5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a nook; recess (hốc tường)
Though their apartment lacked a full-scale dining room, an alcove adjacent to the living room made an
adequate breakfast nook for the young couple.
- b muddle; drive crazy; fuddle; befuddle; confound; confuse; bewilder
This idiotic plan is confusing enough to addle anyone.
- c opponent; enemy
Batman struggled to save Gotham City from the machinations of his wicked adversary, the Joker.
- d assistant
Though Wellington delegated many tasks to his chief adjutant, Lord Fitzroy Somerset, Somerset was in no doubt as to who made all major decisions.
- e warn; reprove
He admonished his listeners to change their wicked ways.
5 Multiple choice questions
- refer indirectly
Try not to allude to this matter in his presence because the topic annoys him.
- payments make to an ex-spouse after divorce (tiền cấp dưỡng sau khi li dị)
Because Tony had supported Tina through medical school, on their divorce he asked the court to award
him $500 a month in alimony.
adverse circumstances compelled him to close his business.
- intensify; amplify; enlarge; elevate; escalate (đất đai, quyền lực)
The history of the past quarter century illustrates how a President may aggrandize his power to act
aggressively in international affairs without considering the wishes of Congress.
Despite Tom's affirmation of innocence, Aunt Polly still suspected he had eaten the pie.
5 True/False questions
adorn → decorate
Wall paintings and carved statues adorned the temple.
agape → stir up; disturb (khuấy động)
Her fiery remarks agitated the already angry mob.
adventitious → arrival (sự đến)
Most Americans were unaware of the advent of the Nuclear Age until the news of Hiroshima reached
aghast → openmouthed (há hốc mồm)
She stared, agape, at the many strange animals in the zoo.
affidavit → written statement made under oath (bản khai có tuyên thệ)
The court refused to accept his statement unless he presented it in the form of an affidavit.