Active vocabulary practice
I always ***my brother at tennis.
Our family hooked on the *** *** Monopoly.
Watching TV is our only ***.
She *** her own life to help a disabled woman.
We *** (вызвали на соревнование) a team who called themselves ‘College Athletes’.
She’s a top international athlete and an Olympic ***.
Students may be tempted to *** in order to get into top schools.
A lot of jazz and *** music was part of my music too, thanks to my uncle.
Jody became the women’s basketball ***.
Arsenal are now out of the competition, following their shock *** by Torquay Town.
She is among the most promising players in her age ***.
Julie’s *** of the quiz team.
There’s a football *** for the young people in the area.
This is a surprisingly *** film.
If you hear the mandolin today, it’s usually in bluegrass or Neapolitan *** ***.
It was raining, so we had to play football in the *** this afternoon.
I have no *** in continuing this conversation.
I’ve been to plenty of live rock ***.
Britain is a full *** of NATO.
The problem with *** *** is that they’re addictive.
He will be banned from international *** for four years.
Graf’s *** in today’s final will be Suhova.
In the end, we all decided to *** a concert for Easter.
The *** blew his whistle to stop the game.
She started moving to the *** of the music.
Did you *** *** at the party?
Strachan *** *** for the new season.
Skiers always face the *** of serious injury.
Against which country did Ian Wright *** his first international goal?
The U.S. Open golf tournament was won by Ben Hogan, with a *** of 287.
Tim, 17, *** Manchester United. Which team do you support?
Our success lies in working together as a ***.
Exercise 2. Choose the word which best fits each sentence.
Kevin has just passed his driving test/exam.
My favourite course/subject is Maths.
I don’t want to take any more qualification/exams…
You should follow the instructions/report/mark on the packet.
Adrian was finding it difficult to guess/concentrate.
You don’t need to have any qualification/experience/skill for this job.
He plays the piano with great skill/experience.
We have to take/pass/fail exams at the end of each year.
She has a degree and a teaching skill/qualification/experience.
Applicants must have experience/qualification/skill of working with children.
Ben considered/wondered the statue with an expert eye.
Children need to experience/wonder/hesitate things for themselves in order to learn from them.
I consider/wonder/search how James is getting on.
Kay hesitated/concentrated/wondered for a moment and then said ‘yes’.
He was marking/considering essays in his small study.
Exercise 3. Fill in the gaps with active vocabulary from Unit 6.
He wasn’t even *** of his mother’s name.
She has worked hard to *** her goal of a job in the medical profession.
My *** worked fast as I tried to decide what to do.
Lucy is quite *** and does well at school.
Always *** sure of your facts before accusing anyone.
It was too dark to *** further.
I’d say she’s about 35, but that’s only a ***.
After a long *** for the murder weapon, the police found a knife.
Stress has an effect on both your physical and *** health.
Students learn to cook French food with the help of *** chefs.
I’m taking a *** in graphic design.
He took a master’s *** in economics at Yale.
She had learned from *** to take little rests in between her daily routine…
You don’t need to be a computer *** to use the programme.
He *** maths but passed all his other subjects.
Someone might have **** our secret and passed it on.
I just wanted to *** sure you knew where to go.
But they have made considerable *** in a relatively short time.
He did well to get such a good ***.
I’m shortly to begin a **** on the modern novel.
That song always **** me of our first date.
We have to write a short *** on the conference.
Now, she had seven different subjects every day with different teachers, but there was very little interaction.
She’s an exceptionally *** student.
I’d better skip the party and stay at home to ***.
It is wonderful how quickly they learn and how smart they are.
The exams are at the end of the summer ***.
Note: the exercises were made with the help of authentic English dictionaries.
Exercise 1. Fill in the gaps with one of the three given words to make the sentences complete. Change the forms of the words where necessary.
abroad* accommodation* book
The price for the holiday includes flights and ***.
To get tickets, you have to *** in advance.
