. The woman has three sons; he has no women friends. wood, noun, wud; bois; Holz. (e) Number of trees together (freq. ww.); Wald. Get W. for the fire. A house in the ww. woodcut, noun, Basic words. Print from picture cut in wood. woodland, a., s. Basic words. (Of) land covered with trees, woods. woodwork, noun, Basic words. (Making) things, parts, of wood. wool, noun, Wul; laine; Wolle. (s) Wool thread; yil de laine; Wollgarn. Sheep give W.; a W. coat. Get some W. for making stockings. word (-er, -ing, -ed), noun, Wozd; mot; Wort. (e) Serious statement that one will, or will not, do (has, or has not done) something; parole (d’honneur) . wording, (e) Words used; rédaction; Wortlaut. He put his thoughts into WW.; his request was worded strangely. His W. was doubted. The wording of the letter is important. * I had the story by w. of mouth; I kept my w. to him. (She gave her w. she would go; he said the same, w. for w.). **°‘He sent w. of it; he made the statement on his w. (He put the ww. into her mouth; a play on ww.). work (-er, -ing, -ed), noun, Work; travail; Arbeit. (s) What a man does for a living; travail; Arbeit. (e) Thing produced; oeuvre; Werk. -ing, (e) in operation, in order; en mouoement, en bon ordre; in Betreih. works = Working parts of a machine: Work-place in industry; méohanisme: usine; Getriehe: Werk. It was hard W. to get the house clean; farm W.; brain W.; working for an hour; Working a machine. What is his W.? The picture is a great W. The machine is Working; the system is Working well. The ww. are in need of oil. Send goods back to the WW.; a gas WW. * I am working on a book. (The men are at w.; there is no need to get worked up about it; the details have been worked out; working at languages). ** (He is working his way through school; get to w. (on). Make up the w. you did not do; take on new w.). workhouse, noun, Basic words. Public place Where the poor are housed and given work to do. - 363 - / - 89 - workman, noun, Basic words. Man working with his hands. worm (-er, -ing, -ed), noun, worm, ver; Warm. There are ww. in the garden; my dog has ww.; worming one’s way into a secret. worse (worst). See bad. would. See will. wound (-er, -ing, -ed), noun, wumd; blessure; Wunde. Have a w. in the hand; her words were a w. to his feelings; the gun went off, wounding a man; a wounded animal. writing (writer), noun, adj, ’raitiig; action d’écrire; Schreiben. (e) Putting stories, ideas, and so on into words in writing: book, work of letters: marks made by writing; composition litéraire: écrit: écriture; Verfassung, Schriftstellerei: Sohrift: Schrift. She is teaching him w.; a quick writer. W. for the newspapers is hard work; good at letter w.; a noted writer. All his ww. have been put into a book. The w. is very clear. I am w. letters.
The months of the year : January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December.
The days of the week : Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday.
Number-words : One, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten, eleven, twelve, thirteen, fourteen, fifteen, sixteen (16),
twenty (20), twenty-one . . . thirty (30), forty (40), fifty (50), . . . hundred (100), thousand (1,000), million (1,000,000).
once (one time) , twice (two times) , half (½) , quarter (¼).
third (number 3 in order) , fourth (number 4 in order) , fifth (number 5 in order).