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* Busa has high blood pressure and diabetes, and __ ____ __ ____, she just found out that she has a bad hip!

in addition; moreover; also

on top of that

* Busa has high blood pressure and diabetes, and on top of that, she just found out that she has a bad hip!

2

* I wanted to ___ __ _____ ___ you, but I couldn’t find your phone number or email address.

to communicate with someone, especially if one hasn’t spoken with that person in a while

to get in touch with (someone)

* I wanted to get in touch with you, but I couldn’t find your phone number or email address.

3

* We’d like to _____ you ____ for coffee and dessert next Friday evening.

to ask someone to come to one’s home

to invite (someone) over

* We’d like to invite you over for coffee and dessert next Friday evening.

4

* Quentin is really nervous about letting his girlfriend see his ______, because it’s so dirty and messy.

home; house or apartment; where one lives

place

* Quentin is really nervous about letting his girlfriend see his place, because it’s so dirty and messy.

5

* It’s really easy to ___ _____ in a big city, especially if you don’t have a good map.

to not know where one is or how to go where one wants to go

to get lost

* It’s really easy to get lost in a big city, especially if you don’t have a good map.

6

* If you get ________ _____ in the woods, remember that the sun always rises in the east and sets in the west.

disoriented; not knowing where one is or which direction one should go; not knowing which way is north, south, east, or west

turned around

* If you get turned around in the woods, remember that the sun always rises in the east and sets in the west.

7

* _______ me , ______ ___ ____ __ ___ __ ____ __ the library?

a very polite phrase used to ask a stranger how to go somewhere

Excuse me, could you tell me how to get to (somewhere)

* Excuse me, could you tell me how to get to the library?

8

* Normally, I’d be happy to drop off those papers at the office for you, but unfortunately it’s in the ________ _______ from where I need to go today.

the other way; right if one is going left, or backward if one is moving forward

opposite direction

* Normally, I’d be happy to drop off those papers at the office for you, but unfortunately it’s in the opposite direction from where I need to go today.

9

* You used to be in the army? ___ ________! You always talk about how important peace is, so I would never have guessed that you used to be a soldier.

a phrase used when one is very surprised by what another person has just said and almost does not believe it because it seems so unlikely

you're kidding

* You used to be in the army? You’re kidding! You always talk about how important peace is, so I would never have guessed that you used to be a soldier.

10

* As you ____ toward the river, you’ll pass by a lot of great restaurants and coffee shops.

to go in a particular direction; to go a particular way

to head

* As you head toward the river, you’ll pass by a lot of great restaurants and coffee shops.

11

* In this city, many young families live toward the south, and most retirees live in the ______ ________.

the opposite way; the opposite direction; west if one was going east, or north if one is going south

other direction

* In this city, many young families live toward the south, and most retirees live in the other direction.

12

* They live on a noisy ______ that’s almost in the center of downtown.

the distance along a street from where one street crosses it to where the next street crosses it

block

* They live on a noisy block that’s almost in the center of downtown.

13

* My mother always told me to look both ways for cars before walking across a busy ___________.

where two streets cross each other, often with a stoplight or at least stop signs

intersection

* My mother always told me to look both ways for cars before walking across a busy intersection.

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* When you get to the park, ___ _ ___ and then you’ll be on Glisan Street.

to turn left, especially when driving

to hang a left

* When you get to the park, hang a left and then you’ll be on Glisan Street.

15

* __ _______ ____ that road for about one mile until you see the sign for the park.

to move forward; to move ahead without turning

to go straight down

* Go straight down that road for about one mile until you see the sign for the park.

16

* If you stay on this road, you’ll ___ the museum.

to approach a street or building; to find or encounter

to hit

* If you stay on this road, you’ll hit the museum.

17

*____ _ ___ immediately after passing the gas station.

to turn left

to make a left

* If you stay on this road, you’ll hit the museum.

18

* As you drive north on Burnside Avenue, the pharmacy will be on your ____ ____ ____.

on the left; on one’s left

left hand side

* As you drive north on Burnside Avenue, the pharmacy will be on your left hand side.

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* That’s right! You’__ ___ __!

to understand something correctly or completely

to have got it

* That’s right! You’ve got it!