Splendid

Do you know the adjective “splendid“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Bill: How was the hotel in Paris?

Sarah: Oh, it was splendid. It was like a palace.

Does it mean:

a) dirty

b) expensive

c) noisy

d) excellent

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Answer: d) excellent

Amiable

Do you know the adjective “amiable“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Gertrude: What is Neil like?

Brenda: He’s an amiable young man. He always says hello when he sees me.

Does it mean:

a) rude

b) pleasant and friendly

c) scary

d) timid

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Answer: b) pleasant and friendly

Gigantic

Do you know the adjective “gigantic“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Pat: Have you seen that spider in the bathroom?

Mike: Yes, it’s gigantic. I don’t know how we are going to get rid of it.

Does it mean:

a) small

b) medium-sized

c) tiny

d) very big

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Answer: d) very big

Deafening

Do you know the adjective “deafening“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Alison: The noise from the party next door is deafening!

Robin: I know. I can’t study here. Let’s go to the library.

Does it mean:

a) very quiet

b) very soft

c) very loud

d) dangerous

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Answer: c) very loud

Mortgage

Do you know the noun “mortgage“? Read the coversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Lucy: Have you got your new house yet?

Felicity: We are still talking to the bank about getting a mortgage.

Does it mean:

a) a loan to buy a house

b) a car

c) an apartment

d) a million dollars

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Answer: a) a loan to buy a house

Furious

Do you know the adjective “furious“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Pete: What did your mum say when you told her you had lost all the money?

Chris: She said I had to get a job to pay it back. She was furious.

Does it mean:

a) very happy

b) very angry

c) very stupid

d) very sad

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Answer: b) very angry

Landlocked

Do you know the adjective “landlocked“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Mike: I’ve never seen the sea or been to the beach.

Chris: Why not?

Mike: My country is landlocked.

Does it mean:

a) surrounded by land

b) locked to something

c) surrounded by a fence

d) near the mountains

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: a) surrounded by land