15：英検対策準2級（Eiken Grade Pre-2）
10: Eiken Grade Pre-2 Vocabularies Lesson 10
Part 1: Vocabulary words
to receive something with the promise or understanding of returning or giving it back
■Example: May I borrow your English book? I will return it tomorrow.
2. die verb [dahy]
to become dead
■Example: My grandmother died at the age of 90.
□Note: We also use the verb “die” when we desire something greatly. For example, She was dying to see Brad Pitt in person.
3. improve verb [im-proov]
to make a better quality or condition
■Example: Hiro studies English every day to improve his grammar and pronunciation.
4. mean verb [meen]
to be a symbol of; represent
■Example: In this song, the flowers and bees mean youth.
5. mind noun [mahynd]
brain, the intelligence or understanding
■Example: My seven-year-old son already has the mind of an adult.
6. receive verb [ri-seev]
to take something that was given or offered
■Example: Every Christmas, I receive cards from my friends.
7. rent [rent]
money paid for the use of a property that belongs to someone else
■Example: The rent for this apartment is eighty thousand yen a month.
8. reply verb [ri-plahy]
to answer (by speech, writing or body language)
■Example: Should I reply to this email?
9. allow verb [uh-lou]
to let something happen; to give permission to someone
■Example: Smoking is not allowed in this area.
10. bear verb [bair]
to carry from one place to another, to support
■Example: If I stand on this table, will it bear my weight?
Part 2: Exercise 1
Give the word being asked for each number.
____________________1. to let do or happen; permit
____________________2. to receive something with the promise or understanding of returning or giving it back
____________________3. brain, the intelligence or understanding
____________________4. to carry from one place to another, to support
____________________5. to act as a symbol of; signify or represent
____________________6. to make a better quality or condition
____________________7. to answer (by speech, writing or body language)
____________________8. to become dead
____________________9. to take something that was given or offered
____________________10. money paid for the use of a property that belongs to someone else
Part 2: Exercise 2
Choose the correct words to complete the sentences below.
1. Ana cannot forget the details of the accident. The memories are still in her __________.
2. The student worked very hard to pay the ___________ of the apartment.
3. She keeps on studying her lessons every day to ____________ her grades.
4. After a year in the hospital, the old man __________ of cancer. His family is very sad.
5. Can I ___________ your pencil for a while?