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Vocabulary Quiz
flowery • predict • all of sudden
crisp • can't handle
  1. The weather turned bad .
  2. It was a autumn afternoon.
  3. You can never if a restaurant will become popular.
  4. He it when people make fun of him.
  5. His shirt was very .
Comprehension Quiz
Answer the following questions about the interview.
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Mixer 148 What is your favorite season?

Listen to what six people talk about their favorite season and why they like it so much.

  • Transcript
  • Audio Slide Show
  • Vocabulary

flowery

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Everything is getting all flowery and new and fresh again

When something is flowery, it has lots of flowers. Notice the following:

  1. The hills are all flowery in spring.
  2. I don't like this flowery wallpaper.

predict

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You can't predict if it's going to be a warm day or a cold day.

When you predict something, you are saying it will happen in the future. Notice the following:

  1. You can never predict the weather.
  2. He predicted they would in win and they did!

all of a sudden

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In the fall, but all of a sudden it gets very cold

When something happens all of a sudden, it happens quickly and without warning. Notice the following:

  1. He got really angry all of a sudden.
  2. The restaurant got busy all of a sudden.

crisp

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I love the crisp autumn wind that blows the leaves around.

Crisp air is cool air. Notice the following:

  1. I love the feel of the crisp air on your face.
  2. There was a crisp wind, but it is not strong enough to fly kites.

can't handle

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I can't handle the cold

When you can't handle something, you do not like it and want it to stop. Notice the following:

  1. You want the truth. You can't handle the truth.
  2. I can't handle this traffic to and from work.

 

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