{SMAILL EXERCISE}Only one word can be used appropriately in all three sentences. Let’s do it !


  1. In the not too…….future many of the diseases we suffer from today will be eradicated.

    I’m a little worried about Steve lately as he seems so ……….. and in a world of his own.

    The story follows the hero as he travels to…………. galaxies in search of other life forms.

2. They are planning to postpone their house-warming …….. till the spring when the weather is nicer.

There is little support within the …….. for a change of leadership and most politicians seem happy to support the Prime Minister.

The restaurant got very busy when a coach …….. arrived full of people travelling to the coast.

3. Before we close the meeting I’d like to raise the …….. of punctuality in the office.

The press are calling into …….. Government claims that the crime rate has fallen and point to latest research figures as evidence that this isn’t true.

The company claim there is absolutely no …….. of making anybody redundant as business has never been better.

4. I’m driving into town and can …….. you off at the station if you need a lift.

Can we just …….. the subject and talk about something else, please.

Gardeners be warned that temperatures are likely to …….. to below freezing tonight.

5. I am writing with …….. to our recent meeting on 21st May.

I think students in other countries seem to have more …….. for teachers than they do here.

The match has been cancelled out of …….. for the death of our previous Manager.

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1.distant

2. They are planning to postpone their house-warming party till the spring when the weather is nicer.

There is little support within the party for a change of leadership and most politicians seem happy to support the Prime Minister.

The restaurant got very busy when a coach party arrived full of people travelling to the coast.

Dễ nhận thấy câu này cần một danh từ, mấu chốt để nhận ra từ cần điền là PARTY là ở câu số 1 và câu số 3.
House – warming party
Coach party : nhóm khách du lịch (đi bằng xe ô tô dài)

3. Before we close the meeting I’d like to raise the question of punctuality in the office.

The press are calling into question Government claims that the crime rate has fallen and point to latest research figures as evidence that this isn’t true.

The company claim there is absolutely no question of making anybody redundant as business has never been better.

Call into question : gây nghi ngờ
Question cũng còn có một nghĩa là sự nghi ngờ

4. I’m driving into town and can drop you off at the station if you need a lift.

Can we just drop the subject and talk about something else, please.

Gardeners be warned that temperatures are likely to drop to below freezing tonight.

Drop somebody/somgthing off : đưa ai đến đâu đó, hoặc xuống xe
Các câu còn lại có thể tự suy luận từ nghĩa câu

5. I am writing with respect to our recent meeting on 21st May.

I think students in other countries seem to have more respect for teachers than they do here.

The match has been cancelled out of respect for the death of our previous Manager.

Câu số 1 và 2 có thể suy luận theo nghĩa của câu
Out of respect : đây là một cụm từ , có nghĩa là “để tôn trọng”

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