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Monday, May 24, 2010

Word of the Week - 75


This week's word is a very useful noun which can be used to make other compound nouns. A case is a container or box for storing things in. You can mix it with other nouns to make a wide variety of cases.

A suitcase is a type of bag that you fill with clothes when you go on holiday.
A briefcase is a type of bag that you keep work papers and documents in.
A pencil case is where you store your stationery when you go to school.
A bookcase is a piece of furniture with shelves where you keep books.
A pillowcase is a fabric cover for the pillows (almohadas) on your bed.
A glasses case is a small box for storing spectacles.
A guitar case is the box you keep your guitar in.

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