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Sherlock Holmes: The Case Of The Blue Diamond - Vocabulary

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Diamond
A very expensive stone that usually has no colour
Sitting-Room
The room in a house where people sit and talk
Newspaper
People read about things that happen every day
Magnifying Glass
When you look through this, small things are big
Crime
Killing someone, or taking money from someone
Doorman
A man working at a hotel; he opens the door for visitors
Bird
An animal that has wings; you can eat some birds
Goose (Plural: Geese)
A large, usually white bird; people sometimes eat it at Christmas
Cook
To make things for people to eat
Shoulder
This is between your arm and your neck
Fall (Past: Fell)
To go down suddenly
Try
To want to do something
Walking stick
A long, thin piece of wood; you use this to help you walk
Owner
The person that something belongs to
Advertisement
You pay to put this in a newspaper
Intelligent
Quick-thinking, smart.
Poor
Not rich, has little money
Nose
This is between your eyes
Brain
This is in your head and you think with it
Buy (Past: Bought)
To give money for something
Grey
The colour between white and black
Kitchen
The room in a house where people cook
Countess
The wife of a rich, important man
Disappear
To go away suddenly
Jewel
an expensive stone
Pay (Past: Paid)
To give money for something
Report
some writing in a newspaper
Repair
to make something that is broken work again
Assistant Manager
An important job in a hotel
Court
The police take someone here when they think he or she did something wrong
Maid
A woman who works in a rich person's house, or in a hotel and cleans
Thief
A person who steals things
Prison
A place where people must stay when they do something wrong
Case
When the police work to find answers
High Court
The most important court in the country
Believe
to think that something is true
Sir
You say this when you talk to a rich or important man
Already
happening earlier than you think
Terrible
Very bad
Safe
A box that people put expensive/important things in so that thieves cannot get them
Innocent
Doing nothing wrong
Housekeeper
A woman who looks after a rich person's house
Address
The number and the street where somebody lives
Pub
A building where people go to have a drink
Museum
A building where people look at old or interesting things
Beer
A yellow or brown drink, alcoholic
Sell (Past: Sold)
To take money for something
Winner
The person who gets the right answer
Page
The side of a sheet of paper. Example: This book has forty-four (44) pages
Weak
not strong
Shout
to say loudly and angrily
Job
Work
Cab
A taxi
Real
Not false
Tail
The long thing at the back of an animals body
Floor
The place in a room where you stand and walk
to feel sorry for
to be unhappy about or feel bad about something
Truth
When what you say is true
Arrest
To take a person to prison
Police Officers
Policewomen and policemen
Decide
To think about something and then do it
Catch (Past: Caught)
To take quickly in your hands
Neck
This is between your head and your body
Witness
A person who saw a crime
Solution
The answer to a problem
Sherlock Holmes
"Sure-loc Hole-ms"
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