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* After having a bad day, Eloy went home and _______ ____ on the couch and watched TV.

to sit down in a comfortable way; to get calm, comfortable, or relaxed, usually after doing hard work

to kick back

* After having a bad day, Eloy went home and kicked back on the couch and watched TV.

2

* Katherine ______ __ the coffeemaker as soon as she gets up in the morning.

to turn on something that uses electricity or another source of power; to turn on something that was stopped or off, like a television

to flip on

* Katherine flips on the coffeemaker as soon as she gets up in the morning.

3

* The new __________ show came on at 9:00 p.m. and was watched by 10 million people.

the time of night when most viewers watch television and when the most popular shows are on; the shows that come on during the time of night when the largest number of people watch

primetime

* The new primetime show came on at 9:00 p.m. and was watched by 10 million people.

4

* Lorenzo loved the ocean and wanted to move to one of the ________ so that he could see the ocean more often.

the east and west coasts of the United States; the states that are on the eastern and western parts of the United States, next to the oceans

coasts

* Lorenzo loved the ocean and wanted to move to one of the coasts so that he could see the ocean more often.

5

* If you watch television over the summer months, you’ll be watching a lot of _______s.

a show that has been shown in the past and is being shown again

rerun

* If you watch television over the summer months, you’ll be watching a lot of reruns.

6

* The program was in ___________, so even though it originally shown on channel 3, it now shown on channel 10.

a state or condition where television shows can be played on multiple stations or channels after its first showing, instead of being limited to one station or channel

syndication

* The program was in syndication, so even though it originally shown on channel 3, it now shown on channel 10.

7

* Tawanda enjoyed watching ____ ____s because she liked to learn about different topics and enjoyed guessing the answers.

a television show or program where people are asked questions and win money or other prizes if they answer those questions correctly

quiz show

* Tawanda enjoyed watching quiz shows because she liked to learn about different topics and enjoyed guessing the answers.

8

* When Joey broke up with his girlfriend, he said, “__ _____ ___ that relationship. I wanted it to work out, but she did not feel the same way I did.”

that ends it; a phrase used to show that a topic, goal, or idea could not be finished with success or finished the way one wanted

so much for

* When Joey broke up with his girlfriend, he said, “So much for that relationship. I wanted it to work out, but she did not feel the same way I did.”

9

* The _________ ____ talked about a big storm that happened in Florida before talking about political events that happened in California.

information about current events that are happening throughout the country or nation; a television program that gives information about current events happening throughout the country

national news

* The national news talked about a big storm that happened in Florida before talking about political events that happened in California.

10

* The _____ news mentioned that a bear got loose from the zoo.

in one’s community or city, or in areas that are nearby

local

* The local news mentioned that a bear got loose from the zoo.

11

* Carlotta heard some interesting _______ about her manager from some of the other workers, but she didn’t know if the information was true.

rumor; talk or information that may or may not be true

gossip

* Carlotta heard some interesting gossip about her manager from some of the other workers, but she didn’t know if the information was true.

12

* _______s are Russell’s favorite type of television show because he likes to laugh.

situation comedy; a television program that is meant to be funny and that shows the same group of characters doing ordinary or everyday tasks, usually lasting 30 minutes

sitcom

* Sitcoms are Russell’s favorite type of television show because he likes to laugh.

13

* Marian did not want to drive in the rain, but she was _________ to buy more food for her baby at the store.

strongly wanting something and doing something bad or extreme to get it

desperate

* Marian did not want to drive in the rain, but she was desperate to buy more food for her baby at the store.

14

* There are three ______s in the word “important.”

the letters A, E, I, O, and U

vowel

* There are three vowels in the word “important.”