50 terms

Lvl3 Ch3 R11-15 Reading for Speed and Fluency

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experience
(n.) something that someone sees, feels, or does Traveling around the world is a great ___. Try it!
ATM
(n.) Automated Teller Machine; a bank machine
connected
(adj.) related, or linked, to something else
convenient
(adj.) easy and comfortable to do, or to get to
account
(n.) where a bank keeps your money
button
(n.) what you press to control a machine I pressed the 'play' ___, but nothing happened.
employee
(n.) someone who is paid to work for someone else
credit card
(n.) a plastic card you use to buy things with; e.g. Visa, MasterCard, American Express
bill
(n.) a piece of paper money
directly
(adv.) in a straight line; without turning
researcher
(n.) a person who studies something to find out new facts and information
personal
(adj.) belonging, or about, a single person This is my ___ cup. You can use that other one.
set up
(v.) to make something ready to use We ___ the tent on the beach.
teenage
(adj.) to do with people between 13 and 19 years old
survey
(n.) a set of questions given to a group of people The ___ asked parents if they like video games.
out of
a number taken from a larger number Fifteen people ___ a hundred walk to work
online
connected to the Internet
blog
(n.) a website that publishes news and opinions, often personal, written by one or a few people
regularly
(adv.) done in a normal way
download
(v.) to transfer files from the Internet to a computer or other device
industry
(n.) all companies in the same kind of business The computer ___ is growing larger every year.
backward
(adv.) toward the back; with the back leading
mirror
(n.) a reflective surface, often made of glass I checked my hair in the bathroom ___.
overnight
when something happens very quickly Justin Bieber became a star ___.
save
(v.) to stop something from being wasted We took a shortcut to ___ time.
allow
(v.) to permit; to let
final
(adj.) last
compare
(v.) to look at the characteristics of two different things
publish
(v.) to print something that can be sold to people
difference
(n.) something that is not the same
sword
(n.) a long metal blade used for fighting
average
(adj.) usual; ordinary
according to
(adv.) as said by
puzzle
(n.) a toy or problem designed to amuse by presenting difficulties to be solved by ingenuity or patient effort
violence
(n.) an action to hurt or kill others
argue
(v.) to fight with words
rate
(v.) to be ranked or measured according to a scale
entertainment
(n.) shows, movies, plays, performances, etc. that people enjoy watching or listening to
rent
(v.) to allow someone to use something for a limited time, in return for money
decision
(n.) a choice about something
commonly
(adv.) usually
upload
(v.) to transfer files from a computer or other device to the Internet
extremely
(adv.) to a great degree, highly
effectively
(adv.) doing something well enough to get a result I studied ___, so I passed the test
view
(v.) to look at or watch something
piracy
(n.) the act of stealing something by copying it; e.g. a song, movie, computer game, etc.
habit
(n.) something you do often, without thinking Smoking is a bad ___
centralize
(v.) to organize something under one control
directly
(adv.) in a straight line
court
(n.) the place where judges make decisions
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