Elated

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

Lilian: Is your son pleased about getting in to university?

Andrea: Oh, he’s elated. He tells everyone that he meets.

Does it mean:

a) confused

b) doubtful

c) nervous

d) happy

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Answer: d) happy

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Witty

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

Roger: What is the new guy at work like?

Steve: Very witty. He’s always telling jokes.

Does it mean:

a) funny

b) annoying

c) irritating

d) strange

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Answer: a) funny

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Glum

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

Sarah: What’s wrong? You are looking glum today.

Andre: My dog is sick.

Does it mean:

a) angry

b) sad

c) frustrated

d) irritated

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Answer: b) sad

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Abysmal

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

Dave: How was the new TV show last night?

Ollie: It was abysmal. I couldn’t watch it.

Does it mean:

a) very good

b) too late

c) very complicated

d) very bad

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Answer: d) very bad

Chatterbox

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

Rebecca: Sue called. I was on the phone for two hours.

Ben: She’s a chatterbox, isn’t she?

Does it mean:

a) someone who gossips about people

b) someone who talks a lot

c) someone who likes to call people

d) someone who telephones you

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Answer: b) someone who talks a lot

Mumble

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

Josh: Can you hear the teacher in class?

Sally: No, he mumbles, so it is hard to catch what he is saying.

Does it mean:

a) speak loudly and in an unclear way

b) speak quietly and in an unclear way

c) speak clearly

d) speak in an angry way

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Answer: b) speak quietly and in an unclear way

Tedious

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

Julie: How was school?

Mike: It was OK, but science class was so tedious. I nearly fell asleep!

Does it mean:

a) fun

b) interesting

c) sleepy

d) boring

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Answer: d) boring