65 terms

遠東施版 B2L4 Using Politically Correct English

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fairly
treating everyone equally
offend
to do or say something rude that upsets someone
prefer
to like one thing or person better than another
server
a person who serves others, especially at a restaurant
server
a computer or device on a network that manages
offensive
You're not allowed to use _______ language here.
service
Our company provides very good after-sales _______.
server
I couldn't send any email this afternoon because the _____ was down.
politically
with regard to the structure or affairs of government
politicians
I don't think you should trust what those _______ are saying.
attempt
an act of trying to do something
respectful
showing politeness or appreciation
disrespectful
My mother got very angry with me because I was _______ to her friends last night.
respect
The principal ended his speech by asking the students to _______ one another.
respect
He shows great _______ for his teachers.
emphasis
extra importance given to something
emphasis
When you speak English, don't put too much _______ on always speaking perfectly.
emphasize
I can't ________ strongly enough how important regular exercise is.
passenger
a person on a plane, train, etc. who is not driving or working on it
passengers
The flight attendant reminded the ________ to fasten their seat belts.
flight
The _______ from Taipei to Singapore takes four hours.
flight
a trip made by flying
attendant
someone whose job is to help or serve people
attend
Mrs. Jones will _______ to any inquiries relating to scholarships.
attendant
My sister is a flight _______ for Delta Airlines.
profession
a type of job needing a high level of education or training
occupy
to fill a place
occupy
Women _______ the best jobs in this company.
occupied
The bathroom downstairs is _______. Why don't you try the one upstairs?
term
a word or an expression that has a particular meaning
treat
to behave towards someone in a particular way
fair
I don't think my parents are being _______. My brother can stay overnight with friends, but I am not allowed to.
treatment
Teachers should give all students equal __________.
treatment
Despite being Obama's daughter, Malia Obama does not get special ______ as an intern in the company.
suppose
to think or guess
suppose
Her last book was a best seller, so I _______ her next one will be successful, too.
supposed
You are not _____ to use smartphones or other electronic devices in class without teachers' permission.
visualize
to see a picture of something in your mind
visualize
Now relax, and try to ________ a blue sky on a warm day.
male
a human being or an animal of the sex that doesn't give birth
visual
She learns best by seeing and reading. She's a _______ learner.
female
We hope more f_______ students would come to TNFSH.
issue
a topic of concern
issue
Money has always been an _________ between my parents.
race
a distinct group of people, with similar physical characteristics
racial
To stop _______ discrimination, you should avoid using non-PC terms.
disability
a condition that makes it difficult for someone to do the things other people do
ability
Students joining this club are expected to have the ________ to create a website.
frequently
often
Frequently
You can find the answer to your problem in the _________ Asked Questions (FAQ) section on the website.
frequent
My mother and my sister are both f_________t visitors to this beauty salon.
speech
the way you speak;
a formal talk
speech
He has a __________ problem. He can't say the sound "s" very well.
gender
the state of being male or female
pronoun
a word that is used instead of a noun
singular
\the form of a word used to talk about only one thing
advocate
a supporter
plural
the form of a word used to talk about more than one thing
handicapped
being physically or mentally disabled
call out
to say something loudly
take ... away
to remove something (from a place or amount)
end in
to finish in a particular way
go too far
to do or say too much
go too far
Do not ______ ______ ______ when criticizing others.
change with the times
to change the way you think to make it modern

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