Daily Routines: Useful Words to Describe your Daily Activities

One of the most common topics of conversation in any language is to talk about your daily routine. When speaking with an English speaker, you are likely going to want to at least refer to your daily routine and there is a whole host of vocabulary related to this topic. Knowing these words and phrases is also excellent for listening to other people as they are likely to talk about their daily routines and you are going to want to be able to understand what they are saying.

Daily Routines

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There are some key phrases and common verbs that are useful to learn in order to explain your day to another person.

Learn more with a big list of verbs in English. 

Daily Activities List

  • Do the laundry
  • Hang the clothes
  • Iron the clothes
  • Make the bed
  • Go to bed
  • Wake up
  • Brush the teeth
  • Drive to work
  • Get home
  • Take a bath
  • Brush your hair
  • Surf the net
  • Play with friends
  • Go to school
  • Go shopping
  • Exercise
  • Wash the car
  • Get dressed
  • Go out with a friend
  • Take pictures
  • Play the guitar
  • Water the plant
  • Go for a walk
  • Work
  • Have breakfast
  • Have lunch
  • Have dinner
  • Make dinner
  • Fold the laundry
  • Surf the net
  • Feed the dog
  • Take a taxi
  • Wait for the bus
  • Paint the picture
  • Have a break (U.K) – Take a break (U.S)
  • Walk the dog
  • Take out the rubbish/ trash
  • Sweep the floor
  • Rake the leaves
  • Read the news
  • Clean the window
  • Cut the grass
  • Do the dishes
  • Paint the house

Learn these daily activities words to enhance your vocabulary in English.

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Talking about Your Daily Routines with Pictures

Do the laundry

I need to do the laundry today before I run out of clean clothes.

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Hang the clothes

I need to hang the clothes on the clothesline to dry them.

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Iron the clothes

I have to iron the clothes before wearing them to make them look neat and wrinkle-free.

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Make the bed

Before leaving the house, I always make the bed so it looks neat.

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Vacuum the floor

I vacuum the floor every day to keep my house clean and free from dust and dirt.

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Go to bed

I usually go to bed around 10 PM to get enough sleep for the next day.

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Wake up

I wake up at 6 AM every morning to start my day.

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Brush the teeth

After waking up, I brush my teeth to freshen up.

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Drive to work

Every morning, I drive to work to start my day.

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Get home

When I get home from work, I like to relax and unwind.

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Take a bath

After a long day, I like to take a bath to relieve stress.

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Brush your hair

Before leaving the house, I always brush my hair to look presentable.

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Surf the net

In my free time, I like to surf the net and discover new things.

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Play with friends

I love playing with my friends and having fun together.

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Go to school

Every weekday, I go to school to learn and grow.

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Go shopping

On the weekends, I like to go shopping and buy new things.

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Exercise

Exercise is good for health and helps to keep the body fit.

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Put on makeup

I usually put on makeup before going to a party or a special occasion.

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Wash the car

I need to wash the car before going on a long drive.

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Get dressed

I should get dressed before going to work.

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Go out with a friend

I am planning to go out with a friend to watch a movie tonight.
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Take pictures

I love to take pictures of nature and wildlife.

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Play the guitar

Playing the guitar is one of my favorite hobbies.

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Water the plant

I need to water the plant every day to keep it healthy.
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Go for a walk

I usually go for a walk in the park in the evening.

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Work

I have to work on a project for my office today.

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Have breakfast

Having breakfast is the most important meal of the day.

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Have lunch

I usually have lunch at the cafeteria near my office.

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Have dinner

After a long day at work, I like to have dinner with my family and catch up on our day.

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Make dinner

I am planning to make dinner for my family tonight.
 
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Fold the laundry

I always fold the laundry neatly before putting it back in the closet.

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Surf the net

In my free time, I like to surf the net and explore new websites.

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Feed the dog

Every morning, I feed the dog and make sure he has enough food and water.

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Take a taxi

When I’m in a hurry, I take a taxi to get to my destination faster.

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Wait for the bus

I usually wait for the bus at the bus stop and read a book while I wait.

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Paint the picture

I love to paint the picture and express my creativity on the canvas.

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Have a break (U.K) – Take a break (U.S)

After working for a few hours, I like to have/take a break and relax for a bit.

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Walk the dog

Every day, I walk the dog around the neighborhood to get some exercise.

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Take out the rubbish (U.S)

Before the garbage truck comes, I take out the rubbish and put it in the bin.

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Sweep the floor

To keep the house clean, I sweep the floor and pick up any debris.

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Rake the leaves

During the fall season, I rake the leaves and put them in the compost bin.

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Read the news

I like to read the news every morning to stay informed about current events.

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Clean the window

I need to clean the window in my room because it’s covered in dust and looks dirty.

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Cut the grass

To keep the lawn looking neat, I cut the grass every week with a lawnmower.

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Do the dishes

After cooking a meal, I do the dishes and clean up the kitchen.

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Paint the house

When the house needs a fresh coat of paint, I paint the house to give it a new look.

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Describing your Daily Activities | Daily Routines Picture

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