Basic English Usage
Slang

Drills

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[ ]  What's his angle? I'm not sure I ____.
trust him
agree

[ ]  If we ditch that meeting, our boss might be ____.
absent
upset

[ ]  His answer is fishy; I think it might ____.
be appropriate
not be true

[ ]  We thought his attempt at ____ was lame.
humor
sprinting

[ ]  They are milking the situation. It might be ____.
dishonest
nutritious

[ ]  If you zap a fly, it will ____.
die
grow

[ ]  She was all ears because she was ____.
deformed
interested

[ ]  Bad-mouthing the boss can get you ____.
promoted
in trouble

[ ]  The documentary was an eye opener. We were all ____.
surprised
squinting

[ ]  Don't accept a low-ball offer. Demand ____.
a higher price
an honest answer

[ ]  Coming up with the answer was a no-brainer. It was ____.
strenuous
obvious

[ ]  Do I like chocolate? You bet, it's ____.
delicious
a gamble

[ ]  Sales should take off soon; I am ____.
optimistic
leaving

[ ]  She zoned out at the meeting. She will probably ____.
not remember
write a summary

[ ]  If you are on the level, I should ____.
warn you
believe you

[ ]  They left it up in the air because they are ____.
pilots
uncertain

[ ]  He's all bent out of shape. I wish he would ____.
calm down
stand straight

[ ]  Please wrap it up, and let me know when it's ____.
finished
protected

[ ]  Check out my new smartphone. Go ahead, ____.
throw it
try it

[ ]  Zack jumped ship. He's now ___.
employed by our competitor
enjoyed by the sharks

[ ]  That movie was killer! I ____ it.
defended
loved

[ ]  It was a piece of cake. I didn't have to ____.
try at all
use a spoon

[ ]  That was my bad. I'll try to ____.
do better next time
keep it up

[ ]  Try to just roll with it, and remember: ____.
don't take no for an answer
this too will pass

[ ]  He's such a keener; I can't ____.
keep up with him
believe he's so lazy

[ ]  Two loonies make a toonie, in Canadian ____.
dollars
swamps

[ ]  She's such a corker, absolutely ____.
fond of wine
outstanding

[ ]  The project was a damp squib. It ____ everyone.
disappointed
energized

[ ]  His dodgy behavior had people ____.
suspicious
cheering

[ ]  I'll make it a fair go. You'll have ____.
to travel
an equal chance

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Lesson: Drills
Module: Slang
Course: Basic English Usage