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The 'keyword' idea is important in the listening test too. You won't always hear the exact words that you see in the questions. Listen carefully to make sure that you don't miss the paraphrasing.
Here are some examples of paraphrasing from the last four or five listening exercises here on the blog:
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I search on the dictionary
Straight away (idiom) = immediately
Straightaway (noun),(adverb) = straight
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 10:20
I'll check again
all of this, which means immediately.
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 10:23
My dictionary gives "straightaway" as a variant of "straight away", so it can mean "immediately".
Personally I'd usually write it as two words, but it was written as one word in the Cambridge book.
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 11:41
I see examiners can be paid one pound seventy five sterling per task. I can see why they only spend five minutes on each submission.
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 07:40
Exactly Sunita. Unfortunately they spend very little time on each person's answers.
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 14:47
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