New American Streamline Connections Glossary Part B (Units 41-80) is provided for you to be useful, all difficult words of each units are explained with illustration and nature for students who are are studying New American Streamline Connections.
New American Streamline Connections Glossary
New American Streamline Connections Glossary Units (41-50)
Unit 41 (Milestones)
Milestone: (n) Important event.
Today we have passed another milestone.
Career: (n) Life work; calling; occupation; profession.
He has a very bright career in medicine.
Event: (n) Anything that happens; happening; occurrence; incident.
In that event we will enjoy a lot.
Hurricane: (n) Violent storm; Cyclone.
The hurricane destroyed everything in the country.
Promotion: (n) Act of rising in rank or position; Advancement; Elevation.
The new job is a promotion for him.
Partner: (n) Mate; fellow
He is my senior partner here.
Mention: (v) to say something briefly.
Nobody mentioned anything to me about it.
Silly: (adj) Empty-headed; foolish.
That was a silly thing to do!
Frighten: (v) To make somebody afraid; Scare.
She’s not easily frightened.
Frightening: (adj) Causing fear; something that makes you feel afraid or worried; Worrisome.
The noise was frightening.
Embarrassing: (adj) Causing to feel shame; Upsetting
It was so embarrassing to sing in public.
Involve: (v) To take part in an activity, situation; Be relevant to.
The test will involve answering questions about a photograph.
(Involved: Taking part or being part of something; concerned.)
Experience: (n) Occurrence; Knowledge; The accumulation of knowledge or skill that results from direct participation in activities.
They have over ten years’ teaching experience.
Death: (n) The event of dying; Loss of life; Passing away.
He died a slow and painful death.
Unit 42 (A court case)
Court: (n) Place where justice is dealt.
Her lawyer made a statement outside the court.
Case: (n) A problem requiring investigation; Argument.
When does her case come before the court?
Lawyer: (n) A person who knows laws and works for people in court; Legal representative
His lawyer won the case.
Absolutely: (adv.) Totally; Completely; Definitely; Certainly; Unquestionably.
He made it absolutely clear.
High-Heeled shoes: (n) Shoes with high heels (heel=Part of shoe covering back of foot below ankle).
She was wearing high-heeled-shoes.
Exhibit: (n) Something shown to public; show.
The museum contains some interesting exhibits.
Jury: (n) A committee appointed to judge a competition; Judges.
Members of the jury decided about that case.
Member: (n) Anything that belongs to a set or class; part; Constituent.
You are a member of our center.
Wig: (n) Hairpiece covering the head.
They went to buy the wig.
Witness: (n) Someone who sees an event and reports what happened, Eyewitness.
He is the witness of that accident.
Witness stand: (n) (Stand= place; position).
The person was standing in the witness stand.
Unit 43 (The empty chair)
Almost: (n) Approximately; Nearly.
I like almost all of them.
Nervous breakdown: (n) Mental illness in which a person feels sad, week and tired.
He had a nervous breakdown, so the doctor advised him to go on vacation.
Peaceful: (adj) Not violent; Passive; Quiet; Calm; Undisturbed.
Everyone wants to live a peaceful life.
Island: (n) Body of land surrounded by water; Isle.
They went to the island on vacation.
Boardinghouse: (n) Small hotel.
They stayed in a boardinghouse for the whole month.
Straight: (adv) Directly.
He was too tired to walk straight.
Invite: (v) Request; Call; ask politely.
She did not invite me to the party.
Search: (v) Look for; examine, as in looking for something; Investigate.
She was searching her passport in the bus.
Pour: (v) Flow or cause to flow; to put tea, coffee, water etc in a glass, cup, jug etc; Transfer.
Please pour a cup of tea.
Stare: (v) Gaze fixedly; to keep fixed look; Look intently; Ogle.
You should not stare at anyone.
Beard: (n) Hair on face of man; Facial hair.
The man had black beard.
Matter: (n) Problem; Difficulty.
They had important matters to discuss.
Hide: (v) Put out of sight; Cover; keep secret.
He hid the letter in a drawer.
Gray: (Brit. Grey) (adj.) of a color intermediate between black and white.
She has beautiful gray eyes.
Nervous: (adj) Worried; Tense; Uneasy; anxious; not relaxed.
I felt really nervous before the interview.
Tense: (adj) Nervous: Worried; Uneasy; anxious; not relaxed.
He’s a very tense person.
Downstairs: (adv) Down the stairs.
You have to wait downstairs in the hall.
Unit 44 (How long? How much?
Regular: (adj.) Normal; Usual.
I couldn’t see my regular doctor today.
Super: (adj.) Better; High-quality.
The pilot did a super job.
Unleaded: (adj.) Free of pollution-causing lead. (Lead= heavy bluish-gray soft metallic element)
Unleaded is cheaper than diesel. (of patrol)
Athlete: (n) Sportsperson; Expert in exercises, sports, etc.
The Olympic athlete won this year.
Account: (n) Bank account
I don’t have a bank account.
Jog: (v) Go running; Run; Exercise; Trot.
I go jogging every morning.
Collect: (v) Bring together; gather.
They collected information about the case.
Unit 45 (Operation Diamond)
Operation: (n) Action; The action of police in order to catch criminals.
He was the officer in charge of operations.
Diamond: (n) Hard, brilliant precious stone.
He gifted her diamond ring.
Assistant: (n) Subordinate; Secondary; Junior; Sub-; Vice- .
My assistant will now tell you about the machine.
Custom: (n) Duties on imports; Trade; Business.
He is a custom officer.
Immigration: (n) journey; migration
War increased immigration from Afghanistan.
Agent: (n) Secret police (who works secretly to find criminals)
We will send an agent to their country.
Folder: (n) A covering for papers; File.
All the files are in that folder.
Ranch: (n) Large farm
They work in the ranch.
Release: (v) Let go; discharge.
They will release the prisoners next week.
Illegal: (adj.) unlawful; against the law.
It is illegal to steal something.
Federal: (adj.) Central; National.
He is a worker of federal government.
Trade: (n) Buying, selling or exchanging of goods; Business.
Trade between the two countries has increased.
Radar: (n) Electronic device capable of locating unseen objects by radio Wave.
They found location of the ship by radar.
Registration: (n) The act of registering, listing; an entry in register.
The registration of students for this course is very positive.
Area: (n) Zone; Region; Section.
She knows the local area very well.
Background: (n) The part of a picture, photograph or view behind the main objects, people, etc.
She has a photograph with trees in the background
Probably: (adv.) Perhaps; Possibly; Maybe.
As you probably know, I’m going to be changing jobs soon.
Unit 46 (Making reservations)
Reservation: (n) Act of withholding or setting apart.
I’ll call the restaurant and make a reservation.
Customer: (n) Client; Buyer; Purchaser.
They know me–I’m a regular customer.
Tour: (n) Travel, esp. for pleasure; Trip.
They went for a tour last week.
Include: (v) Consist of; contain
The tour included a visit to the Science Museum.
Ballet: (n) A kind of dance that tells you a story with music.
She wants to be a ballet dancer.
Opera: (n) Sung drama.
She is an opera singer.
Spirit: (n) Strength; Soul.
He is dead, but his spirit lives on.
Rush: (v) to move or to do sth with great speed, often too fast.
The children rushed out of school.
Facility: (n) Resource; Things that makes a task easier.
The hotel has special facilities for welcoming people.
County: (n) Province; District; Region.
