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Describing things: parts of a building


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attic
the space or room under the roof of a house
basement
a room or part of a building that is partly or completely below ground level
brick
a ​rectangular ​block of hard ​material used for ​building ​walls and ​houses
cellar
an underground room without windows, where things are often kept
chimney
a ​hollow ​structure that ​allows the ​smoke from a ​fire inside a ​building to ​escape to the ​air ​outside
convert sth into sth
change sth from one form or use to another
corridor
a passage in a large building or on a train
currently
at the moment
drive
a wide path for cars that leads to the front door of a house
enormous
very large (SYN huge)
feature
an important part of sth, and often a part that you notice
hall
a room or small passage just inside the entrance to a house
huge
very large (SYN enourmous)
lawn
an area of grass in a park or garden
lead
sth that you can go along to get swh
original
existing from the time when sth was first made or done
passage
a long, narrow way with walls on both sides that leads somewhere
roof
the ​covering that ​forms the ​top of a ​building
semi-detached
joined to one other house, forming a pair of houses
separate
not connected or together
shutters
wooden ​covers on the ​outside of a ​window that ​prevents ​light or ​heat from going into a ​room or ​heat from ​leaving it
spacious
large, and having a lot of space
wall
a ​vertical ​structure, often made of ​stone or ​brick, that ​divides or ​surrounds something
staircase
a set of stairs
stone
the hard, ​solid ​substance ​found in the ​ground that is often used for ​building, or a ​piece of this
store sth
keep sth in a place for future use
substantial
large and/or strong
tiny
very small
walled
surrounded by walls
storage
a place to store things