Definitions: “Park”

Definitions: “Park”

SSLC understands that learning the English language is a challenging, fun and rewarding process. Perfecting this skill is proven to be useful in almost every career. If English is in the top three most common languages to speak why is it a little bit “tricky” to learn? It’s helpful to know that some words in the English language have multiple meanings and this article is meant to help you understand what some of those words are.

 

Today’s word is PARK [pahrk].

 

SSLC Park
SSLC Park

 

Dictionary.com states the word ‘park’ has 19 different uses (depending on definition), but for this article, we will focus on the 3 most common uses of the word.

The first definition of the word park comes as an area of land, either in it’s natural state or landscaped for the enjoyment of the public. Public parks have a few common features such as having facilities for rest and recreation. At the very least, parks have an open field of grass to use for various activities.

Sentence: “Let’s go take the dogs for a walk at the park.”

 

SSLC Park
SSLC Park

 

The second definition is the act of parking your vehicle; to park. To park, you are placing your vehicle in a certain location or lot that is designated as a parking space. Usually found next to malls, offices and other establishments.

Sentence: “I will park my car at the mall when I go shopping.”

 

SSLC Park
SSLC Park

 

The third common definition comes in as an area of land again. Parks can be privately owned but still cater to the public. They usually come in the form of a stadium, theme park or some sort of wildlife preservation like a safari.

Sentence: “Disney Land is my favorite theme park.”  

 

SSLC Park
SSLC Park

 

Learning the English language is a lot more than just definitions. Understanding and studying these words will definitely help with your grammar and sentence structure. If you are serious about improving your English and want to see Canada along the way, look at what Sprott Shaw Language College has to offer.

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