#5. The Suggestion Box

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Published: 4.15.2021
Level 5   |   Time: 4:43
Accent: American
Source: Ted Lasso [S1 E02]

Ted makes a suggestion box to get some ideas for helping the team.


    

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  3. ANSWER the questions.
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  • Crystal Palace [n] - the name of another football club in the Premier League
  • whipped them up [phv] - beat (defeated) them badly
  • mess with [v] - make changes
  • fiddle with [v] - make small changes
  • anonymously [adv] - without including one's name
  • a glimpse [n] - a quick look
  • crafts [n] - an activity involving making things by hand
  • hot and bothered [exp] - angry, frustrated
  • drop us a note [exp] - give us a message
  • an issue [exp] - a problem
  • a vending machine [exp] - a machine that gives snacks [image]
  • the middle of the table [exp] - an average team, not great, not terrible [image]
  • down in every stat [exp] - doing poorly in every category (statistics)
  • comfy [adj] - comfortable
  • nudge that ship in the right [exp] - give some help
  • a wanker [n] - a loser (a man who masturbates a lot)
  • piss off [phv] - go away
  • choke [v] - prevent breathing because of something in your throat
  • rubbish [adj] - terrible (garbage)
  • a visual learner [n] - a person who learns by watching something
  • a prostate [n] - a gland (part of the body) that controls men's urination
  • Got it? [exp] - Do you understand?
  • chip in [phv] - everybody contributes some money to buy something
  • spearmint [n] - a flavor or gum
  • The Rolling Stones [n] - a British rock band that started in the 1960s [Link] [Link]
  • the frontman [n] - the lead singer of a band
  • Mick Jagger [n] - the frontman of the Rolling Stones [image]
  • Keith Richards [n] - the guitar player of the Rolling Stones [image]
  • a pal [n] - a buddy or friend
  • taking the piss [exp] - joking
  • a mate [n] - a friend

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


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Ted Lasso Coach Beard Nate
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Jamie Roy Sam
  • Ted has recently been hired to coach an English Premier League football club, AFC Richmond.
  • Ted doesn't know anything about football (soccer).

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  1. Coach Beard says that Crystal Palace is a fast team.
    True
    False

  2. Richmond lost their last game to Crystal Palace.
    True
    False

  3. Nate made the suggestion box with his son.
    True
    False

  4. Richmond has lost three of their last four games.
    True
    False

  5. Roy does not like the snacks in locker room.
    True
    False

  6. Jamie does not like the snacks in locker room.
    True
    False

  7. Sam has been playing well in the Premier League.
    True
    False

  8. Sam's birthday is on Saturday.
    True
    False

  9. Ted doesn't know what a wanker is.
    True
    False

  10. One of papers says the water pressure is the shower is bad.
    True
    False

  11. Ted asks all of the players to contribute to Sam's birthday gift.
    True
    False

  12. Jamie chips in the most money for Sam's gift.
    True
    False

  13. Jamie compares the football club to the Rolling Stones (the rock band).
    True
    False

  14. Jamie thinks that Roy is the most important player on the team.
    True
    False

  15. Jamie says that Roy is very old.
    True
    False

  16. Jamie makes fun of Roy's chest hair.
    True
    False


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