1428 Caught Cheating

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

Learn Vocabulary from the lesson



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.



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.



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


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


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.



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 .