I would love to go *** this year, perhaps to the South of France.
cancel* catch* crash (2)
The plane *** into a mountain.We were in plenty of time for Anthony to *** the ferry…
Our flight was ***.
His elder son was killed in a car *** a few years ago.
coach* break* vehicle
It is time for a complete *** with the past.
As we headed back to Calais, the *** was badly delayed by roadworks…
This road is closed to motor ***.
crowded* convenient* foreign
Is three o’clock *** for you?
The train was very ***, and we had to stand.
She was on her first *** holiday without her parents.
delay* destination* trip
Mark was sent to the Far East on a business ***.
Sorry for the ***, Mr Weaver.
Maui is a popular tourist ***.
ferry* cruise* harbourThey had recrossed the River Gambia by ***.
Our hotel room overlooked a pretty little fishing ***.
He and his wife were planning to go on a world ***…
flight* journey* luggage
Before setting off on a ***, look at maps and guidebooks.
Each passenger was allowed two 30-kg pieces of ***.
The *** will take four hours.
nearby(2)* pack* passport
Most of the holidaymakers had *** up and gone.
You should take your *** with you when changing money.
Dan found work on one of the farms ***.
At a *** table a man was complaining in a loud voice…
platform* public transport* reach
Most transport investment has gone on road construction and not on ***.
He *** Cambridge shortly before three o’clock.The Edinburgh train will depart from *** six.
resort* souvenir* traffic
The *** going into London was very heavy.
There are plans to turn the town into a tourist ***.
I bought a model of the Eiffel Tower as a *** of Paris.
Exercise 1. Fill in the gaps with one of the three given words to make the sentences complete.
introduce* recognize* apologize
I must *** for my son’s behaviour — he isn’t usually this moody.
Let me *** myself.
I didn’t *** you in your uniform.
divorced* decorate* defend
The room is tidy, a few pictures *** the walls.
Thousands of young men came forward, willing to *** their country.
My parents *** when I was very young…
loving* independent* loyal
It was always very important to me to be financially ***.
Jim was a most *** husband and father…
He’d always been such a *** friend to us all.
guests* neighbourhood* girlfriend
She grew up in a quiet *** of Boston.
Now at 16 Steven has a steady *** of 15, who he has been going out with for several months.
The *** were invited to a dinner at his country house.
close* confident* ordinary
The book is about *** people.
My brother and I are very ***.
After living in France for a year, I felt much more *** about my French.
patient* grateful* private
He was endlessly kind and *** with children.
After his death the author’s family released many of his *** papers.
Dr Shah has received hundreds of letters from *** patients.
trust* stranger* single
Do not give your camera to a passing stranger and ask him to take a picture of you.
Chris is 45 and still ***.
She had betrayed her parents’ ***.
mood* flat* boyfriend
My *** and I have only been dating for a couple of months.
I don’t want to talk about it now. I’m not in the ***.
Sara lives with her husband and children in a *** in central London…
perfect* cool* generous
Kathleen gave me a really *** dress.
Emily and John seemed a *** couple.
Her colleagues presented her with a *** gift when she retired.
relations* respect* rent
All our friends and *** came to our wedding.
She worked to pay the *** while I went to college…
My *** for my teacher grew as the months passed.Use your active vocabulary from Unit 15 and fill in the gaps.
Dirty streets and homelessness are no *** for a prosperous society.
None of them could *** £50 for a ticket.
The car was a *** at that price.
Which *** of toothpaste do you use?
An illustrated *** accompanies the exhibition.
My dad always used to carry a lot of loose/small *** (= coins) in his pocket.
They flipped/tossed a *** to see who should go first.
A new computer system has been installed at a *** of £80 000.
The shop is giving away a sample pack to every ***.
We were poor but we never got into ***.
She *** an immediate explanation.
The islands *** sugar and fruit.
Coffee is the country’s biggest ***.
There is no entrance *** to the gallery.
She inherited the family ***.
