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* Even though Sherri was nervous about her exam, it ____very ________ and she passed.

to happen without any problems or trouble; to be completed without any problems

to go smoothly

* Even though Sherri was nervous about her exam, it went very smoothly and she passed.

2

* Ian lived in Florida and _______ _ ______ to his friend living in California.

to send a written note to someone using the mail system (a system that delivers letters and packages from one person to another)

to mail a letter

* Ian lived in Florida and mailed a letter to his friend living in California.

3

* When Colleen gets angry, her friends know that they need to _____ ___ for her angry behavior.

to be prepared for something; to be aware

to watch out

* When Colleen gets angry, her friends know that they need to watch out for her angry behavior.

4

* Mr. Dooley needed to send a lot of mail, so instead of buying individual stamps, he bought a ____ __ _____.

a small booklet with one or more sheets of paper, on which postage stamps (small stickers showing that the fees to send mail have been paid) are attached

book of stamps

* Mr. Dooley needed to send a lot of mail, so instead of buying individual stamps, he bought a book of stamps.

5

* Lorraine had 85 cards that she needed to send, so she bought a ____ of stamps.

a long, narrow piece of paper on which many postage stamps are attached

roll

* Lorraine had 85 cards that she needed to send, so she bought a roll of stamps.

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* When Anton moved to a different city to attend college, he received a _________ from his family every month.

a group of objects placed into a box or other container, often sent to someone else using the mail system

package

* When Anton moved to a different city to attend college, he received a package from his family every month.

7

* The document was sent by ________ Mail on Monday and arrive at its destination on Wednesday.

a type of mail service that delivers documents and boxes from one location to another in two or three days

Priority

* The document was sent by Priority Mail on Monday and arrive at its destination on Wednesday.

8

* The vase Hae was sending to her friend was fragile and expensive, so she bought ___________ in case it got damaged in the mail.

a small fee paid to ensure that if something does not happen as expected, one will be paid the value or expenses one has lost

insurance

* The vase Hae was sending to her friend was fragile and expensive, so she bought insurance in case it got damaged in the mail.

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* The _________ indicated that the package reached its destination on Thursday.

a service that updates the sender of a piece of mail about where that mail is while is being delivered and when it reaches its destination

tracking

* The tracking indicated that the package reached its destination on Thursday.

10

* The ________ of the box had shifted during transportation, so when the box was opened, everything was a mess.

the items inside a container; the objects inside of something

contents

* The contents of the box had shifted during transportation, so when the box was opened, everything was a mess.

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* After placing his order, Jake _______ _____so the person behind him could order, too.

to move away; to move to the side, usually so that someone else can stand where one was standing

to step aside

* After placing his order, Jake stepped aside so the person behind him could order, too.

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* After the restaurant employee took Ilse’s order, she was _____ _____ and told to wait at the other end of the counter until her food was ready.

to be directed to move away from something by someone with a wave (polite hand gesture)

to be waved aside

* After the restaurant employee took Ilse’s order, she was waved aside and told to wait at the other end of the counter until her food was ready.

13

* Fifteen minutes passed before Nigel was ______ __ by an employee.

to be attended to in a place of business; to be helped by an employee

to be waited on

* Fifteen minutes passed before Nigel was waited on by an employee.

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* When Rocio’s number was called, she _________ up to the counter to be helped.

to approach; to move toward something

to step

* When Rocio’s number was called, she stepped up to the counter to be helped.

15

* Tomas needed to call his wife, but he was at work and had to wait until he was on ______ before he could call.

while taking a short rest at work; while pausing in one’s work to relax for a short period of time

on break

* Tomas needed to call his wife, but he was at work and had to wait until he was on break before he could call.