VCR LESSON 3 PRESENTATIONS
FILL IN THE BLANK WITH THE WORD THAT BEST FITS.
When the final cast list went up on the theatre's doors, there was an ____________________ of 50 people all pushing and shoving to see the board.
a large group or collection of people, animals, or things
aggregate--adjective, verb, and noun
grex, gregis (L.) flock, herd, crowd
ag (L.) to, toward
- from Medieval Latin
- came about between 1540-1550
- from Latin and Late Middle English
- came about between 1375-1425
- as an adjective, literally means "united in a flock"
- single entity
CHOOSE THE SENTENCE IN WHICH THE WORD IS USED INCORRECTLY.
- As a senior, Jenny stood apart from the aggregation of freshmen girls, avoiding the massive group of shrieking drama queens.
- My brother is not aggregation, preferring to avoid the crowds instead of mingle and be sociable.
- The Panthers' fans aggregate every Sunday and fill the stadium, all amassing under one roof to cheer on their favorite 9-0 team.
- The aggregation of cattle, a substantial herd, completely blocked the truck's travel on the rural Honduran road.