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Belajar Bahasa Inggris – Pelajaran 47

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Kosakata

  • furtive
  • felon
  • plethora
  • hapless
  • irate

Baca Dengan Seksama

Casting a furtive glance over his shoulder, the felon slipped out the main prison gate to be swallowed up in the British fog. A plethora of escapes from supposedly secure prisons embarrassed the hapless wardens. To compound* their problems, the officials were badgered* by irate citizens who accused the guards of accepting bribes from convicts whose motto was: “Stone walls do not a prison make, nor iron bars a cage.”

Contoh Kalimat

Cobalah untuk menggunakan kata-kata baru diatas dengan mengisikannya ke (ubah akhir kata jika diperlukan) dalam kalimat di bawah ini:

  • The __________ contest winner was unable to locate the lucky ticket.
  • My uncle was __________ when the drunken driver swerved in front of us.
  • In a __________ manner she removed her shoes and tiptoed up to her room.
  • When the teacher asked why the homework had not been done, he was greeted by a __________ of incredible alibis.
  • Since the boss learned that Bob associated with a known __________, he fired him.

Defenisi

Cobalah untuk memasangkan kata-kata baru diatas dengan defenisi di bawah ini:

  • ____ angry, incensed.
  • ____ a person guilty of a major crime.
  • ____ unfortunate.
  • ____ excess.
  • ____ secret, stealthy.

Idiom

Pyrrhic victory = a too costly victory (King Pyrrhus defeated the Romans but his losses were extremely heavy)

  • In heavy fighting the troops managed to recapture the hill, but it could only be considered a Pyrrhic victory.

 

Written by 5jtpbln

November 27, 2010 at 2:10 am

Posted in Pelajaran

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