Don’t cross the borders of county.
Seashore: (n) Sea coast
He liked to go to the seashore.
Depart: (v) Go away; leave; be off; arrive (antonym)
The plane will depart tomorrow.
Major: (adj.) Chief; Main; Foremost; Larger; most important.
He played a major role in making that decision.
Pick-up: (phrasal v) to get better, stronger, etc.; to improve
Sales have picked up 14% this year.
Symphony: (n) Piece of music.
They had a very good symphony in band.
Plan: (n, v) Design
They want to plan a project.
Hall: (n) A large room for gathering or entertainment.
She ran into the hall and up the stairs.
Valley: (n) Low area between hills.
We live in Quetta valley.
Whole: (adj.) All; Entire; Complete.
He spent the whole day writing his homework.
Giant: (adj.) Abnormally large and powerful; Very large.
They took a giant step toward improvement.
Ad: (n) Advertisement; public announcement of goods.
We put an ad in the newspaper.
Reminiscing: (v) Thinking back; remembering, recalling the past.
We spent a happy evening reminiscing about the past.
Unit 47 (A new job)
Salary: (n) Fixed payment for regular work.
He gets a salary of 20000 per month.
Independent: (adj.) Free
Pakistan is an independent country.
Apply: (v) Submit an application: request.
He applied for the post of teaching.
Dentist: (n) Teeth doctor.
I want to visit my dentist.
Personnel: (n) Employee; Workers; Staff; worker.
He is a personnel manager in the company.
Dynamic: (adj.) Active; Energetic; Vigorous; lively; energetic.
He is a dynamic personality.
Personality: (adj.) Character; Behavior; Qualities.
The children all have very different personalities.
Minimum: (adj.) Smallest amount; Least.
What are your minimum needs for this?
Branch: (n) Department; Division; Section; Part.
The bank has branches all over the country.
Administration: (n) Direction; management.
Administrations have failed to solve the country’s economic problems.
Instruction: (n) Training; Teaching.
Follow the instructions on the packet carefully.
Available: (adj.) Present for use.
Tickets are available free of charge from the school.
Candidate: (n) A person who applies for job; Nominee; Applicant.
There were a large number of candidates for the job.
Allowance: (n) An amount of money regularly for expenses; Payment.
Do you get an allowance for food?
Resume: (n) Summary; Short information about one’s education or experience.
She wrote an application along with the resume.
Unit 48 (Talking about the weather
Look up the following words in dictionary and write their definitions down.
Beach: (n) ______________________________________________.
Storm: (n) ______________________________________________.
Thunder: (n) ____________________________________________.
Region: (n) ______________________________________________.
Temperature: (n) ________________________________________.
Symbol: (n) _____________________________________________.
Situation: (n) ___________________________________________.
Extremely: (adv.) ________________________________________.
Match the 10 words in Column I with the definition in Column II.
_______ 1. Minimum a) Strength; Soul
_______ 2. Allowance b) Large farm
_______ 3. Dynamic c) Go away; leave; be off; arrive (antonym)
_______ 4. Administration d) Thinking back; remembering, recalling the past
_______ 5. Reminiscing e) Active; Energetic; Vigorous; lively; energetic
_______ 6. Valley f) An amount of money regularly for expenses
_______ 7. Spirit g) Low area between hills
_______ 8. Depart h) Smallest amount; Least
_______ 9. Facility j) Direction; management
_______ 10. Ranch k) Resource; Things that makes a task easier
Fill in the blanks with the words given inside parenthesis. (Milestone,personnel,assistant,athlete,illegal,operation,cases,jogged,island and area)
1. There is heavy traffic in the downtown ________tonight.
2. We spent a week on the Greek_________ of Kos.
3. This voyage marked an important _________in the history of exploration.
4. She works as a care __________in an old people’s home.
5. Will I need to have an_________ to get healthy?
6. It is_______ to drive through a red light.
7. She is a natural _______told her father while talking on TV.
8.__________are currently reviewing pay scales.
9. Someone _________her elbow, making her spill her coffee.
10. In some _________ people have had to wait several weeks for an appointment.
Unit 49 (A restaurant kitchen)
Pea: (n) A round green seed that grows in a pod (case) and is eaten cooked as vegetable.
My mother can prepare very delicious pea soup.
Chef: (n) A professional cook, especially the most senior cook in a restaurant, hotel, etc.
He father is chef in that hotel.
Gravy: (n) Juice from cooking meat.
Have you brought gravy along with the main dish?
Plenty: (pro.) A large amount; as much or as many as you need; enough.
There are plenty of eggs in the fridge.
Assistant: (n) A person who helps or supports somebody, usually in their job; Helper.
She works as assistant in our company.
Enough: (adv. Adj.) Sufficient; as many or as much as required.
Are there enough chairs in the room?
Dishtowel: (n) Towel used for handling hot dishes.
Use the dish towel if that is hot.
Unit 50 (Asking for directions)
Direction: (n) Instructions about how to do something, where to go, etc; Line along which a thing lies or moves.
The aircraft was flying in a wrong direction.
Appointment: (n)A formal arrangement to meet or visit somebody at a particular time, especially for a reason connected with their work; Date; Prior arrangement.
She made an appointment for her son to see the doctor.
Sale: (n) Trade; act of selling.
She gets 10% commission on each sale.
Elevator: (n) A machine that carries people or goods up and down to different levels in a building or a mine; Lift.
It’s on the sixth floor–let’s take the elevator.
Bother: (v) To spend time and/or energy doing something; Trouble; Disturb.
‘Shall I wait?’ ‘No, don’t bother’.
Route: (n) A way that you follow to get from one place to another; Path; way.
Which is the best route to take?
Expressway: (n) Road for high-speed traffic; Superhighway.
There was a major accident on the expressway.
Interstate: (n) Expressway existing between numbers of states.
Use the interstate to go to Karachi.
Exit: (n) A way out of a public building or vehicle; Way out; Outlet.
The emergency exit is at the back of the bus.
Fare: (n) The money that you pay to travel by bus, plane, taxi, etc.
Did you pay the taxi fare?
Quarter: (n) One of four equal parts.
Cut the apple into quarters.
Directory: (n) Guide to locations or telephone numbers; Book; List; Information bank.
Please check the telephone directory.
Section: (n) Segment; Sector; Division; Portion; part.
That section of the road is still closed.
Cosmetic: (n) A substance that you put on your face or body to make it more attractive.
She found a job selling cosmetics.
Accessory: (n) A small article of (esp. women’s) dress, e.g. a belt, bag, etc.
They sell bicycle accessories.
China: (n) Things made of china. (China=A fine baked white clay used in making cups, plates, etc.; Porcelain)
They bought a china cup.
Linen: (n) Cloth made of the thread gotten from the stem of the Flax plant.
He is wearing a linen shirt.
Corridor: (n) (AmE also hallway) a long narrow passage in a building or train, with doors that open into rooms on either side.
Go along the corridor, turn left, and you’ll see his office in front of you.
Department: (n) A section of a large organization such as a government, business, etc.
You can find him in the English department.
Kitchenware: (n) Objects that you use in a kitchen, such as pans, bowls, etc.
You should buy some kitchenware for home.
Escalator: (n) Moving staircase consisting of a circulating belt forming steps.
Take the escalator to go upstairs.
New American Streamline Connections Glossary Units (51-60)
Unit 51 (Coast Guard rescue)
Coast: (n) The land beside or near to the sea or ocean.
