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paired stories, first series
10: sweatshop struggles
a: Juan Santos
vocabulary quiz
key to this exercise
"Juan Santos" (story)

INSTRUCTIONS: Put the correct number in the empty box beside each word.

attend
budget
cheap

concrete
block
income
interpreter
executive
export
filtering
fraction
leak
outdated
pave
policy
property
spread
strike
sweatshop
tear

1 hard material made of earth and water, used for building
2 piece of wood or stone with squared corners
3 money that person or business gets as "payment "
4 rule about what to do in a certain kind of situation
5 go to, or be at, an event (a meeting, concert, or party, for example)
6 person who translates speech from one language to another
7 liquid coming out where it's not supposed to
8 person with high-level job in a company or institution
9 not having the latest equipment, not using recent technology
10 always trying to spend as little money as possible; "stingy"
11 workers leave work and refuse to go back until they get what they want
12 what comes out of your eyes when you're crying
13 affect more and more people; cover a wider area
14 what is owned by a person or group
15 removing dangerous, unhealthy things from drinking water
16 cover a road with a hard surface
17 send things to someone in another country for sale there
18 factory where working conditions are very bad
19 one-third, three-quarters (for example); a part
20 plan for spending money