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Diary of a Wimpy Kid - Vocabulary Cloze

Fill in all the gaps with the missing words, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. Click the this button again for another letter. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints!
After you do this activity, do the cloze, and then the quiz.
Note: listen to the vocabulary list after the text.

Rellena los espacios en blanco con las palabras que faltan. Haz click en "Check" para comprobar tus aciertos. Si te resulta difícil la respuesta utiliza el botón "Hint" y te revelará una letra de la casilla en la que te encuentres, puedes clickear varias veces en "Hint" y te dará cada vez una letra más de la palabra. Perderás puntos con las pistas.


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   advantage      as      barely      bestseller      blacktop      bunch      candy      chase      declare      diary      drop      embarrassing      fall      fear      frame      friendship      gift      go      grab      hardcover      hardship      hassle      into      jealous      journal      kicked      kid      kindergartener      make      manage      middle      moron      open      owner      play      plot      promote      released      since      sissy      soak      stage      strip      struggles      stuck      take      taunt      though      to      touch      treating      way      wimpy   
Vocabulary list:
a – a journal; a notebook for writing about daily personal experiences (typically, the word “journal” is thought to be more masculine) (diario)
- timid and weak (debilucho)
a - the pattern of events or main story in a narrative or drama (argumento)
to – to start (empezar)
- an adjective that describes a situation that produces painful emotions of inadequacy or guilt (vergüenza)
a - a diary; a notebook for writing about daily personal experiences (typically, the word “diary” is thought to be more femenine) (diario)
a – a timid, weak, effeminate and cowardly boy or man (gallina, mariquita)
- trapped (past tense and past participle of “stick”) (atrapado)
a school - a school for 7th and 8th graders between elementary school and high school (escuela intermedia o media)
a - a group (un montón o una pandilla)
a – an idiot or imbecile; a stupid person (un imbécil)
a – extreme suffering (privación)
- while; during the time (mientras)
Trick-or- – a traditional activity in the U.S.A. where children visit neighbors and ask for candies (truco o susto)
– to follow someone rapidly in order to catch them (perseguir)
- to do something, but only by a little (a little slower and they would have been caught by the teenagers) (apenas)
to get to - to succeed in arriving somewhere (lograr llegar)
to - to provoke a reaction using criticism or insults (mofarse o reirse de)
to to plan - to proceed according to the scheme or method (salir como está previsto)
- although (aunque)
to - to argue with or bother (molestar, fastidiar)
a – a child (un niño)
to - to make completely wet (empapar)
a – a sweet (un caramelo)
a - a drama performed on a stage (una obra)
to a character – to perform a role in a play (hacer un papel)
to come on – to go on a platform where plays or theatrical performances are presented (entrar en el escenario)
- because (porque)
to it out - to remove it (sacar lo)
out of - because they’re afraid (por miedo)
a - a condition of having a very close and sociable relationship (amistad)
to apart – to collapse; to break down (derrumbarse, collapsarse)
to the other fall off - to cause the other person to fall from something (hacer que el otro se caiga de)
a - a present (un regalo)
- envious and afraid of losing affection or position (celoso)
to - to catch a “criminal” falsely with fabricated evidence (tender una trampa)
– a child who attends preschool (escuela preescolar)
to be out – to be directed to leave; to be rejected (ser rechazado y echado)
to – to advance to the next higher level or grade (ascender)
to – to tell officially; to affirm (declarar)
the - the person who possesses property (propietario)
a comic – a sequence or series of drawings in a newspaper such as Calvin and Dobbes and the Adventures of Tintin (historieta o tira cómica)
to out – to quit; to stop participation (dejar de pertenecer)
to get a fight - to hit each other; to have conflict (pelearse)
the – the playground (el patio)
to - to take or hold suddenly (coger o agarrar)
to somebody do something - to force someone to do something (forzarle a alguien que haga algo)
somebody is do something – somebody is obliged or forced to do something (alguien es obligado a hacer algo)
to find a out – to find a way to escape the problem (encontrar una forma de escapar algo)
the “Cheese ” – an imaginary infection created by schoolchildren in the story (el toque del queso)
an – a beneficial factor (una ventaja)
- difficulties or problems that make for difficult progress (problemas o dificultades que hacen que el progreso sea díficil)
a “” – a type of book that has a hard exterior instead of a soft exterior (libro de tapa dura)
to be - to be published; to be put on the market (ser estrenado)
a – a book that is identified as extremely popular (éxito de ventas)