– Part Of Speech: noun
– Meaning: A room for sleeping in.
+ all parents dream of children who tidy their bedrooms without being asked
+ a hotel with nearly 200 bedrooms
+ It is currently run as a hotel and has three public rooms and eight bedrooms.
+ Although basic, their wood hut had a kitchen, dining room, two bedrooms and shower.
+ There was no place to sit in the sitting room, to dine in the dining rooms, or to sleep in the bedrooms.
+ The home has four bedrooms and one very large sitting room with a separate family room.
+ There are two bedrooms, a bathroom, two reception rooms and a private patio garden to the front.
+ It was a small cozy home with three bedrooms, a small kitchen, and a decent living room.
+ Two upstairs bedrooms, the living room and kitchen were left open to the elements overnight.
– Part Of Speech: noun
– Meaning: An alcoholic drink made from yeast-fermented malt flavoured with hops.
+ a pint of beer
+ Mark and John had just sat down with the beers when Chick and Brian caught up.
+ Coolers were laid near the sink, where kegs and bottles of beers were thrown in melted ice.
+ All I really want when I venture out at weekends is a few quiet beers, a bit of mickey taking and a few laughs.
+ As the other guys sat back with their beers whilst I had that traditional English drink.
+ One of them asked me if I wanted one of his beers when I was enjoying a burger outside a fast food restaurant.
+ They decide to spend a long weekend, catching up and drinking beers, as snow falls.
+ So what I’ll be doing for the rest of the evening is lying back on my couch with a couple of beers listening to music.
+ Woke up slowly and ambled down in the pouring rain to the pub for lunch and beers with various people.
– Part Of Speech: conjunction
– Meaning: During the period of time preceding (a particular event or time)
+ the day before yesterday
+ it’s never happened to me before
+ We went for a nice meal with the parents yesterday before having to catch the train home.
+ He was crossing the road to visit a nearby newsagents to buy milk before he went swimming.
+ He said three to four minutes passed before someone came to take him down to the cells.
+ Remove them from the oven and leave to rest for five minutes before slicing in half.
+ Ben led his friend to the bench on his long porch and then they both sat down before he answered.
+ We wanted to get the work started some four to six weeks ago before the weather turned.
+ He had served with the Territorial Army before the war and rose to the rank of captain.
– Part Of Speech: verb
– Meaning: Perform or undergo the first part of (an action or activity)
+ Before you begin any activity, drink at least one glass of water 30 minutes prior.
+ He was inspired to begin work on a book about it from an African point of view.
+ Contractors are expected to begin work within two months with a view to completion within 18 months.
– Part Of Speech: preposition
– Meaning: At or to the far side of (something), typically so as to be hidden by it.
+ the recording machinery was kept behind screens
+ the sun came out from behind a cloud
+ You’ll need to dismantle the phone to access the card though, as it’s hidden behind the battery.
+ He walked around the room to find her sitting on the ground behind her bed, hid from the door by her high mattresses.
+ I’ve put myself directly in front of a concrete bollard at the end of the rank and there is no way he can run me down if I side step behind it.
+ Certain scenes were shot with the use of hidden cameras, positioned behind windows or in the back of a truck.
+ She arrives in a great procession at the end in the book – not being coy hidden behind a banner.
+ The cameras would be installed so they could record the scene ahead of, behind and to either side of the car.
+ They should come and see what the staff do for us here instead of sitting behind desks.