Vocabulary:


Accomplish:  to bring to its goal or conclusion; carry out; perform; finish, to succeed, to achieve Feel: 1. to perceive or examine by touch 2. to sense or be affected  emotionally 3. to be or become conscious of
Crack:  1. a fissure 2. to break open 3. to make a sudden, sharp sound 4. a joke Decent:  1. conforming to the recognized standard of propriety, good taste, modesty, etc. 2. adequate; fair; passable 3. kind; obliging; generous
Slight: 1. small, insignificant 2. an insult
3. slender or slim; not heavily built
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1. Last year David _________  the CIA's website. After that he had to lie low for a while.
A. accomplished
B. felt
C. cracked
D. decent
E. slighted

2. Maria is a  _________ tennis player when she puts her mind to it.
A. accomplish
B. feel
C. crack
D. decent
E. slight

3. Luc ____________ that Anne Catherine has been ignoring him on purpose.
A. accomplishes
B. feels
C. cracks
D. decents
E. slights

4. Alexis has a  _________ problem with his vision (That's why he wears glasses) However he
plans to fix this imperfection next month.
A. accomplish
B. feel
C. crack
D. decent
E. slight

5.  Pierre told me yesterday that he intends to  ___________ a great deal in English class
this semester. Of course, to do this, he'll have to stop playing video games.
A. accomplish
B. feel
C. crack
D. decent
E. slight
Applied: adj. 1: that are used
2: concerned with concrete problems or data as opposed to the theoretical
3. worked at
Tough: 1: not given to gentleness or 
sentimentality 2. very difficult; severely testing 
stamina or resolution 3: substantially made or constructed
Eager:  : having or showing keen interest or intense desire Overlook: 1:n : a high place affording a good 
view v 1: look past, fail to notice 2. watch over
Pinch: n 1: a painful or straitened circumstance: 
2: an injury resulting from getting some body part squeezed 3: a small but appreciable amount;
4: (British slang) to steal
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6. I feel that we should all  ________________ Sebastien's haircut. After all, it will grow out.
A. Applied
B. Tough
C. Eager
D. Pinch
E. Overlook

7. If you have  ______________ yourself  this year, I really think that is possible for all of you to get
a 550 on the TOEFL. (Except Pierre Etienne, naturally)
A. Applied
B. Tough
C. Eager
D. Pinch
E. Overlook

8. I understand that Thierry is  __________ to go bungee jumping off the school's hot air balloon.
He says: "he can't wait."
A. Applied
B. Tough
C. Eager
D. Pinch
E. Overlook

9. Lise is having a  ___________ time staying awake in class, so (continued on question 10)
A. Applied
B. Tough
C. Eager
D. Pinch
E. Overlook

10. when she looks like she's falling asleep again, I want you to   ___________  her.
A. Applied
B. Tough
C. Eager
D. Pinch
E. Overlook


 
 
 
 
 


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Professor of English
Ecole des Mines
158 cours Fauriel
St.Etienne
FRANCE