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paired stories, first series
4: success stories
a: Oseola McCarty
vocabulary quiz
key to this exercise
"Oseola McCarty"

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

attention
contribution
delicate
establish
expect
flick
fund
generous
groceries
honoured
inspire
ironing
loneliness
medal

preparation
scholarship
seldom
surround
switch
torch

1 easily injured or damaged, not strong
2 smoothing cloth by pressing with a hot piece of metal
3 what you buy when you go food shopping
4 start, bring into existence, create a new institution or business
5 money set aside for a particular purpose
6 getting ready for something
7 treated in special way, publicly, because of good things you have done
8 a light that is carried by a person
9 quick movement of your fingers
10 for turning things off and on
11 stand all around a person or thing; be on all sides of something
12 metal object, worn on chest, given (officially) to person who has done good
13 feeling sad because you are by yourself
14 give other people ideas or make them want to do things like you have done
15 happy to give things to other people
16 something you give or do to help a person or an institution
17 other people looking at you, listening to you, answering you
18 not often
19 money given to someone so they can study
20 you believe something is going to happen