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ELS San Diego Level 105/106 February 2014
Terms in this set (77)
(v.) when the bank takes money out of your account immediately when you use your bank card at a restaurant or store
(n.) the money that parents give their small children to spend as the children choose
(n.) the person whose has the job of managing a company or a person's money
(n./v.) money that you borrow from a bank to buy a house or car
(n.) the money that retired workers receive from their companies or government
(adj.) a synonym for rich
(v.) when you sleep past the time that you wanted to get up
(v.) the noisy sound that people make when they sleep
(n.) when you having trouble falling asleep because you have too much stress or pressure in your life
(n.) a very scary dream that causes you to wake up
(adj.) a synonym for sleepy
(n.) the tired feeling you have for a few days after traveling on airplane and staying in a place with a different time zone
(n./v.) what scientists do to check if their ideas are true and correct
(adj.) a synonym for fantastic/great/unusual
(v.) to put out a cigarette or fire; You must ________ your cigarette before you enter restaurants in California.
(n.) a person who knows a lot about a subject
(v.) to kick out of a school a student who is always absent or does other bad things
(v.) to show everyone something such as a painting that an artist has made or a new car that a company has created
(n.) a synonym for job/profession
(v.) to research/study something very carefully; The doctor will __________ a sample of your blood to see why you are ill.
(v.) synonym for help
(v.) to build something; This building was _________________ in 1927.
(n.) money you borrow and then must pay back; If you buy a 200,000 dollar house and pay $20,000 cash, you have a ___________ of $180,000.
(v.) to pass out something to everyone; Please assist me in ___________ the vocabulary books to the students.
(v.) to plan to do something in the future; Where do you ______ to be in January 2018?
(v./n.) a person very good at something, highly skilled; It takes thousands of hours of study to be a _____ in a foreign language.
(v.) to show an image of something on a shiny surface such as a mirror or window
(n./v.) when two companies/teams/people try to win against the other; Pepsi and Coca-Cola are _______ in soft drinks.
(n./v.) a person who sees an accident or something else happen; The child was scared after she ______ the man get hit by the car.
(adj.) connected to the ocean; Surfing, scuba diving, and fishing are all ________ sports.
the study of living things; Part of marine ______ is researching how far whales travel every year.
brothers and/or sisters; I have 3 brothers and 4 sisters, so I have 7 _______________.
a synonym for silent
a synonym for stop/give up
a synonym for very
(adj.) able to be used; If there are 20 chairs and 16 students in the classroom, that means there are 4 ____________ chairs.
(v.) to focus/pay attention carefully; It's more difficult to ______ in class if you are hungry because you didn't eat breakfast.
(n.) a person who knows a subject well and can give professional advice; Before opening the sushi restaurant, John hired a business _____ to help him.
(n.) information using numbers; According to ELS attendance _______, students with many absences often fail the classes..
(v.) to review and then improve a writing; Authors of books have someone ______ their stories to make them better.
(n.) a problem that people debate and discuss about; Should all drugs be legal? That is an _____ for some people including the police.
(adj.) something easy to know and understand; It's ______ that you will do better on the vocabulary tests if you review the words many times.
(adj.) difficult to stretch and move; I have a _____ back because I played basketball for three hours yesterday.
(n.) a period of time; The _______ for U.S. presidents is 4 years.
(n.) a courtroom process to decide if a criminal is guilty or innocent; Judges, lawyers, and witnesses can be seen at a ___________.
synonym for correct/right; It's _________ to say that your test grade will be higher if you review the words many times.
a traditional or old style thing; The Beatles are ______ pop music, but Justin Beiber is not.
a person who tries a new restaurant, car, or movie and then writes her opinion about it in the newspaper or on websites; Do you read the ______ opinions before you see a new movie?
to give positive support/feelings to someone about something; I ________ to take your notes without using your native language to improve your English ability.
something solid and stable; If there is an earthquake, it's safer to go under something _____ like a table to protect yourself.
the cover of a product such as juice that tells you how many calories and what vitamins are in it
having a feeling of dislike for someone before you even know or meet them; It's _________ to say that all female drivers are more dangerous than male drivers.
a series of steps/actions to achieve something; The ______ of getting a student visa to study in the U.S. can take several weeks or months.
to make someone want to have or do something even though they know they really should not; It would be _________ to cut class and go to the beach on a sunny and warm day.
to tell someone not to do something because doing it is a bad idea; Will you ________ your kids from ever starting to smoke?
synonym for wrong/incorrect; It's _______ to say that there are 51 states in the U.S. because there are actually 50.
(n.) an advantage or good thing you get from something; A _________of living in San Diego is that you can exercise outside throughout the year.
(v.) to say how things are different; One way Arabic ________ with English is that it's written from right to left.
(n.) something easy to use; It's more _________ to take the elevator to the 10th floor rather than walking.
(v.) to buy protection for your car, house, or life in case there is a loss or damage to it
(v.) to make smaller and smaller; Your chances of passing the class will _______ if you miss many classes.
(v.) to find the place or position of something
(n.) a way of thinking when you use your brain and not your heart to make a decision
(n.) how often something occurs or how fast something is; The accident ________ of airplanes is lower than cars.
(v.) something needed; Dogs _____ more care than cats because they need to be walked often.
(n.) a size or level of something; My girlfriend wishes to have a huge wedding, but I prefer something on a smaller ____________.
(v.) to say how two things are the same or similar
(n.) your thoughts/opinions/feelings about something; Many ELS students don't have a positive _________ about coming to school on a cold and rainy Monday morning.
(v.) to give money, help, or ideas to something; If everyone _________ $5, we can have a nice party on Saturday.
(v.) to start something such as a company or business; ELS was ______________ in 1962 and is now an international corporation.
(v.) to slowly get weaker and weaker; If you put a red shirt in the sun for a long time, the color will _____ and not be as bright.
(v.) to find and name something; The police detective used the fingerprints to ________ who stole the car from the shopping mall.
(v.) trying to make someone do something; Andrew is 36, so his mother is ________ him to get married soon and have children.
to repeat exactly what someone else has said or written; " " are marks you use when you want to _______ someone in your essay.
the opinion that people have of someone or something because of what has happened in the past; Did you have a good ________ among your teachers when you were 15 years old?
an extra thing that you keep so that it will be available if needed; All new cars have a ______ tire in case one tire becomes flat.
to walk slowly without a plan; The woman called the police when she saw the 3 year old child ________ in the park alone.
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