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1. Alumni service

2. An angry letter

3. Flash mobs

4. A special dog

5. Kids who care

6. Life in the fast lane

Alumni service: 1 of 10

In September the German government __________ a website called Alumniportal Deutschland.

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launched

to launch a website

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launched

to launch a website

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launched

to launch a website

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Alumni service: 2 of 10

Its aim is to link up about 230,000 people from countries __________ the world who have attended German universities or language courses in German.

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all over

all over the world

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all over

all over the world

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all over

all over the world

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Alumni service: 3 of 10

Alumni associations in Germany are not __________ popular as those in the US making it difficult for many Germans to stay in touch with their fellow students. The new site is meant to change that.

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as

as … as - so … wie

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as

as … as - so … wie

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as

as … as - so … wie

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Alumni service: 4 of 10

"We hope it will become a __________ social networking site", says a spokesman from the Development Ministry.

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major

"major", im Sinne von "bedeutend, wichtig", aber AN enormous, AN important…

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major

"major", im Sinne von "bedeutend, wichtig", aber AN enormous, AN important…

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major

"major", im Sinne von "bedeutend, wichtig", aber AN enormous, AN important…

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Alumni service: 5 of 10

The site also offers German courses, e-learning, an international job-finding service and, __________ , contact with German institutions and businesses.

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above all

above all - vor allem

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above all

above all - vor allem

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above all

above all - vor allem

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Alumni service: 6 of 10

That way Alumniportal Deutschland not only reconnects alumni, it also gives qualified young people the chance to use the knowledge and experience __________ in Germany.

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gained

to gain knowledge

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gained

to gain knowledge

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gained

to gain knowledge

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Alumni service: 7 of 10

It goes without saying that the new site is not trying to __________ any specific universities.

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promote

"trying to" plus Infinitiv des Verbs

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promote

"trying to" plus Infinitiv des Verbs

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promote

"trying to" plus Infinitiv des Verbs

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Alumni service: 8 of 10

By the way, many people don‘t realize that Germany ranks third in the world __________ of foreign student enrollment.

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in terms

"as regards" und "concerning" können nicht mit "of" kombiniert werden.

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in terms

"as regards" und "concerning" können nicht mit "of" kombiniert werden.

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in terms

"as regards" und "concerning" können nicht mit "of" kombiniert werden.

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Alumni service: 9 of 10

Only the United States and the United Kingdom have a __________ number of foreign students.

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higher

a higher number of

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higher

a higher number of

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higher

a higher number of

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Alumni service: 10 of 10

Foreign students are often a major source of income for universities. So __________, setting up an alumni service was long overdue.

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actually

actually - eigentlich, tatsächlich

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actually

actually - eigentlich, tatsächlich

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actually

actually - eigentlich, tatsächlich

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An angry letter: 1 of 10

Dear Max, Mr. Crochett said that you will not be coming to guitar practice anymore because you thought that the guitar was just not __________learning.

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worth

not worth doing something

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worth

not worth doing something

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worth

not worth doing something

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An angry letter: 2 of 10

Hello?! You cannot be serious __________ this!

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about

to be serious about something

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about

to be serious about something

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about

to be serious about something

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An angry letter: 3 of 10

The guitar is the coolest instrument in _________ band and all the most famous rock musicians are guitarists.

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every

every - jede/jeder/jedes plus Singular

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every

every - jede/jeder/jedes plus Singular

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every

every - jede/jeder/jedes plus Singular

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An angry letter: 4 of 10

Heck, even the best classical string players are guitarists - just __________ the Spanish!

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look at

to look at - ansehen

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look at

to look at - ansehen

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look at

to look at - ansehen

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An angry letter: 5 of 10

Anyway, I think your real reason for giving up the guitar is that Marsha and Reese have left and there are no girls to keep __________ in our group.

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you interested

to keep someone interested in something

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you interested

to keep someone interested in something

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you interested

to keep someone interested in something

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An angry letter: 6 of 10

If I‘m right, then yours, my boy, is just a lame __________!

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excuse

a lame excuse - eine faule Ausrede

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excuse

a lame excuse - eine faule Ausrede

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excuse

a lame excuse - eine faule Ausrede

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An angry letter: 7 of 10

But get this: you __________ never guess who came to practice this morning! The beautiful, talented, voice-like-an-angel, one and only Michelle Oakley!

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will

you will never guess - da kommst du nie drauf

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will

you will never guess - da kommst du nie drauf

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will

you will never guess - da kommst du nie drauf

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An angry letter: 8 of 10

She actually said she wanted to audition to __________ with us, and she did and she will!

