Words & Phrases
mail and/or email that is useless and not requested
I keep requesting that they stop my junk mail, but I continue to get it. It's irritating.
the brand name that people often use for the word 'tissue'
Do you have any kleenex? I have a little bit of a cold.
magazines – booklets usually printed monthly that can be sent to your house or bought in a store
I have too many mags, so I’m ‘gonna’ cancel some of my subscriptions and stop buying them when I shop at the market.
a small paper or cloth used to wipe your mouth after eating and usually put on your lap in formal restaurants
When we go out to eat, my mom always makes me put my napkin on my lap.
the community and the whole area around your home that is generally within walking distance
I like to walk around my neighborhood for exercise.
the people who live next door or close to your home
We have really great neighbors! If we need help with something, we often ask our neighbors first.
plates that you eat off of and then throw away
We're running out of paper plates. Can you go to the store and buy some more?
a larger-sized paper (replacing cloth towels) used to clean up messes of food and liquids and then thown away
Bring me a paper towel, please. I just spilled my drink on the floor.
a small bathroom in a home, primarily for guests, that only has a sink and a toilet (or) sometimes used for a nice, public ladies’ room
Can you tell me where the powder room is, please?