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1428 Caught Cheating

Aimee and Gilda discuss their experiences cheating when they were in school.

Learn Vocabulary from the lesson

cheat

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Have you ever cheated on a test?

When you cheat on a test, you do not take the test honestly. Notice the following:

  1. Most students do not cheat on tests.
  2. If you cheat on tests, the teachers will be mad.

well-deserved

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A well-deserved zero, I believe.

When something is well-deserved, that means you did something to earn it. Notice the following:

  1. After dieting, his weight loss was well-deserved.
  2. She studied hard, so her high score was well-deserved.

nosebleed

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I don't get nosebleeds. 

A nosebleed is when blood comes out of your nose. Notice the following:

  1. At high altitude you can easily get a nosebleed.
  2. He got a nosebleed after being hit in the nose.

take it from there

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Find the motivations for it and take it from there.

Here, take it from there means move on from this point forward and make a decision. Notice the following:

  1. We need to see the results and take it from there.
  2. We will see what happens and take it from there.

divert attention away

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I would divert the attention away.

When you divert attention, you take some action so people do not notice something. Notice the following:

  1. She is shy so she always diverts attention away from herself.
  2. The thieves stole money as they diverted everyone's attention away.

examiner

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And the examiner obviously got worried

An examiner gives a test. A test taker takes the test. Notice the following:

  1. The examiner gave directions for the test.
  2. The examiner closely watched the students.
Answer these questions about the interview.

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Vocabulary Challenge

Complete the sentences with the words below.
nose bleed • deserved • cheat
take it • divert • examiner
  1. I would never on test.
  2. He got a bad from his illness.
  3. Her score is well- .
  4. Once we arrive, let us from there.
  5. He tried to my attention.
  6. We had a very strict .