51 terms

Reading For Speed & Fluency Lvl 2, Ch 2

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allowance
(n.) a fixed sum of money given regularly.
"My father gives me an ______ of 10 dollars."
enough
(adj.) as much as you need or as much as is necessary.
"The pen costs $4, but I only have $2. I don't have _____ money."
point
(n.) a factor, reason, or idea. "The teacher talked about three different ______."
both
(adj.) used to refer to two people or things together
amount
(n.) a quantity; a measure
waste
(v.) to use more than is necessary of something, or not to use something in a useful way
chance
(n.) possibility, probability
choice
(n.) the act of choosing or selecting
teenager
(n.) someone who is aged between the ages of 13 and 19
instead
(adv.) in place of something else. "I'll have bread ______ of rice today."
marketing
(n.) the part of business which tries to get people to buy a company's products
advertising
(n.) the activity of telling people about a company
ad
(n.) a picture, short film, article etc. which tries to persuade people to buy a product or service.
"The softbank _____ has a white dog in it."
product
(n.) something produced to be sold
provide
(v.) to give or supply
figure out
(v.) to understand. "I couldn't ______ the difficult math problem."
cost
(v.) to cause someone to lose or destroy something valuable
willing
(adj.) agreeable to.
"I am _____ to study hard to pass this course."
hopefully
(adv.) used to express what you would like to happen
customer
(n.) a person who buys from a shop
currency
(n.) the money that is used particular places or countries; e.g. yen, pound, euro, peso
change ... into
(v.) to alter the status of one thing into another. "I _______ yen ____ Canadian dollars when I went to Canada."
currency exchange
(n.) the act of exchanging one currency for another
cost
(v.) to cause someone to lose or destroy something valuable
arrive
(v.) to come to a certain point in the course of travel
price
(n.) the amount of money needed to buy something
travel
(v.) to go on a journey, or to visit different places
decide
(v.) reach, make, or come to a decision about something
Euro
(n.) the money of most of Europe
whole
(adj.) entire
business
(n.) an organization that buys or sells products or services
stock
(n.) a piece of a business, bought in the form of shares
piece
(n.) A piece of something.
"Do you want a ___ of cake?"
share (v)
(v.) to do something together with another person
"Let's _____ this cake."
share (n)
(n.) a unit of ownership in a company
"I bought _______s in Google."
equal
(adj.) having the same value as another
buyer
(n.) someone who purchases something
owner
(n.) a person who owns something
stock market
(n.) a particular market where stocks and bonds are traded.
"Shares on the Tokyo _________ went down today."
rise
(v.) to go up or to a higher position
finally
(adv.) in the end
carry
(v.) to hold something with you
as many as....
(adv.) a phrase used to show the meaning of many as a very large number.
"There are _____ 10,000 students at this university."
replace
(v.) to put one thing in the place of another; to put back
destroy
(v.) ruin; damage
burn
(v.) to consume in fire; to change form by fire
mint
(n.) a place where money is made
sheet
(n.) a large thin flat piece of something
individual
(adj.) relating to one person or thing
put together
(v.) to combine or bring together
stack
(n.) a pile of something
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