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Vocabulary Lesson Etiquette 2

English vocabulary lesson with words connected to etiquette . This lesson will help you define point, shake hands, greet, stare, yawn, slurp, burp and interrupt.

point VERB to show someone something by using your finger
‘You! Don’t you know it is rude to point?


shake hands PHRASE to hold someone’s hand and move it up and down to greet them
‘We agreed to shake hands, but only for a good photo.’


greet VERB to welcome someone with words or actions when you meet them
‘Please Mr. President! – I only want to greet you.’


stare VERB to look at someone or something very directly for a long time
‘Are you staring at me?’


yawn VERB to open your mouth wide and take a big breath, especially because you are tired or bored
‘I am not yawning because your presentation was boring. It is because I am tired, honest.’


slurp VERB to make loud sucking noises when you drink something
‘Don’t slurp when you are drinking your tea.’


burp NOUN the noise you make when air from your stomach comes out of your mouth
‘I hope nobody heard that burp.’


interrupt VERB to stop someone speaking by something you say or do
‘Sorry, but I need to interrupt you Mr. Mandela.’


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