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* Aggie and Jacob have been married for three years and celebrate their __________ ____________ on April 27.

the month and day that two people were married on, which is celebrated every year after the wedding

wedding anniversary

* Aggie and Jacob have been married for three years and celebrate their wedding anniversary on April 27.

2

* The __________ _________ broke and we can’t vacuum the dirty carpet until it’s fixed.

a machine that sucks dirt off the floor; a machine that cleans the floor by using suction to pull dirt away from it.

vacuum cleaner

* The vacuum cleaner broke and we can’t vacuum the dirty carpet until it’s fixed.

3

* The student did not understand the _____ of the book and misunderstood what the writer was trying to say.

message; the important fact or part that one is supposed to focus on

point

* The student did not understand the point of the book and misunderstood what the writer was trying to say.

4

* When the concert Cordelia wanted to go to was suddenly cancelled, she felt very _______.

unhappy; feeling anger and sadness

upset

* When the concert Cordelia wanted to go to was suddenly cancelled, she felt very upset.

5

* Terrance was very _________ and enjoyed surprising his girlfriend with handwritten love notes, poems, and bouquets of flowers.

passionate; showing love through kindness, emotion, and special actions.

romantic

* Terrance was very romantic and enjoyed surprising his girlfriend with handwritten love notes, poems, and bouquets of flowers.

6

* When Lavonne forgot to go to her son’s piano recital after promising to be there, she really ____ him _____.

to disappoint someone; to fail at doing something that someone else expects or wants one to do

let smb down

* When Lavonne forgot to go to her son’s piano recital after promising to be there, she really let him down.

7

* Being able to share one’s secrets and dreams with someone else is _____ _____ __ a close friendship.

the sign of; evidence that one can see which suggests the existence of something.

the mark of

* Being able to share one’s secrets and dreams with someone else is the mark of a close friendship.

8

* People may not agree with me, but __ __ ____, it’s rude to not say “thank you” after receiving a gift.

in my opinion; by my definition.

in my book

* People may not agree with me, but in my book, it’s rude to not say “thank you” after receiving a gift.

9

* The story Omar told his family was an ___________ version of how he and his girlfriend met.

expecting something to be perfect; thinking of the perfect way something could be instead of how that thing actually is.

idealized

* The story Omar told his family was an idealized version of how he and his girlfriend met.

10

* Eva went with her two best friends to see the new _______ ______ because her husband did not like watching romance movies.

movies appealing to women, which often include ideal or perfect versions of romance.

chick flicks

* Eva went with her two best friends to see the new chick flick because her husband did not like watching romance movies.

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* Tricia did not know much about real romance because she was too focused on the relationships she read about in _________ _______.

books about ideal or perfect romance, usually read by women; books with fictional (not true) stories about love

romance novel

* Tricia did not know much about real romance because she was too focused on the relationships she read about in romance novels.

12

* Ferdinand tried to ____ into ___ ______ of his best friend to determine why his friend was so angry.

to know what someone else is thinking or feeling

to get into the head of

* Ferdinand tried to get into the head of his best friend to determine why his friend was so angry.

13

* After Marcie and Lawrence could not agree on who was right, they agreed to disagree, saying that the misunderstanding could not be avoided because ____ are from _____ and ______ are from ______.

a saying used to describes how men and women are very different, with different ways of thinking, behaving, and feeling

Men are from Mars and women are from Venus

* After Marcie and Lawrence could not agree on who was right, they agreed to disagree, saying that the misunderstanding could not be avoided because men are from Mars and women are from Venus.