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Lvl1 Ch1-4 R1-20 Reading for Speed and Fluency

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belong to
(v.) to own; This pen doesn't _______ me. Is it yours?
include
(v.) to have together; a set; with Lunch will ___ a drink.
hair
(n.) something that grows out of your head
come out
(v.) to appear The sun will ___ from behind the clouds.
lay
(v.) to put down; to deposit eggs Chickens ___ eggs.
care for
(v.) to look after the needs of someone My grandmother is very old so my family ___ her.
part
(n.) smaller pieces that make up the whole
ground
(n.) land; soil You sleep on the ___ when you go camping.
protect
(v.) to make safe Wearing a helmet will ___ cyclists.
for example
for instance
whole
(adj.) entire; all She was hungry so she ate the ___ cake.
hearing
(n.) the ability to listen to sound
spend
(v.) to use up or pay out money
a lot of
(adj.) many; a large number
on one's own
alone
in groups
together with a number of people or things
usually
(adv.) under normal conditions; commonly
look after
(v.) to take care of
attack
(v.) to start a fight with
worth
(adj.) equal in value to something specified A Van Gogh painting is ___ millions of dollars.
interesting
(adj.) holding one's attention
breathe
(v.) to take air into your mouth and let it out
chase
(v.) to run after someone or something Dogs like to ___ cats.
deal with
(v.) to handle or manage a difficult situation It's difficult, but I must ___ this problem.
layer
(n.) a covering of some material laid or spread over a surface The cake has a ___ of cream and a ___ of fruit.
feather
(n.) part of the outer covering of a bird
produce
(v.) to make Bees ___ honey.
rub
(v.) to press in a circular or up and down repeated movement
get through
(v.) to enter, pierce, penetrate This coat is great. The wind can't __ and make me cold.
share
(v.) to have or use something at the same time as someone else
backbone
(n.) the long bone in the middle of the back
unusual
(adj.) not usual, not common, or not ordinary
eel
(n.) a long, snakelike fish
amphibian
(n.) a type of cold-blooded animal that lives partly on land, partly in the water; e.g. a frog
eventually
(adv.) in the end; after a period of time I studied hard, tried many times and ___ passed my driving test.
reptile
(n.) an animal which is cold-blooded; e.g. lizards
disappear
(v.) to stop being seen or to stop existing
develop
(v.) to improve Sony is trying to ___ new televisions.
instead of
in place of I ate rice ___ bread this morning.
come along
(v.) to accompany someone, attend as a part of a group You're going to the movies! Can I ___ too?
notice
(v.) to have something catch one's attention
train
(v.) to practice toward a goal
trick
(n.) a clever or skilful action that someone does in order to entertain people.
mean
(v.) to have a particular meaning
influence
(v.) to have some effect on; to change Parents try to ___ their children.
after all
(adv.) despite factors to the contrary My teacher said I couldn't do it, but I passed the test ___.
actually
(adv.) in truth; really I usually don't like movies, but I ___ liked Batman.
male
(n.) a man or boy; opp. female
please
(v.) to act to the pleasure or satisfaction of It will ___ me, if I win the prize.
equal
(n.) the same
discover
(v.) to find out
enter
(v.) to go into
get lost
(v.) to become completely focused on something I like to ___ in music.
picture
(v.) to imagine; to form an image in one's mind
fact
(n.) something that is true
distance
(n.) the space between two points The ___ from the campus to Fuchinobe station is 3 kilometers.
president
(n.) the political leader of a country that does not have a king or queen
United States
(n.) a country in North America that is south of Canada and north of Mexico
whether
under any circumstances that; if I'm going to the party ___ you come or not.
take
(v.) to last a certain amount of time It will ___ one hour to get to school.
yet
up until now It's late, but I'm not sleepy so I won't go to bed ___.
ruin
(v.) to damage or destroy The rain will ___ the barbecue.
join
(v.) to connect; to bring together
decide
(v.) to choose I can't ___ which movie to watch."
at the same time
occurring simultaneously
discuss
(v.) to consider or examine by argument, comment, debate, etc.
point of view
(n.) a way of thinking; an opinion
realize
(v.) to understand; to comprehend Wow, it's 11 o'clock! I didn't ___ it was so late.
look for
(v.) to seek or to try and find
make sure
(v.) to be certain to do something I must ___ to do my homework.
few
(adj.) not many but more than one
special
(adj.) not ordinary or usual
library
(n.) a room or building where books are kept
for free
without charge
future
(n.) time after now
language
(n.) the method of human communication using spoken or written words
choose
(v.) to take one thing rather than another from a number of things; to pick
take a picture
(v.) to record an image digitally or on film with a camera
save
(v.) to copy the image of something and store it to a medium
Internet
(n.) a network that connects computers all around the world
advantage
(n.) a good point or feature
during
at some time in a period I never want to sleep ___ English class.
go to bed
(v.) to go to sleep for the night
exercise
(v.) to train your body through action or effort I go to the gym to ___.
let
(v.) to permit My dad won't ___ me use his car.
possible
(adj.) able to be done or capable of happening or being true It is sunny now, but it is ___ that it will rain tonight.
at once
at the same time
forget
(v.) to not remember something
expect
(v.) to think that something or someone is likely to happen or come There are a lot of clouds. I ___ it will rain.
