Student or Learner
Would you be kind enough to tell me whether I am right with my interpretation of the expressions in bold in the following sentences?
The children ranged in age from nine years to four months.
range = lay out orderly or logically in a line or as if in a line
Her father believes that a wife and children should do exactly as they are told by the “head of the household”.
head of the household = the head of family, patriarch
The resemblance between her and her mother was strikingly great.
strikingly = in a striking manner
Mrs. Caldwin has been an exemplary wife and mother.
exemplary = model
Rosemary was not on the best terms with her family, except one brother.
on the best term = stand well with
Officials said the identify of the victims would not be released until other family members were located and notified.
release = publish
The Register reported coroner's officials wheeled a gurney with a tiny body bag into one of two vans.
coroner = an official whose duty is to find out the cause of any death that does not seem to be due to natural causes
gurney = a metal stretcher with wheels
Homicide detectives scoured the home looking for clues to what might have happened.
scour = comb
Score out that last name.
score out = cross out
Daisy planned to take a crash course in cooking before she got married.
crash course = a short, intensive training course
Thank you for your efforts.