We walked along the coast for five miles.
Guard: (n) Protector; a person who guards.
A guard was posted outside the building.
Cliff: (n) A high area of rock with a very steep side, often at the edge of the sea or ocean.
We set off along the cliff path.
Paramedic: (n) A person whose job is to help people who are sick or injured, but who is not a doctor or a nurse.
Paramedics treated the injured at the roadside.
Scene: (n) The place where something happens, especially something unpleasant.
The scene of the accident was very terrible.
Ladder: (n) Structure of two sidepieces with steps between.
They ladder is stolen by someone.
Unconscious: (adj.) Not conscious. (Conscious=Knowing what is going on around one because one is able to use senses and mental power)
I saw an unconscious man lying on the road.
Pretty: (adj.) To some extent; fairly; very.
The pretty woman was walking alone in midnight.
Pain: (n) Ache; body or mental suffering; misery. (Be in pain)
I feel a lot of pain in my back.
Interview: (n) Conversation to obtain information; Dialogue; Meeting.
I have an interview on TV tonight.
Editor: (n) Person who selects or commissions material for newspaper or any other publication.
The editor gave me a chance to do it again.
Hurt: (v) To cause physical pain to somebody/yourself; to injure somebody/yourself; to feel painful.
Did you hurt yourself badly?
Arrange: (v) Set up; organize; Fix up; Make plans for.
Let me arrange all the chairs properly.
Record: (n) Disc; Album; Recording; Soundtrack.
Did you save all the record in the discs?
Rescue: (v) Save or set free from danger or harm.
A police man rescued me from danger.
At the foot of:(prep.)The lowest part of; the base or bottom of.
Nobody can go down it’s at the foot of the sea.
Unit 52 (UFO)
UFO: (abr.) Unidentified Flying Object. (Unidentified= Not recognized or known; Unknown)
Everybody wants to see the UFO.
Midnight: (n) Middle of the night; 12 o’clock at night.
He came out of the home at midnight and started crying.
Service Station: (n) Petrol station; A place at the side of a road where you take your car to buy petrol/gas, oil, etc.
The Service station closes at 12 O’clock.
Silver: (adj. n) Grayish-white.
Did you like the silver color car a lot?
Disappear: (v) Vanish; be invisible; depart; Go; appear (Antonym).
You disappeared in the rush last day.
Strange: (adj.) Unusual or surprising, especially in a way that is difficult to understand; Astonishing; Perplexing.
The strange man was carrying gun with himself.
Wonder: (v) To ask oneself questions; be unsure; to feel curious about something.
He wondered why I came so early today to office.
(Curious=willing to know or learn)
Unit 53 (The Daily Sun)
Collision: (n) Accident; crash.
They had a bad collision while coming home.
Slick: (n) Large patch of oil etc., esp. on the sea.
The slick was so soft while I touched it.
Endanger: (v) Put in danger; put at risk; jeopardize.
The health of our children is being endangered by exhaust fumes.
Supertanker: (n) A large ship for carrying oil.
The supertanker had a collision with a car.
Loss: (n) The money lost in business.
We did not loss by one run Sir.
Resort: (n) A place where a lot of people go on holiday.
The resort town of Byron Bay was very beautiful.
Drift: (v) To be carried gently by air or water.
The water drifted the dirty away.
Crude oil: (n) Oil in the natural state not refined.
The crude oil was sold in cheap price.
Tourist: (n) One that travels for pleasure; Vacationer.
I found a lot of tourists in the resort.
Giant: (adj.) Abnormally large and powerful; Very large.
The giant ship was carrying a lot of crude oil.
Threaten: (v) Endanger; jeopardize; Put at risk.
Nobody can threaten Ali because he is so good.
Several: (pron.) Numerous; More than a few.
Several people were injured in the accident.
Agency: (n) Organization; Group; Bureau.
The agency dealer was killed by unknown guy.
Prevent: (v) Stop; Put a stop to.
Did they try to prevent him of having drugs?
Environment: (n) Atmosphere; Natural world; surroundings.
Let’s build an ideal educational environment.
Pollution: (n) Substances that pollute. (Pollute= Make dirty).
The pollution can cause a lot of disease.
Cargo: (n) Goods carried by ship or plane; Load.
The ship was carrying cargo.
Crew: (n) Group of people working together on a ship; Team.
They crew on the ship were all dead.
Fog: (n) Thick cloud of water droplets or smoke suspended at or near earth’s surface.
The thick fog did not allow us go to party last night.
Damage: (v) Injure; Harm; Break.
They have damaged the car badly.
Detergent: (n) Cleansing; Powder used for washing clothes, dishes etc.
The detergent was very expensive.
Straw: (n) Thin tube for sucking drink through; Stalks of grain.
Did you take my straw Javed?
Edge: (n) Border; cutting side; Lip.
The edge of the knife was very sharp.
Recent: (adv.) New; latest; happening lately.
He has recently joined the army.
Resident: (n) Inhabitant; Local; one who resides in a place.
The resident was full of smoke.
Contain: (v) Hold; Have; Include; be full of; have within it.
The bottle contained a lot of crude oil.
Poisonous: (adj.) Containing poison (Poison= substance that when absorbed by a living organism causes death or injury).
The poisonous snake killed him.
Warn: (v) Give notice of danger; Advise; Tell.
They warned him not to be late again.
Westerly: (adj.) From the west.
The westerly wind blew each and everything away.
Instant: (adj.) Occurring immediately; that can be made very quickly and easily.
They instant massages of my friend made me meet him.
Grid: (n) Network of lines.
The grid was destroyed by the bomb blast.
Dozen: (n) Set of twelve.
Dozens of people were died in the blast.
Marine: (n) Relating to ships, trade by sea, the navy, etc.; Naval; Oceanic; Aquatic.
The marine was sailing smoothly in the sea.
Fairly: adv.) Somewhat; Quite.
They did the home work quite fairly.
Unit 54 (A mugging)
Mug: (v) To attack and rob somebody violently, esp. in a public place.
She had been mugged in the street.
Elderly: (adj.) Old; Aged.
His elderly advice made me successful.
Widow: (n) woman who has lost her husband by death and not married again; woman whose husband has died.
The widow was carrying some fruit.
Widower: (n) A man who has lost his wife by death and hasn’t married again.
They killed the widower last day.
Except: (prep.)Not including; excluding; Aside from.
We work every day except Sunday.
Beard: (n) Hair on face of man; Facial hair
He doesn’t have any beard but he has mustache.
Mustache (Brit. Moustache): (n) Hair growing on a man’s upper lip.
I don’t like to have long mustache.
While: (conj.) At the same time as; during the time that.
I came home while they were taking lunch.
Snatch: (v) Grab; to take something quickly; to steal something or somebody.
He snatched the paper from the boy.
Calmly: (adv.) Peacefully; evenly; quietly.
They all replied the teacher calmly.
Alley: (n) Narrow Street or path; Passage; Lane.
They alley was full of smoke.
Bald: (adj.) Lacking some or all hair on scalp; Hairless.
The bald man killed the police.
Collide: (v) Crash; Have a collision; to come together with full power.
They collided very badly with other.
Doorway: (n) Opening filled by a door; Entrance.
They were no doorways for us to enter the building.
Judo: (n) Sport derived from ju-jitsu. (Japanese, =gentle way).
He likes to be a Judo player.