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sing

"to audition to" plus Infinitiv des Verbs

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sing

"to audition to" plus Infinitiv des Verbs

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sing

"to audition to" plus Infinitiv des Verbs

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An angry letter: 9 of 10

Michelle Oakley, the most popular girl at our school, will be a member of our band! The whole school will love us , we‘ll be invited to play __________ parties...

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at

to play at a party,at a concert…

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at

to play at a party,at a concert…

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at

to play at a party,at a concert…

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An angry letter: 10 of 10

...and you are __________ out, Max! Your ex-band mate, Christopher

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losing

to lose out - den Kürzeren ziehen

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losing

to lose out - den Kürzeren ziehen

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losing

to lose out - den Kürzeren ziehen

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Flash mobs: 1 of 10

Hey Jimmy, have you heard of "flash mobs" __________?

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before

Have you EVER heard of…?, Have you heard of … BEFORE?

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before

Have you EVER heard of…?, Have you heard of … BEFORE?

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before

Have you EVER heard of…?, Have you heard of … BEFORE?

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Flash mobs: 2 of 10

What are they __________? "Flush mops"?

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called

What is ... CALLED?

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called

What is ... CALLED?

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called

What is ... CALLED?

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Flash mobs: 3 of 10

No, "flash mobs", __________!

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silly

hier im Sinne von "Blödmann"

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silly

hier im Sinne von "Blödmann"

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silly

hier im Sinne von "Blödmann"

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Flash mobs: 4 of 10

You know, "flash" as in "quick" and "mob" as in "crowd", lots of people. No, I haven‘t heard of that. What are they? They are really cool. All these people use the internet to get __________ and then they do some funny, unusual things.

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organized

to get organized

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organized

to get organized

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organized

to get organized

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Flash mobs: 5 of 10

What do you mean? I don‘t __________ it.

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get

I don‘t get it. - Ich kapier‘das nicht.

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get

I don‘t get it. - Ich kapier‘das nicht.

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get

I don‘t get it. - Ich kapier‘das nicht.

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Flash mobs: 6 of 10

Well, you plan an event via social networking sites like Facebook, Myspace, blogs, forums, __________via text messaging and email.

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as well as

"in addition TO", "too" is usually used at the end of a sentence

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as well as

"in addition TO", "too" is usually used at the end of a sentence

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as well as

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Flash mobs: 7 of 10

The people involved know when and where to meet and __________ what to bring along.

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possibly

possibly - möglicherweise

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possibly

possibly - möglicherweise

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possibly

possibly - möglicherweise

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Flash mobs: 8 of 10

But outsiders are __________ surprised!

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totally

Adverb beschreibt Adjektiv.

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totally

Adverb beschreibt Adjektiv.

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totally

Adverb beschreibt Adjektiv.

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Flash mobs: 9 of 10

On March 22, 2008 for example, there were pillow fights in 25 cities around the __________.

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world

around the world

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world

around the world

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world

around the world

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Flash mobs: 10 of 10

More than 5,000 people took part in New York City alone. What? No way! You are __________! No, I swear it‘s true. Look it up on the internet!

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joking

you are joking - du machst Witze

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joking

you are joking - du machst Witze

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joking

you are joking - du machst Witze

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A special dog: 1 of 10

Fluffy was a German Shepherd adopted by American soldiers serving in Iraq. He had previously been abused by some locals and the soldiers took him in, looked __________ him and trained him as a watch dog.

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after

to look after - sich kümmern um

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after

to look after - sich kümmern um

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after

to look after - sich kümmern um

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A special dog: 2 of 10

He walked with the soldiers when they were on patrol, alerting them to __________ situations and risked being shot or bombed.

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unusual

unusual - ungewöhnlich

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unusual

unusual - ungewöhnlich

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unusual

unusual - ungewöhnlich

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A special dog: 3 of 10

Actually, Americans __________ a long history of using dogs in combat zones.

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have

Simple Present für Tatsachen

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have

Simple Present für Tatsachen

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have

Simple Present für Tatsachen

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A special dog: 4 of 10

During the Vietnam War, for example, 4,000 dogs, __________ German Shepherds, served in the U.S. military as search and rescue dogs.

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mostly

mostly - hauptsächlich

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mostly

mostly - hauptsächlich

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mostly

mostly - hauptsächlich

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A special dog: 5 of 10

Their sharp sense of sight and hearing was __________ useful in the jungle environment.

