book

 

 

Learn English  
 

Blue Level

 
 

Red Level

 
 

Yellow Level

 
 

Green Level

 
 

Purple Level

 
 

Orange Level

 
 

Violet Level

 
 

Video Lessons

 
 

Links

 
 

American Speech

 
 

Chat

 
 

How to Learn

 
 

Vocabulary

 
 

U.S. Citizenship

 
 

Reading

 

 

 

 


 

fret

 

To fret about something is to worry.

  • Tina frets about everything.
  • Henry is fretting over his grades.
  • You shouldn't fret about that. There's nothing you can do.
  • Don't fret. We'll figure out how to fix this.

This word can also be used as a noun:

  • The mother was so consumed by fret that she had a nervous breakdown.
  • The fret of more fatalities related to the ignition caused the automaker to order a recall.
  • The man's fret soon disappeared when he realized the woman was pushing a bag of laundry in the buggy and not a baby.

fret

 

A fret is also a part of the guitar that produces notes and chords.

frets

  • My fingers are spread out over four frets.
  • In order to produce sound on a guitar, your fingers must be placed on the right frets.

 

Click here to learn more words.

 

April 6, 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

© 2018 Learn American English Online. All rights reserved.