Karate: (n) Japanese system of unarmed combat using the hands and feet as weapons. (Japanese, = empty hand).
My brother goes to Karate class regularly.
Pause: (v) Halt/stop briefly; suspend what you are doing.
There was no pause in the middle of the sentences.
Astonished: (adj.) Surprised; Amazed; Shocked; Speechless; Knocked for six.
The news about the blast astonished everyone.
Unit 55 (Breakfast blues)
Blues: (n) Sadness; Depression; Despair; Unhappiness.
He is a blues band singer.
Present: (n) Gift.
He was given a present on his birthday party.
Assignment: (n) A work given to somebody to do like homework; Project; Duty; Obligation.
Did you do the assignment which I gave you last day?
Haircut: (n) Act of cutting the hair; style in which the hair is cut.
The haircut you have is quite unique.
Shave: (v) Cut off; remove (hair) by razor.
The barber dressed his hair and shaved his beard.
Unit 56 (General Hospital)
General: (adj.) Common; All-purpose; not specific.
The general opinion is that the conference was a success.
Maternity Unit: (n) Ward for women who have just given birth. (Maternity=Motherhood).
I saw her walking in the maternity unit.
Blood: (n) Red fluid circulating in arteries and veins of animals.
They have lost a lot of blood after the accident.
Minor: (adj.) Less important; Insignificant; Secondary; junior; Inferior; small; not Major.
We must not ignore the minor mistakes of students.
East wing: (wing=Part of a building etc.)
The workers are working in the east wing.
Undress: (v) To take one’s clothes off.
They all were undressed during the medical checkup.
Stuck: (past and past participle of stick) (v) Jammed; immovable; caught.
The key has stuck in the lock.
Pill: (n) Tablet.
They bought some pills from the drugstore.
Emergency: (n) Urgent situation; Condition requiring immediate treatment.
They had emergency while landing.
Unit 57 (Please help!)
Make meaningful sentences for the words given below.
1. Scene: (n) _______________________________________________.
2. Independence: (n) _________________________________________.
3. History: (n) ______________________________________________.
4. Urgently: (adv.) __________________________________________.
5. Collapse: (v) _____________________________________________.
6. Invent: (v) _______________________________________________.
7. Communicate: (v) _________________________________________.
8. Publish: (v) ______________________________________________.
9. Logical: (adj.) ____________________________________________.
10. Battlefield :(n)___________________________________________.
11. Grammar: (n) ___________________________________________.
12. Linguistics: (n) __________________________________________.
Match the 10 words in Column I with the definition in Column II.
_______ 1. General a)Halt/stop briefly; suspend what you are doing.
_______ 2. Minor b)Jammed; immovable; caught.
_______ 3. Stuck c)Narrow Street or path; Passage
_______ 4. Assignment d)Surprised; Amazed
_______ 5. Astonished e)A work given to somebody to do like homework
_______ 6. Collide f)Grab; to take something quickly
_______ 7. Alley g)Less important; Insignificant
_______ 8. Pause h)Crash; Have a collision
_______ 9. Snatch j)To attack and rob somebody violently
_______ 10. Mug k) Common; All-purpose; not specific
Fill in the blanks with the words given inside parenthesis. (Fog, cliff, poisonous, prevent, environments, threatens, paramedic drift, coast and wondering)
1. People began to___________ back to their houses.
2.The leaves of certain trees are _________to cattle.
3. He stood on the edge of the__________.
4. We get heavy_________ on this coast in winter.
5. These rocks are common to certain climate___________.
6. The attacker ___________them with the gun.
7. We must advice all the students to ___________our environment from pollution.
8. We were __________about next April for the wedding.
9. The students were found finding some interesting things close to__________.
10. The________ staff was treating the injured people.
Unit 58 (On the road)
Hydrant: (n) Water pipe with outlet.
They broke the hydrant with the car.
Limit: (n) Maximum value.
There is a limit to the amount of pain we can bear.
Cop: (n) Police officer.
The cops started shooting the criminals.
Zone: (n) Region; special area.
You can’t enter this zone without the ID.
Law: (n) Rules under which people live; rule.
No body dares over rule the law.
Tow: (v) Pull by rope or chain.
The towed the car which was badly damaged in the accident.
Radiator: (n) Engine-cooling device in car.
The radiator got quite hot after driving too much.
Spare: (adj.) Extra; Additional.
Do you have some spare time to take tea with me?
Can: (n) Tin Container.
The car was full of cans of beans.
Buddy: (n) friend; pal.
When I told him buddy he got shocked.
Crosswalk: (n) Pedestrian crossing; Zebra crossing; A part of a road specially marked with lines, etc where vehicles must stop to allow pedestrians to cross.
While we crosswalk the road, we must see the traffic lights too.
Residential: (adj.) Containing private houses; used as residence. (Residence= a place where a person lives, has his/her home)
We must not make loud noise in the residential area
Unit 59 (Reservations)
Accept: (v) Give a positive response; Agree to.
We must accept our mistakes.
Complain: (v) Express pain, dissatisfaction, etc; Criticize; Object (take objection).
They had complained about the class.
Complaint: (n) Objection; Criticism.
They had a lot of complaints about the load shedding.
Confirm: (v) Make sure.
They confirmed the timing before getting admission.
Enclose: (v) Put in envelope.
The pictures are enclosed in the envelope.
Brochure: (n) Pamphlet; booklet.
We saw the pictures in the brochure.
Associate: (n) Partner; Colleague; Fellow worker; Co-worker.
Both the associates were walking down the street.
Account: (n) Bill.
I don’t have a bank account.
Band: (n) Group; Pop group; Rock band.
The band sang the song very well.
Bill: (n. v) Send the bill to (Bill = Fees; Charge)
Who is going to pay the bill now?
Executive: (adj.) Administrator; senior manager; director.
The executive director told us about the news.
Stay: (v) Visit; actor period of staying.
They all were staying at our home.
Prefer: (v) Like better; Choose.
He preferred black color to red.
Titanium: (n) Grey metallic element.
Have you seen the titanium in your whole life yet?
Unit 60 (Emergency—Dial 911)
Armored: (adj.) Protected with metal covering; Unbreakable.
The cruiser was heavily armored.
Factory: (n) A place where goods are made.
This is the factory where we all work.
Convenience Store: (n) A shop that sells food, household items, items and stays open longer than other shops.
Ali had been seen in the convenience store when I passed by.
Burn: (v) Be on fire.
They burnt the flag down completely.
Fortunately: (adv.) Luckily.
Fortunately, he remained alive after the accident.
Spread: (v) Open out; broaden; expand; Stretch out; Increase.
The smoke spread in the room slowly.
Lit: (Past and past participle of light)
They did not know how to light a fire.
Dive: (v) Plunge into water; Jump; Leap.
He dived in the water carelessly.
Artificial: (adj.) Unnatural; not original.
The actor was wearing artificial hair.
Respiration: (n) Breathing; the absorption of oxygen and the release of carbon dioxide.
Blood pressure and respiration are also recorded.
Operator: (n) Worker; person operating a machine etc., esp. connecting lines in a telephone exchange.
The operator was busy while entered the factory.
Payroll: (n) The total amount of salaries paid to the employees of a company.
The payroll was sent to the bank yesterday.
Wastepaper: (n) Used or valueless paper.
They always burn the wastepaper.
Knockout: (phrasal verb) To make unconscious by hitting hard.
The boxer hit him with the punch which knocked him out.
