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* As the company’s ______ _______ ______, Marge needed to find a way to improve the local community’s opinion of the company.

an employee who creates a good relationship between the business he or she works for and the people outside of that business, including the public and the media

public relations officer

* As the company’s public relations officer, Marge needed to find a way to improve the local community’s opinion of the company.

2

* Chris had to work more hours than normal, but he was ___________ ______ a raise and a better job within the company.

to prepare for a job or other position that one wants; to do work so that one can achieve a goal

to work toward

* Chris had to work more hours than normal, but he was working toward a raise and a better job within the company.

3

* The employees of the ___-________ organization knew they would not earn much money, but they were loyal to the organization because they believed it helped many people.

not done to earn money, but to help others; not done to earn money, other than the money one needs to support the organization

non-profit

* The employees of the non-profit organization knew they would not earn much money, but they were loyal to the organization because they believed it helped many people.

4

* After working at a job that she did not like for six years, Lucia thought it was time to _____ _ ______ and start doing a job she loved.

to change jobs; to move from one's current job to a new job

to make a move

* After working at a job that she did not like for six years, Lucia thought it was time to make a move and start doing a job she loved.

5

* Emil asked his brother, “__ ___ _____ __ I eat the last piece of pizza?”

is it fine if; a phrase used to ask if one is allowed to do something

do you mind if

* Emil asked his brother, “Do you mind if I eat the last piece of pizza?”

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* When Agnes asked her parents if she could visit her friend’s house, they told her, “Sure, __ ______, but be home by 8:00.”

start; a phrase used to tell someone to start doing an action he or she wants to do but needs permission to do it

go ahead

* When Agnes asked her parents if she could visit her friend’s house, they told her, “Sure, go ahead, but be home by 8:00.”

7

* Even though he was a strict boss, Mr. Oropeza kept his employees happy by paying them a large _______.

wages; the amount of money one earns for working

salary

* Even though he was a strict boss, Mr. Oropeza kept his employees happy by paying them a large salary.

8

* _ ____ ____ ___ the rest of my friends, but I enjoy going to the library after school.

I do not represent; a phrase used to say that one's experience or opinion may not be the same as the experience or opinion of others

I can't speak for

* I can’t speak for the rest of my friends, but I enjoy going to the library after school.

9

* The food at the college cafeteria was _________ to the food at the high school cafeteria, and many of the dishes were actually the same.

able to be compared; being similar enough to be thought of as alike

comparable

* The food at the college cafeteria was comparable to the food at the high school cafeteria, and many of the dishes were actually the same.

10

* Permission to use the exercise room and swimming pool were _____ that the hotel employees got.

benefit; something one gets that is not part of the money one earns working in a job

perk

* Permission to use the exercise room and swimming pool were perks that the hotel employees got.

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* Brigitte asked Wesley if he had a good trip, and he answered, “___ ___ __. The weather was bad and I was stuck inside, but I was at least able to visit some interesting indoor attractions.”

true and not true; a phrase used to say that a statement or idea had both good and bad parts, or that it has both true and false parts

yes and no

* Brigitte asked Wesley if he had a good trip, and he answered, “Yes and no. The weather was bad and I was stuck inside, but I was at least able to visit some interesting indoor attractions.”

12

* Al is good with animals, so a job at the animal shelter really _____ him.

to be a good match for someone; to meet someone’s wants, needs, or personality

to suit (someone)

* Al is good with animals, so a job at the animal shelter really suits him.