Sie sind auf Seite 1von 5

ALCPT/ECL Vocabulary Review

Study online at quizlet.com/_2ahkwl


1.

abandon:give up or leave for good

48.

besides:also / in addition to

2.

accept:agree to take / be willing to receive something

49.

be use to something:be accustomed to / have the habit of

3.

accomplish:successfully complete

50.

according to:as stated or reported by someone / in agreement


with

51.

5.

additional:more / extra

52.

6.

adjust:regulate / change to make correct

7.

admire:respect / like / lookup to

53.

boil:water at 100c

8.

advance:go forward / improve / move ahead

54.

boring:dull / not interesting

9.

afford:have enough money to be able to buy something

55.

borrow:use something that belongs to someone else


brief:short, especially with time

4.

bill:piece of paper that you how much money you must pay /
check
blade:sharp part of knife or razor
blinking:a light going on and off / closing and opening your
eyes quickly

10.

alert:warn / tell someone about danger

56.

11.

alike:similar / the same

57.

bright:shining / giving out a lot of light

12.

all in all:everything considered

58.

broadcast:transmit or send out radio or TV signal

13.

all of a sudden:quickly / suddently / without warning

59.

bumper-to-bumper:heavy traffic

14.

allow:let / permit

60.

bumpy:rough / not smooth

15.

alter:change / amend

61.

busy:occupied / engaged

16.

although:even though / but / however/ in spite of

62.

cab:taxi

17.

amount to:add up to / total

63.

cancel:stop from happening / call off / cross out

18.

amusement:fun / entertainment / things you do for enjoyment

64.

capacity:amount which something holds or contains

19.

ANNUAL:EVERY YEAR

65.

cashier:person who handles money at a store

20.

ANY LONGER:NOT NOW, NOT ANY MORE

66.

CATCH:TO GET AN ILLNESS

21.

ANYMORE:NOT AT THE PRESENT TIME

67.

cause:make somethng happen / be the reason of

22.

apologize:say you are sorry

68.

caution:care

23.

appetite:feeling of hunger / desire to eat

69.

centigrade:temperature scale (freezing 0, boiling 100)

24.

APPOINTMENT:A MEETING AT A SPECIAL TIME

70.

challenge:diffucult thing to do / difficult job or assignment

25.

appreciate:understand and enjoy / feel thankful for

71.

chance:opportunity

26.

approach:get closer to / come near

72.

Change:Something different

27.

argue:disagree using words / speak angrily

73.

28.

arrange:organize

29.

arrive:come or get to a place / reach

74.

charge:cost / price / rate

30.

artist:person who paints pictures

75.

check out:leave a hotel / examine something

31.

assemble:put together / gather

76.

CHECKUP:A MEDICAL EXAM

32.

assignment:job / duty / responsibility / mission

77.

check up:routine physical exam

33.

at last:finally

78.

CHEST:PART OF A PERSON'S BODY

34.

attack:start a fight with

79.

choice:selection

35.

attract:pull or draw back towards something or someone

80.

choose:selection

available:ready to be used / able to be gotten or bought / on


hand

81.

choose:pick out / select

82.

Clear:without clouds

37.

average:typical / normal / usual / ordinary

83.

clear up:become clear or sunny

38.

avoid:keep or stay away from

84.

clerk:person who works in an office, bank, store..

39.

BACK:PART OF A PERSON'S BODY

85.

climate:average weather

40.

BACKACHE:PAIN IN THE BACK

86.

climb:go up

41.

baggage:luggage / suitcase

87.

Cloud:White or gray mass in the sky

42.

be determined:decide firmly / make up one's mind

88.

Cloudy:the sky is full of clouds

43.

behave:conduct oneself

89.

cloudy:covered with clouds / overcast

44.

believe so:think so / guess so / imagine so

90.

coins:metal money

45.

benefit:help / be of aid to / be helped

91.

