Audio Notes Game #61 Things about Sweden

capitol

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The first thing you have to see is the capitol.

The capitol is the official place where all laws and work is done for a country or state government. For example, the capitol of England is London. Notice the following:

  1. We used to work in the capitol building down town.
  2. New laws are made at the capitol.

definitely

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You should definitely see that.

Definitely just means surely or withough a doubt. We use the word definitely to show people we are 100% sure of what is being said. Notice the examples:

  1. It was definitely a night to remember.
  2. I definitely plan to attend the party.

hilarious

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It's really hilarious.

When something is hilarious, that means it is really, really funny. People or events such as movies can be hilarious. Notice the following:

  1. The movie was hilarious. I laughed so hard my sides hurt.
  2. He is so hilarious. He is a great comedian.

road trip

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You should take a road trip to Stockholm.

A road trip is a journey people take in their cars, usually with friends and family. On a road trip, people usually make many stops on their route and see various places. Notice the following:

  1. I took many road trips in college.
  2. We canceled our road trip due to the weather.

the whole ground

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The whole grounds is made of ice.

The ground is the floor of the earth. In nature, the ground is usually dirt or grass. The ground floor of a building is the floor at street level. The word 'grounds' means the whole area of a specified place, like the grounds of a campus or the grounds of a mall. Here are a few sample sentences:

  1. The grounds of the campus is beautiful.
  2. The ground is covered with grass.