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Listening for gist - gap fill 1

A Lucky Break

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1 rummaging
rummage /rmd/ verb - search for something among a lot of other things
2 suspicious /ssps/ adjective - believing that someone has probably done something wrong
3 approaching
approach /prt/ verb - to move closer to someone or something
4 brainwave /brenwev/ noun - a sudden very good idea
5 sheepishly /ipli/ adverb - in a way that shows that you are ashamed and embarrassed about what you have done

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