#3. The Fix Up

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Published: 8.05.2018
Level 4   |   Time: 5:25
Accent: American
Source: Seinfeld [S3 E16]

Jerry and Elaine try to fix up George and Cynthia on a date.


    

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  • ☐ ☐ ☐ the Federal Reserve [n] - a government department
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ brush on (something)[phv] - talk about (something) briefly
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ be in rare form [exp] - be very funny
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ fix (somebody) up [phv] - match (someone) for a date
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ would kill for (something) [exp] - really want (something)
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ pluck [v] - pull out an individual hair
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ naturally [exp] - of course
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ work out [phv] - be successful
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ out of the question [exp] - NO!!
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ one step away [exp] - almost
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ personal ads [v] - posting a dating profile in a newspaper or on a website
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ go down that road [exp] - deal with that problem
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ take (someone) out [phv] - go on a date with (someone)
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ hesitate [v] - wait for a moment
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ What does he do? [exp] - What is his job?
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ poison (someone) [v] - using a chemical to kill someone or make someone sick
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ nuts [adj] - crazy
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ stocky [adj] - big and strong (kind of fat)
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ bald [adj] - having no hair
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ balding [adj] - losing hair
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ lustrous [adj] - shiny

[n] - noun,  [v] - verb,  [phv] - phrasal verb,  [adj] - adjective,  [exp] - expression



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Jerry Elaine George Cynthia
  • Jerry and Elaine used to date, but now they are friends.
  • George is one of Jerry's best friends.
  • Cynthia is one of Elaine's best friends.

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  1. What did Jerry do last night?
    He went on a date with a girl.
    He met his friend George.
    He went to a movie.

  2. What did Elaine do last night?
    She went on a date with a guy.
    She met her friend Cynthia.
    She went to a movie.

  3. What is George's problem?
    He doesn't like his girlfriend.
    He still lives with his parents.
    He can't meet a good girl.

  4. What is Cynthia's problem?
    Her boyfriend is cheating on her.
    She wants to get divorced.
    She can't meet a good guy.

  5. Does Jerry think Cynthia is too good for George?
    Yes
    No

  6. Why did Elaine used to date Jerry?
    Her standards were low.
    She was in love with him.
    He is rich.

  7. What does Jerry not like about Cynthia?
    Her hair is too thick.
    She is ugly.
    She has strange eyebrows.

  8. What does Elaine think is one of Cynthia's best features?
    Her personality
    Her eyebrows
    Her body

  9. How does Jerry describe George?
    Strong
    Fast
    Smart
    Handsome
    Bald
    Balding

  10. What do Jerry and Elaine plan to do after the date between George and Cynthia?
    Meet for coffee and talk about the date.
    Share everything they hear about the date with each other
    Go to the restaurant and watch the date between George and Cynthia.

  11. Does Jerry think the date between George and Cynthia will be successful?
    Yes
    No

  12. What is the first thing that George wants to know about Cynthia?
    Her job
    Her personality
    Her appearance

  13. What is the first thing that Cynthia wants to know about George?
    His job
    His personality
    His appearance

  14. Why did George get fired?
    He was always late.
    He was bad at his job.
    He tried to poison his boss.

  15. How does Elaine describe George?
    Strong
    Fast
    Smart
    Handsome
    Bald
    Balding

  16. What is very important to George?
    A girl's hair
    A girl's body
    A girl's eyebrows

  17. Has George ever been married?
    Yes
    No



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