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paired stories, second series

1: gambling trouble
a: Gabriela Byrne
vocabulary quiz
key to this exercise
story: "Gabriela B"

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

coin

compulsive

confident

counselling

cure

expression

gamble

hooked

install

involved

lever

material

minister

regulate

resist

session

shameful

slot

spare

1 a narrow space or “hole” (often for putting money into a machine)
2 readings or “exercises” used in class; anything used for building or making
3 way a person’s face looks (showing how he or she feels)
4 long, narrow object used to operate machine; or similar thing used for lifting
5 ability to get something, or enter some place
6 professional giving of advice and helping people with their problems
7 bring a disease to an end (“remove" it) through “treatment” of some kind
8 meeting; especially one meeting in a “series” of similar meetings
9 “connected” with (working for or spending time with) something or someone
10 not being used, extra
11 control
12 “bet” money in the hope of winning more money
13 “caught” by some type of addiction
14 sure you can do something, that you will succeed; not nervous or frightened
15 put something “into place” and get it working (appliance, software etcetera)
16 metal money
17 “employee” of Christian church (leads religious “services” and ceremonies)
18 fight against something “attacking” you (person, disease, dangerous desire)
19 activity you can't stop even though you know it's bad for you
20 something you feel is wrong and you feel guilty about doing