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  1. bungle
  2. episode
  3. rehabilitate
  4. intricate
  5. commuter
  1. a a single event or group of related latest episode in the fraud scandal has shocked a lot of people. eg:The drugs, the divorce and the depression - it's an episode in his life that he wants to forget. eg:Researchers from Africa and Europe compared viral DNA from this outbreak to previous episodes.
  2. b someone who regularly travels between work and morning commuters rush to offices in downtown skyscrapers as a pregnant Nepali refugee emerges from a tent pitched on the sidewalk.
  3. c to return someone or something to a good or healthy condition, state or way of living
    The prison service should try to rehabilitate prisoners so that they can lead normal lives when they leave prison.
    Physiotherapy is part of rehabilitating accident victims.
    After 20 years in official disgrace, she's been rehabilitated (= given a positive public image again).
  4. d having a lot of small parts or details that are arranged in a complicated way and are therefore sometimes difficult to understand, solve or produce
    The watch mechanism is extremely intricate and very difficult to repair.
    Police officers uncovered an intricate web of deceit.
  5. e to do something wrong, in a careless or stupid way

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. to carry and move something to a place. eg: At Christmas the family descend on the house bearing gifts. eg: Countless waiters bore trays of drinks into the room. eg: The sound of the ice-cream van was borne into the office on the wind. eg: During the campaigns at the height of malaria season - from July to October - young children will be offered so-called chemoprevention drugs. Small children are at highest risk of dying from malaria, a mosquito-borne parasitic illness that claimed the lives of some three-quarters of a million people in 2012, most of them children and babies in sub-Saharan Africa.
  2. complete or extreme
    utter confusion/misery/chaos
    utter nonsense/rubbish/drivel
    The meeting was a complete and utter waste of time.
    Lying back in the hot bath was utter bliss.
  3. UK usually strongly persuade someone to do something they do not want to do
    He was pressurized into signing the agreement.
  4. a hidden store of things, or the place where they are kept:
    an arms cache
    a cache of explosives/weapons/drugs
    Residents in the Wadajir neighborhood of southwest Mogadishu were awakened Friday by heavy gunfire.
    Colonel Ali Aden Humad, a spokesman for the African Union force AMISOM, told VOA his troops and Somali forces were trying to secure an arms cache near the home of former warlord Ahmed Hassan Adow when Adow's militia attacked.
    "So what happened is when we decided to come to that target, some militia fired on AMISOM troops."
    The ex-warlord, also known as Ahmed Da'i, told VOA's Somali service the clashes began when government forces attacked his home before dawn.
  5. causing harm or damage;These chemicals have a detrimental effect/impact on the environment. eg: the foreigner shall not engage in any activity which, in the opinion of the Controller of immigration,is detrimental to the security and well-being of Singapore.

5 True/False Questions

  1. fascinatingextremely interesting.
    The book offers a fascinating glimpse of the lives of the rich and famous.
    I found the whole film fascinating.

    Below are a few fascinating facts and findings about dreams.
    Fascinating facts about the butterfly have been drawing Dr. Taylor's attention.


  2. unaccountedforbiddingly stern;severely simple and unornamented. eg: Monasteries are austere places designed to encourage prayer and reflection.


  3. repatriateto send or bring someone, or sometimes money or other property, back to their own country. eg: We need to have one of your managers raise the end of assignment request in the system in order for us to kick start with the repatriation process. Once the EOA request is raised in the system, I will provide you with an EOA checklist which should guide you to a smooth repatriation back to your home country.


  4. grudgevery angry


  5. fluidstiff or fixed; not able to be bent, moved, changed or persuaded.a rigid steel and concrete structure;eg: In the times of the emperors, the formality within the Forbidden City was rigid beyond belief.


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