New Academic Word List 1-50 e

Frieda is on the bus. She's leaving a voice mail for her friend on the phone. Complete the sentences with the present progressive form of the verbs in the box.
   bodily      definite      historically      markers      nicely      parental      problematic      ruler      subset      underneath   
  1. Do you mean to do me harm? If you touch me, I will fight back.
  2. The of the country has made people very unhappy because he has raised taxes very high, and he provides special treatment to his family and friends. The king should be very careful or the people will revolt.
  3. The company has not made plans to expand. They are thinking about it, but it's still in the early stages and may not happen.
  4. Mr. Brown looks very gruff, but, , he's a pussycat. He is really very kind and gentle even though it may not look like it.
  5. The Americans have, , been very comfortable with interfering in other countries' domestic affairs. This has been going on for many years.
  6. Pop country music is a growing of country music. While many traditionalists don't like the light, bouncey dance rythms of modern country music, it can't be stopped.
  7. The search crew dropped in the water to show where they had searched. They could avoid the markers to make sure that they searched new areas.
  8. Your behaviour is . It is interfering with the other students' ability to do their work. Please stop.
  9. This parking spot will do . It is close to where we want to go shopping.
  10. Most televisions today have locks that allow parents to control what their children can see on the televsion.