TOEFL practice. Study the words and fill in the blanks below.
Get more practice with the story: Baby Canary.
|annoy (uh-NOY), verb: to do little things that make another person unhappy, with or without knowing it|
|The girl annoyed her little brother by playing music every morning at 6am.]|
|anticipate (an-TI-si-pate), verb: to expect/predict that something will happen|
|He anticipated that customs would take half an hour, but it only took 15 minutes.|
|appeal (uh-PEEL), verb: to ask very politely, almost to beg, 2. to request something a 2nd time after the 1st attempt failed|
|He appealed to her sense of right and wrong, and encouraged her to do the right thing.|
They appealed his case to a higher court.
|confirm (cun-FIRM), verb: to show/state that something is certain|
|I scheduled our meeting for 10am tomorrow. Please confirm your participation by the end of today.|
The website confirmed our reservation.
Fill in the word:
1. They will __________ the appointment by email.
2. The terrible language used by the boy on the bus really _________ me.
3. I think we can _______________ good results. Everything has been good so far.
4. She __________ to my sense of justice, but I don't think she wants the right thing.
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answers: 1. confirm, 2. annoyed, 3. anticipate, 4. appealed
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