VOCABULARY TEST UNIT 3.
1. Use the words from the box or their derivatives in the appreciated forms to complete the sentences.
board decent distress disturb fade hesitate (2) oppressive rub scratch shiver shrewd spin treat
1. It was early December morning when Jane went out of the house. She ________________ her hands together muttering, “Brrrr. it's cold."
2. The death of a close relative can be a deeply ________________ time.
3. The late Mr Phillips was a brave soldier and a ________________ tactician.
4. It was already 9 pm. when they reached their destination. The light ________________ and they had no time to explore the locality.
5. In most cases. surgical ________________ permanently corrects the 1. to ape disease.
6. They must act immediately, their ________________ could be fatal.
7. Christianity, Islam and Judaism all call on their followers to resist________________.
8. — How are you, dear? — I ________________ uncontrollably and feel a little chilly.
9. The ________________ of directors is responsible for setting the company’s strategic aims.
10. It was several weeks before I got a ________________ night's rest.
11. I ________________ the side of the car as l was driving through the gate.
12. It’s a ________________ fact that the country is top of the list for cocaine use.
13. The teacher ________________ round to see who had spoken.
14. She stood on the pavement ________________ not knowing which way to go.
2. Match the types of boards with their definitions.
1. a chopping boarda) a small ﬂat stick used as a manicuring instrument
2. a chessboard b) a board that you cut meat and vegetables on
3. a noticeboard c) a board high above the swimming pool
4. an ironing board d) a square board divided into 64 squares usually of black and white colours
5. a dartboard e) a board usually on a wall to display some information
6. a diving board f) a long narrow board covered with some cloth
and used to press linen and other things
7. an emery board g) a circular board with numbers on it which is used as a target in a game
3. Match the words with their definitions.
1. to ape a) to move in a twisting way
2. to dog b) to talk continuously in a boring way
3. to duck c) to lower the head or bend down quickly
4. to ferret d) to copy a person or a person’s behaviourin a stupid way
5. to monkey (about) e) to eat quickly and hungrily
6. to rabbit (on) f) to handle something carelessly
7. to rat g) to break promises or act in a disloyal way
8. to snake h) to follow somebody very closely never
9. to wolf i) to look for something, to search
4. Choose the appropriate words to complete the sentences.
1. The whole house was filled with the (aroma/scent) of coffee and garlic.
2. Put even numbers on one side and (strange/odd) numbers on the other side.
3. How much money did you manage to scratch (around/together) yesterday? Do you think it will be enough?
4. Why aren't you wearing that (eighty-dollar/eighty dollars) dress of yours?
5. I couldn‘t find the necessary ﬁle in the office and decided to (rat/ferret) around for it in my study at home.
6. That was a (three-kilometre/three kilometres) route.
7. Her last report was really (disturbing/distressing) — it made me feel worried and alarmed.
8. I tried every (treat/treatment) the vet suggested.
5. Complete the phrasal verbs in the sentences. Use the appropriate function words from the box.
down along out in1. If two people rub ___________together, they are able to live or work together in a reasonably friendly way.
2. We washed Rex and then rubbed him___________.
3. He told us what had happened without rubbing ___________ how wrong we had been.
4. Rub ___________the sentences in ink.
5. I know that l have made a mistake, no need to rub it___________.
6. Could you rub the child ___________ with this cloth?
7. Grace and Sue rubbed ___________ pretty well most of the time but sometimes they had quarrels.
8. Sarah rubbed her horse ___________ after her ride.
9. Fred pencilled his name, then changed his mind and rubbed it___________.
10. My boss and I seem to rub ___________ all right.
6. Complete the sentences with the appropriate function words from the box.
about against between from for off
into on over round to with
1. Let me treat you ___________ my favourite plum pie.
2. Mr Forester is being treated ___________ this medicine___________ some serious lung disease.
3. it is a shame John treats his relatives ___________ contempt.
4. He was not hungry and hesitated ___________ a salad and some fruit.
5. I found Rebecca at the bus stop shivering ___________ cold.
6. My son’s little puppy ran to me and rubbed ___________ my leg.
7. Yesterday I scratched my hand ___________ the rose bush. It‘s still painful.
8. Mrs Clark was appointed ___________ the board of directors.
9. We hesitated ___________ whether to join them or to stay at home.
10. He spun the chair ___________ to face the desk.
11. We hesitated ___________ what answer to give.
12. Now we have to start the firm again ___________ scratch.
13. The shapes have faded away ___________ the night.
14. Susan rubbed the dirt ___________ the porch.