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Question 1
"Who's your favorite actress?"

"Angelina Jolie. She's so hot!"

hot = _________________

A
from a hot country
B
beautiful, sexy
C
talented, rich
Question 2
"I worked so hard on preparing my presentation, but it totally bombed."

"Ouch. Sorry to hear that."

bombed = _________________

A
exploded
B
failed, was bad
C
was forgotten
Question 3
"I'm gonna go skydiving while on vacation."

"Really? Wow. I don't have the guts to do that."

guts = _________________

A
desire
B
money
C
courage
Question 4
"What happened to Sally last night?"

"She drank so much that she puked - so she had to go home and change clothes."

puked = _________________

A
vomited
B
spilled her drink on herself
C
lost consciousness
Question 5
"What's that you're munching on?"

"Popcorn. Want some?"

munching on = _________________

A
making
B
eating
C
throwing away
Question 6
"How's your daughter?"

"Oh, she's a typical teenager - loves to hang out at the mall all week."

hang out = _________________

A
spend time
B
go shopping
C
chat with friends
Question 7
"I was in a car accident yesterday."

"Oh my gosh! Are you okay?"

"I'm fine, but my car is totaled."

totaled = _________________

A
completely destroyed
B
not working
C
at the mechanic
Question 8
"Why don't you like Peter?"

"I don't really know. I just don't get a good vibe from him."

vibe = _________________

A
feeling, energy
B
conversation
C
first impression
Question 8 Explanation: 
"vibe" is short for "vibration"
Question 9
"Are you sure your roommate is OK with us having a party in your apartment?"

"He's really laid-back, he won't mind."

laid-back = _________________

A
calm, relaxed
B
sociable, extroverted
C
doesn't pay attention
Question 10
"Wow, your arms are ripped. Do you work out?"

"Yeah, I'm at the gym every day."

ripped = _________________

A
with well-defined muscles
B
beautiful or handsome
C
very large
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