Photo of a sign that says Yes


Words that add extra meaning to verbs, adjectives or other adverbs.

Photo of a road sign that says road work ahead
Photo by josef.stuefer

Something is ahead of you if it is in front, or perhaps in the future. For example, "you are getting too far ahead of me" or "my schedule is running ahead of time".

Photo of a clock
Photo by Alexkerhead

Anticlockwise, or counterclockwise is a circular direction around a central point, in the opposite direction to the way the hands on a clock turn. Anticlockwise goes towards the left.

Photo of a dog wearing a scarf
Photo by Aine D

Around is in a circular way. The dog in the picture has a scarf around his neck.

Something is away from you if it is a distance from you, or is being removed from you. The man in the picture is walking away. Parents often take toys away from children as a punishment.

Photo of a tiger hiding behind a tree
Photo by fPat Murray

Something is behind you if you cannot see it - your back is facing it rather than your front. The tiger in the picture is behind a tree.

Photo of a clock
Photo by Roy Levien

Clockwise is a circular direction around a central point, the same way the hands on a clock turn. Clockwise goes towards the right.

Photo of a you are here sign
Photo by David Drexler

Here is the place that you currently are. If you want someone to come to you, you might call out "come here!"

Something is in something else if it is contained in it somehow. The cat in the picture is going in the box.
The opposite of in is out.

No is a word with a negative meaning. It might mean you do not want something, or that there is none of something. For example "No, I don't want to wear that dress" or "there are no ducks at the pond today".
The opposite of no is yes.

You go out when you go away from something, or out from inside something. For example, you might go out to a restaurant. If you rearrange some items, they become out of order.
The cat in the picture is getting out of a box.
The opposite of out is in.

And also ...

Alike, As, Ever, Never, Once, Quickly, Then, Very, When.