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ADV2_27 - UPS and DOWNS
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  • "to disappoint someone" means? - a) to let someone down - b) to blame someone or something
    a) to let someone down
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  • "to think about something for a long time (often meaning you can't make a decision about it)" means? - a) to (not) live up to your expectations - b) to dwell on something
    b) to dwell on something
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  • "to do your best" means? - a) to try your hardest - b) to dwell on something
    a) to try your hardest
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  • "when the results of something are(n't) what we'd hoped for" means? - a) to get in the way of something - b) to (not) work out the way we'd like them to
    b) to (not) work out the way we'd like them to
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  • "when the results are as good as you hoped or bad as you feared" means? - a) to (not) live up to your expectations - b) to (not) go your way
    a) to (not) live up to your expectations
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  • "to say something is someone's fault" means? - a) to let someone down - b) to blame someone or something
    b) to blame someone or something
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  • "to obstruct or prevent something" means? - a) to get in the way of something - b) to dwell on something
    a) to get in the way of something
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  • "when things happen (or not) the way you want them to" means? - a) to blame someone or somthing - b) to (not) go your way
    b) to (not) go your way
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  • "OK, so I made a mistake. I shouldn't have been playing soccer in the house. Now the window's broken – that's certainly going to ______ my plans for a party this weekend." - a) get in the way of - b) got on the way of
    a) get in the way of
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  • "My parents are going to say I've ______ them _______ and that I'm not responsible enough to be home by myself." - a) letted / down - b) let / down
    b) let / down
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  • "Well, I didn't _____ it for too long and decided to try and do something to make them proud. I decided to make dinner." - a) dwell on - b) dwelled on
    a) dwell on
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  • "I _____ my _____, I really did, but things have _____ well, and the baked chicken is pretty disappointing." - a) try / harder / not work out - b) tried / hardest / not worked out
    b) tried / hardest / not worked out
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  • "It hasn't really _____ to my _____. I mean, I thought it was going to be a beautiful golden brown color like in the book, but mine is black all over." - a) lived up / expectations - b) lived down / expectations
    a) lived up / expectations
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  • "I _____ the oven. I think it's hotter than it says it is. And then the mashed potatoes. I mean how did they turn out so watery?" - a) blames - b) blame
    b) blame
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  • "Some days nothing seems to _____ my _____. Oh well, the table looks nice. Although that candle does look kind of close to the curtains. Oh dear! I need some help. Quick!" - a) go / way - b) went / way
    a) go / way
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