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Real Reading 2: Unit 2 Vocabulary (Chapters 3 and 4)

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afford
to have enough money to buy or pay for something
argue
to disagree with someone in words, often in an angry way
athlete
someone who competes in sports competitions, especially running, jumping, and throwing
award
something such as a prize or money given to someone to reward them for something they have done
doubt
to not trust or have confidence in someone
hero
a man who is admired very much for a particular skill or quality
improve
to make something better, or to become better
quit
to stop doing something, especially something that is bad or annoying
reach
to arrive at a place
salary
money that you receive as payment from the organization you work for, usually paid to you every month
treat
to try to cure an illness or injury by using drugs, hospital care, operations etc.
advertising
words, or a short film, which is intended to persuade people to buy a product or use a service
attract
to make someone interested in something, or make them want to take part in something
contract
noun an official agreement between two or more people, stating what each will do
fan
someone who likes a particular sport or performing art very much, or who admires a famous person
focus
to give special attention to one particular person or thing, or to make people do this
investment
the use of money to get a profit or to make a business activity successful, or the money that is used
mind
to feel annoyed or upset about something
positive
good or useful
post
to put a message or computer document on the Internet so that other people can see it
stand out
to be much better than other similar people or things (better) OR to be very easy to see or notice
afford
Fill-in: You need to make a lot of money to __________ a house.
argue
Fill-in: Try not to yell when you __________! Talk calmly.
athlete
Fill-in: She practices sports a lot so she can become a(n) __________.
award
Fill-in: The best essay will win a(n) __________.
doubt
Fill-in: I'm studying extra hard because I __________ my English ability. I am not confident.
hero
Fill-in: Do you have a __________ you admire and look up to?
improve
Fill-in: Reading books will help you to __________ your vocabulary.
quit
Fill-in: I __________ smoking years ago because it was bad for me.
reach
Fill-in: How was your vacation, and what time did you __________ Pittsburgh last night?
salary
Fill-in: It's a fun job, but the __________ is low.
treat
Fill-in: If you don't have health insurance, a doctor will __________ you, but it will be very expensive.
advertising
Fill-in: There is too much __________ on television. There's a commercial every minute!
attract
Fill-in: The language programs __________ people from many different countries to study together.
fan
Fill-in: Are you a(n) __________ of any sports?
focus
Fill-in: If you look at your phone, it will be hard to __________ on your work.
mind
Fill-in: Do you __________ if I sit next to you?
post
Fill-in: Will you __________ that picture on social media?

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