Light-headed

Do you know the expression “to feel light-headed“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Doctor: What are your symptoms?

Eddie: I have been feeling light-headed since this morning, and I have a blocked nose.

Doctor: Hmm…it sounds like you have a cold.

Does it mean:

a) stupid

b) dizzy and faint

c) unconscious

d) weak

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: b) dizzy and faint

Chatterbox

Do you know the word chatterbox? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Sebastian: Larry called before. I was on the phone for three hours!

Carla: I was on the phone for a few hours the last time he called. He’s such a chatterbox!

Does it mean:

a) a person who likes to call other people

b) a talking box

c) a person who talks a lot

d) someone who chats for longer than an hour

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Answer: c) a person who talks a lot

Pamper

Do you know the English verb “to pamper“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Brenda: You worked so hard on that project. You should take a rest.

Jill: I’m going to pamper myself tonight. I’m going to have a long bath, a glass of wine, some nice chocolates and an early night!

Does it mean:

a) to make someone feel comfortable with special treatment

b) to make someone feel comfortable with alcohol

c) to stay in

d) to drink alcohol in the bath

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: a) to make someone feel comfortable with special treatment

Gabble

Do you know the English verb “to gabble“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Terry: Did you understand George’s presentation?

David: No. He was so nervous, he was gabbling. I couldn’t understand anything he said!

Does it mean:

a) speak slowly

b) speak clearly

c) speak quickly and not clearly

d) speak quickly and loudly

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: c) speak quickly and not clearly

I’m famished!

Do you know the English expression “to be famished“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Eri: I’m famished! I haven’t eaten since 6am this morning.

Fiona: Same here. Let’s take a break and get something to eat.

Does it mean:

a) to be full

b) to be tired

c) to feel dizzy

d) to be very hungry

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Answer: d) to be very hungry

Abandon

Do you know the verb “to abandon“? Read the conversation below. What does Gerald mean?

Emily: I heard you were driving when the hurricane struck.

Gerald. Yes. It was so bad that we had to abandon the car and take shelter in a building.

Does he mean:

a) stop the car

b) leave the car

c) take the car to a building

d) stay in the car

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Answer: b) leave the car

Put forward

Do you know the English expression “put forward?” Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

June: What do you think about the plan Sasha put forward at the meeting?

Gill: I thought it was intersting. But Max also put forward a good idea. I think I prefer that.

Does it mean:

a) demand

b) suggest

c) criticize

d) force

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: b) suggest