Question: (v) Interrogate; Ask.
He questioned why he was chosen for the debate.
Reach: (v) Arrive at; Get to; Access.
They reached home after two months.
Neighboring: (adj.) Nearby; bordering; next-door; adjacent.
The neighboring countries must help each others.
New American Streamline Connections Glossary Units (61-70)
Unit 61 (Embarrassing experiences)
Embarrassing: (adj.) Making (a person) feel ashamed.
He does not like to express his embarrassing experience.
Experience: (n) Happening; Event.
He has ten year of experience of teaching.
Selection: (n) Collection; choice or the act of selecting; Mixture; Variety.
I like his selection a lot.
Scream: (v) Shout; loud sharp cry.
He screamed with loud voice for help.
Slap: (v) Hit; Strike with the palm (open hand).
Did you slap her for a minor mistake?
Stranger: (n) Unfamiliar person; Foreigner; Alien; a person not known.
I don’t want to meet strangers at all.
Furious: (adj.) Angry; Upset.
I got furious at the shopkeeper while he was trying to deceive me.
Ignore: (v) Pay no attention to; Take no notice of.
He ignored them in the meeting.
Receive: (v) Obtain; Collect; get.
Did you receive the prize of 1st position?
Crowd: (n) Large gathering of people.
The crowd killed the person badly.
Go off: (phrasal verb) To make a sudden loud noise.
When she saw the man with gun she went off.
Put on: (phrasal verb) Wear; Dress in.
He has put on the glasses which were gifted by me.
Alarm Clock :(n) Clock that rings at a set time.
Every day I wake up by the help of alarm clock.
Period: (n) Time allowed for a lesson in school.
The first period has over and the second is going to start.
Smart: (adj.) Stylish; Well-dressed.
Ali is a very intelligent and smart student.
Unit 62 (A ghost story)
Ghost: (n) The soul of dead person that might be seen by a living one; Spirit.
Have you ever seen a ghost in your whole life?
Silly: (adj.) Ridiculous; Stupid; Childish.
He did a silly mistake in the party.
Scare: (v) Frighten; to make somebody afraid.
You scared me with the loud voice.
Ordinary: (adj.) Common; usual; normal.
He is living an ordinary life like us.
Stare: (v) Gaze fixedly; to keep fixed look; Look intently; Ogle.
When I was passing by the shop he stared at me.
Go on: (phrasal verb) Continue; Keep on; Resume; keep going.
She hesitated for a moment and then went on.
Foggy: (adj.) Full of fog.
Because of the foggy weather, we couldn’t go out.
Disappear: (v) Vanish; be invisible; Go; Depart.
He disappeared when they had an accident.
Describe: (v) Explain; illustrate; Express; Tell.
They way they described the meaning was very good.
Story: (n) Narrative; Tale; Legend.
The story was very interesting.
Sheet: (n) Large rectangle of cotton, etc.
They had brought many sheets.
Believe in: (v) Have faith in; Have trust in.
We all believe in God.
Shocked: (adj.) Surprised
They were shocked to see the thief in the yard.
Fireplace: (n) place for a domestic fire.
The fireplace was completely destroyed.
Grand father clock: (n) clock in a tall wooden case
The grandfather clock was completely out of use.
1800s: 19th century.
Unit 63 (Buying a present)
Make meaningful sentences for the words given below.
1. Anniversary: (n) ____________________________________.
2. Bracelet: (n) ________________________________________.
3. Necklace: (n) _______________________________________.
4. Ruby: (n) __________________________________________.
5. Emerald: (n)________________________________________.
6. Earring: (n) ________________________________________.
7. Jewelry: (n)_________________________________________.
8. Sapphire: (n) _______________________________________.
9. Skateboard: (n) _____________________________________.
10. Carat: (n) __________________________________________.
Fill in the blanks with the words given inside parenthesis. (Stared, described, scared, furious, ghost, wastepaper, prefer, spread, Believe, inland and embarrassing)
1. They need a leader they can____________.
2. The man was ____________ as tall and dark, and aged about 20.
3. I ________blankly at the paper in front of me.
4. It _________me to think I was alone in the building.
5. The__________ of her father that had come back to haunt her
6. She was absolutely __________at having been deceived.
7. It was so __________having to sing in public.
8. It was quite unusual to carry _________in your hand in public.
9. Sue __________the map out on the floor.
10. I would _________it if you didn’t tell anyone.
.Make meaningful sentences for the words given below.
1. Hydrant: (n) ________________________________________.
2. Zone: (n) __________________________________________.
3. Radiator: (n) _______________________________________.
4. Residential: (adj.) ____________________________________.
5. Complain: (v) _______________________________________.
Unit 64 (Where is it made?)
Cash: (n) Money in coins or notes.
He needs the money in cash.
Contestant: (n) Person taking part in contest.
The contestants are requested to come on the stage.
Murder: (n) Intentional unlawful killing.
The murder happened late last night.
Oven: (n) Chamber for baking or drying.
The oven was too hot when I touched it.
Vacuum: (n) Space from which all matter has been removed.
Let’s not touch the vacuum cleaner.
Import: (n. v) Bring in to a country.
The imported things have more value than self made.
Export: (n. v) Sell or send to another country.
They exported rice to Iran.
Produce: (v) Manufacture or prepare.
Pakistan produces rice more than Iran.
Beef: (n) Flesh of the ox, bull, or cow for eating.
Do you want beef for lunch?
Hair dryer: (also hair-drier) (n) device for drying the hair with warm air.
The hair dryer was broken by Jawad yesterday.
Space shuttle: (n) Spacecraft for repeated use, esp. between the earth and space station.
They did not receive any massages from space shuttle.
Uranium: (n) Radioactive grey dense metallic element, capable of nuclear fission and used as source of nuclear energy.
The Uranium is used as nuclear energy.
Assassinate: (v) Kill for political or religious motives.
Benazir Bhutto was assassinated in Pakistan.
Launch: (v) Start or set in motion.
They have launched a new program.
Unit 65 (A real bargain)
Bargain: (v) Agreement on the terms of a sale etc.; Advantageous purchase or something which you buy cheaper than its usual price.
I saw him bargaining with the shop keeper.
Realtor: (n) Property dealer.
His father is a realtor and I know them.
Put on: (phrasal verb) to add an amount of money or a tax to the cost of sth.
The government has put1 dollar on the price of twenty cigarettes.
Previous: (adj.) Coming before in time or order; Old; last one.
Did you take the previous test here or anywhere else?
Rewire: (v) To put new electrical wires in a building.
We have to rewire the house to make it more comfortable.
Renovate: (v) To repair an old building and make it look new; restore to good condition.
This house was renovated in 1998.
Brick: (n) Small usu. rectangular block of fired or sun-dried clay used in building.
Their house is built by solid bricks.
Elementary: (adj.) Dealing with simplest facts of a subject; Basic.
He did his elementary school from Quetta.
Similar: (adj.) Alike; same; not different.
We have very similar interests.
Construct: (v) Make by fitting parts together; build; form.
This building was constructed in two months.
Block: (n) Solid piece of hard material.
The block was bought from Iran for this building.
Interstate: (n) Involving number of states; Road between states.
Get on the interstate leading toward Miami.
Row: (n) Line of persons or things.
Mimi must stand in first row.
Shingle: (n) Rectangular wooden tile used on roofs etc.
The shingle broke down into pieces because of earthquake.
