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1.chronic
2.sceptical
3.loath
4.orthodox
5.disillusioned
This is my very first time to comment here.

1.long-term or persistent-•Those surveyed had experienced chronic illnesses.
2.having doubts or reservations-increasingly sceptical.
3.reluctant or unwilling-they are pretty loath to allow any pretenders .
4.conventional or normal-being fairly
5.disappointed when something is not as good as you thought it was-has become disillusioned .

1, chronic
2, sceptical
3, loath
4, orthodox
5, disillusioned

4.a tradition of- conventional or normal

1.long-term or persistent-Those surveyed had experienced chronic illnesses
2.having doubts or reservations-increasingly sceptical
3.reluctant or unwilling-they are pretty loath to allow any pretenders to their position to come into it
4.conventional or normal- for which orthodox medicine had been able to provide little relief
5.disappointed when something is not as good as you thought it was-has become disillusioned

I got 3 answers correct.

1. Chronic
2. sceptical
3. loath

There is a chronic problem with traffic in the city.
People will be sceptical about the benefits of country life.
People are loath to move into the countryside because the city life is more convenient.

wrong
4. orthodox
It is an orthodox expectation regarding to the life in the city.

5. disillusioned

However, people will be disillusioned with the rat race of city life.

Thanks,

1) Tradition/ chronic ...(both indicates long term or persistent)
2)Sceptical
3)Loath
4) orthodox
5) Disillusioned

1.CHRONIC
2.LOATH
3.LESS ACCEPTING
4. SCEPTICAL
5. DISILLUSIONED

1.long-term or persistent: chronic, tradition
2.having doubts or reservations : sceptical
3.reluctant or unwilling : loathe, less accepting
4.conventional or normal: orthodox
5.disappointed when something is not as good as you thought it was : disillusioned

1. Chronic illness
2.sceptical
3.less accepting
4.tradition
5.disillusioned


1.long-term or persistent - chronic
2.having doubts or reservations - sceptical
3.reluctant or unwilling - loath
4.conventional or normal - tradition
5.disappointed when something is not as good as you thought it was - disillusioned

I think the answers are:

1. chronic
2. sceptical
3. loath
4. orthodox
5. disillusioned

hi Simon
this'll be a bit off-topic question, sorry for that cause i'm in urgent need

what do you think about cambridge 8 and cambridge 1-4 books? i mean, which ielts cambridge book is best to start with?

thanks

CORRECT ANSWERS FROM SIMON:

1. chronic

2. sceptical

3. loath (to...)

4. orthodox

5. disillusioned

...

Hi Zeki,

It doesn't really matter, but I'd probably start with the newest books (e.g. 8).

1. Chronic
2. Sceptical
3. loath
4. in general
5. disillusioned

1. Chronic
2. Sceptical
3. Loath
4. Orthodox
5. disillusioned

tradition
disillusioned
sceptical
general
disillusione

1-chronic
2-sceptical
3-less accepting
4- in general

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