Time Expressions
Descriptive adjectives
Key word transformation
Crimes
Books vocabulary

100

I don't know London at all well - I've only been there ___, and that was only for a day.

once

100

My sister likes watching ___ films about people who fall in love.

romantic

100

In the film the two characters fall in love as soon as they meet.

In the film the two characters fall in love _____.    SIGHT

at first sight

100

When people smash windows, damage cars, etc.

vandalism

100

The front ___ of a book should be bright and appealing because that's what people look first.

cover

200

It can be very hot ___ the summer months, and the temperature can reach 40°C.

during

200

Mark writes ___ stories about made-up worlds.

imaginative

200

I got to the cinema too late to see the beginning of the film.

The film ___ when I got to the cinema.   STARTED

had already started

200

When people steal cars it's called car___.

theft

200

I don't like reading ____ books because they are too heavy to carry on the bus.

hardback

300

We waited for a taxi for hours and hours; ___ we gave up and walked home.

eventually

300

My mum thinks the boys next door are ___ because they're always so pleasant and polite.

charming

300

We couldn't collect the car because it wasn't ready.

We couldn't collect the car because the machanic ___ yet.    REPAIRED

hadn't repaired it

300

Cheating somebody to get money.

fraud

300

The ___ is the narrow part of the book that you can see when it's on the shelf.

spine

400

I find her very annoying - ___ I try to say something, she keeps interrupting me.

whenever

400

Tom's not very ___. I fact he's quite cold towards people.

affectionate

400

I got to the airport too late to catch my plane.

By the time I got to the airport, my plane ___.    LEFT

had already left

400

The act of staling from somebody on the street.

murder

400

They started publishing ____ because they were cheaper to print, so more people could afford to buy them.

paperbacks

500

We went to the cinema to see a film, and ___ we all went out to dinner.

afterwards

500

I prefer reading ___ things, especially books about history and space.

factual

500

As a temporary measure, you can use the company car.

For ___ you can use the company car.

the time being

500

when values are taken from a building, e.g. a bank.  

robbery

500

Is a thin marker, commonly made of card, leather, or fabric, used to keep the reader's place in a book and to enable the reader to return to it.

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