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Vocabulary Quiz
certificate • avid • on delivery
single • trinkets
  1. He makes the same mistake every time.
  2. They paid for the cargo .
  3. We gave him a gift for his birthday to his favorite restaurant.
  4. The flea market is a great place to buy .
  5. He is an fisherman.
Comprehension Quiz
Answer the following questions about the interview.
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Mixer 141 Shopping Online

Listen to the Mixer crew talks aout their thoughts on shopping online.

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  • Vocabulary

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gift certificate

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I bought my sister a gift certificate to an American store,

A gift certificate is a paper that you can use like money at a store. Notice the following:

  1. I got a gift certificate for Christmas.
  2. That gift certificate is only good for two months.

avid

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I'm an avid record collector

When you are an avid fan of something, that means you like it more than most other people. Notice the following:

  1. He is an avid golfer. He plays every week.
  2. She is an avid stamp collector.

paid on delivery

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It got sent to my door, and I paid on delivery.

When something is paid on delivery, it is paid for when it arrives at its destination. Notice the following:

  1. The pachage was paid on delivery.
  2. If you cannot pay now, you can pay on delivery.

every single time

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I have been satisfied every single time.

Every single time just means every time, but with more emphasis. Notice the following:

  1. I make that mistake every single time I try this.
  2. He forgets my name very single time we meet.

trinket

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I get him geeky little trinkets for him for birthdays and Christmas.

A trinket is a small piece of jewelry of little value. Notice the following:

  1. That store sells lots of little trinkets.
  2. There are some free trinkets on the table.

 

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