General word 6: anything, apple, April, baby, bag

1. anything

– Part Of Speech: pronoun
– Meaning: Used to refer to a thing, no matter what.
– Example:
+ nobody was saying anything
+ have you found anything?
+ he inquired whether there was anything he could do
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+ There was no time to assess whether anything was stolen or the extent of the damage.
+ The owner threatened to scream and the two men left the property without taking anything.
+ Nobody said anything though, and it may have just been dismissed as a jokey comment.
+ With so many exciting projects and prospects, is there anything he would wish for?
+ I do not know whether there is anything else that you might be able to assist us on?
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2. apple

– Part Of Speech: noun
– Meaning: The round fruit of a tree of the rose family, which typically has thin green or red skin and crisp flesh.
– Example:
+ Walk boldly to the post office to send your snail mail, munching on a daily apple as you admire green spaces along the way.
+ The trees grow fruit with appetizing flavor: blue apples, green oranges, and bananas.
+ Cate picked a few apples from a fruit tree in the grove, wondering if they had any food to eat.
+ I mean, do you think that green apples are only grown on a certain farm?
+ Arrange the apples so that rounded sides are on the bottom of the pan.
+ Scoop out the cores and cut the apples across into thin half-moon slices.
+ What do plastic garbage bags, human flesh, and the skins of apples all have in common?
+ It is inside the green cells of spinach leaves and the damp flesh of apples.
+ Last week the kids had made apple crisp with the apples they picked on my second day.

3. April

– Part Of Speech: noun
– Meaning: The fourth month of the year, in the northern hemisphere usually considered the second month of spring.
– Example:
+ the prison was to close in April
+ the show opens next April
+ In April, all but two wards in York voted to contribute funds towards such officers.
+ He’s still the serious happy go lucky boy I met all those Aprils ago.
+ In April three others were banned for short periods for swapping or sharing drugs.
+ The clematis have also been good this year with flowers from April until late October.
+ In April, Daniel is scheduled to move on to Jamaica where is looking forward to a few days off.
+ During April and May the weather was dry and warm when the red grouse lay their eggs.
+ One of the wettest and windiest Aprils in recent years has caused temperatures to drop so much the young birds are finding it unbearable.

4. baby

– Part Of Speech: noun
– Meaning: A very young child.
– Example:
+ his wife’s just had a baby
+ I decided to make up names for the family; pretend they were mine, the girl and the babies were my younger siblings, and the man and woman were my mother and father.
+ The father and mother held on to two babies while a young girl sat in front of them.
+ Because of the children and the difficulties of taking a tiny baby and a young toddler together up and down the stairs, she did not get out much.
+ The quadruplets, two boys and two girl babies, are also Niloufer Hospital’s first.
+ You know how to tell a boy baby from a girl baby without having to look at their genitalia?
+ There were old and young people, little boys and girls, teenagers and babies in prams.
+ They now believe even younger babies, even tinier tots can be encouraged to give life a go.
+ As they looked at their tiny newborn babies, these brave young survivors felt a powerful surge of protection.

5. bag

– Part Of Speech: noun
– Meaning: A flexible container with an opening at the top, used for carrying things.
– Example:
+ he arrived at the children’s ward carrying a bag full of toys for the young patients
+ He quickly noticed the bags filled with orchids, which had been plucked from his park by the lanky guy now standing near a flatbed truck.
+ Eve smiled and sat down at the foot of the bed watching her daughter open the brown bag.
+ He was carrying two bags containing a total of £40,000.
+ People would come in and drop off bags of clothes by the carload, many of the items still with the tags on them.
+ You don’t have to lug a bag of useful stuff around everywhere you go.
+ What book should you throw into your beach bag?
+ A neighbour said he had reported one of the detained men after seeing him carrying a bag containing letters.
+ I was carrying a shopping bag from a high street clothes shop.

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