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Childhood memories, Mod 3, Work
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My mother always called me her gift from God, and her words really ____
. (=remained in my memory)
Our relationship did have this one unusual component. We
___ each other's religions.
Last week there were strong currents in the water and I nearly _________ed.
got to know
We really --- -- ---- each other when we were abroad together.
Back in Ukraine, I ________ to work in a restaurant.
I've ________ living here for more than 10 years.
I just _______ _______ that my sister is pregnant.
And then, after the 8th grade,
_____. Anna's father got a job in California and just like that, she was gone.
Small babies need _____ attention. / People under the regime lived in _____ fear.
When we were kids Anna and I were _______ - we spent all our time together.
Your average 7th grade girl's attentions can be pretty _____. But not Anna. Her loyalty to us was constant.
Husbands should be prepared to do their share of the *household* ----. / In my house, my mother does most of the
ould be prepared to do their share of the *household* ----. / In my house, my mother does most of the *household* ----.
My father was always disappointed that Joey didn't follow in his ________ and join the family business.
She often spends a fortune on clothes—it's her greatest ---. / I don't drink, I don't smoke; chocolate is my only ---.
With 66 crime novels published between 1920 and 1976, Agatha Christie is one the most ---- writers of the 20th century.
She was not attracted to boys ___ ___ but liked the older boys in high school.
She doesn't have any brothers or sisters - She's an --- ---.
Should I tell him his kid is a spoilt ____?
Long time no see! So what are you -- -- these days?
His parents never said no to him and spoiled him ______.
When she came home with her hair dyed red, they knew it was the start of a teenage ________.
She decided to ____ a party to celebrate the news.
At school I was
really good / terrible / hopeless
This box is really heavy.
Give me a
____, will you? ~ Sure, I got it.
She ---- when he told her he'd become a priest.
He broke his leg so he couldn't ------ a professional
I haven't seen you for ages. What have you been -- --?
I think we'll have to call the ------- to fix that tap.
The dinner was a pleasant opportunity for members to ----- --
each other's news.
If you come across a word you don't know ---- it -- in the Cambridge dictionary.
The college has an annual ------- for former students.
She ----- --- when she saw a huge spider in the bath.
--- ----, she announced that she was leaving.
He said he'd given up smoking, but the empty packs on the table were a
---. (= clearly showed the secret truth).
You can find which food you are allergic to by a process of ---.
(=by removing, one by one, other possibilities)
The law requires equal treatment for all, ---- *of* race, religion, or sex. / The club welcomes all new members ----
law requires equal treatment for all, ---- *of* race, religion, or sex. / The club welcomes all new members ---- *of* age.
Sorry I can't today, I have emails to answer, bills to pay and other life ---- to take care of.
He doesn't like to get involved and take sides at meetings - he tends to sit on -- ---.
students ------- ----- of college
after only one year.
There is a popular --- that too much exercise is bad for you.
What time do you usually start work? ~ It _________ from day to day.
He was going to go to University, but he _____ his ____ and went travelling instead.
He's a good worker and he's ___________. (=you can count on him)
three Universities and was accepted by two.
I only ___ ______ for the days I work. (=receive wages)
back to back
We have two lessons _______ this morning: Speaking with Leo, then Listening with Hanny.
(=one after the other)
It is a small hospital with a ________ of just over a hundred. / He is a very valued member of our _______.
his way up
He started out as a secretary, but worked ________ and eventually became a manager.
I was bored with my job and felt I needed a new _________.
Maria's been my partner since I took the business --- from my father.
There's an ------
an editorial assistant in our department.
Sales reps need to be ------- because they are constantly meeting customers. / She has an ------- personality.
I'm taking an English course to improve my
I had an excellent job offer which I ---
and now regret.
Gaps in your employment history are --- ---- to employers. / The fact that she had a succession of temporary jobs
some --- ----.
He is a doctor and expects his son
to follow in his
As a result of downsizing / corporate restructuring, many people have
In my opinion, she's a hugely --- singer / actor. / Job security is ---. (Daniel thinks!)
(not as good or important as some people think)
What the Belgian team clearly ---- is Lukaku's ability to score goals.
She had a --- childhood/comes from a ---background. / It's a --- area.
(=poor, without the things that are necessary for a happy life)
It was a --- moment for me when I realized I should start managing my money better.
(a moment when you suddenly realize something or have a good idea)
In this job, you'll have to learn to --- with pressure. / I quit my job because I just couldn't --- with stress anymore.
He lives in Jerusalem but works in Tel Aviv so he has to __________ every day.
(=travel to/from work)
Tina really -----ed me in the meeting this morning. / My roommate's got some really -----ing habits.
She runs her own ---. / She does a lot of --- with China.
If I hadn't turned down that job offer I --- --- a better salary now.
I don't have any qualifications. If only I --- dropped out of college!
You're making a mountain out of - ---.
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