We *** a large number of cars from Japan.
Germany, however, insists on restrictions on the *** of Polish coal…
We can *** your money tax-free abroad.
I finally managed to *** a copy of the report.
How much do I *** you for the groceries?
Do you *** your house or do you rent it?
He sold his house at a huge ***.
The youths were convicted of defacing public ***.
If you are not satisfied with your *** we will give you a full refund.
People wishing to *** advance tickets should ring our booking line.
Make sure you are given a *** for everything you buy.
These pets *** a lot of care and attention.
Can you tell me if this dress is in the ***?
You should *** a little each week.
It is important to *** a software package that suits your requirements.
Hurry, as we only have a limited *** of these TVs in stock!
I was impressed by the *** of dishes on offer.
These meetings are a complete *** of time.
Fill in the gaps with appropriate words. Don’t forget to change the form of the word where necessary.
accent* announcement* broadcast
He will place an *** in the personal column of The Daily Telegraph.
The President addressed the nation in a television ***.
He had a strong Irish ***.
channel* contact* image
The college has brought me into *** with western ideas.
Mickey Mouse’s *** was plastered on billboards all over town.
The kids are watching cartoons on the Disney ***.
viewer* report* media
According to recent news ***, two of the victims are Americans.
The new series has gone down well with ***.
The scandal was widely reported in the national ***.
broadcast* contact* click
All you have to do is right-*** on the desktop and select New Folder.
*** the Tourist Information Bureau for further details…
The concert will be *** live on television and radio…
clear* online* informal
The meetings are very *** and friendly with lots of ideas and challenges.
The book is ***, readable and adequately illustrated…
There are plenty of *** dictionaries available free on the Internet.
file* link* internet
You can find all kinds of information on the ***.
He sat behind a table on which were half a dozen ***.
For elderly people, TV is a vital *** with the outside world.
link* interrupt* pause
He tried to speak, but she *** him.
The Internet allows people from all over the world to *** up for chat sessions.
Then he *** to collect his thoughts.8
pause* type* online
It’s much easier to book tickets ***.
There was a long *** before anyone spoke.
What *** of music do you like?
formal* ring* request
Thank you to those who responded to our *** for information last month. He wrote a very *** letter of apology to Douglas…
I was going to *** you but I don’t have your number.
mobile phone* signal* persuade
They had tried to *** Harry to have a bed in their dormitory but he wouldn’t agree.
Please make sure all *** *** are switched off during the performance.
You mustn’t fire without my ***.
pronounce* publish* report
His latest book of poetry will be *** by Faber in May.
He *** it Per-sha, the way the English do.
Bashir Gemayel was in Damascus when the news was *** to him.
request* whisper* swear
She was shouting and *** at everyone.
You don’t have to ***, no one can hear us.
You have to *** permission if you want to take any photographs.
website* link* whisper
*** of a marriage break-up soon started to circulate.
Local terminals are *** to the central computer.
She posted the photos on her ***.
Note: whispers=rumoursUnit 24
He was *** when customs officers found drugs in his bag.
I like to give a small amount of what I earn to ***.
In the present ***, I don’t think it would be a good idea to try to sell your house.
In 1918 British women got the right to ***.
Police believe that the same man is *** for three other murders in the area.
The majority of holiday flights depart and arrive on ***.
She has a *** of playing with her hair when she’s nervous.
Women commit fewer *** than men.
You may not like her, but you have to *** that she’s good at her job.
Our school is the centre of the local ***.
Make exercise part of your daily ***.
Professional designers and architects *** ideas from each other all the time.
Before the interview, make sure you are *** with the company’s main products.
A police officer told the *** that he had seen Brown leaving the house.
If you spend any time in prison, you’re labelled as a *** for the rest of your life.
The book examines the causes of *** behavior.
On Fridays there is usually a Disco at the *** club.
Our society was heavily influenced by Greek and Roman ***.
They took a *** and decided not to do it.