Flat: (n) a set of rooms for living in, including a kitchen, usually on one floor of a building
Do you live in a flat or a house?
Central heating: (n) Method of heating a building by pipes; system of pipes with hot water to keep the building warm.
The central heating of this building needs a lot of work.
Air-conditioning: (n) System of cooling the air in a building: System for regulating humidity; ventilation, and temperature in a building.
The air-conditioning cooler was repaired yesterday.
Tile: (n) Thin piece of baked clay, etc., used as covering.
The building’s floor was furnished by good tiles.
Row house: (n) A terraced house. [Terraced= forming part of a terrace. (Terrace= A continuous row of similar houses joined together in one block.)
They had row house in suburb.
Convert: (v) Change in form or function.
They have converted it into V shape.
Solid: (adj.) Firm and stable in shape, not liquid or fluid.
The boat bumped against a solid object.
Unit 66 (The Six O’clock Report)
Headquarters: (n) Center of command or operations.
The headquarters of the Air Force is in Islamabad.
Penitentiary: (n) Prison or jail.
He was in penitentiary for two years.
Tragedy: (n) Sad happening.
The whole story ended in tragedy.
Lead: (v) To show somebody the way.
They lead the party with great interest.
Chase: (v) To follow somebody; go after.
No one wants to chase them.
Capture: (v) Take a prisoner; to arrest.
Police has captured the thief red handed.
Feed: (v) To give food to a person or an animal.
They daily feed their cattle.
Tranquilizer gun: (n) A gun used to make animals calm or unconscious.
The elephant was shot with the tranquilizer gun.
Veterinarian: (n) Doctor for the diseases and injuries of animals.
My friend is a veterinarian.
Reward: (n) Prize; return or recompense for service or merit.
They received the reward for being tolerant.
Hotdog: (n) Hot sausage in soft roll.
They had hot dog in lunch yesterday.
Information: (n) Something told; knowledge.
Do you have the information about the accident?
Museum: (n) Building used for storing and exhibiting objects of historical, scientific, or cultural interest.
We went to museum with my uncle last day.
Offer: (v) Provide; give an opportunity.
They have been offered to work with them.
Sentence: (v) Declare a punishment.
The judge sentenced him to death.
Walkout: (phrasal verb) Sudden angry departure, esp. as a protest or strike.
They would walk out of the peace talks.
Unit 67 (The Sunday Magazine)
Documentary: (n) Providing a factual record or report.
This documentary was produced by Alan Company.
Condor: (n) A large wild animal that eats the meat of other dead animals.
We had never seen such a documentary about condor.
Protect: (v) To save; to guard.
Our aim is to protect the jobs of our members.
Extinction: (n) Total destruction or annihilation.
The mountain gorilla is on the verge of extinction.
Accompany: (v) To travel or go with.
Mr. Ali accompanied me till Karachi.
Variety: (n) Quantity or collection of different things.
There was a vast variety of clothes.
Remote: (n) Far away; distant; far apart.
They live in remote areas of Quetta.
Ballad: (n) Poem or song narrating a popular story.
The ballad was very interesting.
Sizzling: (adj) Very exciting.
She had the sizzling feelings about life.
Lyrics: (n) Words of a song.
The lyrics of the song were written by me.
Monastery: (n) Home for monks (MONKS = members of a male religious community)
The monastery was built by the government.
Illustrate: (v) Elucidate (explain) by drawings, pictures, examples, etc.
They illustrated us all the things about the map.
Voyage: (n) Journey especially a long one by sea or in space.
The voyage was very tiresome.
Compose: (v) Create in music or writing; constitute; make.
They have composed the song very well.
Theater: (n) Building for dramatic presentations.
The theater was closed late last night.
Effect: (v) Result or consequence of an action etc.
They bomb blast has affected our economy a lot.
Wooden: (adj.) Made of wood.
The wooden chair broke down.
Air: (n) Earth’s atmosphere.
Let’s go out for some fresh air.
Brilliant: (adj.) Very bright; sparkling; talented; excellent.
A brilliant mind has brilliant ideas.
Review: (n. v) Revision or reconsideration.
They had review of the lesson in the class.
Symphony: (n) Piece of music.
I did not see such symphony in my whole life.
Orchestra: (n) Large company of instrumentalists; Space in theater for musicians.
The musical band was performing on orchestra.
Costume: (n) Actor’s clothes; Historical dress; stage dress.
The costumes were designed well.
Generation: (n) All the people born at about the same time; Average time in which children are ready to take the place of their parents (about 30 years).
The new generation is the builder of tomorrow.
Rocky: (adj.) Of, like, or full of rocks.
The rocky mountain is tough to climb.
Live: (adverb) Broadcast heard or seen at the time of its performance.
The match between Pakistan and India is live on Ten sports.
Unit 68 (Elvis Presley—Story of a superstar)
Interrupt: (v) Break a continuous progress of (an action, speech, person speaking, etc.)
Would you mind not interrupting all the time?
Culture: (n) Tradition; how a nation lives or development of mind.
They did not tell me the definition of culture.
Irreplaceable: (adj.) That can’t be replaced.
The screw was irreplaceable which is broken.
Funeral: (n) Religious ceremony of burying a corpse (dead body).
We had gone to his uncle funeral.
Twin: (n) Two babies born of the same mother at the same time.
The twins were very intelligent.
Contract: (n) Written agreement.
They had signed the contract of two years with us.
Talent: (n) Special natural ability; hi mental ability.
The talent is what I need.
Critic: (n) A person who criticizes; senior judge.
She is one of the ruling party’s most outspoken critics.
Perform: (v) Do or carry out.
They performed the trick very well.
Appear: (v) Become or be visible; to be seen.
They appeared on TV last night.
Legendary: (adj.) Remarkable; worth notices; impressive; attracting attention.
Wasim Akram was a legendary bowler.
Figure: (n) Personality.
He is a leading figure in the music industry.
Feature: (v) To make special display (show) of.
They had featured this film.
Rumor: (n) The story that people talk about but may not be true; general talk of doubtful accuracy.
Many of the stories are based on rumor.
Divorce: (v) Legally dissolve (break up) the marriage of; end one’s marriage with.
He had divorced his wife.
Colonel: (n) Army officer ranking next below brigadier.
His father is a retired colonel.
Unique: (adj.) Being the only one of its kind; having no like or equal.
The unique personality is good.
Unit 69 (Classifieds)
Classified: (adj.) Small advertisements placed in a newspaper, etc. by people wishing to buy or sell something, employ somebody, find a job, etc.
They had some classified information about them.
Qualification: (n) Accomplishment (skill; ability) fitting a person for a position or purpose; quality that makes a person suitable for a job.
What is your qualification?
Applicant: (n) Person who applies for something, especially a job; person who requests for job.
The applicant must submit their applications.
Definitely: (adv.) Certainly; surely.
Definitely, they must be thinking about us.
Native: (adj.) Of one’s birth; inherent; Belonging to by birth, nationality, or nature.
His father is a native speaker of English.
Expedition: (n) Journey or voyage for a particular purpose.
They expedition was very boring.
Opportunity: (n) Favorable (helpful; suitable) chance or opening offered by circumstances.
I must find out some opportunity to get a new job.
Camper: (n) Person who camps.
The campers did not have enough water and food.
Expense: (n) Payment of money.
The expense of our home is a lot.
Original: (adj.) Existing from the beginning; innate; not copied; not derivative.
