#4. Sheldon Needs a Ride

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Published: 8.24.2018
Level 5   |   Time: 3:41
Accent: American
Source: The Big Bang Theory [S2 E05]

Leonard can't drive Sheldon to work, so Sheldon turns to his new friend Penny.


    

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  • stop by [phv] - visit quickly
  • stimulating [adj] - exciting
  • compatible [adj] - match together well
  • a good night's sleep [exp] - sleep well
  • seatbelts [n] - the safety belt in cars
  • Dear God! [exp] - Help me!
  • interrupt [v] - stop, break
  • prayers [n] - praying to God
  • keep you from something [exp] - stop you from doing something
  • performing tasks [exp] - doing small jobs
  • reaction time [n] - the time between something and then reacting
  • an ounce [n] - 28 grams
  • the same factor [exp] - the same amount
  • as the crow flies [exp] - in a straight line
  • speed bumps [n] - small bumps on roads to limit driving speed
  • the conn [n] - control of the vehicle (from Star Trek)
  • withdraw [v] - take back
  • an objection [n] - disagreement
  • point-to-point drive time [exp] - the time to drive between two points
  • reckless [adj] - dangerous, unsafe
  • nonchalance [n] - not care about something

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


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Penny Sheldon Leonard
  • Sheldon and Leonard work at the same university.
  • Penny lives across the hall from Sheldon and Leonard.
  • Penny is a waitress.
  • Sheldon can't drive.
  • Leonard usually drives Sheldon to work.
  • Pottery Barn is a store that sells bed sheets.
  • A "Check Engine Light" indicates that a car has a mechanical problem.

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  1. Sheldon wants Leonard to drive him to work.
    True
    False

  2. Sheldon wants to return his Star Wars sheets to the Pottery Barn.
    True
    False

  3. Sheldon thinks his Star Wars sheets are boring.
    True
    False

  4. Leonard can't drive Sheldon to work.
    True
    False

  5. Sheldon didn't know that Leonard was unable to drive him to work.
    True
    False

  6. Sheldon doesn't want to take the bus because he must wear a seatbelt.
    True
    False

  7. Penny is excited to drive Sheldon to work.
    True
    False

  8. Penny agrees to drive Sheldon to work because they are friends.
    True
    False

  9. Penny was praying before Sheldon knocked on her door.
    True
    False

  10. The "Check Engine Light" in Penny's car has recently turned on.
    True
    False

  11. Penny has to go to work after driving Sheldon to work.
    True
    False

  12. Sheldon is worried about the "Check Engine Light".
    True
    False

  13. Penny is worried about the "Check Engine Light".
    True
    False

  14. Penny wants to drink some alcohol.
    True
    False

  15. Sheldon thinks drinking coffee while driving is safe.
    True
    False

  16. Penny is driving a different way than Leonard usually goes.
    True
    False

  17. Penny's way to work is longer than Leonard's.
    True
    False

  18. Penny's way to work has more speed bumps than Leonard's.
    True
    False

  19. Sheldon is surprised that Penny doesn't slow down for the speed bumps.
    True
    False

  20. Penny kicks out Sheldon because he mentions the "Check Engine Light" again.
    True
    False


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