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ELS Vocab: 1360-1409 (Level 107) Quiz #1
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Adjective. I am unable to tell the difference between these documents. --Do you mean you are unable to tell which one is real
Adjective. Is this the usual procedure? --Yes. This is the usual way in which we do things.
Verb. Do you belong to any student committee or clubs? --No, I don't like to join formal groups.
Noun. How do you show respect for someone in your culture? --Respect is shown by both your behavior and your speech.
Verb. How can they attract new customers? --Sales and other special events attract people.
Noun. In some parts of the world, people die for freedom --In other parts, they take freedom for granted.
Noun./Verb. How many can I buy? Is there a limit? --Since it's a new product, there's a limit on purchases.
Noun. Do you have the most recent issue of this magazine? --Sorry. We don't have any more copies of that magazine.
Verb. Promise me you'll be careful. --I'm always careful. I promise I'll call you when I get home.
Adjective. Do we have to wear formal dress to go to that party? --Yes. It's an official function and quite formal.
Adjective. This is a limted offer. Take advantage of it now. --Is there a limited number of products?
Verb. What kind of people contribute the most to charity? --Those with the least money, contribute the most often.
Noun. What time is your flight? --In about three hours. We've got to get to the airport fast!
Noun. They say writing is the last skill to be developed. --That is certainly true in my case. My writing isn't good at all.
Verb. I think he is trying to hide his secret life. --I don't think he can hide it from everyone much longer.
Verb. I hope they don't reject my application. --When will you know if they have rejected or accepted you?
Noun. Was there any explanation of their actions? --There was no explanation of their behavior.
Verb. What does a nuclear family consist of? --It consists of parents and their children, nobody else.
Noun. Listen to this: a plate can be paper or metal. --And it could be the food you eat or what you eat it on. Go figure!
Verb. How would you assess my chances of being accepted? --It's hard to assess that. It depends on the other applications.
Adjective. They made a joint decision to buy the property. --Was it also a joint purchase? Do they own it together?
Noun. Is unemployment still increasing? --Actually, things are better and there is a little less unemployment
Noun. Do all employees get a pension when they reach a certain age? --Few people get a pension currently. Instead they save on their own.
Noun. We need some rain. Everything is so dry. --Perhaps it will rain soon.
Adjective. What a lovely view! --Do men use the word "lovely'?
Adverb.. I called twice last night. Where were you? --Twice? I went out for two minutes but then came right back.
Verb. Who did you invite to our party? --Who didn't I invite? I asked everyone we know.
Adverb.. Slow down. There is a police car ahead. --In that case, maybe there's trouble ahead.
Noun. Which do you like better, Spring or Summer? --Here, Spring is when everything turns green. I like that a lot.
Noun. What is the capacity of this room? --The official capacity, on the sign, is 100, but it can hold more.
Noun./Verb. It's a big challenge to learn so much in so little time. --True. But when we are challenged, we grow stronger.
Noun. They are going to close that factory down. --How will all the factory employees find new jobs?
Noun. The youth in my country reject their parents' ideas. --Isn't that what youth around the world do?
Verb. Why don't we sing a song? --What purpose does singing a song in class serve?
Adverb.. Surely you can do better than that! --Slowly but surely I'm making progress.
Noun. How can I make a selection from all these courses? --Base your course selection on what is most interesting.
Verb. The answers you get on your survey may vary greatly. --They seem to vary from person to person.
Verb. Can the government impose a new tax without a vote? --Yes. It seems to me, they impose a new one every year.
Adjective. Don't you think that news show is too violent for a child to see? --Do you mean the one about the violent attack on the army post?
Noun. I'm going to write a letter to the editor of the newspaper. --Are most letters to the editor published?
Noun. It's been a while since I've studied in a school. It feels strange. --Especially since you have been a teacher for a long while.
Verb. They warned us not to expect a positive outcome. --Do you mean they said the results might not be what you wanted?
Noun. Can I buy the medicine I'm used to taking in a store. --You may have to see a doctor to get the medicine you need.
Noun. What is your dream in life? --My dream is to have a big family and a good job. What's yours?
Noun. Did the army declare a victory in that region? --They said they had finally won a victory.
Noun. I plan to get a degree in finance. --Do you enjoy analysis? That's an essential part of finance.
Verb. Please don't cry. --I am not crying. There's something caught in my eye.
Verb./Noun. If I write a letter to the college, who do I address? --"To whom it may concern" and send it to the main address.
Verb. The storm destroyed many trees. --The powerful winds destroyed houses as well.
Noun. I had every intention of starting college, but I got sick and can't. --You had no intention of getting sick; try again next year.
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