They had the original form with themselves.
Bilingual: (adj.) Able to speak two languages; spoken or written in two languages.
He and his father is a bilingual.
Current: (adj.) Belonging to the present; happening now.
The current situation of Pakistan is very bad.
Overland: (adj.) By land; not by sea.
The overland journey is better than voyage.
Unit 70 (Eating out)
Make meaningful sentences for the given words below.
1. Counter: (n) _________________________________________.
2. Ham: (n) ____________________________________________.
3. Appetizer: (n) ________________________________________.
4. Menu: (n) ___________________________________________.
5. Grab: (v) ____________________________________________.
6. Fries: (n) ____________________________________________.
7. Enormous: (adj.) ______________________________________.
8. Vegetarian: (n) _______________________________________.
9. Mushroom: (n) _______________________________________.
10. Lettuce: (n) __________________________________________.
Look up the following words in dictionary and write their definitions down.
1. Expedition: (n) ________________________________________.
2. Native: (adj.) __________________________________________.
3. Bilingual: (adj.) ________________________________________.
4. Expense: (n) ___________________________________________.
5. Unique: (adj.) __________________________________________.
6. Critic: (n) ___________________________________________.
7. Costume: (n) ________________________________________.
8. Interrupt: (v) __________________________________________.
9. Compose: (v) __________________________________________.
10. Reward: (n) ___________________________________________.
Fill in the blanks with the words given inside parenthesis. (Export, voyage, offered, protect, chasing, variety, elementary, previous, native and appears)
1. The Titanic sank on its first___________.
2. It is a long time since he has visited his _________Poland.
3. He _________to be a perfectly normal person.
4. He resigned for a __________of reasons.
5. Each company is fighting to _________its own commercial interests.
6. My dog likes ________rabbits.
7. She is his daughter from a ________marriage.
8. This is where the fruit is packaged for_________.
9. They are applying a new book for _________students.
10. He had _______some useful advice.
New American Streamline Connections Glossary Units (71-80)
Unit 71 (Offshore Oil)
Offshore: (adv. /adj.) Happening or existing in the sea, not far from the land.
They visited the offshore drilling last day.
Edition: (n) A particular newspaper or magazine, or radio or television program, especially one in a regular series.
The second edition of their magazine was better than last one.
Gulf: (n) A large area of sea that is partly surrounded by land.
They couldn’t see the Gulf of Mexico from the plane.
State: (n) An organized political community forming part of a country.
Their uncle lives in the states of Victoria.
Drill: (v) To make a hole in something, using a drill.
They drilled the door with drilling machine.
Lease: (n) A legal agreement that allows you to use a building, a piece of equipment or some land for a period of time, usually in return for rent.
The lease expires / runs out next year.
Revenue: (n) The money that a government receives from taxes or that an organization, etc. receives from its business.
The revenue of our city is not quite good.
Governor: (n) A person who is chosen to be in charge of the government of a state in the US.
The governor had addressed to the people about the law.
Salary: (n) Money that employees receive for doing their job, especially professional employees or people working in an office, usually paid every month.
They had not received their salary.
Investment: (n) The act of investing money in something.
This country needs investment in education.
Tax: (n) Money that you have to pay to the government so that it can pay for public services.
Income tax will be deducted by your employer.
Reduce: (v) To make something less or smaller in size, quantity, price, etc.
Giving up smoking reduces the risk of heart disease.
Industry: (n) The production of goods from raw materials, especially in factories.
She got a job in industry.
Produce: (v) To make things to be sold, especially in large quantities.
They have a factory that produces microchips.
Economy: (n) The relationship between production, trade and the supply of money in a particular country or region.
The economy of our region is weak enough.
Income: (n) The money that a person, a region, a country, etc. earns from work, from investing money from business, etc.
The income tax must be on everything.
Encourage: (v) To give somebody support, courage or hope.
They encouraged them to buy it.
Benefit: (n) To be in a better position because of something.
They got a lot of benefit from it.
Glad: (adj.) Pleased; happy.
They are glad about passing the exam.
Federal: (adj.) government: Central government.
The federal government must control high prices.
Tank: (n) A military vehicle covered with strong metal and armed with guns. It can travel over very rough ground using wheels that move inside metal belts.
They have been killed by tanks.
Violence: (n) Very strong and sudden behavior that is intended to hurt or kill somebody.
Nobody wants to see violence in their country.
Increase: (v) To become or to make something greater in amount, number, value, etc.
They increased the rates of the houses.
Raise: (v) To lift or move something to a higher level.
He raised a hand in greeting.
Safe: (n) Protected from any danger or harm.
They had no problem there and were safe.
Citizen: (n) A person who lives in a particular place.
British citizens living in other parts of the European Union.
Reasonable: (adj.) Fairly good, but not very good; Acceptable and appropriate in a particular situation.
Any reasonable person would have done exactly as you did.
Standard of living: (n) The amount of money and level of comfort that a particular person or group has.
The government is working on the slandered of living.
Unit 72 (What would you do?)
Imagine: (v) To form a picture in your mind of what something might be like.
I can’t imagine life without the children now.
Desert Island: (n) A tropical island where no people live.
They were talking about having a visit of Desert Island.
Aspirin: (n) A drug used to reduce pain and fever.
You may take aspirin to be fine.
Nap: (n) A short sleep, especially during the day.
They had a nap while train went passed.
Funeral: (n) A ceremony, usually a religious one, for burying or CREMATING (= burning) a dead person.
The funeral was too lengthy.
Hijack: (v) To use violence or threats to take control of a vehicle, especially a plane, in order to force it to travel to a different place or to demand something from a government.
They had hijacked the plane.
Wallet: (Ame also billfold) (n) a small flat folding case made of leather or plastic used for keeping paper money and credit cards in.
His wallet was stolen last day.
Mars: (n) The planet in the SOLARSYSTEM that is fourth in order of distance from the sun, between the Earth and Jupiter.
Mars is one of the planets which revolves around the sun.
Trapped: (v) Kept in a dangerous place or bad situation that one wants to get out of but cannot.
They had trapped them in the forest.
Unit 73 (Far Trek)
Trek:(n) A long or difficult journey.
They came back home trek across the mountains.
Interface: (n) The point where two subjects, systems, etc. meet and affect each other.
They were talking about the interface between computer and printer.
Mission: (n) A flight into space.
They cancelled the mission late last night.
Boldly: (adv.) Bravely and confidently.
He stepped boldly forward to speak.
Planet: (n) A large round object in space that moves around a star (such as the sun) and receives light from it.
They studied all the things about the planets of our solar system.
Screen: (n) The flat surface at the front of a television or computer, on which you see pictures or information.
The screen broke down into pieces by accident.
Spaceship: (n) A vehicle that travels in space, carrying people.
They have never travelled by spaceship.
Fleet: (n) A Group of aircraft operating together under the same ownership.
They have brought reduction in the size of the British fleet.
Regulation: (n) An official rule made by a government or some other authority.
The regulation was made under my supervision.
Observe: (v) To see or notice somebody/something.
Have you observed any changes lately?
Surface: (n) The top layer of an area of water or land.
We’ll need a flat surface to play the game on
Trick: (v) To deceive somebody.
I’d been tricked and I felt stupid.
Entertain: (v) To interest and amuse somebody in order to please them.
He entertained us for hours with his stories and jokes.
Artificial: (adj.) False; not what it appears to be.
A job interview is a very artificial situation.