COLD:ILLNESS

46.

be over:finished / complete

92.

collect:gather together

47.

beside:next to / close to / near

93.

COME IN:TO ARRIVE

36.

change your mind:decide not to do something / do something


different

94.

community:group of people living in the same place

141.

Dry:not wet

95.

complete:whole / entire

142.

education:learning / schooling

96.

complicated:difficult to understand

143.

97.

composed of:made up of

98.

concentrate on:pay or give full attention to

144.

employ:give a job / hire

99.

concerning:about

145.

employee:worker

EMERGENCY:SOMETHING DANGEROUS THAT NEEDS


ACTION

100.

CONNECT:TO JOIN; TO BRING TWO THINGS TOGETHER

146.

encounter:meet / run into

101.

construct:build / put together

147.

enough:sufficient / adequate

102.

contain:have or hold inside

148.

entire:whole / all / complete

103.

container:something used to hold liquids

149.

escape:get away / get free / get out of a place

104.

contract:become smaller / reduce in size

150.

eventually:sooner or later / finally / in the end

105.

convenient:east to use or get to

151.

EXAMINATION:PHYSICAL EXAM BY A DOCTOR

106.

convert:change from one form to another form

152.

exercise:do activity with your body

153.

exhausted:worn out / very tired / old from use

154.

expect to:intend to / count on

convince:make somebody believe or feel a certain way about


something

107.

108.

cool:a little cold

109.

cooperate:work together / work as a team

110.

copy:not original

111.

COUGH:TO PUSH AIR FROM THE LUNGS SUDDENLY

112.

COUGH:A SOUND WHEN A PERSON COUGHS

157.

explosion:loud noise / loud bang

113.

critical:serious / very important

158.

extra:additional / more than needed

114.

crush:make smaller by pressing

159.

extreme:at the farthest end of something / very high degree

115.

cut in:interrupt

160.

fact:true information

116.

damaged:broken / in bad condition

161.

factory:place where products are made

117.

data:facts / information

162.

fahrenheit:temperature scale (freezing 32, boiling 212)

118.

decrease:become smaller or less / reduce

163.

faire:equal to everyone / just / not stormy

119.

defective:faulty / not working properly / out of order

164.

faire:cost of a ticket for public transportation

120.

delay:hold up / make someone late

165.

fatal:causing death

121.

delicious:having a good taste or smell

166.

FEVER:A HIGH TEMPERATURE

122.

demonstrate:show someone how to do something

167.

fever:temperature / body temperature higher than normal

123.

depart:leave / go away

168.

few:not many

124.

department:section / part / division / branch

169.

figure:number

125.

deposit:put money in a bank account

170.

first aid:medical help

126.

dessert:something sweet after a meal

171.

fix:repair

127.

destroy:damage completely / wreck / ruin / spoil

172.

flat tire:tire without air

128.

dime:ten cent coin

173.

directions:instructions / information about how to do


something

129.

130.

dirty:not clean

disagree:not agree / have different opinions / not think the


same

131.

experience:skill or knowledge you gain by doing or seeing


something

155.

expert:person who knows a lot about a subject / skilled /


knowledgable

156.

flexible:able to bend easily without breaking / able to change


easily

174.

fluctuate:change / vary / move up and down

175.

fog:clouds near the ground / thick mist

176.

foreign:outside your country

177.

forest:a lot of trees

132.

disassemble:take apart

178.

form:arrangement / shape

133.

disregard:pay no attention / take no notice of / ignore

179.

freeze:change to ice / be very cold

134.

dissatisified:not satisified / not pleased / unhappy

180.

frequently:often

135.

distance:how far / space between two places

181.

fresh:new / recently produced or grown

136.

distribute:give out / hand out / pass out

182.

frighten:make afraid

137.

dizzy:head going round / faint / pass out

183.

fun:something you like to do / a good time / enjoyment

138.

doubt:think something isn't true / not believe / unsure

184.

