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1

– without bringing anything; without carrying anything; without
having anything

Antonio: Why are we stopping here?
Melanie: We can’t go to the dinner party...... We need to bring a
bottle of wine.

* The child came home from school empty-handed because he accidentally left
his backpack and jacket on the bus.

2

an alcoholic drink made from fermented grape juice

Antonio: Why are we stopping here?
Melanie: We can’t go to the dinner party empty-handed. We need to bring a
bottle of .....

* Would you like a glass of wine with your dinner?

3

an inexpensive type of wine that is drunk with meals, not for special
occasions

Antonio: Why are we stopping here?
Melanie: We can’t go to the dinner party empty-handed. We need to bring a
bottle of wine.
Antonio: I don’t know anything about wines. You’ll need to pick a bottle.
Melanie: I don’t know much about wines, either. I just know we need a good
...... Do you think we should get a bottle of white, red, or rosé?

* If you’re going to bring a bottle of wine to your boss’s house, make sure it’s a
nice one and not just the cheap table wine that we drink normally

4

a type of wine that has a very light yellow color and that one can see
through easily

Antonio: Why are we stopping here?
Melanie: We can’t go to the dinner party empty-handed. We need to bring a
bottle of wine.
Antonio: I don’t know anything about wines. You’ll need to pick a bottle.
Melanie: I don’t know much about wines, either. I just know we need a good
table wine. Do you think we should get a bottle of ...., red, or rosé?

* Most people think that white wine tastes best with fish.

5

a type of wine that has a dark red or purple color and that one cannot see
through easily

Antonio: Why are we stopping here?
Melanie: We can’t go to the dinner party empty-handed. We need to bring a
bottle of wine.
Antonio: I don’t know anything about wines. You’ll need to pick a bottle.
Melanie: I don’t know much about wines, either. I just know we need a good
table wine. Do you think we should get a bottle of white, ....., or rosé?

* Red wine is a good combination with steak and other meats.

6

a type of wine that has a light pink or purple color and that one can
usually see through

Antonio: Why are we stopping here?
Melanie: We can’t go to the dinner party empty-handed. We need to bring a
bottle of wine.
Antonio: I don’t know anything about wines. You’ll need to pick a bottle.
Melanie: I don’t know much about wines, either. I just know we need a good
table wine. Do you think we should get a bottle of white, red, or .....?

.....wines are made by letting the skin of red grapes touch the wine for a
short period of time.

7

a piece of paper that is glued to a bottle or jar and has information about
the product inside

Antonio: I don’t know anything about wines. You’ll need to pick a bottle.
Melanie: I don’t know much about wines, either. I just know we need a good
table wine. Do you think we should get a bottle of white, red, or rosé?
Antonio: I don’t know.
Melanie: The .... on this one says that it’s fruity and not too tart. This other
one says that it’s full-bodied, but I think we want a light-bodied one, right?

* Do you read the nutritional information on the labels of the food that you buy?

8

with a fruit-like flavor; with the taste and/or smell of many fruits

Antonio: I don’t know anything about wines. You’ll need to pick a bottle.
Melanie: I don’t know much about wines, either. I just know we need a good
table wine. Do you think we should get a bottle of white, red, or rosé?
Antonio: I don’t know.
Melanie: The label on this one says that it’s ...... and not too tart. This other
one says that it’s full-bodied, but I think we want a light-bodied one, right?

Do you prefer fruity desserts or chocolate desserts?

9

sour; having a sour or acidic taste, often unpleasant

Antonio: I don’t know anything about wines. You’ll need to pick a bottle.
Melanie: I don’t know much about wines, either. I just know we need a good
table wine. Do you think we should get a bottle of white, red, or rosé?
Antonio: I don’t know.
Melanie: The label on this one says that it’s fruity and not too ..... This other
one says that it’s full-bodied, but I think we want a light-bodied one, right?

* These lemons are really tart! We’ll need to put a lot of sugar in the lemonade

10

having a very strong (full-) or weak (light-) taste or smell

Antonio: I don’t know anything about wines. You’ll need to pick a bottle.
Melanie: I don’t know much about wines, either. I just know we need a good
table wine. Do you think we should get a bottle of white, red, or rosé?
Antonio: I don’t know.
Melanie: The label on this one says that it’s fruity and not too tart. This other
one says that it’s ....., but I think we want a light-bodied one, right?


11

a farm where grapes are grown, usually for wine

Melanie: The label on this one says that it’s fruity and not too tart. This other
one says that it’s full-bodied, but I think we want a light-bodied one, right?
Antonio: I have no idea.
Melanie: The label on this one says that it’s from a California vineyard. Is that
good or bad?

* What kind of grapes do they grow on that vineyard?

12

a tool used to open a bottle of wine; a metal and plastic tool with a
spiral metal piece that is used to take the cork out of a bottle of wine

Melanie: The label on this one says that it’s fruity and not too tart. This other
one says that it’s full-bodied, but I think we want a light-bodied one, right?
Antonio: I have no idea.
Melanie: The label on this one says that it’s from a California vineyard. Is that
good or bad?
Antonio: I don’t know. Stop asking me. Here’s a ..... Why don’t you take
out the cork and we’ll have a taste?

* Craig brought a nice bottle of wine for their picnic, but he forgot to bring a
corkscrew, so they weren’t able to open it.

13

a group of six cans or bottles that are connected with a piece of
plastic and sold together, usually beer but sometimes soda

Melanie: The label on this one says that it’s from a California vineyard. Is that
good or bad?
Antonio: I don’t know. Stop asking me. Here’s a corkscrew. Why don’t you take
out the cork and we’ll have a taste?
Melanie: That’s very funny. You’re not helping me at all.
Antonio: I say we just bring them a ..... I know I’d rather have beer than
wine any day.

* Is it cheaper to buy four six-packs or a box of 24 cans?

14

– an inexpensive and popular alcoholic drink that has a yellow-brown color
and is made from a grain

Melanie: That’s very funny. You’re not helping me at all.
Antonio: I say we just bring them a six-pack. I know I’d rather have .... than
wine any day.

15

a type of white wine with bubbles that is drunk on special
occasions

Melanie: That’s very funny. You’re not helping me at all.
Antonio: I say we just bring them a six-pack. I know I’d rather have beer than
wine any day.
Melanie: Stop fooling around. We need to pick out a bottle of wine.
Antonio: I have an idea. Let’s bring them a bottle of ...... You can’t go
wrong with ....

* How many bottles of champagne should we buy for the wedding?

16

can’t have a problem by doing a particular thing; a way to refer
to something that is appropriate in any situation or at any event

Melanie: That’s very funny. You’re not helping me at all.
Antonio: I say we just bring them a six-pack. I know I’d rather have beer than
wine any day.
Melanie: Stop fooling around. We need to pick out a bottle of wine.
Antonio: I have an idea. Let’s bring them a bottle of champagne. You ...... with champagne.

* Even if you don’t know what other people are wearing to the party, you can’t go
wrong with a simple black dress.

17

a special event or memorable happening, such as a
wedding, birthday, or holiday

Melanie: Stop fooling around. We need to pick out a bottle of wine.
Antonio: I have an idea. Let’s bring them a bottle of champagne. You can’t go
wrong with champagne.
Melanie: Champagne? It’s not a special occasion.
Antonio: We’ll tell them that being invited for dinner in their home is a ..... for us. They’ll be happy to hear that.
Melanie: I don’t know about that.
Antonio: Trust me. Grab a bottle and let’s go. We’re late!

* Grandma uses her nicest plates only on special occasions because she doesn’t
want them to break.

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