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Group 2 - Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
orient

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Example Sentences:

Our salesmen are very success-[oriented], and are largely responsible for the continued success of our enterprise.

During [orientation] week, the students will be introduced to all the facilities available to them during their studies here.

It will take a few days to [orient] you to the routine in our office.



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consume

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Example Sentences:

You need to [consume] a lot more calories than you normally do each day if you want to gain weight.

The fire [consumed] the house within minutes.

A bat needs to [consume] many times its own weight in insects every day.



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limb

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Example Sentences:

The child lost a [limb] in an accident while playing on the train tracks.

A couple of large [limbs] fell off the tree during the storm.

If injured, a starfish can actually grow back a lost [limb].



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tough

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Example Sentences:

Hockey is a really [tough] sport, with players getting hurt quite often.

This steak is really [tough]; I think I cooked it too long.

It's pretty [tough] to find a job when you don't have any previous experience.



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retaliate

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Example Sentences:

When I pushed my sister into the lake, she [retaliated] by pulling me in after her.

The Israeli army has [retaliated] against the Palestinians for a suicide attack on a crowded supermarket.

Maureen was fired for stealing from the store, and she [retaliated] by breaking a window on her way out the door.



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suppress

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Example Sentences:

The violent [suppression] of the demonstrations has drawn international criticism.

Dissidents say the attempts at [suppression] of their voices will only make them stronger.

The growth of cancerous cells can be [suppressed] using chemotherapy treatments.



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exhaust

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Example Sentences:

Be careful you don't touch the [exhaust] pipe when you get on the motorcycle; it is really hot.

The young boys were totally [exhausted] after playing road hockey all afternoon.

The runner collapsed with [exhaustion] after completing his first marathon.



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resemble

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Example Sentences:

Salome certainly [resembles] her mother physically, but their characters are completely different.

This house [resembles] the house that I grew up in.

The flavor of snake meat apparently [resembles] that of chicken.



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simulate

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Example Sentences:

Wind tunnels [simulate] the conditions a vehicle will encounter when it moves through the air.

Using virtual reality, doctors can experiment with new procedures on [simulated] patients.

In the famous shower scene in the Alfred Hitchcock movie "Psycho," chocolate syrup was used to [simulate] blood.



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blaze

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Example Sentences:

Firemen say the [blaze] that destroyed the school started in the furnace room.

We built a [blazing] fire on the beach and cooked our supper over it.

A brilliant sunset [blazed] in the evening sky.



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