Atrocious

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

Paul: Why are you angry with your son?

Vincent: Because his attitude towards his me is atrocious. He said some terrible things yesterday.

Does it mean:

a) very good

b) very angry

c) very annoying

d) very bad

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Answer: d) very bad

Affable

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

Karen: How are the new neighbours?

Fred: They seem very affable. They invited us over for dinner sometime.

Does it mean:

a) friendly

b) unfriendly

c) annoying

d) rich

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Answer: a) friendly

In tears

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

Sally: How did everyone react when they heard they were losing their jobs?

Neil: Most of them were in tears. It was a big shock for everyone.

Does it mean:

a) angry

b) shouting

c) crying

d) shocked

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Answer: c) crying

Beg to differ

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

Tina: I think we should spend more money on this housing project.

Rita: I beg to differ. We have spent enough already.

Does it mean:

a) disagree

b) agree

c) ask for money

d) get angry

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Answer: a) disagree

Bemused

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

Annette: How did everyone react to Tony’s presentation?

Frank: When he finished, everyone gave him a bemused look. No one knew what he was talking about.

Does it mean:

a) irritated

b) amused

c) terrified

d) confused

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Answer: d) confused

Get sidetracked

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

Amy: How was the meeting?

Nathan: It was going OK until the boss got sidetracked by the sales figures for last year.

Does it mean:

a) get angry

b) do two things at once

c) become amused

d) get distracted

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Answer: d) get distracted

Petrified

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

Karl: How did you react when you saw that giant spider?

Bill: I was petrified. I couldn’t move!

Does it mean:

a) very brave

b) very scared

c) very annoyed

d) very amused

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Answer: b) very scared