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5 Matching questions
- a help given, especially by the state or an organization, to people who need it, especially because they do not have enough money
- b moral in an honest, brave and not selfish way.
a noble gesture.
His followers believe they are fighting for a noble cause.
eg: Tapping the new spirit, there can be no nobler nor more ambitious task for America to undertake on this day of a new beginning than to help shape a just and peaceful world that is truly humane.
- c a person who is believed to have a special power which allows them to say what a god wishes to tell people, especially about things that will happen in the future.eg:an Old Testament prophet .
eg:Malaysia has joined other Muslim nations in banning the biblical motion picture Noah, saying actor Russell Crowe's visual depiction of the prophet is against the laws of Islam.
The chairman of Malaysia's Film Censorship Board, Abdul Halim Abdul Hamid, said in a statement Monday that the movie could not be shown in the country because Islam prevents the visual depiction of any prophet.
Noah is an important figure in Islam, Christianity and Judaism.
Some Christian organizations in the U.S. have also been angered by the film, saying the plot strays too far from the biblical portrayal of Noah.
eg:Hundreds of thousands of Shi'ite pilgrims are in the holy Iraqi city of Karbala. They are gathered there for the annual Ashura observance. They have done so even though there is a continuing threat of Sunni extremist attacks.
Iraq's security forces have deployed tens of thousands of troops to protect the travelers, or pilgrims. They are observing the 7th century death of Prophet Muhammad's grandson, Hussein. He is one of Shi'ite Islam's most respected people. His death marks the split between Shi'ite and Sunni Islam.
- d a short and sudden fight, especially one involving a small number of people.
Two police officers were injured in scuffles with fans at Sunday's National Football League contest.
eg:Police blocked their buses from leaving, so they left the buses and walked there themselves, with scuffles then erupting outside the diplomatic mission.
- e to shake slightly, usually because you are cold, frightened, or very emotional.
When he came out of the water, he was trembling with cold.
eg:"Hello, little girl," a young man called out cheerfully. "How far is it to the main road?" Sylvie was trembling as she whispered "two miles." She came out of the bushes and looked up into the face of a tall young man carrying a gun.
5 Multiple choice questions
- to remember officially and give respect to a great person or event, especially by a public ceremony or by making a statue or special building.
Gathered all together in this church, we commemorate those who lost their lives in the great war.
A statue has been built to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the poet's birthday.
eg:Resolute Occupy protesters raise umbrellas to commemorate firing of tear gas.
- something that is likely to cause harm.Drunk drivers are a menace to everyone.Tymoshenko, who also met with Donetsk business leaders, had planned to hold a news conference outside the regional government offices. But an air of menace from gathering masked militants, a scuffle and the arrival of pro-Russian babushukas (elderly women) persuaded her aides to move to a nearby hotel.
- Transitive verb. [T] If you leave something in a particular condition you do not touch it, move it or act to change it in any way, so that it stays in the same condition.
Leave that chair where it is.
He left most of his dinner (= did not eat much of it).
[+ obj + adj ] The family were left (= became and continued to be) homeless.
I'll have to go back - I think I've left the iron on.
You can leave the window open.
Leave your sister alone (= Stop annoying her).
eg: National Atmospheric and Space Administration officials say MAVEN will study the planet's upper atmosphere. They say it is the first spacecraft designed to do so. NASA scientists say MAVEN will measure the rates at which gases leave the Martian atmosphere. They hope the information it gathers will help them learn how the climate of Mars has changed over time.
- 1.connected with human activity at sea
Amalfi and Venice were important maritime powers.
Make sure you visit the maritime museum if you're interested in anything to do with ships or seafaring.
eg: Paul Johnston is curator of Maritime History at the Smithsonian's Museum of American History here in Washington, D.C. The museum displays the gold nugget Mr. Marshall found.
2. near the sea or coast
The temperature change in winter is less pronounced in maritime areas.
- a soldier, usually one who has both experience and skill in fighting, especially in the past.
eg:Today, we begin a new series from a book by American writer Edgar Rice Burroughs. The book is called "A Princess of Mars." It is the first book in a series that Burroughs wrote about a man who travels to Mars during the last years of the eighteen hundreds. There, the man meets strange beings and sees strange sights. At first he is a captive, then a warrior, and after many battles, a prince of a royal family.
5 True/False questions
mausoleum → large farm animals kept for their milk or meat; cows and bulls.
eg: Special railroad cars kept the meat cold, so it would remain fresh until sold. As the meat industry grew, the demand for fresh meat increased. More and more cattle were needed.
There were millions of cattle in Texas, but no way to get them to the eastern markets. The closest point on the railroad was Sedalia, Missouri, more than one thousand kilometers away. Some cattlemen believed it might be possible to walk cattle to the railroad, letting them feed on the open grassland along the way.
might → noun. power, strength or force.
Pizarro defeated the might of the Inca Empire with only a few hundred men.
She struggled with all her might to get free.
eg: Germany continued to seem strong during the first months after the United States entered the war in Europe. But the situation began to change. German strength and control were greatest in November 1942. After then, the mighty German military machine began to slow down.
severance → 1.money paid by an employer to an employee whose job the employer has had to bring to an end. eg: The management have offered employees one week's severance (pay) for each six months they have worked at the company.2.the act of ending a connection, relationship, etc. or of being separated from a person, place, etc. eg: The minister announced the severance of aid to the country.
conception → (n.) the beginning, start, earliest stage of some process, institution, etc.eg: Since its inception in 1968, the company has been at the forefront of computer development. eg:Not every project is the same. In fact, most of them are very different. But they all have the common components of Inception, Elaboration, Construction, and Transition (depending on the methodology used by your company, the names vary but the purposes are the same).
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acidity → very large, powerful or important.
In the next game they will face the mighty Redskins.
the mighty River Po.
eg:His once mighty army now had less than fifty thousand men. These men were tired and hungry. And they had to defend a line almost sixty kilometers long, from Richmond to the city of Petersburg.