Teenagers enjoy an active *** life.
He was handed back his *** ***.
It is *** to sell tobacco to someone under 16.
Most people in the country support the return to democratic ***.
*** have always interested Anita.
India has a *** of more than one billion.
A *** inspection revealed that several lorries were not roadworthy.
Helen was sent to *** for attacking a man with a knife.
They were *** against the death penalty.
In many countries, it’s a *** for the bride to wear white.
With his camera around his neck, he looked like a *** tourist.
The *** of Leningrad voted to restore the city’s original name of St Petersburg…
He tried, with three other men, to *** a bank.
What is the role of television in contemporary ***?
Exercise 1.Nicotine adversely *** the functioning of the heart and arteries…
There is no *** to how much fresh fruit you can eat in a day…
Her cancer can only be controlled, not ***.
How about going out for a *** tonight?
This wine would be excellent with a *** dish such as ham.
Try to eat foods that are rich in *** and minerals.
People are concerned about the quality of the air they ***.
Be certain to eat slowly and *** your food extremely well…
The committee *** 11 Democrats and nine Republicans.
Symptoms include a sore throat and a nasty ***.
The doctor says I must have an ***.
Most of us need to lead more balanced lives to be *** and happy…
He had completely *** her remark, preferring his own theory.
We use only natural *** in our products.
For maximum ***, use your treatment every day.
She was taken to hospital with serious head ***.
Why do I have to take all these ***?
I admired the thick *** of plum cake arranged on the plate.
He continued to *** his tea, as if there might be something in there to stir.
Many patients are not getting the medical *** they need.
He went outside to *** some more wood for the fire.
Exercise 2. Fill in the gaps with your active vocabulary from Unit 30 to complete the sentences.
Apples contain several essential ***.
He’d been running and he was *** hard.
Helen was *** a piece of gum.
Large areas of rainforest are being *** down every day.
Each book *** ten reading texts followed by short and varied exercises.
The baby had to have an ***, but he’s fine now.
A good diet keeps you ***.
You should check the list of *** on fruit juice cartons.
My wife and I set a *** on how much we spend on clothes.
This bacon is too *** for me.
*** the soup for a few seconds…
The medicine had a slightly bitter ***.
The best *** for a cold is to rest and drink lots of fluids.
*** the sauce gently to prevent burning.
The pizza *** delicious without any cheese at all.
The disease *** the central nervous system.
Feel free to *** those questions that don’t apply to you.
I took a sleeping *** and tried to go back to sleep.
Always sterilize the needle to prevent ***.
The two other passengers escaped serious ***.
He has to take *** to control his blood pressure.
Exercise 3. Choose one word to suit all three sentences. You may change the form of the word where necessary.
Lack of *** can lead to feelings of depression and exhaustion…
Try to fit some regular *** into your daily routine.
Most people need to do more ***.
The medicines you are currently taking could be affecting your ***.
Try to keep a *** between work and play.
You can’t have a proper work-life *** if you’re in the office for 12 hours a day.
Atkinson has been told rest is the only *** for his ankle injury.
There is still no *** for AIDS.
Many types of cancer can now be ***.
They are trying to stop the spread of the *** virus.
If you are a person at greater risk from ***, consider having a flu vaccine this autumn.
I think I’m getting a cold or *** – I’ve been coughing and sneezing all day.
She sat next to him throughout the ***…
It’s rare that I have an evening *** with my children.
Dinner is the main *** of the day for most people.
After a few days of fever, she began to ***.
It took several months for him to *** from his illness.
Her doctor had told her that she had completely ***.
Try to eat at least four *** of bread a day.
Serve it with thin *** of bread and butter.
He helped himself to another *** of meat.
The stewed apple was *** even with honey.
She always had the same *** expression.
The milk’s gone ***.
Thai food is hot and ***.
Add a little curry powder to give it a *** taste.
This sort of hot and *** food is very typical of the food in the south of the country.
