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VERBS + PREPOSITIONS

عوده لفهرس مفردات Traveller 5

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1. VERBS + PREPOSITIONS
A. Look at the following extracts from the text on page
69. Can you think of any other verbs followed by the preposition on?
􀀷his e􀁛citing e􀁛hibition is centred on cutting-edge developments
in the field of ecological architecture and technology􀀑
􀀨verything here operates on renewable energy from a local
geothermal source􀀑

B. Complete the chart with the verbs in the box.
amount -depend -result -supply -refer
comment -spend -mix -concentrate
succeed -replace- specialise -relate
contribute -combine -insist -invest -involve

verb + on
depend

verb + in
result

verb + to
amounr

verb + with
supply

C. Complete the sentences below using the correct
form of the verbs from the exercise above.
1. 􀀬'm afraid 􀀬 must on everyone
wearing their life 􀁍ackets􀀑
􀀃 2. 􀀫e hasn't done anything to t o class
discussion all year long􀀑
􀀃 3. 􀀬f you have some extra money, you should
i n the stock market􀀑
􀀃 4. 􀀫is yearly income to 􀀇100,000􀀑
􀀃 5. 􀀬 like this author because he successfully
history with humour in his stories􀀑
􀀃 6. 􀀺e don't to each other very well,
because we don't have anything in common􀀑
􀀃 􀀚. They will a ll schools with new books
before 1st September􀀑
􀀃 􀀛. 􀀬f you don't have any sour cream, you can
i t with yoghurt􀀑
􀀃 􀀜. 􀀼ou are wasting your money when you
it on mobile phones􀀑
􀀃1􀀓. The spokesperson refused to o n the
results of the meeting􀀑
􀀃11. 􀀬t's really hard to on my homework
with all this noise􀀄
􀀃12. 􀀫e has a degree in American 􀀫istory, but he
in Colonial Architecture􀀑

2. VERBS STARTING WITH REA.
Look at the extract from the text on page 69 and
answer the questions that follow.
􀀷he 􀀳alm 􀀲live also boosts social awareness by donating any
unwanted furniture to a local charity to be reused or recycled.

- Does reuse mean use again?
- Does recycle mean cycle again?

Note:
The prefix re- is used before verbs and nouns
deriving from verbs, and often - but not always -
means again (e.g. retell means tell again, but
repair doesn't mean pair again).

B. Read the following sentences. In which of the words
in bold does re- mean again? Match the rest of the
words with their meanings in the box.

narrate - try to find information
bring back to a previous condition - decrease
find a solution - suggest - change

1. They are going to 􀁕􀁈b􀁘􀁌􀁏􀁇 the bridge that collapsed in
the earthquake􀀑
2. 􀀬f everyone would 􀁕􀁈􀁇􀁘c􀁈 the amount of driving they
do, the amount of pollution would lessen􀀑
3. 􀀫e has 􀁕􀁈c􀁒􀁘􀁑􀁗􀁈􀁇 the story of how he got the 􀁍ob at
least 100 times􀀄
4. Are there any dishes which you􀀃􀁕􀁈c􀁒􀁐􀁐􀁈􀁑􀁇 􀀬 try􀀢
5. 􀀬 can't read this, can you please 􀁕􀁈􀁚􀁕􀁌􀁗􀁈 it more neatly􀀢
6. They are going to 􀁕􀁈􀁖􀁗􀁒􀁕􀁈 the 1􀀙th century museum in
the main square􀀑
􀀚. 􀀺hy can't you two 􀁍ust talk to each other like adults
and 􀁕􀁈􀁖􀁒􀁏􀁙􀁈 your differences􀀢
􀀛. 􀀬 know you're lying to me, so would you like to 􀁕􀁈􀁙􀁌􀁖􀁈
your story􀀢
􀀜. 􀀬 spent the whole morning in the library 􀁕􀁈􀁖􀁈a􀁕c􀁋􀁌􀁑􀁊
for my pro􀁍ect􀀑

3. WORDS WITH MORE THAN ONE MEANING
A. Look at the extracts from the text on page 69 and
answer the questions that follow.
1. 􀀷his e􀁛citing e􀁛hibition is centred on cutting-edge
developments in the field of ecological architecture and
technology􀀑
􀀺hat does field mean􀀢
a. grassland b. area of interest
2. 􀀷he city space station will be built on top of e􀁛isting highrise
buildings and will make use of solar power􀀑
􀀺hat does power mean􀀢
a. energy b. authority

Note:
There are many words in English which have
different meanings although they have the same
spelling and sometimes the same pronunciation.

B. Read the sentences below and match the words in bold with their meanings.
1. The a􀁗􀁐􀁒􀁖􀁓􀁋􀁈􀁕􀁈 inside the meeting room was very tense because the
representatives from each country could not come to an agreement􀀑
􀀃 2. The satellite broke apart as it re-entered the Earth's a􀁗􀁐􀁒􀁖􀁓􀁋􀁈􀁕􀁈􀀑
􀀃 3. Calvin 􀁚a􀁖􀁗􀁈􀁖 his money on gadgets when he should be trying to save
up to pay for his college education􀀑
􀀃 4. The factory produces large amounts of toxic 􀁚a􀁖􀁗􀁈 which is released
into the nearby river􀀑
􀀃 5. Shirley used two 􀁓􀁒􀁏􀁈􀁖 and some wire to build a washing line in her
garden􀀑
􀀃 6. Scientists discovered a hole in the o􀁝one layer over the South 􀀳􀁒􀁏􀁈􀀑
􀀃 􀀚. 􀀬n spring my husband and 􀀬 like to go for a walk in the countryside
and en􀁍oy the beauty of 􀁑a􀁗􀁘􀁕􀁈􀀑
􀀃 􀀛. 􀀯ucy has a very gentle and loving 􀁑a􀁗􀁘􀁕􀁈􀀑
􀀃 􀀜. 􀀶􀁓􀁕􀁌􀁑􀁊􀀃is my favourite season􀀞 there is more sunlight, the flowers start
to bloom and 􀀬 feel anything is possible􀀑
􀀃1􀀓. 􀀺hen we were in 􀀬celand, we went for a swim in a hot water 􀁖􀁓􀁕􀁌􀁑􀁊􀀞 it
was lovely􀀑
􀀃11. 􀀼ou shouldn't 􀁈􀁛􀁋a􀁘􀁖􀁗 yourself by worrying about things that are not
important􀀑
􀀃12. Cyclists wear masks as they go about the city because of the high level
of 􀁈􀁛􀁋a􀁘􀁖􀁗 fumes􀀑

􀀃a. gas which is produced by an engine
􀀃b. the feeling or mood of a place
􀀃c. layer of air or gases around a planet
􀀃􀁇. the most southern or northern point of a planet
􀀃􀁈. a long piece of metal used to support things
􀀃􀁉. material which has been used and is no longer wanted
􀀃􀁊. the season between winter and summer
􀀃􀁋. to make somebody tired
􀀃􀁌. character
􀀃􀁍. a place where water comes up through the ground
􀀃􀁎. to use too much of something that is valuable
􀀃􀁏. the plants, animals and other forms of life that are not made by man



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