University Days- James Thurber- 1 -
Unit Six University Days
Key to Exercise II
9.shambling 10.constellation 11.abruptly 12.nebulous
13.summoned 14.squinted 15.variegated 16.defer
17.squeal 18.adjoining 19.scene 20.involved
Key to Exercise V (for reference only)
1.He didn't believe he was cut out for the law, but he proved to be a good lawyer.
2.Our son needs a good rest; the college entrance examination has taken a great deal out of
3.The boss dished out a stream of abuse to the workers even though it was his own
mismanagement that had caused a drop in production.
4.The cadre-turned student found it difficult to keep up with the rest of the class in
5.Going against the tide of the world, that country has conducted five nuclear tests in
succession. The international society will not let it get away with it.
6.Although he said something wrong on certain occasions, nothing could take away from
his achievements as a historian and a writer.
7.It will be little short of scandalous if a government official visits such a place.
8.The coach rounded off his farewell speech by thanking his players for their close
9.After an early breakfast we, youth volunteers, set to work and dug two drinking wells
for the herdsmen.
10.It was fortunate that I kept some money in the bank before the accident. Now I have
something to fall back on.
Key to Exercise III
9.former 10.fool 11.actually 12.in
13.cheap 14.persuade 15.leaves 16.nigh
17.also 18.longer 19.done 20.prepares
21.evacuates 22.into 23.transport 24.this
25.that 26.autumnal 27.promoter 28.for
29.invigorates 30.leave 31.inserted 32.workhorse
33.idea 34.switched 35.leaf 36.message
37.keep 38.off 39.way 40.enough
41.stayed 42.trial 43.yellow 44.plants