Within a few days she had become seriously ill, *** great pain and discomfort…
At least he died suddenly and didn’t ***.
Craig’s father Robert says his son is still *** from nightmares, and has to see a psychiatrist weekly for counselling.
Exercise 1. Fill in the gaps using your active vocabulary.
We visited the *** city of Petra and rode camels.
My shoes were so *** that I could hardly walk.
Her nails were painted bright red to *** her dress…
The social worker can give *** help and advice on all these tasks.
Choose the right garden *** and you’ll do the job properly.
The leaves had been swept into huge ***.
He lay around all afternoon in his brown tweed ***, and even pulled a button off the jacket.
He was wearing blue jeans and *** shirt.
The house is not really *** for a large family.
Lycra shorts will *** to fit you perfectly.
The small boy was pulling at his mother’s coat ***.
People *** buildings, bridges, and furniture.
His *** hand had dirt under the nails.
My aunt knitted me a blue and white *** sweater for Christmas.
Some changes have been made to the computer’s basic ***.
They should be able to find you the best package to *** your needs.
I’ll need to *** the boat before we can go out in it.
She *** her napkin, put it carefully through the ring and then left it by her place.
The portrait was to be sold to a private *** in the United States.
The white walls and mirrors helped to *** an illusion of space.
There has been a gradual *** in educational standards.
She’s lost so much weight, all her clothes are ***.
A lot of sportswear is made of very elastic ***.
Did you *** that this road is closed ahead?
There were balloons of all *** and sizes in the sky.
These lightweight trousers are made from 100% ***.
His first job was installing and *** computers.
She was looking at Mrs. Gotobed’s dress. Pale grey *** with pink ostrich feathers.
The marble table felt *** and cold against her arm.
The *** on the wall said ‘No smoking’.
The rooms are furnished in a modern ***.
She unwrapped the present carefully, trying not to *** the paper.
How did you get that *** in your jacket ?I like this navy blue silk blouse with a white flowery ***.
Exercise 2. Fill in the gaps with the correct words. Change the word form where necessary.
Employers usually decide within five minutes whether someone is *** for the job…
They were a generation of large, well-nourished, beautiful children with silken hair, *** skin and clear eyes.
Do you prefer plain or *** shirts?
Knowledge without understanding is of little *** use.
There are many castles, churches, abbeys and *** monuments and public gardens to visit.
Here you meet the Garburn Road, a *** trackway which crosses over the pass.
create* design * stretch
They wanted to *** a machine that was both attractive and practical.
Agatha Christie *** the character Hercule Poirot. Row after row of orange trees *** to the horizon.4
design* gallery* improvement
The car’s *** has been greatly improved.
Our results have shown some *** this month.
The painting is in the *** upstairs.
checked* cotton* loose
For summer, fine *** is more comfortable.
Wear *** clothes as they’re more comfortable.
He wore casual country tweeds and *** shirt which was unusual on Old Year’s Night.
maintain* fold* suit
There’s a range of restaurants to *** all tastes.
The house is large and difficult to ***.
He *** his newspaper and handed it to me.
match* notice* fix
Andrew is *** some shelves in the bedroom.
Your socks don’t ***.
Did you *** him leaving the party early?
material* notice* pattern
The company supplies building *** such as bricks and cement.
I’ve been given *** to quit my flat (=I have been told that I must leave by a certain date).
The carpet was old, with strange *** on it.
pile* shape* silk
Her *** blouse is open at the neck, showing two strands of pearls.
His mother came in carrying a *** of ironing in her arms.
You can recognize a tree by the *** of its leaves.
style* suit* tear
Children have different *** of learning: some learn by seeing, some by hearing, some by doing.
I was wearing my tweed ***.
Your shirt has a *** in it.
tight* tool* sleeve
Wear long *** because short sleeves chop up the body line.
Always wear the right clothing for the activity you choose — clothing worn too *** can hinder circulation.
