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* When Roy could no longer afford to live alone, he asked one of his friends to move in and be his _________.

someone with whom one shares a home, but is not a member of one’s family or someone with whom one is in a romantic relationship

roommate

* When Roy could no longer afford to live alone, he asked one of his friends to move in and be his roommate.

2

* The neighbors were having a party, but Catarina decided to ____ __ and read a book at home instead.

to stay at home to eat or for entertainment; to remain at home instead of doing something somewhere else

to stay in

* The neighbors were having a party, but Catarina decided to stay in and read a book at home instead.

3

* Dwight wanted to keep his birthday celebration ___-___, so he only invited a few close friends to enjoy a quiet evening of playing cards and watching movies.

quiet and calm; uneventful and not exciting

low-key

* Dwight wanted to keep his birthday celebration low-key, so he only invited a few close friends to enjoy a quiet evening of playing cards and watching movies.

4

* The nearby video rental store has a small selection of movies, but the ____ _____ ____ in the next city has a much larger selection.

a store where one pays money to borrow a movie in a form that can be watched at home, such as a DVD

video rental store

* The nearby video rental store has a small selection of movies, but the video rental store in the next city has a much larger selection.

5

* Porsha wanted to borrow a movie that she had not seen before, so she looked at the ____ ________.

a movie that was recently made available to watch, borrow, or buy

new release

* Porsha wanted to borrow a movie that she had not seen before, so she looked at the new releases.

6

* Jose enjoyed watching _______ made in the 1950s.

a movie that has been available for many years but is still popular and considered of high quality

classic

* Jose enjoyed watching classics made in the 1950s.

7

* Brianna did not have her _________ ____when she went to the gym and they wouldn’t allow her to enter without it.

a small rectangular card, usually made of cardboard or plastic, which shows that someone is part of a group and can use that group's services

membership card

* Brianna did not have her membership card when she went to the gym and they wouldn’t allow her to enter without it.

8

* Wilmer returned the book three days late, so he was required to pay a ____ ___.

extra money that one must pay when returning an item after the time/date that it is due

late fee

* Wilmer returned the book three days late, so he was required to pay a late fee.

9

* The new computer came with free technical support for 30 days, which came in _____ when Jelissa had trouble getting it to work.

useful; convenient; a quality that one can benefit from

handy

* The new computer came with free technical support for 30 days, which came in handy when Jelissa had trouble getting it to work.

10

* Mrs. Piedra did not feel like going out to a restaurant to eat, so she told her husband that she wanted to _____ __.

to call a restaurant and order food, having that food delivered to one's home

to order in

* Mrs. Piedra did not feel like going out to a restaurant to eat, so she told her husband that she wanted to order in.

11

* Most of the dishes on the restaurant menu were available for ____-___.

food that can be ordered and carried out of a restaurant instead of being eaten in the restaurant

take-out

* Most of the dishes on the restaurant menu were available for take-out.

12

* Instead of using the pizza restaurant’s ________ ______, Bernie decided to go to the restaurant and pick up his pizza on the way home from work.

a service provided by a restaurant, in which the food ordered by customers is delivered to the customer’s home

delivery service

* Instead of using the pizza restaurant’s delivery service, Bernie decided to go to the restaurant and pick up his pizza on the way home from work.

13

* Kent likes to experiment with cooking and it’s always a _________ what his family will be served for dinner.

a gamble; a situation where the result cannot be predicted or guessed

crapshoot

* Kent likes to experiment with cooking and it’s always a crapshoot what his family will be served for dinner.

14

* The payment ____ showed that Russell paid the $25 fee with his credit card.

a piece of paper; a copy of a receipt (a document listing the cost of something and the payment made for it) kept by the seller

slip

* The payment slip showed that Russell paid the $25 fee with his credit card.

15

* Gidget had not eaten anything all day, so by dinner time, she was ________.

very hungry

starving

* Gidget had not eaten anything all day, so by dinner time, she was starving.

16

* After a long, busy day, Esteban wanted to sit on his couch and ___ ___.

to become very relaxed; to allow one’s mind to relax completely

to veg out

* After a long, busy day, Esteban wanted to sit on his couch and veg out.

17

* Mackenzie had a lot of work to do to prepare for her company’s special event, so her entire day was ______.

chaotic; very busy; stressful, usually caused by having a large number of tasks to finish

hectic

* Mackenzie had a lot of work to do to prepare for her company’s special event, so her entire day was hectic.