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particularly

Adverb beschreibt Adjektiv.

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particularly

Adverb beschreibt Adjektiv.

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particularly

Adverb beschreibt Adjektiv.

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A special dog: 6 of 10

Fluffy‘s handler, Special Forces soldier Russell Joyce, wanted to __________ him.

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adopt

to adopt a pet, a child, an animal

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adopt

to adopt a pet, a child, an animal

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adopt

to adopt a pet, a child, an animal

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A special dog: 7 of 10

__________, when Joyce had to return to the U.S., Fluffy was trapped in Iraq because of government rules.

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However

however - aber, jedoch

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However

however - aber, jedoch

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However

however - aber, jedoch

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A special dog: 8 of 10

Worried that Fluffy might __________ lost or be given up to the streets, Joyce wrote emails and made calls to anyone willing to help.

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get

hier: to get lost - verloren gehen, auch: "Get lost!" - Hau/Haut ab!

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get

hier: to get lost - verloren gehen, auch: "Get lost!" - Hau/Haut ab!

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get

hier: to get lost - verloren gehen, auch: "Get lost!" - Hau/Haut ab!

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A special dog: 9 of 10

The U.S. War Dogs Association responded and after a number of complex procedures in the Pentagon, Fluffy was flown to America and __________ with Joyce.

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reunited

to be reunited with someone - wieder mit jmd. zusammengeführt werden

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reunited

to be reunited with someone - wieder mit jmd. zusammengeführt werden

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reunited

to be reunited with someone - wieder mit jmd. zusammengeführt werden

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A special dog: 10 of 10

Fluffy __________ away on October 16, 2008 and was honoured as a military dog.

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passed

to pass away - sterben

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passed

to pass away - sterben

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passed

to pass away - sterben

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Kids who care: 1 of 10

Dear Mr. Gledhill, we, the "Kids Who Care" club at Stanley High School, are organizing a summer camp for children __________ the age of 14.

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below

"below" oder "under" the age of

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below

"below" oder "under" the age of

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below

"below" oder "under" the age of

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Kids who care: 2 of 10

This program is for kids who cannot afford to __________ on vacation.

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go away

Mit der Präposition "on" funktioniert hier nur "go away".

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go away

Mit der Präposition "on" funktioniert hier nur "go away".

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go away

Mit der Präposition "on" funktioniert hier nur "go away".

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Kids who care: 3 of 10

We are planning to cover the areas __________ the main city of Oshke.

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in and around

in and around - in und um

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in and around

in and around - in und um

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in and around

in and around - in und um

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Kids who care: 4 of 10

As you are probably aware, programs like these are costly and we __________ for any help you could provide, such as sponsoring food, trips, concerts and so on.

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would be grateful

we would be grateful - wir wären dankbar

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would be grateful

we would be grateful - wir wären dankbar

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would be grateful

we would be grateful - wir wären dankbar

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Kids who care: 5 of 10

We are __________ to any suggestions that you may have.

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open

Mit der Präposition "to" funktioniert hier nur "open".

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open

Mit der Präposition "to" funktioniert hier nur "open".

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open

Mit der Präposition "to" funktioniert hier nur "open".

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Kids who care: 6 of 10

You might be interested to know that we __________ such camps in the past.

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have organised

Present Perfect für eine Reihe von Handlungen, von denen die letzte (Planung) noch nicht abgeschlossen ist. Simple Past ginge aber auch, weil die vergangenen Ferien abgeschlossen sind.

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have organised

Present Perfect für eine Reihe von Handlungen, von denen die letzte (Planung) noch nicht abgeschlossen ist. Simple Past ginge aber auch, weil die vergangenen Ferien abgeschlossen sind.

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have organised

Present Perfect für eine Reihe von Handlungen, von denen die letzte (Planung) noch nicht abgeschlossen ist. Simple Past ginge aber auch, weil die vergangenen Ferien abgeschlossen sind.

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Kids who care: 7 of 10

We are proud to report that we had quite __________ media coverage so all the sponsors got a lot of publicity.

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a bit of

"quite a bit of" plus unzählbare Nomen, z.B. quite a bit of money, water, fog. Bedeutung: jede Menge, eine ganze Menge

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a bit of

"quite a bit of" plus unzählbare Nomen, z.B. quite a bit of money, water, fog. Bedeutung: jede Menge, eine ganze Menge

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a bit of

"quite a bit of" plus unzählbare Nomen, z.B. quite a bit of money, water, fog. Bedeutung: jede Menge, eine ganze Menge

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Kids who care: 8 of 10

This might be of __________ to your company as well.

