False friend: eventual
Eventual/eventually – (adjective/adverb) happening later, ultimate. (German: schließlich)
Does NOT mean: eventuell, or maybe
Example: “I will eventually move to Germany” àample: “I will eventually move to Germany” à in this sentence, eventually means later, not maybe
1) Bill Gates’s ambition to start a computer software company led to his ______ decision to drop out of his studies at Harvard.
2) I made the decision to ________ move to Germany after I am finished with my studies.
3) The basketball team’s arrogance and laziness led to their ______ loss against their rival.
Answer: 1)b. eventual 2)c. eventually 3)b.eventual