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1

* Jeb and Chris are brothers and were ____ about two years apart.

to exist as a result of birth; to have come from a mother’s or parent’s body

to be born

* Jeb and Chris are brothers and were born about two years apart.

2

* Omar was ________ in the countryside and enjoys horseback riding and outdoor sports.

to be brought up as a child; to be cared for as a child until one is an adult

to be raised

* Omar was raised in the countryside and enjoys horseback riding and outdoor sports.

3

* Many people who live in Los Angeles are not ________ to the city, having moved there from somewhere else.

a person born in a specific place; a person from a particular place

native

* Many people who live in Los Angeles are not natives to the city, having moved there from somewhere else.

4

* Ricky is the ____ __ ___ ________ and complains about being told what to do by all of his sisters.

the youngest sibling; the youngest child of a set of parents

baby of the family

* Ricky is the baby of the family and complains about being told what to do by all of his sisters.

5

* Jiyoung’s granddaughter is really _________ and doesn’t listen when other people tell her no.

a child who gets whatever he or she wants and doesn’t follow rules, behaving badly as a result

spoiled

* Jiyoung’s granddaughter is really spoiled and doesn’t listen when other people tell her no.

6

* What are your happiest __________memories?

the years during which a person is a child; the state of being a child

childhood

* What are your happiest childhood memories?

7

* Beatrice arrives to work on time ___ ___ ____ ____. The only time she is ever late is when her children are sick.

mainly; in most cases

for the most part

* Beatrice arrives to work on time for the most part. The only time she is ever late is when her children are sick.

8

* If I don’t follow my parents’ rules, I’m __________ of my videogames for a few days as punishment.

not having what one needs to be content; not being allowed to have or to use something

deprived

* If I don’t follow my parents’ rules, I’m deprived of my videogames for a few days as punishment.

9

* Did you learn to read well in _____ _______?

elementary school; a school for the first five to seven years of a child’s education

grade school

* Did you learn to read well in grade school?

10

* Clara has a ________ ________ in computer science, but she’s working in finance.

an undergraduate degree, typically earned after four years of study at a college or university

bachelor’s degree

* Clara has a bachelor’s degree in computer science, but she’s working in finance.

11

* It’s expected that new employees will make a few mistakes until they ______ ___ _____.

to learn how things are done in a particular organization; to learn how to do a particular job or activity

to learn the ropes

* It’s expected that new employees will make a few mistakes until they learn the ropes.

12

* Sophie plans to _________ from college this spring and hopes to find a job in her field.

to complete a course of study or a course of training

to graduate

* Sophie plans to graduate from college this spring and hopes to find a job in her field.

13

* A: Here are the chairs I promised to bring for the party.
B: You’re two hours late, but _______ ____ ___ ______.

a saying meaning that it is better to do something late than to not complete it at all

better late than never

* A: Here are the chairs I promised to bring for the party.
B: You’re two hours late, but better late than never.

14

* If you want to be a pharmacist, you’ll need a ________ _______ to work in most pharmacies.

a graduate degree that is given to a student by a college or university after completing one or two years of study after a bachelor's degree

master’s degree

* If you want to be a pharmacist, you’ll need a master’s degree to work in most pharmacies.

15

* Kwame hopes to become an English professor at the local college after he gets his ____

Ph.D.

* Kwame hopes to become an English professor at the local college after he gets his Ph.D.

16

* Will breast cancer ________ lead to a cure in the next 50 years?

efforts to learn more about something, often in a systematic and scientific way

research

* Will breast cancer research lead to a cure in the next 50 years?

17

* Pat and Mary are still _______ ________ after being together for over 50 years.

feeling content and happy in one’s marriage

happily married

* Pat and Mary are still happily married after being together for over 50 years.