1 I am not certain whether he will come.
2 She seemed to have detected some anger in his voice.
3 Please do not hesitate to call me if I can be of further assistance.
4 In short, I am going to live there myself.
A In other words
B That is to say
C In a word
D To be frank
5 He has trouble understanding that other people judge him by his social skills and conduct.
6 I had some difficulty in carrying out the plan.
7 Mr. Johnson evidently regarded this as a great joke.
8 We all think that Mary’s husband is a very boring person.
9 The workers in that factory manufacture furniture.
10 They only have a limited amount of time to get their points across.
11 The high-speed trains can have a major impact on travel preferences.
12 Can you follow the plot so far?
13 Even in a highly modernized country, manual work is still needed.
14 In the latter case the outcome can be serious indeed.
15 Norman Blamey is an artist of deep convictions.