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Dictionary Activity – 10 1. Find a word which means nearly the same. (a) entry

(d) rug

(b) meadow

(e) gentle

(c) chat

(f) skinny

2. Look up the word in bold print in your dictionary to help you finish the sentence. (a) Paisley is a fabric made from

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(b) You will most likely find a chef working in a k

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(d) You will usually find aut

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(e) A dinghy is a small

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3. Find two totally different meanings for the word bear. (a)

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4. Where do they live? Circle the correct answer. kangaroo

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salmon

land

sea

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albatross

land

sea

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kingfisher

land

sea

air

koala

land

sea

air

herring

land

sea

air

5. In what country would you find the following? (a) didgeridoo (b) caber (c) wart-hog (d) wigwam (e) shamrock (f) the Sphinx Prim-Ed Publishing

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