Flourishing

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

Andrej: How is Stan’s new business going?

Penny: Oh it is flourishing. He has got some very big customers recently.

Does it mean:

a) going badly

b) bankrupt

c) healthy and successful

d) in debt

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: c) growing well and successful

Prosperous

Do you know the adjective “prosperous“? Read the New Year greeting below. Can you guess the meaning? (This one is really easy!!)

“We wish you a healthy and prosperous New Year!”

Does it mean:

a) sad

b) wealthy and successful

c) boring

d) bad

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: b) wealthy and successful

Secluded

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

Haruna: How was your vacation?

Ken: It was wonderful. We stayed in a secluded cottage in the mountains. We didn’t see any other people for days!

Does it mean:

a) public

b) private and hidden

c) old

d) new and modern

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Answer: b) private and hidden

Willpower

Do you know the noun “willpower“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Sally: Karen, how many chocolates did you eat yesterday?

Karen: Twenty. I didn’t intend to eat so many, but I have no willpower.

Does it mean:

a) self-control

b) hunger

c) diet

d) physical strength

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: a) self-control

Breathtaking

Do you know the adjective “breathtaking“? Read the converation below. Can you guess the meaning?

James: How was your trip to Scotland?

Sarah: It was wonderful. The views of the mountains were breathtaking.

Does it mean:

a) boring

b) uncomfortable

c) suspicious

d) spectacular

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Answer: d) spectacular

Questionable

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

Marcy: What do you think about Tom offering to help us with the project?

Jerry: I think his motives are questionable. Maybe he expects to get some money from it.

Does it mean:

a) interesting

b) doubtful

c) difficult to understand

d) honest

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Answer: b) doubtful

Considerate

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

Valdis: How is your new teacher?

Maria: He’s very considerate. He always slows down when we don’t understand.

Does it mean:

a) selfish

b) brave

c) thinks of others’ feelings

d) thinks of time management

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: c) thinks of others’ feelings