28 terms

Q3_2e Unit 8 Listenings 1-2 with fill-ins

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achieve (v.)
reach by effort or skill
determination (n.)
willpower; strength of character
downside (n.)
disadvantage; negative aspect
frustrating (adj.)
annoying; causing someone to feel upset
give up (phr. v.)
quit; stop making an effort
goal (n.)
ambition; wanted result
measure (v.)
judge; estimate the quality or value of something
realistic (adj.)
reasonable
ruin (v.)
spoil; to cause great damage or harm
status (n.)
position
develop (v.)
improve
emphasize (v.)
stress; give special importance to
fear (v.)
be afraid; unpleasant emotion because something is dangerous
lack (v.)
to not have
permit (v.)
allow
preparation (n.)
training
top (adj.)
leading; highest in position
turn down (phr. v.)
refuse; reject
achieve (v.)
Fill-in: Work hard and try to _____ your goals.
determination (n.)
Fill-in: If you have a lot of _____, you won't give up.
downside (n.)
Fill-in: Snow is beautiful, but the _____ is that it's very cold.
frustrating (adj.)
Fill-in: Sitting in traffic can be very boring and _____.
goal (n.)
Fill-in: Work hard and try to achieve your _____.
realistic (adj.)
Fill-in: If your plan is _____, you will succeed.
ruin (v.)
Fill-in: Don't let one bad experience _____ your whole day.
develop (v.)
Fill-in: Education helps us _____ into wiser, more capable people.
permit (v.)
Fill-in: The school does not _____ smoking in the building.
preparation (n.)
Fill-in: Studying is good _____ for an exam.