TOEFL vocabulary. Study the words and answer questions below.
Practice more by reading the story: Indian Cat.
|benefit (BEN-e-fit), noun: a good quality, a good extra that comes from something|
|There are many health benefits from exercise.|
|buffet (Buf-ay), noun: a meal that has many choices--you choose what you want|
|I went to the Indian buffet for lunch. I had butter chicken, spinach and rice pudding. |
|conceal (cun-SEEL), verb: to hide|
|The small bird concealed herself by flying into a leafy busy.|
|depend on (de-PEND on), verb: 1. to rely on another's help, 2. to rely on circumstances|
|Everything depends on the weather. If it is sunny, we will have an outdoor birthday party, but if it is rainy, we will have the party indoors. |
|notice (NO-dis), verb: to see and know of something, to be aware of|
|My sister always notices dust because she has allergies.|
Fill in the missing words. Answers are below:
1. She might become class president, but it ____________________ her competition.
2. My father says there are many ______________ to cleaning house, but I think he just wants me to clean.
3. My little brother tried to ______________ himself under the bed, but I found him easily,
The next door neighbors are having a big party. They are having a
_____________ because there will be so many people eating dinner.
5. She felt embarassed when everyone _________________ her braces, but that only lasted for a couple days.
answers: 1. depends on, 2. benefits, 3. conceal 4. buffet, 5. noticed
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