Advanced Grammar & Vocabulary: Student's Book by Mark Skipper

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There was a long queue at the box office. thevery beginning of a film and tell you who was in the film and who was involved in making it It was a dreary film about contemporary life in Europe. 1<0: a new version of an older scene: in a play, an act is divided into scenes ry: boring, without life d It is a remake of Hitchcock's classic, 'Rear Window'. the box office: the place in a theatreor cinema where you buy tickets [Note: a box-office success: a film or play which makes a lot of money because many people go to see it] "Cleopatra" boasted a cast of thousands.

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And then slumped back down on the bed. We were famished. filthy : *** very dirty indeed My hands were filthy after I'd been gardening all day. bone Idle: (informal) very lazy flabberga ted: ** very surprised indeed I was flabbergasted by the news. hilarious: *** very funny indeed I've never laughed so much in my life. It was hilarious. livid: ** very angry indeed She'll be livid when she finds out that you smashed her favourite vase. pack d: *** (i) very crowded indeed (ii) full of a packed cinema The train was packed.

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