5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a warn; reprove
He admonished his listeners to change their wicked ways.
- b 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.
- c addition; appendix to book; adjunct
Jane's editor approved her new comparative literature text but thought it would be even better with an
addendum on recent developments in literary criticism.
- d 1. (n) supporter; follower; advocate; backer; upholder; patron (a) sticky; viscous
In the wake of the scandal, the senator's one-time adherent quietly deserted him.
- e refer to; mention
Since you advert to this matter so frequently, you must regard it as important.
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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.
Though Wellington delegated many tasks to his chief adjutant, Lord Fitzroy Somerset, Somerset was in no doubt as to who made all major decisions.
- mixture as of metals
alloy of gold are used more frequently than the pure metal.
- openmouthed (há hốc mồm)
She stared, agape, at the many strange animals in the zoo.
- stir up; disturb (khuấy động)
Her fiery remarks agitated the already angry mob.
5 True/False questions
affirmation → connection; cooperation
His affiliation with the political party was of short duration for he soon disagreed with his colleagues.
addle → muddle; drive crazy; fuddle; befuddle; confound; confuse; bewilder
This idiotic plan is confusing enough to addle anyone.
alliteration → collection; heap
It took weeks to assort the agglomeration of miscellaneous items she had collected on her trip.
agglomeration → confirmation
Despite Tom's affirmation of innocence, Aunt Polly still suspected he had eaten the pie.
alleviate → relieve
This should alleviate the pain; if it does not, we shall have to use stronger drugs.