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drives me nuts • flip • agility
ledge • trampoline
  1. Cats usually have more than dogs, but both are quite agile.
  2. The birds like to make their nests on the on my building.
  3. You need to the pancake when the edges get brown.
  4. It when people talk during a movie.
  5. Kids love jumping on a .
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Julia and Todd continue their conversation about staying in shape via new methods of fitness.

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drive me nuts

That's going to drive me nuts.

Something that drives you nuts greatly bothers you. Notice the following:

  1. It drives me nuts when people leave the lights on.
  2. It drivers her nuts to see people eat poorly.

flip

They run against walls and they'll do flips.

A flip is when something is lifted and rotated vertically before touching the ground again. Notice the following:

  1. My dog can do a flip and land on legs again.
  2. After scoring a goal, he did a back flip to celebrate.

agility

You must have to have some kind of mental agility.

When something has agility it can move quickly and easily. Notice the following:

  1. Agility is important in gymnastics.
  2. People who do yoga usually have good agility.

ledge

a wall with a ledge

A lege is a narrow surface extending from a wall. Notice the following:

  1. His toes were hanging over the ledge.
  2. When you stand on the ledge, don't look down.

trampoline

You jump on the trampoline.

A trompoline is a platfrom that allows people to jump really high from an elastic floor. Notice the following:

  1. The kids had fun jumping on the trampoline.
  2. You can jump really high on a trampoline.

 

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