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* The new _________ made more than $30,000,000 on the first weekend it was shown in theaters.

a movie that is very popular; a movie that many people have paid to see

blockbuster

* The new blockbuster made more than $30,000,000 on the first weekend it was shown in theaters.

2

* The exciting _____ _____ was filled with car chases, explosions, and gunfights.

a movie in which the characters fight and go through many other dangerous situations

action movie

* The exciting action movie was filled with car chases, explosions, and gunfights.

3

* Selina could not enter the concert hall because she did not have a ______.

a small piece of paper one gets after paying the price required to enter a place or to participate in an event

ticket

* Selina could not enter the concert hall because she did not have a ticket.

4

* Ulysses stepped onto the ________ and traveled up from the first floor to the second floor.

moving stairs; a machine that takes people up and down to different floors or levels of a building using a moving set of steps

escalator

* Ulysses stepped onto the escalator and traveled up from the first floor to the second floor.

5

* After playing basketball all afternoon, Andria was tired, thirsty, and ___ __ _____.

panting; taking large breaths of air because one does not have enough air in one’s lungs, often as a result of physical exercise

out of breath

* After playing basketball all afternoon, Andria was tired, thirsty, and out of breath.

6

* Chase went to the ______ _______ and bought four tickets so that he and his family could go to the zoo.

a counter or table with a glass window or divider, where one pays for admission

ticket window

* Chase went to the ticket window and bought four tickets so that he and his family could go to the zoo.

7

* Marcela looked younger than 65, so she often had difficulty convincing people that she was a ______.

an elderly person, usually someone 65 years old or older

senior

* Marcela looked younger than 65, so she often had difficulty convincing people that she was a senior.

8

* Students only need to pay $7 to get into the theater instead of the normal $9 because the theater offers a _______ for students.

reduced price; a lower than normal price

discount

* Students only need to pay $7 to get into the theater instead of the normal $9 because the theater offers a discount for students.

9

* The ______ _____ stopped someone who tried to enter the theater without a ticket.

an employee at a theater who takes tickets from people entering to verify that each person has paid

ticket taker

* The ticket taker stopped someone who tried to enter the theater without a ticket.

10

* After showing the ticket ____, Jarrod was allowed to go back into the theater after leaving it earlier to use the restroom.

a small portion of a ticket that a customer keeps in the event that the customer needs to exit and re-enter and can do so without paying again

stub

* After showing the ticket stub, Jarrod was allowed to go back into the theater after leaving it earlier to use the restroom.

11

* The theater’s ____________ _____ sold soda, bottled water, candy, and pretzels.

an area in a movie theater that sells drinks and snacks

concession stand

* The theater’s concession stand sold soda, bottled water, candy, and pretzels.

12

* Hubert heated a batch of _______ in a pan on the stove and watched as the kernels burst open.

a snack food made from a type of corn in which the kernels "pop" or crack open after being heated

popcorn

* Hubert heated a batch of popcorn in a pan on the stove and watched as the kernels burst open.

13

* The movie theater had twelve __________ _____, so it could play twelve different movies at the same time.

the room at the movie theater in which a movie is played on a large screen (a special wall on which an image is projected)

screening room

* The movie theater had twelve screening rooms, so it could play twelve different movies at the same time.

14

* Many people rushed to the store during the sale, so the store was _______.

crowded; with a large number of people in a small space

packed

* Many people rushed to the store during the sale, so the store was packed.

15

* Courtney does not like to sit close to the movie ______ because it hurts her neck.

a flat surface on which a large image is shown; a large, flat surface on the wall inside a theater, on which movies are shown

screen

* Courtney does not like to sit close to the movie screen because it hurts her neck.

16

* In September, Keith saw a ______ for a movie he wanted to see that would not come out until December.

short videos shown before the main movie with scenes from movies that will be released soon

preview

* In September, Keith saw a preview for a movie he wanted to see that would not come out until December.

17

* Lynda was in a rush, so she _______ ____ her breakfast and ran out of the door to try to catch the bus.

to eat quickly; to devour

to wolf down

* Lynda was in a rush, so she wolfed down her breakfast and ran out of the door to try to catch the bus.