Belajar Bahasa Inggris – Pelajaran 82
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The normally phlegmatic Jerry Hart was deeply upset. Twenty-four hours had passed without result, and even if the rabies could not be corroborated, Jerry was determined to see that his son received the vaccine. At the suggestion of some friends, he organized a comprehensive search party, zealously fanning out in circles around the supermarket. They knocked on every door, inspected every dog, and came back empty-handed. Although the Harts were sick with worry (they had to be coerced into going to sleep), little Bobby seemed to be in great spirits. The excruciating vigil continued.
Cobalah untuk menggunakan kata-kata baru diatas dengan mengisikannya ke (ubah akhir kata jika diperlukan) dalam kalimat di bawah ini:
- Harriet’s egregious error disturbed even her __________ employer.
- The fund raiser was so __________ that he solicited money from a Salvation Army Santa Claus.
- In order to get the job, you had to go through the drudgery of filling out a ten-page __________ questionnaire.
- The elusive fugitive was __________ by his attorney into surrendering.
- Even the swindler’s nefarious accomplice refused to __________ his alibi.
Cobalah untuk memasangkan kata-kata baru diatas dengan defenisi di bawah ini:
- ____ enthusiastic
- ____ calm, hard to rouse to action
- ____ confirm, support
- ____ thorough
- ____ to force
fair-weather friends = unreliable, they fail one in time of distress.
- The general was chagrined to learn that so many of his supposed supporters were actually fair-weather friends.