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1

* This morning I ___ __ very quickly because the baby was crying.

to get out of bed; to leave one’s bed

to get up

* This morning I got up very quickly because the baby was crying.

2

* She always leaves her curtains open so that she can ____ __ with the sunlight.

to awaken; to stop sleeping

to wake up

* She always leaves her curtains open so that she can wake up with the sunlight.

3

* Are you sure that you can ______ taking six classes this semester?

to manage; to deal with; to control

to handle

* Are you sure that you can handle taking six classes this semester?

4

* When my husband sleeps, he always steals the _______ and then I get so cold at night!

the layers of fabric that cover a bed; the cloth material that covers a bed and that keep one warm

covers

* When my husband sleeps, he always steals the covers and then I get so cold at night!

5

* In the winter, they sleep under a very thick ________, but in the summer they don’t use it.

the top-most, thickest cover for a bed, usually made of feathers or other warm material

comforter

* In the winter, they sleep under a very thick comforter, but in the summer they don’t use it.

6

* When Marcos saw Maria sleeping on the sofa, he covered her with a _____ ______ so she wouldn’t be too cold.

a thin cover for a bed, made of wool, cotton, or other material

light blanket

* When Marcos saw Maria sleeping on the sofa, he covered her with a light blanket so she wouldn’t be too cold.

7

* Why do people decorate their beds with so many _______? I only need one to sleep on.

a soft cushion for one’s head in bed, usually filled with feathers, cotton, or other material

pillow

* Why do people decorate their beds with so many pillows? I only need one to sleep on.

8

* They bought new __________ to match the color of their bedroom walls.

the fabric covering a pillow; the material that covers a pillow to keep it clean

pillowcase

* They bought new pillowcases to match the color of their bedroom walls.

9

* How often do you change the _______ on your bed?

two pieces of large, thin fabric placed on a bed – one to lie on and one to lie under

sheets

* How often do you change the sheets on your bed?

10

* Do you think that this sweater _______ these pants?

to have the same color or colors that look good together; to make a good combination; to look good together

to match

* Do you think that this sweater matches these pants?

11

* When my alarm _____ ___ at 6:00 a.m., I was in the middle of a very good dream.

to make a loud noise very suddenly

to go off

* When my alarm went off at 6:00 a.m., I was in the middle of a very good dream.

12

* The children were fighting during the car trip and their arguments became very _______ to their parents.

irritating, unpleasant, or annoying to one’s ears

jarring

* The children were fighting during the car trip and their arguments became very jarring to their parents.

13

* Many TV game shows use a _______ when participants answer a question incorrectly.

an electronic device that makes a long, continuous buzzing sound, similar to that of a flying insect like a fly

buzzer

* Many TV game shows use a buzzer when participants answer a question incorrectly.

14

* Please stop singing that song over and over again. You’re ______ __ _____!

to make someone angry, irritated, or crazy

to drive (someone) nuts

* Please stop singing that song over and over again. You’re driving me nuts!

15

* He missed his flight because the hotel forgot to give him a ____-__ ____.

a hotel service that calls guests at a time the guest wants to wake them up in the morning

wake-up call

* He missed his flight because the hotel forgot to give him a wake-up call.

16

* Because Samuel is an ______ _____, he usually makes breakfast for his wife so that she can sleep a little later.

a person who enjoys waking up early in the morning

early riser

* Because Samuel is an early riser, he usually makes breakfast for his wife so that she can sleep a little later.

17

* Sasha _________ and missed her biology exam. Do you think her professor will let her take it another day?

to sleep too late; to sleep past the time that one is supposed to

to oversleep

* Sasha overslept and missed her biology exam. Do you think her professor will let her take it another day?

18

* Teenagers love to ______ __ on weekends. Sometimes they don’t wake up until noon!

to sleep later than usual

to sleep in

* Teenagers love to sleep in on weekends. Sometimes they don’t wake up until noon!