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By Murray Bromberg, Melvin Gordon

A Barron's best-seller for greater than 4 many years, the brand-new 6th variation of 1100 phrases you want to understand has been increased and up-to-date with more--
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All new phrases for college students to profit are put within the context of sentences which were chosen from recognized novels, performs, poems, newspaper editorials, and television proclaims. For optimum ease and delight in studying, the authors suggest 15-minute periods with this e-book. through the years, millions of scholars getting ready for the SAT and ACT have depended on earlier versions of 1100 phrases you want to recognize as an effective way to bolster their observe strength. a brand new characteristic within the 6th version is The Lighter contact a hundred, a set of a hundred humorous one-liners which use phrases from the publication you might want to be aware of.

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Dooley In 1956, Look Magazine named Thomas Dooley as one of the year's ten most outstanding men. Just under thirty years of age at the time, Dr. Dooley had already distinguished himself by caring for a half-million sick and emaciated Vietnamese refugees. When fighting broke out in the divided country of Viet Nam, the northern Communist Viet Minh forces surged southward, scattering thousands of refugees before them. At the time, Dr. Dooley was a lieutenant, assigned to a tranquil naval hospital in Yokosuka, Japan.

Run down district ____ 22. to carry the day v. hypocritical sympathy ____ 23. Skid Row w. to win the honors ____ 24. to go up in smoke x. end fruitlessly Now check your answers on page 306. Make a record of those words you missed. You can learn them successfully by studying them and using them regularly in speech and in your writing. Words for Further Study Meanings 1. _______________ _______________ 2. _______________ _______________ 3. _______________ _______________ 4. _______________ _______________ 5.

The confession was signed under __________, the attorney claimed. 4. I suspect that my father will __________ me for coming home late. 5. Parking in front of a hydrant is a __________ violation of the city's law. Definitions Match the new words with their meanings. 6. flagrant ____ a. inflexible, unrelenting 7. admonish ____ b. compulsion, force 8. duress ____ c. outrageous, glaringly bad 9. culprit ____ d. the guilty person 10. inexorable ____ e. to warn, to reprove Today's Idiom to take down a pegto take the conceit out of a braggart (ship's colors used to be raised or lowered by pegsthe higher the colors, the greater the honor) The alumni thought they had a great basketball team, but our varsity took them down a peg.

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