Doctors depend on accurate diagnostic ***.
Exercise 1. Fill in the gaps with appropriate words.
Hong Kong is an absolutely *** city.
The land next to the harbour is perhaps the most threatened *** habitat in Britain.
Scotland’s *** is too cold for these plants to survive.
Sometimes I killed a *** animal, and then I had meat to eat.
This area is ideal for a weekend break in unspoilt ***.
There was a roll of ***, and the rain started pelting down.
The government insists that the dam [дамба] will not harm the ***.
Elephants are a protected *** in Indonesia.
Dinosaurs have been *** for millions of years.
The Federal Reserve Bank *** that the economy will grow by 2% this year.
We don’t know how many *** *** there are in each galaxy.
His friends pulled him from the *** water.
More heavy *** are forecast for tonight and for the rest of the week.
Always clear up after a picnic and never drop *** .English is becoming a *** language.
France was the third country to launch (=send into space) an artificial ***.
A long summer *** had caused most of the crops to die.
A lifeboat came to the yachtsman’s ***.
The bird’s natural diet mainly consists of small ***.
There was a fashion for keeping *** as pets.
Suddenly there was a flash of *** and a roll of thunder.
She died trying to *** her children from the blaze [пламя].
Shreds of plastic, old iron, glass, animal bones *** both sides of the path.
They keep their production costs low and help the environment by *** waste material such as newspapers and household plastic bottles.
As we walked around this pretty little island we were charmed by the friendliness of the *** people.
If we use energy efficiently, we help *** our environment, and save money, too.
Whales use low-frequency calls to *** each other.
The picture shows six of the nine *** in the solar system.
Humans, dogs, elephants and dolphins are all ***, but birds, fish and crocodiles are not.
The ceremony has its *** in medieval times.
It’s a smooth, *** coffee, excellent for finishing off a meal.
My mother insisted on *** me Horace.
Experts are *** a recovery in the economy.
Exercise 2. Choose the best of the three words to fill in the gaps.
countryside /amazing/ climate
She told me an *** story.
Many people prefer to live where the *** is warm.
Both the town and the surrounding *** are worth exploring.
insects/ litter/ lightning
Toads mainly eat small dark flying ***.
One man died when he was struck by ***…
People who drop *** can be fined in some cities.
People need to live in harmony with nature and conserve the ***.
About a hundred *** are becoming extinct every day.
The weather *** is better for today.
heatwave /global /freezing
It’s *** in this house. Can’t I turn on the heating?
Removing the heat from the atmosphere will have had an effect on the *** climate.
The demand for water rises sharply during a ***.
During the flight set your watch immediately to agree with *** time at your destination.This luxury hotel is *** a little way out of town, past Reid’s, on the road to Cãmara de Lobos.
The whale then becomes a fine symbol for Melville because it is for him neither fish nor ***.
recycled /preserve /planets
Mercury is the smallest of all the ***.
We must encourage the planting of new trees and *** our existing woodlands.
Metal, paper and glass can be ***.
rescue /reptiles/ rescued
Snakes and crocodiles are ***.
Helicopters *** nearly 20 people from the roof of the burning building…
Storms delayed the *** of the crash victims.
origin /mild/ named
His voice was soft and ***.
Why have you not *** any of your sons after yourself?
Two thirds of the pupils are of Asian ***.
solar system /showers /satellite
The moon is a *** of the Earth.
More heavy *** are forecast for tonight.
Not long ago I had read that each atom was a sort of ***.
thunder / wildlife /species/ wild
Many rainforest *** cannot live anywhere else.
We were woken in the night by ***.
We found some ** strawberries.
The region also has one of the largest concentrations of *** in the world.
Fill in the gaps with necessary words to make the sentences complete.
*** means existing in or belonging to the area where you live, or to the area that you are talking about.
If you *** something, you take action to save it or protect it from damage or decay.
You can refer to the beginning, cause, or source of something as its *** or ***.