Get:to become something

139.

dozen:group of 12

185.

get in contact with:get in communication with

140.

drugstore:place to buy medicine / pharmacy

186.

get out of hand:become uncontrollable

187.

GET THERE:ARRIVE

188.

give someone a ring:telephone / call up

189.

glad:happy / pleased

236.

keep an eye on:watch carefully

190.

go along with:agree with / approve

237.

lake:body of water smaller than an ocean or sea

191.

Grade:Score

238.

law:regulation / rule

192.

gripe:complain

239.

leaf:flat, green part of a tree or plant

193.

growth:act or rate of growing / increase in number

240.

legal:lawful / allowed

194.

handle:control / manage

241.

leisure:free time / spare time

195.

hardly:almost none

242.

lend:let somebody use something that belongs to you

196.

have to:must

243.

likely:probably

197.

hazardous:dangerous

244.

lobby:large room at entrance of hotel or building

198.

head:to lead / to rule

245.

local:of or from this area

199.

head:leader / ruler /

246.

locate:find

200.

HEADACHE:PAIN IN THE HEAD

247.

look at:check / examine

201.

healthy:well / not sick

248.

looking forward to something:be eager to / be excited about

202.

hestitate:pause in or before an action

249.

look over:review / check something again

203.

huge:very big / extremely large

250.

look up:find in a list or a book

204.

humidity:amount of water in the air

251.

MAKE IT:TO BE ON TIME, TO ACHIEVE

205.

humidity:having a lot of wather in the air / moist

252.

make up your mind:decide

206.

hunt for:look for / search for / seek / try to find out

253.

maximum:largest, highest, shortest possible

254.

mental:in the mind / of the mind

255.

mention:say / talk about / bring up

hurry up:do something faster or more quickly / rush / speed


up

207.

jump to conclusions:decide too quikcly withouth enough


information

235.

208.

hurt:injure / be sore or painful / give pain

256.

mess up:foul up / do something badly / do a bad job

209.

I.D. card:identification

257.

meteorologist:weatherman

210.

ignore:not pay attention to / disregard

258.

MIDDLE:CENTER

211.

imaginary:not real / exists only in your mind

259.

mind:care / object to / be troubled by

212.

improve:get better / make something better

260.

minimum:smallest, shortest, lowest possible

213.

IN:TO BE IN CERTAIN PLACE, TO BE INSIDE

261.

minor:not important / small

214.

inability:can't / lack of ability to do something

262.

miss the point:not understand

215.

inadequate:insufficient / not enough

263.

mistake:error

216.

in advance:early / before the time to do something

264.

modern:recent / new

217.

in bad shape:in poor condition / not working well

265.

motion:movement

218.

indicate:show / point to

266.

muscles:parts of the body which moves the bones

219.

industry:business / manufacture

267.

napkin:paper or cloth for cleaning hands and mouth

220.

inflexible:unable to bend / not able to change

268.

natural:produced by nature

221.

influence:have an effect on

269.

N.C.O.:non-commissioned officer / enlisted man

222.

inform:tell / give information to

270.

near:close to

223.

in general:usually

271.

neat:clean / tidy

224.

in order to:so that / to

272.

nervous:not at ease / not relaxed / tense

225.

inspect:check /examine / look at carefully

273.

Nice:Good, Kind, Pleasant

226.

instantly:immediately / at once

274.

nice:pleasant / agreeable

227.

instead of:in place of / rather than

275.

nickel:five cent coin

228.

interesting:holding or keeping your attention

276.

notice:see / observe

229.

interpret:explain / translate

277.

notify:inform / tell

230.

in that case:particular occasion / affairs

278.

