Top 10 English Words with the Most Meanings

take breakDo you get confused by English words with multiple, sometimes contradictory meanings?

You think you learned how to use the word “take,” but then you discover that there are actually 127 different ways to use it (“run” has 179), including a vast selection of phrasal verbs, idioms, and colloquial expressions.

If you don’t have good strategies and resources, this can be one of the most frustrating and even impossible parts of learning English.

But don’t panic, because today we have a fun and creative illustration by Kaplan that is going to help A LOT. Remember, learning with images is one of the most dynamic and pedagogically proven methods for vocabulary acquisition. Have fun!

Click here to see the infograph on the Kaplan site!

Here are the Top 10 English English Words With the Most Meanings


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