Learn Common Verbs in English.
“Verbs” Pictionary: Cooking Verbs, Verbs of Body Movement, Action Verbs
Common Verbs in English
Grate – to cut (food) into very small pieces by rubbing it against a special tool (called a grater).
Grill – to cook (food) on a metal frame over fire.
Layer – to form or arrange parts or pieces of something on top of each other : to form or arrange (something) in layers.
Level – to make (something) flat or level.
Melt – to change or to cause (something) to change from a solid to a liquid usually because of heat. Like cheese.
Pinch – the amount of something that can be held between your finger and thumb.
Pour – to cause (something) to flow in a steady stream from or into a container or place.
Scramble – to prepare (eggs) by mixing the white and yellow parts together and then stirring the mixture in a hot pan.
Serve – to give food or drink to (someone).
Simmer – to cook (something) so that it is almost boiling for a certain period of time.
Slice – a thin piece of food that is cut from something larger.
Spread – to put a layer of (something) on top of something else.
Stir – to mix (something) by making circular movements in it with a spoon or similar object.
Taste – to sense the flavor of (something that you are eating or drinking).
Add – to put (something) with another thing or group of things.
Bake – to make (food, such as bread and cake) by preparing a dough, batter, etc., and cooking it in an oven using dry heat.
Blend – to mix (things) thoroughly and usually with good results.
Boil – to cook (something) in water that is boiling.
Bread – to cover (food) with bread crumbs before cooking it.
Broil – to cook (food) directly over or under extremely high heat.
Chop – to cut (something) into pieces by hitting it with the sharp edge of an ax, knife, etc.
Cut – to use a sharp tool (such as a knife) to open or divide (something, such as paper or wood).
Dip – to put (something) into a liquid and pull it out again quickly.
Fry – to cook (food) in fat or oil.
Tap – move your feet to the beat of music
Kick – use your feet to make something move
Limp – walk with difficulty because your leg or foot is injured
Paddle – walk in the sea with bare feet (but still wearing trousers, etc)
Wave – when you move your hand (or hands) in the air to attract attention or to say goodbye
Stroke – use long movements of your hand down someone’s skin (or an animal’s fur)
Tickle – lightly touch someone to make them laugh (because their skin is sensitive)
Pat – touch someone or something lightly with your open hand
Slap – use your open hand to hit someone or something
Punch – use your closed hand (fist) to hit someone or something
Rip – tear something using both hands
Scratch – use your nails on something
Grab – take something quickly with your hand
Flick – move something small away from you using your thumb and middle finger
Action verbs, also called dynamic verbs, express an action whether it be physical or mental