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Vocabulary Quiz
put away • priority • cut
chain • burden • it never ends
  1. His debt is a in his life.
  2. His children are his top .
  3. I need to my spending.
  4. I should more savings.
  5. Bills! .
  6. He has had a of good luck.
Comprehension Quiz
Answer the following questions about the interview.

Sorie and Mark talk about how they plan to save for their future.

1308 Saving for the Future

Sorie and Mark talk about how they plan to save for their retirment in the future.

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put away


Do you have some extra money that you can put away?

When you put something away, you keep it for later. Notice the following:

  1. I need to put some money away for college.
  2. My parents put some money away for me for when I graduate.



You should change your priorities and spend less money.

A priority is something you feel is important. Notice the following:

  1. This is a top priority. Please do it now.
  2. She has her priorities all wrong. She parties too much.



I couldn’t cut food.

When you cut something from your life, you do stop doing it or do it much less than before. Notice the following:

  1. I need to cut my bills in half.
  2. Could you cut the internet from your life?



It works in a chain.

A chain is a sequence of similar parts or actions. Notice the following:

  1. The Andes is a chain of mountains in South America.
  2. We have a supply chain that we need to survive.



So it’s like a continuous burden.

A burden is a responsibility that causes hardship. Notice the following:

  1. Parenthood is a small burden but a great joy.
  2. He is burdened with a huge house payment.

It never ends


It never ends.

We use the phrase - it never ends - to express that something never stops eventhough we want it to. Notice the following:

  1. I thought the movie would never end.
  2. My brother is always asking me for money. It never ends.

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