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* Jasmine needs to write a paper for her English class, but she kept ________ it ___ until the day before she needed to turn it in.

to delay something; to plan on doing something later so that one does not need to do it now

to put (something) off

* Jasmine needs to write a paper for her English class, but she kept putting it off until the day before she needed to turn it in.

2

* Trent felt healthy, but he still needed to go to the doctor for an ______ ________.

a yearly medical exam of one’s basic health; a visit to the doctor that happens once a year, in which one’s general health is checked

annual physical

* Trent felt healthy, but he still needed to go to the doctor for an annual physical.

3

* The hair stylist ___ ________for the next three weeks and Gemma couldn’t get appointment until September.

to have a full schedule; to have all of one's available appointments filled

to be booked

* The hair stylist was booked for the next three weeks and Gemma couldn’t get appointment until September.

4

* The medical exam was covered by the ___, so Sari did not need to pay for it.

Health Maintenance Organization; personal health insurance; a business that pays part of the cost or the full cost for certain medical bills of its customers, in exchange for a monthly or yearly fee

HMO

* The medical exam was covered by the HMO, so Sari did not need to pay for it.

5

* The insurance covered most of the cost, but Byron still needed to pay a $25 __-___ for his appointment to see the doctor.

a small payment that one pays for medical services when another part of the payment is paid by an insurance company (a company that pays for health and medical expenses)

co-pay

* The insurance covered most of the cost, but Byron still needed to pay a $25 co-pay for his appointment to see the doctor.

6

* The accountant was busy talking on the phone, so her client waited in the _________ ____until the conversation was over.

a small room at a business one waits in until the person one plans to meet is available

waiting room

* The accountant was busy talking on the phone, so her client waited in the waiting room until the conversation was over.

7

* The cook _______ the container of flour to find out how much was in it.

to measure the weight of someone or something; to measure how heavy something or someone is

to weigh

* The cook weighed the container of flour to find out how much was in it.

8

* When Evelina got ill, her body ____________ went up a lot and it made her sweat.

a measurement of how hot or cold something is

temperature

* When Evelina got ill, her body temperature went up a lot and it made her sweat.

9

* Nick’s ______ _________ was too high, and he needed to lower it so that his heart would be healthier.

a measurement of how much pressure or stress is put on the blood vessels (passageways that carry blood) in a person's body

blood pressure

* Nick’s blood pressure was too high, and he needed to lower it so that his heart would be healthier.

10

* Piper was not sick or injured, so her visit to the doctor was just a _____-__.

a medical examination meant to determine the condition of one's overall health instead of focusing on a specific problem or concern

check-up

* Piper was not sick or injured, so her visit to the doctor was just a check-up.

11

* Dr. Li had a patient in the __________ ____who suffers from a bad heart.

a small room in which a doctor tests and observes a person's health

examination room

* Dr. Li had a patient in the examination room who suffers from a bad heart.

12

* After his clothes got wet, Rodney _______ ____ to his underwear and put on dry clothes.

to undress; to remove one's clothes

to strip down

* After his clothes got wet, Rodney stripped down to his underwear and put on dry clothes.

13

* The ____ _____ was cold and uncomfortable, so the patient wished that the doctor would hurry and finish the exam.

a table or flat surface that one sits on when getting tested and observed by a doctor

exam table

* The exam table was cold and uncomfortable, so the patient wished that the doctor would hurry and finish the exam.

14

* Wanda was supposed to meet a friend at a local coffee shop, but her friend never _______ __, so she drank coffee her there alone.

to appear; to arrive

to show up

* Wanda was supposed to meet a friend at a local coffee shop, but her friend never showed up, so she drank coffee her there alone.

15

* The doctor read the patient’s _____ to find out the patient’s medical history.

papers used to track the medical condition of a specific patient; documents that explain the condition of a person's health

chart

* The doctor read the patient’s chart to find out the patient’s medical history.

16

* Dr. Rodriguez used a ___________ to listen to the patient’s heartbeat.

a tool used by a doctor to listen to sounds in the body, making those sounds louder

stethoscope

* Dr. Rodriguez used a stethoscope to listen to the patient’s heartbeat.

17

* After eating too much ice cream, Miguel felt a pain in his _________.

stomach area; mid-section; belly

abdomen

* After eating too much ice cream, Miguel felt a pain in his abdomen.

18

* The results of the _______ ____showed that the patient did not have enough iron in her blood.

medical test that check human blood for diseases or irregularities

blood test

* The results of the blood test showed that the patient did not have enough iron in her blood.