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paired stories, second series

1: Gambling Trouble
b: Clint Van Loggenberg
vocabulary quiz
key to this exercise
story: "Clint Van L"

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

attendant

cheat

congratulate

cramp

damage

demand

deserve

display

emphasize

entertainment

evidence

furious

jackpot

lavish

standard

surveillance

transfer

wedding

withdraw

1 have a "right" to something (good or bad) because of what you've done
2 shows that something is true — or might be true
3 harm done to something (an “injury” to a thing, often caused by an accident)
4 what people do (or go to) because it is interesting and brings them pleasure
5 behave dishonestly in order to rob or trick someone
6 level of behaviour that must be reached (or “kept up” to)
7 "take back" (often officially) something you have said; take money from bank
8 careful watching, especially to make sure people obey the law or follow rules
9 tell someone you are pleased they have done well, been lucky, etcetera
10 say you’re sorry for having done something wrong
11 show; put something somewhere where people can see it
12 move something or someone from one place to another
13 marriage ceremony (what happens when people get married)
14 pain caused by tightening of muscles
15 very angry
16 ask for something very strongly; insist
17 biggest prize (often won by gambling at a casino)
18 very expensive and generous “giving” (at party, supper, or ceremony)
19 person whose job is to look after something (a parking lot, for example)
20 make it clear that something is important (by speaking or writing “strongly”)