Venus: (n) The planet in the Solar system that is second in order of distance from the sun, between Mercury and the earth.
Venus is one the planet of solar system.
Whale: (n) A very large animal that lives in the sea and looks like a very large fish.
We saw a documentary on whales.
Unit 74 (Reports)
Reporter: (n) A person who collects and reports news for newspapers, radio or television.
The reporters have a very boring job.
Echo: (n) The reflecting of sound off a wall or inside an enclosed space so that a noise appears to be repeated; a sound that is reflected back in this way.
There was an echo on the line and I couldn’t hear clearly.
Secretary General: (n) The person who is in charge of the administrative department of a large international or political organization.
The secretary general of Pakistan was speaking to reporters on TV.
Appointment: (n) A formal arrangement to meet or visit somebody at a particular time, especially for a reason connected with their work.
They had an appointment with the chief minister.
Comment: (n) Something that you say or write which gives an opinion on or explains somebody/something.
They had no comments about the bomb blast.
Brief: (n) Lasting only a short time; short.
They gave us brief information about new plan.
Academy Award: (also Oscar)(n) one of the awards given every year by the US Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for achievement in the making of films/movies.
They saw the pictures of the academy award winners on newspaper.
Unit 75 (Oral exams)
Pretty: (adj.) (of a woman, or a girl) attractive without being very beautiful.
She is a very pretty girl.
Except: (prep.)To not include somebody/something.
They did all the things except locking the door.
Institute: (n) An organization that has a particular purpose, especially one that is connected with education or a particular profession; the building used by this organization.
They went to the institute late yesterday.
Hobby: (n) An activity that you do for pleasure when you are not working.
What hobbies do you have Mr. Javed?
Describe: (v) To say what somebody/something is like.
Can you describe him to me?
Passage: (n) A short section from a book, piece of music, etc.
Read the following passage and answer the questions below.
Read Out loud: (expression) To read something aloud, especially to other people.
They all must read out loud all the things what I told them.
Right away: (Phrasal Verb) Immediately; without delay.
Bring him here for interrogation right away.
Unit 76 (But you said…)
Look up the following words in dictionary and write their definitions down.
1. Passage: (n)__________________________________________.
2. Institute: (n)_________________________________________.
3. Schedule: (n)_________________________________________.
4. Deposit: (n)_________________________________________.
5. Refund: (v)__________________________________________.
6. Describe: (v)_________________________________________.
7. Trick: (v)___________________________________________.
8. Resort: (n)__________________________________________.
9. Reservation: (n)_____________________________________.
10. Complaint: (n)______________________________________.
Match the 10 words in Column I with the definition in Column II.
_______ 1. Pretty a)To see or notice somebody/something
_______ 2. Except b) A short sleep, especially during the day
_______ 3. Rightaway c) attractive without being very beautiful
_______ 4. Brief d) Lasting only a short time; short
_______ 5. Artificial e) To not include somebody/something.
_______ 6. Entertain f) False; not what it appears to be
_______ 7. Surface g) Immediately; without delay
_______ 8. Nap h) A person who lives in a particular place
_______ 9. Observe j) The top layer of an area of water or land
_______ 10. Citizen k) To interest and amuse somebody in order to please them
Fill in the blanks with the words given inside parenthesis. (Violence, increased, edition, hijacked, trek, State, reduced, imagined, benefit and comment)
1. The house was just as she had __________it.
2. I’ve had the _________of a good education.
3. He condemned the protesters’ use of __________against the police.
4. The number of employees has ________ from 40 to 25.
5. They wish to limit the power of the__________.
6. They reached the refugee camp after a tiresome__________.
7. The rate of inflation __________by 2% in past few years.
8. The plane was _________by two armed men on a flight.
9. Have you any __________to make about the cause of the disaster?
10. The story was in Tuesday’s ________of ‘The New York Times’.
Unit 77 (Having things done)
Probably: (adv.) Used to say that something is likely to happen or to be true.
Probably he is going to be there.
Radiator: (n) A device for cooling the engine of a vehicle or an aircraft.
This car’s radiator is too hot.
Antifreeze: (n) A chemical that is added to the water in the radiator of cars and other vehicles to stop it from freezing.
Lack of antifreeze is a major cause of highway breakdowns.
Alteration: (n) A change to something that makes it different.
They are making some alterations to the house.
Lengthen: (v) To make something longer.
I lengthened the skirt which was black.
Shorten: (adj.) To make something shorter.
Injury problems could shorten his career.
Optometrist: (n) A person whose job is to examine people’s eyes and to recommend and sell glasses.
Overcoat: (n) A long warm coat worn in cold weather.
They bought a new overcoat.
Cavity: (n) A hole in a tooth.
The doctor told them to use good tooth paste so that you may not have any cavity.
Unit 78 (Supermarket shock)
Shock: (n) An unpleasant feeling as a result of something bad happening; the event that causes this feeling.
He’s still in a state of shock.
Store detective: (n) A person employed by a large shop/store to watch customers and make sure they do not steal goods.
They killed the store detective without any reason.
Shoplifter: (n) A person who steals goods from a shop/store by deliberately leaving without paying for them.
The shoplifters were caught by police.
Recently: (adv.) not long ago.
Recently, they have made another drama.
Guess: (v) To try and give an answer or make a judgment about something without being sure of all the facts.
They were trying to guess where Ali is.
Unit 79 (The appointment)
Caliph: (n) A title used by Muslim rulers, especially in the past.
When Ali was called caliph, he was surprised.
Wise: (adj.) Able to make sensible decisions and give good advice because of the experience and knowledge that you have.
They must listen to the old wise man.
Servant: (n) A person, who works in another person’s house, and cooks, cleans, etc. for them.
The servants were serving the food.
Shiver: (n) To shake slightly because you are cold, frightened, excited, etc.
He felt a cold shiver of fear run through him.
Reply: (v) To say or write something as an answer to somebody/something.
They must reply them as soon as possible.
Drop: (v) To fall or allow something to fall by accident.
They dropped the pen and went away.
Immediately: (adv.) Without delay; at once.
We must immediately go to the hospital.
Sunset: (n) The time when the sun goes down and night begins.
Every evening at sunset the flag was lowered.
Terrified: (adj.) Very frightened.
They were all terrified by the heavy rain.
Puzzled: (adj.) Unable to understand something or the reason for something.
I got puzzled when I saw you.
Frightened: (adj.) Afraid; feeling fear.
I’m frightened of walking home alone in the dark.
Investigate: (v) To carefully examine the facts of a situation, an event, a crime, etc. to find out the truth about it or how it happened.
They were investigating the case of murder.
Unit 80 (Hopes and plans)
Newlywed: (n) Newly married.
They were newlywed couple walking together with us.
Bank executive: (n) Manager of a bank.
The bank executive solved the problem of us.
Ambitious: (adj.) Determined to be successful, rich, powerful, etc.
They were very ambitious to get rich.
Intend: (v) To have a plan, result or purpose in your mind when you do something.
They intended to kill them all.
Fancy: (adj.) Expensive or connected with an expensive way of life.
They added a lot of fancy footwork to the dance.
Temporary: (adj.) Lasting or intended to last only for a short time; not permanent.
His temporary suspension created a lot of problems for us.
That’s the end of New American Streamline Connections Glossary Part B. Hope it was useful for students learning English as a second language. Remember New American Streamline Connections Glossary Part A is also published, click here to check it.