«Body parts in English» — a theme that is necessarily subject to a study in the process of learning this language. After all, we should be able to call our each body part English equivalent. And it does not matter whether we describe someone’s appearance or are at a reception at the doctor. I would say that this information is included in the scope of basic knowledge of English language, we must learn and later use in the communication process.
However, within the framework of this topic to fully understand the speaker and as accurately as possible to express their thoughts in English, you must not only know the name of the body, but also to be aware of what the body does. These are the words that characterize the processes carried out by our body. Just think, we often say that someone yawn or sigh; frown or blink; hiccups or coughs. All the verbs refer to actions that occur with a certain part of the body. It is in this vein that we are going to talk about them. So, what makes your body?
The mouth and breathing
The first group got the verbs that denote the processes for which we need to breath; processes in which the play of the mouth.
- Breathe — breathe, the main verb in this group.
While I breathe, I hope. — While I breathe, I hope.
When we breathe in, or inhale, our diaphragm contracts and moves downward. — When we breathe, our diaphragm contracts and descends.
- Yawn — yawn, very contagious effect. Starts one — all around is repeated.
She yawned good night. — She said «good night», yawning.
Why do I yawn when I’m tired? — Why do I yawn when tired?
- Cough — cough. The verb has a negative value. We coughing or because of poor conditions at the location, or because of illness.
If he coughs she immediately runs to him. — It is worth it to cough, she immediately runs to him.
The smoke in the room made her cough. — Because of the smoke in the room, she began to cough.
- Hiccough — hiccup. To stop this irritating phenomenon, need a drink of water, leaning forward.
If he was not sleeping, he was hiccoughing. — If he had not slept, he hiccupped.
She was crying and hiccoughing at the same time. — She cried and ikala simultaneously.
- Sneeze — sneezing. With this physiological process still manage to predict the future (which day of the week sneezed).
If you just sneezed, something was probably irritating the inside of your nose. — If you just sneezed, probably something to irritate your nose.
Sneezing used to be thought of as a means for the body to drive out evil spirits. — Previously we believed that through sneezing we expel from the body of evil spirits.
- Sigh — sigh. If we sigh with relief (sigh of relief), show that we have no more worries. If worries, we sigh heavily (sigh heavily).
When he is here, I sigh with relief. — When he’s here, I sigh with relief.
She sighed and said: «You are right». — She sighed and said, «You’re right.»
- Snore — snore. A very unpleasant sound to others.
Yesterday she snored her head off. — Yesterday, she was snoring loudly.
Is there a cure for snoring? — Is there a cure for snoring?
Note that all the verbs are correct and, therefore, form the shape of a simple past tense (Past Simple) and the past participle (Participle II) with the ending — ed. Verb forms of each of these verbs, except to breathe, coincides with the form of a noun, for example: to yawn — yawn (yawn — yawn), to snore — snore (snoring — snoring), etc. The noun from the verb to breathe — breath (breath).
Eating and digestion
What does your body when we eat? Here are the processes we can observe:
- Burp — belch. In some countries, this process is required to express his pleasure taste the dishes.
Why does my baby cry after he burps? — Why is my baby crying after burps?
He burped the entire evening. — The whole evening he had a burp.
- Chew — chew. Standard procedure meal.
Can I chew gum while I’m pregnant? — Can I chew gum while pregnant?
My dog continues to chew my blanket. — My dog keeps chewing on my blanket.
- Rumble — Rumble (on the stomach). Not very pleasant when in the stomach rumbling at the most inopportune moment.
What’s happening when your stomach rumbles? — What happens when you have a growling stomach?
How to stop stomach rumbling in exam? — How to get rid of the rumbling in the stomach at the exam?
- Swallow — swallow. And you can easily swallow tablets of any size?
How can I make my daughter swallow a pill? — How do I get my daughter to swallow a pill?
My dog died because he swallowed the squeaker in a dog toy. — My dog died because swallowed squeaker from the toy.
- Suck — suck, suck. It is often used in the taboo vocabulary.
My father often sucks raw eggs. — My father used to drink (sucks) raw eggs.
A child usually sucks his thumb! — The child usually sucks his thumb.
- Lick — lick, lick. In this way, the family cat washes.
The cat licked up the milk. — The cat licked all the milk.
I licked the chocolate off my fingers. — I licked the chocolate off his fingers.
- Bite — bite, nibble. Biting can be not only a person, but any creature with teeth.
I have a bad habit. I often bite my nails. — I have a bad habit. I am part of biting his nails.
Why does my cat bite my hand when I stroke her? — Why do cat bites me when I stroked her?
All the verbs are correct, except for the verb bite. The forms of irregular verb are as follows: bite — bit — bitten. All verbs have identical forms of nouns. Read more about this I said in the previous section.
Eyes and face
Certain processes we make and eyes. A person can experience our various states.
- Blink — blink, blink. The physiological process for moisturizing eyeball.
Why do we blink our eyes? — Why do we blink?
I’ve got something in my eye. — Do not rub it. Try to blink several times. — I have something in my eye. — Not his three. Try to blink a few times.
- Wink — wink, wink. Often using winks, we tell the person any information.
Have you winked at anyone this week? — You have winked at someone this week?
What does it mean when a girl winks at a guy? — When she winks guy — what does it mean?
- Frown — frown, frown. Such expression is an indication that a person is not so good.
He was trying to excuse but she frowned and refused to listen to him. — He tried to apologize, but she frowned and refused to listen to him.
Do you smile or frown more? — You are no longer smile or frown?
- Grin — grinning, smiling from ear to ear. Both positive (to enjoy), and a negative value (rock, silly grin).
I grinned my approval. — I smiled approvingly.
What are you grinning about? — What are you so happy (why grin)?
- Blush — blush, embarrassed, burst into pink. We observe this condition when embarrassed.
I do not know what made her blush so. — I do not know what made her so blushing.
She always blushes when she speaks in public. — She always blushes when he spoke in public.
All used the correct verb, all identical in form nouns.
Processes affecting the whole body
We have to consider the process, characterized by a certain part of the body. Now we list some verbs that describe the actions of our body as a whole.
- Perspire / sweat — sweat, covered in sweat. The main reaction of our body to the summer weather.
My hands do not perspire. — My hands do not sweat.
She drank very little but she sweated a lot. — She drank a little, but was sweating heavily.
- Tremble — tremble, shake, when you are nervous, scared, or you cold.
My whole body trembled. — My whole body was trembling.
Her voice trembled with excitement. — Her voice trembled with emotion.
- Shiver — tremble, tremble, tremble with fear or cold. The value of this verb weaker on produced effect than the verb «to tremble».
My sister seemed depressed and she often shivers. — My sister seems depressed, she often shuddered.
Why do we shiver when we are cold? Why do we shiver when we are cold?
- Shake — shake, shake. This is a universal verb of the three.
I was shaking when I opened the letter. — I was shaking when I open the letter.
He shook with laughter. — He shook with laughter.
Among the four verbs is just wrong verb to shake. His second and third forms are: to shake — shook — shaken. All verbs identical forms of nouns but verbs perspire. His noun — perspiration.
After reviewing this information, you will be able to thoroughly, very clearly and explain any of the processes occurring in your body. And the question, «What does your body?» Does not seem like a complex.