Gap-fill exercise - generated with Gerry's Vocabulary Teacher - Michael A. Riccioli - 2015

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!
  1. Many people think they can become to long periods of little sleep without any consequences, but it is not true.
  2. The witness gave an description of the criminal - she even knew his eye colour!
  3. The football players were tested for the of their shots by aiming at little targets placed in the corners of the net.
  4. Averil Coxhead has noted that learners need to know the grammar of words so they can use them in their writing and speaking.
  5. Henry managed to some valuable experience working in his father's company over the summer.
  6. The runners soaked their feet in warm water after the race.
  7. The football player had a terrible in his knee after the game.
  8. A Mexican proverb states that he who is to evil is offended by good.
  9. Mother Teresa once said, "If you do good, people may you of selfish motives. Do good anyway."
  10. Every time my brother does something wrong, my mum me. It's just not fair.
  11. She rubbed his back to ease his muscles.
  12. You received a low mark on your essay due to an of errors in sentence structure.
  13. My wife keeps going to jumble sales, and has a lot of worthless junk that she considers to be a real bargain.
  14. My ear really ; I think I'd better see a doctor.
  15. In March of 1991, six Irishmen wrongly of the 1974 bombing of pubs in Birmingham, England, were freed after 16 years in jail.
  16. There is a Chinese proverb which observes that the rich money, but the poor years.
  17. His wife claimed she believed him, but gave him a cold, stare.
  18. It always takes people time to themselves to changes in their routine.
  19. An atomic clock is to within 1 second in 1.7 million years.
  20. Since getting married, Liane has had to get to her husband's busy work schedule.