1. If you _ _ _ k
at something through r _ _ _-c _ _ _ _ _ _ _ g __ _ _ _ s
(idiom), you consider it to be better than it really is.
2. _ _ v _ _ _ y
(noun): a situation in which someone does not have enough money to pay for their basic needs
3. _ _ _ ia
4. A person who is _ n
_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ c
(adjective) believes that what individual people want is more important than what society or the government wants.
5. _ i _
(noun – informal):child or, sometimes, teenager or young adult
6. If something or somewhere is _ _ _ ng
to the _ o _ s
(idiom), it is becoming much worse than it used to be.
7. If you _ p _ _ _ _ _ _ te
(verb) something, or a situation, you understand its true nature. You would realize, for example, how good or important it is.
8. a _ _ _ or _ _ _
(noun): the people and institutions in society that have the power to tell other people what to do (e.g. the police, and teachers)
9. un _ _ _ _ _ able
(adjective): impossible to imagine
10. c _ _ _
(noun): a long, thin stick. ('The c _ _ _
' is a punishment given to children in schools in which they are hit with a long thin stick. In Britain it has been illegal in all state schools since 1987, and in all private schools since 2003.)
11. y _ _ _ _ _ _ er
(noun – informal): child or young person. (In Britain this is a word used mainly by old people.)
12. _ _ _ _ soc _ _ _
(adjective): showing a lack of care for other people or for society in general
13. h _ _ _ sh _ _
(noun): a situation in which life is very difficult
14. A s _ _ _ _ l _ etw _ _ _ _ _ _ s_ _ _
(noun), such as Facebook or MySpace, allows you to communicate with friends and make new friends.
15. _ _ _ look
(noun): your general attitude to things.