Learning ESL Vocabulary Words – Suck, Carpet, Checkered

The boy is sucking on his thumb.

The floor of the corridor is carpeted.

The floor is checkered.

Suck
to hold something in your mouth and pull on it with your tongue and lips:

Carpet
to cover a floor with carpet:

Checkered
having a pattern made up of squares of different colors

A) The boy is sucking on his little finger.
B) The boy is sucking on a pacifier.
C) The boy is sucking on his thumb. (a)

A) The floor is being cleaned.
B) The floor of the corridor is carpeted. (a)
C) A carpet is being washed.

A) The floor is checkered. (a)
B) The floor is stripped.
C) The floor is polka-dotted.

Is the boy sucking on his little finger? No. He is sucking on his thumb.
What is the boy sucking on? He is sucking on his thumb.

Is the floor of the corridor carpeted? Yes.

Is the floor checkered? Yes.

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