#3. Dwight vs. Jim

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Published: 11.13.2019
Level 5   |   Time: 3:23
Accent: American
Source: The Office [S1 E02]

Dwight and Jim do various things in the office to annoy each other.


    

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  • sturdy [adj] - strong
  • retaliation [n] - revenge
  • Tit for tat [exp] - an equivalent injury or insult given for revenge of an injury or insult received
  • come up [phv] - happen unexpectedly
  • overlapping [adj] - two things (papers) that partially cover each other
  • demarcation [n] - making a boundary or border
  • violation [n] - breaking a rule
  • pierce [v] - make a hole with a sharp tool
  • organ [n] - heart, lungs, kidneys
  • a '78 280-Z [n] - a 1978 American sports car
  • fix up [phv] - improve
  • three grand [exp] - 3000 dollars
  • take advantage [exp] - do things
  • Sheriff's deputy [n] - an assistant to a sheriff (police)
  • screw around [phv] - fool around, not work seriously
  • reprimand [v] - officially punish
  • discipline [v] - punish
  • personal effects [n] - personal possessions
  • kinky [adj] - involving unusual sexual behavior

[n] - noun,  [v] - verb, [phv] - phrasal verb,  [adj] - adjective,  [exp] - expression


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Michael Jim Dwight
  • Michael is the boss of a paper company.
  • Jim and Dwight are sales people.

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  1. Jim is talking to a client on the phone.
    True
    False

  2. Dwight is purposely trying to make noise so that Jim can't talk on the phone.
    True
    False

  3. Dwight accidentally hangs up Jim's phone.
    True
    False

  4. "Tit for tit" is the correct expression.
    True
    False

  5. The papers on Dwight's desk are spilling over onto Jim's desk.
    True
    False

  6. Dwight thinks the pencils are a safety risk.
    True
    False

  7. Dwight thinks the office is too strict.
    True
    False

  8. Ryan is a temporary worker (a temp).
    True
    False

  9. Dwight is the Assistant Regional Manager?
    True
    False

  10. Dwight recently fixed up his car.
    True
    False

  11. Jim put Dwight's phone in Jell-O.
    True
    False

  12. Michael wants Dwight to eat the Jell-O.
    True
    False

  13. This is the first time Jim has played a practical joke on Dwight.
    True
    False

  14. Dwight wants Michael to punish Jim.
    True
    False

  15. Michael agrees to punish Jim.
    True
    False

  16. Jim refuses to apologize.
    True
    False


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