another
(adj.) a different one
imagine
(v.) to create an idea or image in the mind
without
not having or doing something
piece
(n.) a portion of
stone
(n.) a piece of rock
cave
(n.) a large hole in rock or ground
invent
(v.) to make; to be the first to think of
rare
(adj.) unusual; not common
village
(n.) a small group of houses away from the city
common
(adj.) ordinary, with no special status or rank
adventure
(n.) an exciting or strange trip
in fact
in reality It's hot today. ___ it is 35 degrees.
move
(v.) to leave the area where one presently lives
each other
one another
often
(adv.) many times; frequently
email
(n.) electronic messages sent and received through computers
reach
(v.) to get to; to arrive I will ___ the station at 6:00.
more than
greater in size or amount I go ___ between home and school many times in a week.
back and forth
moving to and from somewhere
several
(adj.) more than two or three
computer-calling service
(n.) a service that allows people to call others via their computers
lesson
(n.) a class period in which something is learned or studied
information
(n.) facts told to you or knowledge gained or given
own
(adj.) belonging to someone Now I use my dad's car, but next year I want to have my ___ car.
length
(n.) the distance from end to end
useful
(adj.) helpful
recently
(adv.) not long ago
photograph
(n.) a picture produced by using a camera
compare
(v.) to look at the characteristics of two different things
side by side
next to each other
kindergarten
(n.) a school or class for young children between the ages of four and six
work
(n.) one's job or profession
project
(n.) an organized activity undertaken by a student or a group of students
store
(v.) to keep for future use I ___ batteries in case there is a powercut.
mess up
(v.) to ruin or complicate things The rain will ___ the beach party.
delete
(v.) to remove, especially a written word
terrible
(adj.) horrible; dreadful; very bad
probably
(adv.) used for saying that you think that something is likely It will ___ be sunny tomorrow.
keep track of
(v.) to pay attention to over a period of time Facebook helps me to ___ my friends.
online
(adj.) accessible through a computer network, such as the Internet
fight
(n.) an argument
company
(n.) an organization that sells services or goods
maybe
(adv.) perhaps
send
(v.) to transfer a letter, email etc. to someone
past
(n.) the time gone by
receive
(v.) to get or be given I hope to ___ lots of money on New Years Day.
as well
also
record
(n.) a piece of written information
person
(n.) a human being
even
used to emphasise a comparison He is a very good baseball player. He is ___ better than Ichiro.
less
(adj.) not as great in amount or quantity
exist
(v.) to be present physically or emotionally Do you think aliens ___?
work out
(v.) to figure out answers to problems
organize
(v.) to put things in order or in a structured way
anyone
some unspecific person
around
close to a place or time
scientist
(n.) a person who studies the natural world Einstein is famous ___.
Personal Computer
(n.) a computer one can use in the privacy of their own home
mind
(n.) the part of a person that thinks and feels emotions
birth
(n.) beginning
nowadays
in present times; these days
certain
(adj.) special; particular
powerful
(adj.) large and strong
audience
(n.) a group of people watching something
classical
(adj.) relating to old Greece or Rome; e.g. art
nervous
(adj.) feeling uncertain about future events or results I feel ___ before taking a test.
film maker
(n.) an individual who creates motion pictures
horror
(adj.) scary; frightening
be about to
(v.) to be on the verge of beginning Here comes the teacher. The class ___ start.
effect
(v.) change caused by something else; a result
relax
(v.) to rest and enjoy
of course
without a doubt
saxophone
(n.) a musical wind instrument
musician
(n.) a person who plays music for a living
famous
(adj.) known to many
honor
(v.) to treat with respect
leader
(n.) the head of a nation, political party, or other group of people
prime minister
(v.) the head of the government of a country
karaoke
(n.) an act of singing along to a music video without the original singer
favorite
(adj.) best-liked; preferred
remember
(v.) to keep a piece of information in your memory
sign up
(v.) to agree, in writing, to participate in something
either way
in both circumstances If we go to Italy or Spain, ___ I am happy.
instrument
(n.) a thing used to make sounds and music; e.g. piano, saxophone
depend on
(v.) to rely; place trust Children ___ their parents.
cello
(n.) a musical instrument that looks like a big violin and is played sitting down
string
(n.) a long chord stretched across a musical instrument
carefully
(adv.) with great attention
blow
(v.) to send out air from the mouth
such as
for example
in order to
the reason why some action was committed; I came to class everyday ______ get an A+.
popular
(adj.) liked or supported by many people
still
continuing to happen or continuing to be done Is it ___ raining?
be familiar with
(v.) be knowledgeable about; be educated about
named
(adj.) known by; I have a dog ______ Spot.
type
(n.) a group of people or things with similar qualities that make them different from other groups
for short
in a way that abbreviates something The United States is often known as the U.S. ___.
agree with
(v.) to be in unison or assent with another
magazine
(n.) a large thin book with a paper cover that is usually published once a month or once a week
prince
(n.) a non-reigning male member of a royal family
however
despite this
important
(adj.) a needed part of something
ability
(n.) the skill to do something She has great English ___.
sound
(v.) to produce noise
clever
(adj.) smart
rapper
(n.) a person who performs hip hop music
mix
(v.) to combine
record
(n.) a black vinyl disc that is played to listen to a song
as long as
to do something because the act will cause something else to happen You will pass the test ______________ you study hard.
do not mind
(v.) to not worry about something I am a bad student. I ___ if I fail the exam.
mad
(adj.) very angry
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