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1

To procrastinate

Going to the doctor is never particularly pleasant for me. But I couldn't...... any longer


Don't put off your homework to the last minute.
Don't put your homework off to the last minute.
Don't put it off to the last minute.
Don't put it off.

2

Annual visit to the doctor, dentist, or the like.

Going to the doctor is never particularly pleasant for me. But I couldn't put it off any longer. It was time for my ......, and there was no getting around it.

annual physical

3

To circumvent the obligation and performance of a chore.

Going to the doctor is never particularly pleasant for me. But I couldn't put it off any longer. It was time for my annual physical, and there was no .......

How did you get around having to write the executive report?
My brother always gets around cleaning his room himself.

4

To reserve (something) for future use.

So I picked up the phone and called for an appointment. "I'd like to see Dr. Shimoya next week, please, if that's possible," I said. Of course, it wasn't possible. The doctor was ...... until next month, the receptionist told me. "Okay," I said, "let's schedule it for next month.‚"

I want to book a hotel room for tomorrow night
I can book tickets for the concert next week.

5

Измерить температуру

The nurse weighs me, ...... my temperature and blood pressure, and asks me why I'm there.

take temperature

6

visit to the doctor, dentist, or the like.

he nurse weighs me, takes my temperature and blood pressure, and asks me why I'm there. I tell her it's time for my yearly ......


The appointment was just for a checkup.

7

кабинет для осмотра

The nurse weighs me, takes my temperature and blood pressure, and asks me why I'm there. I tell her it's time for my yearly check- up. She tells me to follow her to the ......, and then to strip down to my underwear. Now I'm sitting on the exam table,

examination room

8

назначить анализ крови

Finally, he walks in, looks at my chart, and begins his examination. "Breathe," he says, as he places the stethoscope on my chest. "Breathe in and out slowly," he says. I do so. Then he checks my throat and has me lay down to check my abdomen. Finally, he ...... and says, "Well, you're good for another year, Mr. McQuillan."

order a blood test

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