5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a 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.
- b calm; pacify
The crew tried to allay the fears of the passengers by announcing that the fire had been controlled.
- c items of business at a meeting
We had so much difficulty agreeing upon an agenda that there was very little time for the meeting.
- d mixture as of metals
alloy of gold are used more frequently than the pure metal.
- e 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.
5 Multiple choice questions
The agility of the acrobat amazed and thrilled the audience.
- attachment; addendum
I will entertain this concept as an adjunct to the main proposal.
- 1.skillful; facile 2. agile (agility) easy; nimble (nhanh nhẩu, lẹ làng)
His adroit handling of the delicate situation pleased his employers.
- make hostile; separate
Her attempts to alienate the two friends failed because they had complete faith in each other.
This should alleviate the pain; if it does not, we shall have to use stronger drugs.
5 True/False questions
affluence → abundance; wealth
Foreigners are amazed by the affluence and luxury of the American way of life.
Accustomed to being treated with respect, Miss Challoner was affronted by Vidal's offensive behavior.
alimony → 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.
allude → state without proof
It is alleged that she had worked for the enemy.
alcove → 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.
adulation → flattery; blandishment (sự tâng bốc, sự xu nịnh)
The rock star thrived on the adulation of his groupies and yes-men.