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interest

to be of interest - von Interesse sein

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interest

to be of interest - von Interesse sein

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interest

to be of interest - von Interesse sein

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Kids who care: 9 of 10

Therefore we would __________ like to ask if one of our volunteers could visit you in the near future to discuss this further.

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kindly

we would kindly like to ask - wir würden gerne (an)fragen, hauptsächlich Schriftsprache

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kindly

we would kindly like to ask - wir würden gerne (an)fragen, hauptsächlich Schriftsprache

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kindly

we would kindly like to ask - wir würden gerne (an)fragen, hauptsächlich Schriftsprache

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Kids who care: 10 of 10

Any help will be __________ appreciated. With best regards, Nancy Century, President, Kids Who Care, Stanley High School

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greatly

greatly appreciated - hier: gerne angenommen, to appreciate: wertschätzen

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greatly

greatly appreciated - hier: gerne angenommen, to appreciate: wertschätzen

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greatly

greatly appreciated - hier: gerne angenommen, to appreciate: wertschätzen

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Life in the fast lane: 1 of 10

A business man was __________ driving his expensive, brand new car down a neighbourhood street. He was in a great hurry.

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quickly

Hier wird ein Adverb benötigt, "speedy" ist aber ein Adjektiv. "Fast" kann nicht an dieser Stelle im Satz stehen.

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quickly

Hier wird ein Adverb benötigt, "speedy" ist aber ein Adjektiv. "Fast" kann nicht an dieser Stelle im Satz stehen.

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quickly

Hier wird ein Adverb benötigt, "speedy" ist aber ein Adjektiv. "Fast" kann nicht an dieser Stelle im Satz stehen.

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Life in the fast lane: 2 of 10

Suddenly a brick flew out and smashed into his shiny black side. He hit the brakes and the car came to a __________.

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stop

to come to a stop - zum Stehen kommen

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stop

to come to a stop - zum Stehen kommen

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stop

to come to a stop - zum Stehen kommen

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Life in the fast lane: 3 of 10

The man __________ out, saw a young boy standing there and grabbed him.

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jumped

to jump out - herausspringen

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jumped

to jump out - herausspringen

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jumped

to jump out - herausspringen

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Life in the fast lane: 4 of 10

Pushing the kid against a parked car, he shouted angrily, "Hey, just what are you doing? That dent is going to cost you __________ money!"

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a lot of

"any" und "much" werden in Verneinungen und Fragen verwendet.

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a lot of

"any" und "much" werden in Verneinungen und Fragen verwendet.

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a lot of

"any" und "much" werden in Verneinungen und Fragen verwendet.

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Life in the fast lane: 5 of 10

"Please Sir, I‘m sorry! I didn‘t know what else to do," the boy cried. "I threw the brick because __________ would stop!"

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nobody

nobody - niemand, keiner

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nobody

nobody - niemand, keiner

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nobody

nobody - niemand, keiner

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Life in the fast lane: 6 of 10

The boy pointed around the parked car. "It‘s my brother. He hit the curb wrong and fell out __________ his wheelchair. He‘s hurt and he‘s too heavy for me. Would you please help me get him back up?"

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of

to fall out of something - aus etwas herausfallen

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of

to fall out of something - aus etwas herausfallen

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of

to fall out of something - aus etwas herausfallen

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Life in the fast lane: 7 of 10

The driver suddenly felt like __________.

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crying

to feel like doING something - nach etwas zumute sein

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crying

to feel like doING something - nach etwas zumute sein

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crying

to feel like doING something - nach etwas zumute sein

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Life in the fast lane: 8 of 10

He lifted the boy‘s brother back into the wheelchair. He gave him a tissue to press on his forehead which was bleeding slightly and __________ watched the two brothers slowly disappear down the sidewalk.

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then

then - dann, zeitliche Abfolge

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then

then - dann, zeitliche Abfolge

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then

then - dann, zeitliche Abfolge

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Life in the fast lane: 9 of 10

The man __________ the dent in his car.

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never did fix

besondere Hevorhebung

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never did fix

besondere Hevorhebung

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never did fix

besondere Hevorhebung

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Life in the fast lane: 10 of 10

He kept it to __________ himself that life in the fast lane isn‘t always the best way to go.

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remind

to remind somebody of something - jmd. an etwas erinnern

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remind

to remind somebody of something - jmd. an etwas erinnern

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remind

to remind somebody of something - jmd. an etwas erinnern

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