The word 'overwhelmed'' highlighted in paragraph 6 could be best replaced by
The word “additionally" highlighted in paragraph 5 is closest in meaning to
The word “however" highlighted in paragraph 4 is closest in meaning to
Read the text below and answer the question that follow:
Choose the right question that we would ask to get the following answer: She went to an employment agency to get a job.
Based on the text, judge the following items.
“everybody" in “everybody could record" (line 13) and somebody are synonyms.
READ TEXT II AND ANSWER THE QUESTION.
The word “several” in “it’s true that several sensors are already collecting as much personal data as possible” (fourth paragraph) is a synonym for
The word ACTUALLY in the first paragraph could be replaced in this context, without change of meaning, by:
The word “shoulder” in “few auditors shoulder as much burden as those who work with the government” means
Select the alternative that could replace the word where (l. 17) without significant change in the literal meaning of the text.
The word lag (l. 19) can be substituted without changing the literal meaning by
Instruction: Answer question based on the following text.
Consider the pair of words below, then judge if they are synonyms (S) or not (N) according to the context of occurrence.
( ) 'conscious' (l.05) – deliberate.
( ) 'notable' (l.13) – remarkable.
( ) 'rather' (l.19) – absolutely.
The correct order of filling in the parenthesis, from the top to the bottom, is:
The English language is peculiarly rich in synonyms, as, with such a history, it could not fail to be. The spirit of the Anglo-Saxon race, masterful in language as in war and commerce, has subjugated all these various elements to one idiom, making not a patchwork, but a composite language. Anglo-Saxon thrift, finding often several words that originally expressed the same idea, has detailed them to different parts of the common territory or to different service, so that we have an almost unexampled variety of words, kindred in meaning but distinct in usage, for expressing almost every shade of human thought.
According Cambridge Dictionary (2018), synonyms is a word or phrase that has the same or nearly the same meaning as another word or phrase in the same language: the words "small" and "little" are synonyms.
And antonym is a word that means the opposite of another word: two antonyms of "light" are "dark" and "heavy".
Read carefully what is exposed from I to V.
I- 1) The game was abandoned at half-time because of the poor weather conditions.
2) He decided to forsake politics for journalism. It is impossible to keep both careers at the same time.
II- In my opinion, Julia Roberts is very beautiful! My dad agrees with me, but my mom says that the eternal pretty woman is ugly.
III- The singer has shown exceptional talent over the past two years. Her outstanding performances set a new benchmark for singers throughout the world. However, readers of magazines said they wanted more stories about ordinary people and fewer stories about the rich and famous like this singer.
IV- 1) I wanted a simple black dress, nothing fancy.
2) I like simple food better than fancy dishes.
V- It was an extremely vulgar joke.
Now, read the statements that are made about information I to V (above).
1st) In I, there are the verbs to abandon and to forsake. They are synonyms. To keep is the antonym of them.
2nd) In II, the words beautiful and pretty are synonyms. Ugly is their antonym.
3rd) In III, the word ordinary is the antonym of exceptional. There is not any synonym for exceptional in III.
4th) In IV, simple is the antonym of fancy. It could be replaced by plain, but just in I wanted a simple black dress, nothing fancy.
5th) In V, vulgar could be replaced by coarse or unsuitable.
Judge the following item, concerning the vocabulary used in text 6A4AAA.
In the text, “allotted to" (ℓ.29) is synonymous with designated to.
Decide whether the following statements are right (C) or wrong (E) according to text I.
In the end of the second paragraph, the authors express the opinion that the so-called ‘new statecraft’(L.22), also known as “digital diplomacy” (L.23), is “too simplistic” (L.24).
Considering the grammatical and semantic aspects of text III, decide whether the following items are right (C) or wrong (E).
The expression “come to grief” (L.10) means to end in failure.