5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- the accused
- a to form or make, especially by concentrated effort: to forge a friendship through mutual trust. eg:The chief of the French air force was honoured by Singapore on Thursday for his role in helping to forge relations between the air forces of both countries.
- b (especially of an agreement) which cannot be legally avoided or stopped.
a binding agreement.
The contract wasn't legally binding.
eg:Russia, cut off from Western capital by sanctions, will struggle to pay for it. The countries on the route are also cash-strapped, and Brussels is unlikely to provide financing. The EU's energy chief has said the Russian idea is economically flawed and in breach of legally binding contracts.
"At the moment, this is just a fairy tale,'' said Attila Holoda, managing director of Hungary-based energy consulting firm Aurora Energy Kft, who considers the scheme a "classic Russian bluff'."
- c noun.the person who is on trial in a court, or the people on trial in a court. eg:The accused protested her innocence.eg: Judge Jaroon Intachan announced the ruling against Yingluck, who was Thailand's first female prime minister.
"In this case, the accused committed what is prohibited in the constitution in section 368 and 266/1(2 and 3). It is applicable to the position of the minister which is to be terminated. And according to the constitution section 182/1(7), the accused cannot remain in position," said Jaroon.
- d the crime of marrying a person while already legally married to someone else.
In court, he admitted that he had committed bigamy.
eg:They said Jackson was an adulterer for having a relationship with a married woman. And they said Rachel was a bigamist for having two husbands.
eg:For instance, a man once accused Jackson of cheating on a horse racing bet. Then the man called his wife a bigamist. Jackson killed the man in a duel.
- e A judicial order forcing a person or group to refrain from doing something; an official order given by a court of law, usually to stop someone from doing something. eg: The court has issued an injunction to prevent the airline from increasing its prices. eg:The food is cheap and often rancid, the refugees allege. And last month, a judge issued an injunction ordering International Social Services to fulfill its obligations when its staff failed to pay Inu's rent.
5 Multiple choice questions
- when an insurance agreement or investment becomes ready to be paid.
The investment reaches maturity after ten years.
eg: hold to maturity
- involving little exercise or physical activity.
a sedentary job/occupation.
Mr. Katzmarzyk says studying this problem has inspired his team to make a few changes in their own lives.
"As a university professor, you know, it is a very sedentary occupation. We're chained to a desk in terms of writing papers and doing research. We really try to limit the amount of time we spend doing that.".
- to surround and cover something or someone completely.The flames rapidly engulfed the house.Northern areas of the country were engulfed by a snowstorm last night.The war is threatening to engulf the entire region. eg: Russian and Ukrainian officials traded accusations of responsibility for the shootout and the worsening chaos engulfing eastern Ukraine.
- a series of television or radio programmes about the lives and problems of a particular group of characters. The series continues over a long period and is broadcast (several times) every week.
eg:"The Young and the Restless," "Days of Our Lives" and "Guiding Light." These are the names of three popular programs in the United States called "soap operas." A soap opera is a television or radio program that tells stories about the lives and problems of a group of people. They are popular in many countries, including Thailand.
Prayuth Chan-ocha is the head of government for Thailand. Recently, he said television soap operas in his country cause fighting, and divide Thai society. He wants scripts for the programs to tell about peaceful ends to conflict.
- information, ideas, opinions or images, often only giving one part of an argument, which are broadcast, published or in some other way spread with the intention of influencing people's opinions.political/wartime propaganda .At school we were fed communist/right-wing propaganda. One official dismissed the ceasefire as a mere propaganda exercise. eg: The EU called him a "central figure of the government propaganda supporting the deployment of Russian forces in Ukraine.
Vietnamese now believe it is important for children to drink milk in addition to eating more-traditional foods like rice and noodles. People were happy that milk had vitamin D and calcium. But they did not talk about other things that milk had, such as hormones, antibiotics, allergens, fat and sugar. And it had lactose, which causes problems for some people.
Roger Mathisen is a nutrition specialist for UNICEF in Hanoi. He said part of the problem is people in Vietnam believe advertising is a source of facts. He said they do not realize that sometimes it is, in his words, "propaganda."
5 True/False questions
campaign → 1.meant.to intend.
eg:Stephan Ulamec, of the German Aerospace Center, announced the news. He said the landing equipment and a special device meant to secure the spacecraft to the comet had deployed.
2. to have a particular result.
Lower costs mean lower prices.
[+ that] Advances in electronics mean that the technology is already available.
[+ -ing verb] If we want to catch the 7.30 train, that will mean leaving the house at 6.00.
eg:During the campaign, Lincoln was advised to begin peace talks with the south. End the war, he was told. Bring southern states back into the Union. Settle the question of slavery later.
Lincoln, however, believed his policies were right for the nation. He would not surrender them, even if they meant his defeat in the election.
essay → when someone or something is famous for something considered bad.
Franklin D. Roosevelt described the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941 as 'a day that will live in infamy'.
eg:This is an undated portrait of American congressman & orator, Daniel Webster (1782-1852). Webster of Massachusetts was accused of ``scarlet infamy'' in 1851 when he backed a North-South compromise that forestalled the dissolution of the Union. (AP Photo)
barometer → long sharp blade fixed on to a rifle (= gun).
eg:So destructive now became their fire that the British soldiers rushed upon them in rage,seeking to break their line by a bayonet charge.they were boldly met,and a hand-to-hand death-struggle began.
catastrophe → to do something unexpected which surprises and sometimes worries a person or animal
She was concentrating on her book and his voice startled her.
The noise of the car startled the birds and the whole flock flew up into the air.
Her article on diet startled many people into changing their eating habits.
cannon → a large, powerful gun fixed to two or four wheels, which fires heavy stone or metal balls, and which was used in the past.