NURSE:PERSON WHO WORKS WITH A DOCTOR

231.

introduce:present / have one person meet another person

279.

obey:follow orders / do as told

232.

investigate:check out / find out the facts about

280.

objective:goal / aim

233.

irritate:bother / make something angry / annoy

281.

object to something:mind / not in favor of

234.

judge:public official / one who judges

282.

obtain:to get or gain something

283.

obvious:clear / easy to see or understand

284.

occasionally:sometimes / once in a while

333.

publish:print

285.

occur:happen / take place

334.

purpose:reason for something

286.

offense:attack / attack force

335.

quality:goodness / degree of excellence

287.

one way:one direction

336.

quantity:amount

288.

opinion:belief / idea

337.

quite:very / completely

289.

optional:up to you / not required

338.

Rain:water falling from the sky

290.

original:first one / not a copy

339.

Rain:water from the sky

291.

ought to:should / had better

340.

Raincoat:a coat to keep you dry

292.

pack:put things in a container or suitcase

341.

Rainy:full of rain

293.

PAIN:HURT OR PHYSICAL SUFFERING

342.

rapid:quick / moving with speed / fast

294.

pain:unpleasant feeling in the body or mind

343.

realize:understand / learn

295.

pardon me:excuse me

344.

really:truly / in fact / actually

296.

party:social gathering

345.

reason:cause / explanation

297.

PATIENT:A PERSON SEEING A DOCTOR

346.

reasonable:fair / just / logical

298.

patient:calm / able to wait calmly

347.

recommend:suggest / say goodd things about

299.

patient:sick person

348.

recreation:activites done for relaxation or enjoyment

300.

penny:one cent coin

349.

reduce:make smaller or less / decrease

301.

perfect:without error

350.

refer to:consult / look up

302.

perform:do work / accomplish a task

351.

REGULAR:USUAL / CONSISTENT

303.

period:length of time

352.

regular:typical / usual / normal

304.

permanently:for a long time

353.

relatively:fairly / comparatively / more or less

305.

permission:authorization / approval

354.

relax:at ease / not tense

306.

PHYSICAL:MEDICAL EXAM

355.

reluctant:hesitant / unwilling

307.

physical:of the body / for the body

356.

repel:force back or push away

308.

plan to:intend to / expect to

357.

replace:exchange something for another / take the place of

309.

pleasant:nice / enjoyable / agreeable

358.

310.

pleased:happy / glad

311.

plenty:lots of / a lot of / more than enough

359.

request:ask for

312.

popular:liked by many people

360.

require:need / depend on for success / order

313.

population:number of people in a place

361.

reservation:room or seat saved

314.

pour:make a liquid flow from one container to another

362.

reserve:save / keep for later / get in advance

315.

power:authority / strength

363.

respectable:honorable / deserving admiration

316.

practice:do something again and again

364.

revise:make changes or corrections / change / modify

317.

precipitation:moisture from clouds like rain or snow

365.

right away:at once / immediately

318.

predict:forecast

366.

rip:tear

319.

prefer:like better / would rather / favorite

367.

rule:regulation / law

320.

prescription:paper from doctor for medicine

368.

RUN A TEMPERATURE:TO HAVE A FEVER

321.

preserve:maintain / keep in good condition

369.

RUNNY:FLOW

322.

press:push steadily against / exert forcce

370.

saturated:completely wet

323.

primary:first / main / chief / most important

371.

Score:a grade on a test

324.

private:for your own use / not public

372.

seaport:city where ships stop / harbor town

325.

PROBLEM:TROUBLE

373.

section:part / department / division

326.

produce:make / manufacture

374.

SEE:TO VISIT

327.

products:things that are made / produced

375.

several:more than two but not many / a few

328.

professional:skilled / trained for special work

376.

severe:bad / serious / hard

329.

professional:job / career

377.

sharp:not dull / having a cutting edge

330.

promise:say that you will do something for sure

378.

shatter:break into many pieces

331.

proper:correct / right

379.

Shine:to have light

332.

public:open to all people

380.

Shower:rain that lasts for a short time

381.

shower:light rain

represent:stand for somebody or something else / take the


place of

382.

similar:alike

431.

take off:remove

383.

skip:jump over / pass over / omit

432.

technique:method / way to do something

384.

