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Form 4 Chapter 1 Vocabulary

Vocabulary from English Form 4 Full Blast Textbook

CHAPTER 1

1. turn on
Meaning:
To activate or make the equipment work by pressing a
button or moving a switch

Example:
She asked the student to turn on the light.
2. shut down
Meaning:
To deactivate or make an equipment stop working by
pressing a button or moving a switch

Example:
Could you please help me to shut down my laptop?
3. download
Meaning:
To transfer the data or files from one location to
another

Example:
He was asked to download the files before attending
the forum.
4. Upload
Meaning:
To copy or move programs or information to Internet
or another computer system

Example:
I will upload the documents to the company system
before going back.
5. change
Meaning:
To make difference

Example:
The system is asking me to change my password for
security purpose.

6. install
Meaning:
Place or fix (software or program) in position ready to
use
Example:
The laptop seller had suggested us to install an anti-
virus program.

7. press
Meaning:
An action of pressing or pushing

Example:
Please press the “SPACE BAR” button to pause the
video.
8. attach
Meaning:
To include a separate document with an electronic
message

Example:
I had attached the students’ name list in the email.
9. scroll
Meaning:
To move the content up or down across a display
screen

Example:
Can you please scroll down to show me the contact
details?
10. delete
Meaning:
To remove or eliminate something

Example:
Please delete the documents that you have
downloaded earlier on.

11. crash
Meaning:
System failure or become unsuccessful causing
damage

Example:
The registration system had just crashed few minutes
ago.
12. paste
Meaning:
To move a piece of content to a particular place in a
computer document

Example:
Students are asked to cut the content and then paste
it into a blank page.
13. save
Meaning:
To keep or store something important

Example:
We should save our work regularly to avoid losing any
information in case the laptop shuts down.
14. print
Meaning:
An action of produce writing or images on paper with
a machine

Example:
You were supposed to print the documents before
the meeting starts.
15. click
Meaning:
To execute a computer function by pressing button
on the mouse or keyboard

Example:
Please click twice on the icon to open the file.
16. call (someone) back
Meaning:
To telephone someone who phoned you earlier

Example:
I will call him back after working.

17. lose touch
Meaning:
To stop speaking or communicate with someone

Example:
We have lost touch with her for many years since she
immigrated to Australia.
18. receive (reply)
Meaning:
To get answer from someone

Example:
I have not received any reply from David yet.
19. drop line
Meaning:
To write someone a short message or letter

Example:
I will drop you a line once I reach the hotel.
20. keep in touch
Meaning:
To speak to someone or connect with them

Example:
We promised to keep in touch with each other after
graduating.
21. have a word
Meaning:
To speak briefly and short to someone

Example:
I will have a word with the team before the event
commences.
22. give a call
Meaning:
To call or phone someone on the telephone

Example:
Give me a call when you are ready for me to pick
you up.

23. crazy about
Meaning:
To love someone or something very much

Example:
David is crazy about drawing since young.
24. keen on
Meaning:
Eager to do something

Example:
She was keen on the new project idea.
25. tired of
Meaning:
Bored with an activity or person

Example:
I’m so tired of doing the same job, day after day, year
after year.
26. fond of
Meaning:
Like someone or something very much

Example:
Jackson is fond of swimming. He swims at least twice a
week.
27. big fan of
Meaning:
A person who loves something or someone

Example:
My friends and I are big fan of R&B music. We feel
comfortable in the rhythms.
28. fed up with
Meaning:
Bored and annoyed by something that you have
experienced for too long

Example:
Ryan is fed up with his old car, but he just can’t afford
a new one.

29. sick of
Meaning:
Thoroughly annoyed by someone or something

Example:
I’m sick of him complaining all the time.
30. interested in
Meaning:
Showing curiosity or concern about something or
someone

Example:
I am interested in baking, so I spend most of my time
trying new recipes.
31. enthusiastic about
Meaning:
Showing intense and eager enjoyment to something

Example:
We are enthusiastic about the upcoming school event.
32. bored with
Meaning:
Feeling unhappy because of something that is not
interesting

Example:
They are bored with the same kind of jokes that one of
their classmates shared all the time.
33. argue
Meaning:
To speak angrily to someone or debate the opposing
viewpoints

Example:
They were arguing about who was at fault in the
incident.
34. mention
Meaning:
Refer to something briefly and with little details

Example:
I will mention you to John about your brilliant suggestion
for this project.

35. explain
Meaning:
To make something clear and easy to understand by
giving more details

Example:
Could you please explain to me about the details of
this planning?
36. yell
Meaning:
To shout something

Example:
The mother yelled at her children to sit down.
37. discuss
Meaning:
To talk about a subject with someone and express own
ideas

Example:
We will discuss this matter in the company meeting
later.
38. chat
Meaning:
To talk to someone in an informal way

Example:
We were just chatting about what we did during the
school holidays.
39. complain
Meaning:
To express the feeling of unsatisfying to someone

Example:
Can you please stop complaining to me?
40. gossip
Meaning:
To talk about other people without their knowledge

Example:
She likes to gossip during working hours.

41. imagine
Meaning:
To form a mental picture in mind

Example:
Please imagine if you are a millionaire, what would you
do?
42. express
Meaning:
To show a feeling or opinion

Example:
I would like to express my sincere appreciation to my
teachers for guiding me throughout my studies.
43. invite
Meaning:
To ask someone to go to an event in a friendly way

Example:
I would like to invite you to my birthday party.
44. create
Meaning:
To invent something

Example:
We should learn to create opportunity instead of
waiting for it.
45. improve
Meaning:
To become better at something

Example:
We should improve our English-speaking skill for our
future needs.


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