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1

[...] I will work hard.

Common way of saying that you believe something to be true, hoping to win the confidence of the person you are talking to

I can assure you that

2

i'll [...] graduate in two years.

a word inserted to indicate your wishes that something will happen

hopefully

3

I'm moving to Springfield next month, What's [...] like there?

this word refers to the culture and range of entertainment offered in a particular area.

local scene

4

[...] see you on Saturday.

this word indicates that the speaker is very happy about future event

I can't wait to

5

We were in town, so we decided to [...] to see you.

indicate short visit

drop in

6

[...] really mad at him.

this expression is often inserted into conversation to emphasize what someone is currently feeling or thinking

I'm like

7

[...] the new teacher?

is a way of asking someone's opinion of something

What do you think of

8

Are you [...] something means to want to do it?

This means to want to do it

up for

9

It's pretty hot today, but I can [...] it.

This means to tolerate or to accept

stand

10

[...], the dorm is really gross.

this indicates that you really mean what you are going to say.

I tell you

11

You [...] say she's in love.

could/ might

12

He's very easygoing. He [...] with everybody.

this means to live, work, or play with someone without problems or arguments.

gets along

13

You guys are exactly [...]

Things are similar

alike

14

You [...] call me anymore.

This means almost never.

hardly ever

15

I [...] if Jon's married.

wonder

16

At first it was difficult to live here, but now I am [...] to the cold weather.

used

17

I work the night shift, so I am [...] to staying up all night and sleeping during the day.

used

18

She [...] to live next door to us.

Past habitual actions that was once true but no longer is

used

19

I would never buy shoes without [...] first.

trying them on

20

[...] be here before eight o'clock.

This indicates an effort to do something that may not be easy.

Try to/ Try and

21

[...] turning the key in the other direction.

This indicates a suggestion for solving a problem or problematical situation.

Try

22

What's Maria up to?
[...] she's making a lot of money.

This indicates sincere belief that what you are going to say is true, even though you have no proof.

I'll bet

23

Why aren't you ready for school?
[...], I can't find my backpack.

explanation for a situation

The thing is

24

I'm so glad you've decided to go to college. That's definitely [...].

a step in the right direction

25

I'm about to go shopping for Halloween costumes for the kids. [...] do you still have the witch hat you borrowed from me last year?

which remind me

26

She got a bonus at work, so she [...] a first -class ticket.

splurged

27

They [...] every week to discuss their research.

get together

28

Let's get together for lunch tomorrow. We have a lot to [...] on!

catch up