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Match the vocabulary words with the definitions on the right.

have, catch, bank, sand, lamp, pack, glass, sack, cash, wrap, grab, can't, add, am, rack, hang, crack, past, lamb, pass, has, glad, land, grass, sack, class, has, shall, camp, ran, slap, that, passed, blanket, clap, band, and, act, flag, pants

_________ The period of time that has already happened, in contrast to the present and the future.
_________ A bundle made up and prepared to be carried; especially, a bundle to be carried on the back; a load for an animal; a bale, as of goods.
_________ To move or be moved from one place to another.
_________ Rock that is ground more finely than gravel, but is not as fine as silt (more formally, see grain sizes chart), forming beaches and deserts and also used in construction.
_________ Contraction of can not; cannot.
_________ Third person singular simple present indicative form of have.
_________ A cloth, usually large, used for warmth or sleeping.
_________ A strip of material wrapped around things to hold them together.
_________ To make a sudden grasping or clutching motion (at something).
_________ A cloth bearing an insignia that represents a country or state or association.
_________ A group, collection, category or set sharing characteristics or attributes.
_________ The act of seizing or capturing.
_________ An outer garment worn by men and women that covers the body from the waist downwards, usually as far as the ankles; trousers.
_________ An institution where one can place and borrow money and take care of financial affairs.
_________ To possess, own, hold.
_________ To take action, to perform an action
_________ A series of one or more shelves, stacked one above the other.
_________ Used to connect two homogeneous (similar) words or phrases.
_________ Pleased, happy, satisfied.
_________ To enclose (an object) completely in any flexible, thin material such as fabric or paper.
_________ Simple past of run.
_________ To give by way of increased possession (to any one); to bestow (on).
_________ Any plant of the family Poaceae, characterized by leaves that arise from nodes in the stem, wrap around it for a distance, and leave, especially those grown as ground cover rather than for grain.
_________ The part of Earth which is not covered by oceans or other bodies of water.
_________ To be or remain suspended.
_________ First person singular simple present indicative form of be.
_________ Connecting clauses involving reported speech.
_________ Used before a verb to indicate the simple future tense, particularly in the first person singular or plural.
_________ The act of striking the palms of the hands, or any two surfaces, together.
_________ A device that generates heat, light or other radiation.
_________ A thin and usually jagged space opened in a previously solid material.
_________ A blow, especially one given with the open hand, or with something broad and flat.
_________ A solid, transparent substance made by melting sand with a mixture of soda, potash and lime.
_________ Third person singular simple present indicative form of have.
_________ Simple past tense and past participle of pass.
_________ An outdoor place acting as temporary accommodation in tents or other temporary structures.
_________ A bag; especially a large bag of strong,coarse material for storage and handling of various commodities, such as potatoes, coal, coffee; or, a bag with handles used at a supermarket, a grocery sack; or, a small bag for small items, a satchel.
_________ A bag; especially a large bag of strong,coarse material for storage and handling of various commodities, such as potatoes, coal, coffee; or, a bag with handles used at a supermarket, a grocery sack; or, a small bag for small items, a satchel.
_________ Money in the form of notes/bills and coins, as opposed to cheques/checks or electronic transactions.
_________ A young sheep, of up to one year of age.