A Good Man Is Hard to Find 2 1. Match the words in the list below with their definitions: B. a. shriek b.

chatter c. China tea d. crafty e. bland f. shack g. yodel h. panel i. dime j. to hiss k. limbs l. swirl m. Nigger 1. A ……………is a simple hut built from tin, wood, or other materials. 2. ……….is an extremely offensive word for a black person. (VERY OFFENSIVE) 3. If you describe someone or something as……….., you mean that they are rather dull and unexciting. • blandness N-UNCOUNT /=ADJ Food that is ………. has very little flavour. /=A ……….is the same as a baby buggy. A baby buggy is a small folding seat with wheels, which a young child can sit in and which can be pushed around. (BRIT; in AM, use stroller) = stroller, pushchair A ………..is another word for a baby carriage. (AM) /=N-COUNT A ………is a small lightweight carriage pulled by one horse. 4. ………..is tea made from large dark green or reddish-brown tea leaves. It is usually drunk without milk or sugar. 5. If you……….., you talk quickly and continuously, usually about things which are not important. /= N-UNCOUNT = ……….is also a noun. /=VERB V If your teeth…….., they keep knocking together because you are very cold or very nervous. /= VERB When birds or animals…………, they make high-pitched noises. (LITERARY)
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8. When someone…………. A ………. • hissing N-UNCOUNT /=VERB V with quote. If you ……………something liquid or flowing./= N-UNCOUNT usu the N of n ………. they express their disapproval or dislike of that person by making long loud `s' sounds. 7.. …………. also V n If people …………. you shout it in a loud. V n If you………….. for example because they are suddenly surprised. 2 .is a flat rectangular piece of wood or other material that forms part of a larger object such as a door. = cunning 12. is a board or surface which contains switches and controls to operate a machine or piece of equipment. high-pitched voice. v-link PHR If someone goes out on a………. it moves round and round quickly..is also a noun...is a small group of people who are chosen to do something.is an American coin worth ten cents. /=N-COUNT A ………….or instrument…………. / = N-COUNT usu pl ………is also a noun. you say it forcefully in a whisper.is also a noun.. or are laughing. V at n. If you describe someone as………. V at/to n with quote If you ………something. When someone……….. /= N-COUNT ……………is also a noun. To …………means to make a sound like a long ` /= N-COUNT ……….. = scream 14. • yodelling N-UNCOUNT 11. very loud cry. for example to discuss something in public or to make a decision. you mean that they achieve what they want in a clever way. 6.. (LITERARY) / =PHRASE PHR after v. they make a short. /=N-COUNT The …………of a tree are its branches. Your ………. they do something they strongly believe in even though it is risky or extreme. /=VERB V.are your arms and legs. = hissing 10. 13. often by deceiving people. something... /=VERB V with quote.at someone such as a performer or a person making a speech. are in pain. or if it………….. and is likely to fail or be criticized by other people.. / =N-COUNT n N A control …………. they sing normal notes with very high quick notes in between...

voting for a very controversial energy bill.of an enormous leafy tree.. they do something very dangerous that may cause them to die or be seriously injured. They can see themselves going out on a ………….at them as they entered.. First came …………. ..a……………. ...almond trees vibrating with the ………………of crickets. She would be able to stretch out her cramped …………and rest for a few hours.... He assembled a …………... Lila kept up a steady stream of ……………. A ……………...of an enormous leafy tree. lying character who enjoys plotting against others.. Some local residents whistled and …………. This entire rickety structure was hanging from the ……….look came to his eyes.. 15. The advisory ……………disagreed with the decision. . ... Fill in the blanks with the appropriate word from the previous exercise: (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (11) (12) (13) (14) (15) (16) (17) (18) (19) (20) (21) (22) (23) (24) (25) (26) (27) (28) (29) (30) (31) (32) (33) Serle has a ……….......about Andrew's children.. you know.the …………of television.. After a moment the barracking began.. 12-storey office block. Erica was friendly and ………….of water running into the burnt pan... If someone risks………….......a………. `Now. You haven't lived till you've learned how to ……………at a tea dance in a mountain hut! Switzerland isn't all cow bells and………...a silence broken only by a steady ……………from above my head. The tires of Lenny's bike ……….. He listened to …………….personality than Howard..the ………....over the wet pavement as he slowed down.. She was so cold her teeth ………………. then shouts..' I …………at her..' my mother…………. like warmed cardboard.... One had to listen hard to catch the words of the President's speech as the delegates booed and …………. 2. Everyone's ……………away in different languages. 3 ..the frosted glass ……………./ = N-COUNT …………is also a noun. My cat…………. quiet...and insipid.. . when I stepped on its tail.of scholars to advise him.set in the centre of the door.. Birds were…………… somewhere.. Caporelli made a small …………sound of irritation..idle………. It tasted ………. `Stay here... . ... This entire rickety structure was hanging from the ………..maids as they passed by. ...

.the wine in her glass. He breathes out a ………….. …………. risking …………...Carmen with her ……………. Dirk..gypsy skirts. ‘Stop it! Stop it!' …………Jane..obscenities and weeping...small …………of chocolate cream. Viewers will remember the dashing hero.. He was ………….. with laughter.... around his legs.of cigarette smoke.. reaching almost to his knees. The black water…………….. She smiled. Sue let out a terrific ………….and leapt out of the way. Miranda……………. 4 ..the ice-cold liquid around her mouth.to rescue Daphne from the dragons...(34) (35) (36) (37) (38) (39) (40) (41) (42) (43) (44) (45) (46) The equipment was extremely sophisticated and was monitored from a central control-…………. She …………. .. She ……………and leapt from the bed. .

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