The sentence source as “A English Practical Grammar, Let’s proceed with SIMPLE ENGLISH”.

Begin a course of action. “the consortium could proceed with the plan” synonyms: begin, make a start, get going, move, take action, act, make progress.

“she was still uncertain how to proceed”

2. Go ahead, carry on, go on, continue, get on, get ahead, prosecute, move forward, get going, keep going, or execute.

Start or continue an action or process. “the building project is proceeding smoothly”.

You should ask a lawyer for advice on how to proceed”. To proceed is also to move forward or travel in a particular direction“. If you proceed to do something, you go on to do it”.

Satin blouse

“Mother had chosen the satin blouse for her”.

A blouse is a loose-fitting upper garment that was formerly worn by workmen, peasants, artists, women, and children.

A long loose overgarment that resembles a shirt or mock and is worn especially for women.

A usually loose fitting garment that covers the body from neck to the waist blouse.

Satin in Wikipedia is a weave, that typically has a glossy surface and a dull back, satin is smooth, glossy fabric, usually of sick, produced by a weave in which the threads of the warp, shiny kind of cloth, usually made from silk.


“Although she had passed her driving lesson, she refused to drive the car”.

Not willing to accept or indicate or show that one is not willing to do something.

To say or show that you are not willing to do, accept, or allow something. “she asked him for a loan, but he refused”.

Unwilling to accept or not to do. To say that you will not do or accept something. Indicate to or show that one is not willing to do something.

If you refuse to do something, you deliberately do not do it, or you say firmly that you unwillingness.


“Once the servant had swept the floor, we would spread out the mat on the floor”.

Past and past participle of sweep. To clean especially a floor by using a brush to collect the dirt into one place from which it can be removed.

“She swept  the ashes from the fireplace”.

If you sweep an area of floor or ground, you push dirt or rubbish off it using a brush.

” when I arrived, he was sweeping the leaves from the driveway”. Everyone looked up as she swept into the room”.

What does sweep out mean? Definition of sweep out is to remove dust, dirt, etc. from something by using a broom or brush.

2. The definition of sweep out is to push, carry or lift something/someone with great force.

Bare hands

“I told her to bring some food but she had come with her bare hands”.

Bare hands meaning is with one’s. With one’s hands but without tools, weapons or other implements.

Without using any type of tool or weapon. “he wrestled the lion to the ground with his bare hands”.

Using only one’s hands and no tools or weapons. Bare handed is done with nothing in or covering one’s hands. Or using or carrying no weapons.

Without using any equipment or weapons when doing something that needs a lot of strength.


The source sentence is “The page 273, past perfect tense + the adverbial is arrange the words into appropriate sentences”.

Relating to or functioning as an adverb or adverbial. An adverbial phrase, also known as an adverb phrase is a group of words that functions as an adverb in a sentence.

That is it modifies a verb, adjective, adverb, clause or the sentence as a whole. In grammar, an adverbial is a word (an adverb) or a group of words phrase or/and clause that modifies or more closely defines the sentence or the verb.

We use adverbials of manner to say how something happens or how something is done. It’s can modify a verb, an adjective or a complete sentence.

In the phrase “she smiled cheerfully” the word cheerfully is an adverb and in the sentence “she ran quickly” the adverb quickly modifies the verb ran.


“The farmer had harvested the padi in the field”.

to pick and collect crops, or to collect plants, animals, or fish to eat: In the US, winter wheat is harvested in the early summer.

the time of year when crops are cut and collected from the fields, or the activity of cutting and collecting ..

gather (a crop) as a harvest. “after harvesting, most of the crop is stored in large buildings”

synonyms:gather in, gather, bring in, take in; reap, pick, collect; raregarner, ingather, glean, cull
“once he’s harvested the wheat crop, there are still the beans”


“Father had sprinkled some salt into the basin of water”.

a small quantity or amount of something scattered over an object or surface. “a generous sprinkle of pepper”.

cover (an object or surface) with small drops or particles of a substance.

“I the floor with water” synonyms:dredge, dust, powder “when the cake is cool, sprinkle it with icing sugar”.


The sentence is “The smugglers had been hiding in the cave until the police caught them”.

someone who takes goods or people into or out of a country illegally: a drug/arms/human smuggler.

An increasing number of migrants are turning to smugglers for help.

A person smugglers goods, or drugs. Or to take things or people to or from a place secretly and often illegally.