What is the definition of a context clue?
John Custer wants a pair of name brand sneakers he saw on his favorite TV show. At the store, he discovers items that were already marked down 30% to a clearance rack are now marked "50% off the lowest marked price." The sneakers were originally $129.80. What is the final sale price?
Mattress & Furniture sells a queen two-piece bedroom set for $1,100.00. The sale price is$559.95 with a bonus discount of $60.00 by purchasing during a midwinter clearance sale. What is the total markdown?
The child cried when he saw the _______ of his favorite toy in the driveway. (fragmentary)
Please see sample answer below.
The election was a complete _______; the senator won 90 percent of the votes.
The result was a _______ of the once mighty Persian forces.
a. sudden movement
b. complete defeat
A final sports score that best shows a rout
Although the reports from the remote area are still _______, it is clear that the earthquake has done much damage.
The Athenians surrounded the mass of Persian soldiers and _______ their lines from the sides.
d. broke up
Biting during a boxing match is an _______. (infraction)
The Athenians _______ in attack, charging toward the enemy.
a. ran away
b. broke a law
c. burst suddenly
Clicking your pen in class is _______ to the concentration of other students. (disrupt)
Something that is most likely to rupture a friendship
a. a secret
b. a fight
c. a party
d. an agreement
Because dogs are legally required to be on a leash, letting your dog run free in the park is a(n) _______.
The demonstration threatened to _______ the peace between the two groups. (rupture)
At the end of the play, the main character reacts to her husband's betrayal with a(n) _______ of anger.