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G23 Be Called

Lesson Twenty-three

(be) called

The verbs "be" + "call" are used to name things.

  • A: What is this called?
  • B: It’s called a backhoe.

backhoe

  • A: What is this?
  • B: It’s called a bran muffin.
  • A: What are these called?
  • B: They’re called bon bons. Some people call them "candy" or "chocolates."
  • A: What are these called?
  • B: They’re called binoculars.
  • A: What’s this?
  • B: It’s called a funnel.
  • A: What kind of animal is this?
  • B: It’s called a baboon.
  • A: What are these animals called in English?
  • B: They’re called deer.
  • A: What are these flowers called?
  • I think they’re called Chrysanthemums or Mums.

Next: Lesson Twenty-four

"get" + past participle

 

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