The *** of a place is the general weather conditions that are typical of it.
A *** is a large, round object in space that moves around a star. The Earth is a planet.
*** is the loud noise that you hear from the sky after a flash of lightning, especially during a storm.
A species of animal or plant that is *** no longer has any living members, either in the world or in a particular place.
You say that something is *** when it is very surprising and makes you feel pleasure, approval, or wonder.
A *** is a statement of what is expected to happen in the future, especially in relation to a particular event or situation.
A *** is an object which has been sent into space in order to collect information or to be part of a communications system.
You can use *** to describe something that happens in all parts of the world or affects all parts of the world.
*** is help which gets someone out of a dangerous or unpleasant situation.
The *** is land which is away from towns and cities.
A *** is a period of time during which the weather is much hotter than usual.
An *** is a small animal that has six legs. Most *** have wings. Ants, flies, butterflies, and beetles are all ***.
*** are a group of cold-blooded animals which have skins covered with small hard plates called scales and lay eggs. Snakes, lizards, and crocodiles are ***.
If you *** someone, you get them out of a dangerous or unpleasant situation.
*** is rubbish that is left lying around outside.
If you *** something in a particular place, you put it there or build it there. (FORMAL)
*** are animals such as humans, dogs, lions, and whales. In general, female *** give birth to babies rather than laying eggs, and feed their young with milk.
The *** is the natural world of land, sea, air, plants, and animals.
If a number of things *** a place, they are scattered untidily around it or over it.
If you *** future events, you say what you think is going to happen in the future.
*** animals or plants live or grow in natural surroundings and are not looked after by people.
If you say that something is *** or *** cold, you are emphasizing that it is very cold.
*** is used to describe something such as a feeling, attitude, or illness that is not very strong or severe.
When you *** someone or something, you give them a name, usually at the beginning of their life.
If you *** things that have already been used, such as bottles or sheets of paper, you process them so that they can be used again.
A *** is a short period of rain, especially light rain.
The *** *** is the sun and all the planets that go round it.
A *** is a class of plants or animals whose members have the same main characteristics and are able to breed with each other.
*** is the very bright flashes of light in the sky that happen during thunderstorms.
You can use *** to refer to the animals and other living things that live in the wild.
Note: Упражнение составлено на примерах из словаря Collins COBUILD 5 (En-En).
I was listening to an *** programme on the radio, which made me laugh out loud.
After a while her coughing really began to *** me.
I try to have a healthy, positive *** to life.
People *** according to their own understanding of situations.
As Aunt Matilde’s pain grew worse, she became too *** to see anyone.
The playground *** used to take our dinner money off us.
It is important to keep *** in an emergency.
How do people *** New Year in your country?
As you move north, the landscape takes on a different ***.
She became severely *** after her mother’s death.
My most *** moment was trying to introduce a woman whose name I couldn’t remember.
My mother was overcome with *** and burst into tears.
A small but *** crowd cheered as the players ran onto the field.
Emma ***her back when she fell off her horse.
I got the *** that he didn’t like me much.
I’d be *** if you could help me.
The *** man was taken to hospital.
When I’m feeling *** I go shopping and spoil myself — a couple of new dresses always make me feel better.
Were you *** today at school or did you obey the teacher?
The field was full of *** children running around.
It was *** of him to hold the door for them.
She slapped him and called him names, but he didn’t ***.
We *** to inform you that your application has not been successful.
She expressed her *** at the decision.
You look *** in that hat!
Why don’t you ever give me flowers? I wish you’d be more ***.
The man in the car in front made a *** gesture.
Whatever you do, don’t lose your sense of ***.
She was too *** to ask anyone for help.
People under a lot of *** may experience headaches, minor pains and sleeping difficulties.
Did I tell you the *** about the chicken crossing the road?
I’m sorry— I didn’t mean to *** you.
The incident had left him visibly angry and ***.
Sometimes the older girls *** us and made us give them our sweets.