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A Tiger Comes To Town - 1


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trained
sth/sb given the discipline, instruction and practice that is designed to impart proficiency or efficiency
viewpoint
a place that give you a view of sth. eg: another place or a situation
sequence
the order of something. ABCD or 1234
relate to
understand or empathise with sth
compassion
a feeling of deep sympathy and sorrow for another being who has been struck by misfortune, accompanied by a strong desire to help them to find a solution to remove their sadness
awareness
the state or condition of being aware, of having knowledge
infer
to make accurate judgements based on fact
literary
coming from books and writing, especially classic literature
a paragraph
usually beginning with a new line this is a distinct portion of writing about a certain idea or subject
sequence marker
in English, a certain group of items, mainly adverbs and preposition phrases, that link sentences together into a larger group of words
convert
change
imperative
absolutely necessary or required
indirect speech
a way of expressing someone else's words without quoting them directly. eg: Instead of saying, he said 'I love you' (direct quote) you can use indirect speech and say, 'he told me he loves me'
past perfect tense
s + had + v3 + o
to run for your life
expression: to runaway very fast from an immediate danger that you are extremely scared of
I did sth 'at the sight of sth'
expression: the reaction when you see something
to pass through
to make a journey from one place to another. eg: the tiger passes through the town/ you can also pass sth through a window or pass through a gate into another area
a shutter (plural: shutters)
a solid, moveable cover for windows and other openings
a drain
an opening that encourages the flow of liquid in order to remove it from a certain area
a pillar
an upright shaft or structure, of stone, brick, or other material, used to support buildings or placed as monuments
to melt
to disappear, to dissolve
out of sight
sth you cannot see is...?
no chance
zero possiblity
cowered
to crouch down away from sb because of fear or shame
whip
a long strap or rod used to quickly lash or beat people - the noun and the verb can be used together eg: He whips the tiger with a whip.
at that angle
expression: the view from a particular place
a herd
a number of animals of a particular species
a herd of deer
a number of/ many deer
intention
an act or instance of deciding mentally to do something
attack
to set upon in a forceful, violent, hostile, or aggressive way, with or without a weapon; to begin fighting with
abandoned
left behind, deserted
himself
the reflexive form of him
cupboard
a box with a door and shelves inside to store clothes, food, books, cups, plates, etc.
wailing
crying out loud with deep sadness
alas
a word used as an exclamation for sadness, grief, sorrow, pity
undone
to come apart
a constable
a police officer
fled
past tense of flee
handcuffs
metal circles the attach around the wrists and link the hands together with a metal chain to make it difficult to move
tore
past tense of tear
to tear
to rip one thing or part away from another thing or part
spilling out
the quick movement out of something when something can no-longer be contained in a certain place
sheer
adverb: completely
to seize
to take over
townspeople
the people who live in the town
withdrew
the simple past tense of withdraw
withdraw
to draw back, remove, recall, go back
to bolt
to lock something by sliding a metal pole into a metal ring with a large metal pole
sealed
completely or tightly enclosed
basement
the room underneath or a house
a drinker
someone who drinks
an eater
someone who eats
tiffin
a second breakfast or lunch
uttering
saying sth or making sounds with your voice
a moan
a low sustained sound
to moan
to complain
to assure
to convince, satisfy, guarantee
'don't mind me'
means please ignore me, do not pay attention to me
a coward
a person who is afraidand not brave
11 feet
3.35 metres
tip
the very end of something eg: the last part of your finger
pasture
land used by animals to graze (eat)
hurriedly
quickly
helter-skelter
a fair ground ride that goes up and down - can be used a a metaphor to describe people moving around quickly
joyously
filled with joy
verandah
an outside are for sitting sometimes without a roof or other times without four walls
It happened to be...
By accident and without planning it was...
dignified
having or composing a very serious manner that is worthy of respect
heaving
pulling something with great effort and strain
an attic
a room at top of a house in the roof or above a room to which the opening is usually accessible by steep stairs or a ladder
cool
cold, chilled (can be used as a metaphor to describe someone calm or fashionable
in no mood
expression: no patience for something
to bother
to trouble or annoy
a brute
a savagely violent man or animal
a beast
an animal, especially large with four feet
coined
invented
arrogance
the negative quality or being arrogant
arrogant
a sense of superiority without care for others
retort
to say something in answer to a remark
retorted
the past tense of retort
profound
deep
safeguard
protect
tricks
skilful acts performed for amusement or something to deceive people
an audience
the name given to a group of people watching something
comprising
consist of, to be made up of
walks down
walks along
enclosure
a space where animals are kept
unguarded
not protected
confused
unclear, difficult to understand
spectators
audience
contribute
to give sth (money, time, knowledge, assisstance...) to a common goal
day-to-day
everyday
tease
bully
starving
going without proper food or nurishment
parked
a vehicle that is stationary
welfare
heath, happiness, safety and protection of a a person or animal or groups
injured
harmed, damaged or impaired
the peels
fruit and vegetable skins that have been removed
a bird bath
a bowl left outside by humans for birds to clean themselves
swallow
to cause or allow something to go from the mouth to the throat
polythene
a type of thin plastic used for plastic bags
b. Very few people could be seen on the streets as most of them decided to hide in ditches or in their homes
The population was ‘melting out of sight’ means: a. It was very hot and people rushed indoors to escape the heat. b. Very few people could be seen on the streets as most of them decided to hide in ditches or in their homes. c. The Government sent out orders for people to remain indoors during certain hours.
c. on seeing the tiger the horse became frightened and jumped with such force that the reins broke
‘I tore a horse’ from its Jutka means: a. the horse became out of control. b. the horse ran so fast that the reins by which he was secured to the carriage broke. c. on seeing the tiger the horse became frightened and jumped with such force that the reins broke .
reins
a long, narrow strap attached at one end to a horse's neck and mouth, typically used in pairs to guide or check a horse in riding or driving
stream
as clear as a ————————
lead
as heavy as ——————
night
as dark as the ——————
star
as bright as a ———————
ice
as cold as ——————
owl
as wise as an ———————
cowered
The dog ____________ at the sound of crackers on Diwali day.
handcuffed
The police _______ the dangerous criminal before taking him to the court for his trial.
abandoned
People living on the banks of the river ________ their homes and fled to safer places when they realised that the water level in the river was soon going to cross the danger mark.
seized
Excitement seemed to have ___________ the soldiers posted on the border when they heard that their favourite film stars were going to visit them.
nervous
If we have studied well there is no reasons to feel ________ during examiantions.
spilled
The bowl of soup fell from his hands and all the soup ____________________ onto the floor
11 feet
How long is a fully grown tiger from head to tail?
according to
in agreement with