Sky:blue space in the air

433.

TEMPERATURE:FEVER

385.

slot:hole for money or mail

434.

temporarily:for a short time

386.

SNEEZE:TO BLOW AIR THROUGH THE NOSE

435.

THEN:AT THAT TIME

387.

SNEEZING:SUDDEN BURST OF AIR THROUGH THE NOSE

436.

thermostat:device to contol temperature

388.

Snow:frozen ice

437.

think over:thing about / consider

389.

Snow:frozen ice falling from the sky

438.

thoroughly:completely / extensively / very / quite

390.

Snowy:full of snow

439.

thunderstorm:heavy rain with lightning and thunder

391.

so far:up to now / until now / up to the present

440.

tight:not loose / fastened / held closely

392.

solution:answer to a problem

441.

tough:hard / strong / difficult

393.

some change:some coins

442.

tour:trip / sightseeing / visit / voyage

394.

SOMETIME:AN UNCERTAIN TIME

443.

tourist:person who takes a trip / visitor

395.

sore:hurt / painful

444.

trade:specialty / work which a person is trained to do

445.

traffic:buses, trucks, cars, on the street

souvenir:something that helps you remember a place you


have visited

396.

446.

transfer:change or move from one place to another

397.

spoil:damage seriously / become bad / decay

447.

transform:change / convert

398.

sports:athletics / games

448.

turn down:reject / refuse

399.

stall:stop (for an engine)

449.

turn on:switch on / start a machine / run a machine

400.

starving:very hungry

450.

Umbrella:a tool used to keep rain off your head

401.

stay:remain / not leave

451.

unusual:not typical / not common / strange

402.

steady:constant / not changing or moving / unchanging

452.

usually:normally / generally / most of the time

403.

stick to:continue to do something / not quit / stay with

453.

vacation:holiday / leave

404.

stiff:not bending / rigid / not moving easily

454.

variety:number of different things

405.

STOMACH:PART OF A PERSON'S BODY

455.

vary:change / become different

406.

STOMACHACHE:PAIN IN THE STOMACH

456.

velocity:speed of a moving object

407.

Storm:bad weather; rain or snow

457.

vending machine:coin operated machine that sells things

408.

storm:very bad weather / too much wind, snow, rain or dust

458.

visibility:maximum distance at which you can see clearly

409.

Stormy:full of bad rain or snow

459.

waiter:man who serves food in a restaurant

410.

strange:not familiar / unusual / surprising

460.

warm up:make warm / become warm

411.

stream:small river

461.

waste:something that is of no use / garbage / trash

412.

subordinate:someone lower rank

462.

weak:not strong

413.

suburb:housing area near a city

463.

weapon:instrument used for fighting / arms

414.

successful:getting or having a good result

464.

Weather:the condition in the sky

415.

suggest:give your idea or opinion / recommend / advise

465.

weigh:determine or find out how heavey something is

416.

suggestion:idea to help someone / helpful recommendation

466.

Wet:not dry

417.

Sun:Bright light in the sky

467.

whether:if

418.

Sunny:Full of sun or sunshine

468.

wild:not controlled by man / not tame

419.

sunny:bright sky / full of sunshine

469.

willing to:ready to do what is needed or asked

420.

Sunshine:light or heat from the sun

470.

wind:Fast moving air in the sky

421.

superior:someone higher rank

471.

Windy:Full of wind

422.

support:hold up / maintain / give aid to

472.

wonder:want to know / ask yourself

423.

suppose:believe / think / guess

424.

sure:certain / positive

425.

surprise:something unexpected

426.

surrender:give up / stop fighting

427.

surround:encircle / enclose

428.

switch off:turn off / stop

429.

SYMPTOM:A SIGN OF A BAD CONDITION OR ILLNESS

430.

tailor:person who makes clothes