Home Reading Aid on the Book "The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4" by Sue Townsend. Костенко Н.В - 5 стр.


ASSIGNMENT 1, pp 13-35
PART I, pp 13-24
Study the active vocabulary. Explain the meaning of words and phrases set forth
in the list below:
1. to help the blind across the road;
2. to get smb drunk on smth;
3. just my luck;
4. to feel rotten;
5. down the drain;
6. to go mad through smth;
7. lack of smth (sleep, etc.);
8. a swear-word;
9. to get done by the police for obscene language;
10. to point out to smb that ;
11. to get the flu;
12. scurvy;
13. apart from;
14. its peaceful;
15. to serve smb. right;
16. to keep smb./smth. under control;
17. to report smb. to police;
18. its wasted on smb;
19. malingerer;
20. big deal;
21. semolina; tinned semolina pudding;
22. to decide against a certain speciality/profession/occupation for a career;
23. to be disgusted with smth;
24. to have a row with smb (about; over smth.);
25. in a yukky voice;
26. to be into punk;
27. to see (or not) the point of/in doing smth;
28. to have an argument with smb;
29. to be in a bad mood;
30. to stick smb;
31. it must be all the worry;
32. its about time (usually, that smth happened);
33. to get (or to be) fed up with smth;
34. mongrel;
35. felt-tip pen;