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Gerry's Vocabulary Teacher
* (Michael A. Riccioli - 2012)
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] of your achievements; it is important to remain modest.
Domestic manufacturers have asked the government to [
] the import of low-cost shoes from China.
] in business has won him lots of money, but cost him lots of friends.
The arrow was so [
] that it couldn't pierce the target.
The words in [
] are defined in the glossary at the back of the book.
In a [
] move, the driver sped past the competition on the last curve and won the race.
] all the major roads into the city in protest against the government's proposed legislation.
Since the Lego Group began manufacturing [
] in 1949, around 190 billion pieces in 2,000 different shapes have been produced, which is enough to give 30 Lego pieces to every person on Earth.
My boss was very [
] in saying that he didn't think I was doing a very good job.
Your grandfather has some kind of [
] in his intestine, and he is in a lot of pain.
A Danish proverb advises, "Act honestly, and answer [
] the axe trying to cut firewood on a cement pad.
] sometimes got him trouble with those employees who were a bit more sensitive.
] of cement with holes in them served as planters for small trees along the boulevard.
She tends to be rather [
] in speaking to the staff, but people appreciate her honesty nonetheless.
Helena Rubinstein, one of the world's richest women, once [
], "I could have made a fortune selling paper clips."
The islands of New Zealand [
] an impressively long coastline.
Timon of Athens once claimed that nothing [
] sin so much as mercy.
The city of London [
] a large selection of museums and art galleries.
My neighbour's son is very bright, but he's also annoyingly [
] of his accomplishments at school.