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1

* The doctor dropped a __________ when he told his patient that she had cancer.

something that is unexpected and shocking; news or information that is surprising and usually unpleasant

bombshell

* The doctor dropped a bombshell when he told his patient that she had cancer.

2

* Carlotta got an ___________ to her uncle’s wedding and said she would go.

a written notice or card that asks someone to come to an event; a request, either spoken or written, asking or allowing someone to come to an event

invitation

* Carlotta got an invitation to her uncle’s wedding and said she would go.

3

* Vince was excited about going to his _____ _____ ________ and meeting with all the people he graduated with.

an organized meeting of people who graduated from the same high school in the same year

high school reunion

* Vince was excited about going to his high school reunion and meeting with all the people he graduated with.

4

* Janelle was Adeline’s ____ _______, and Adeline trusted Janelle enough to share all her secrets.

the friend that one feels closest to; one’s most important friend

best friend*

Janelle was Adeline’s best friend, and Adeline trusted Janelle enough to share all her secrets.

5

* Enrique did not know if he would go to the concert, but he did not feel well so he was ________ _______ going.

to think that one will decide against doing something before making a final decision

to lean against

* Enrique did not know if he would go to the concert, but he did not feel well so he was leaning against going.

6

* Tonya spends too much time________ _ ___ _____ and thinking about the people she used to know instead of trying to meet new people.

to focus on the past instead of the present or future; to be too interested or too concerned about one’s past

to live in the past

* Tonya spends too much time living in the past and thinking about the people she used to know instead of trying to meet new people.

7

* The new amusement park ride moves very fast and is a real ____.

an informal word for a fun and exciting event

trip

* The new amusement park ride moves very fast and is a real trip.

8

* Darren had not spoken to his ex-girlfriend in three years, but he still wondered ____ ___ ______ __ her after their relationship ended.

what happened to; what had happened in someone’s life since the last time one spoke to him or her

what had become of

* Darren had not spoken to his ex-girlfriend in three years, but he still wondered what had become of her after their relationship ended.

9

* Rhonda was a _______ who was very excited about finishing her last year of school.

the final year of schooling in high school or college before graduation; a student in the final grade level of high school or college

senior

* Rhonda was a senior who was very excited about finishing her last year of school.

10

* Stuart is only a ___________ in high school and still needs to complete two more years of school before he graduates.

a student in the second year of high school or college

sophomore

* Stuart is only a sophomore in high school and still needs to complete two more years of school before he graduates.

11

* Belkis had a ___ _____ on Jordan, but Jordan did not know that she had romantic feelings for him.

a strong desire to be with someone in a romantic relationship; a strong romantic interest in someone, usually without him or her knowing about that interest

big crush

* Belkis had a big crush on Jordan, but Jordan did not know that she had romantic feelings for him.

12

* Anne thought that her new neighbor was very ______ and had a nice smile.

attractive; handsome

cute

* Anne thought that her new neighbor was very cute and had a nice smile.

13

* Bruno did very well at school and was at the ____ ___ ____ ______.

among the students with the best grades or scores; one of the students with the best scores when compared to other students who graduate or finish high school during the same year

top of (one's) class

* Bruno did very well at school and was at the top of his class.

14

* Florentina was a ______ ______, and all her teachers got frustrated with her for distracting the other students by constantly joking around.

someone who tells jokes in the middle of class; someone who acts silly in class, often causing trouble

class clown

* Florentina was a class clown, and all her teachers got frustrated with her for distracting the other students by constantly joking around.

15

* Charlie had no ______ __ ______ and almost never smiled or laughed.

having an ability to laugh and make others laugh

sense of humor

* Charlie had no sense of humor and almost never smiled or laughed.

16

* Even though Judith was always watching Dale, Dale never _____ ___ _ _______ _____ and barely even knew she existed.

to notice someone; to find someone interesting or attractive enough to watch or learn about him or her

to give (someone) a second look

* Even though Judith was always watching Dale, Dale never gave her a second look and barely even knew she existed.