Gap-fill exercise

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!
   abandon      abandoned      abandoning      abandonment      abandons   
  1. We found a cat that had been by its owners when they moved away.
  2. The police finally had to their search after looking for the lost child for over a year.
  3. John has had to his plans to become a doctor because he gets sick at the sight of blood.
  4. A local policeman found the body of an elderly man in an old car on a small track in the countryside.
  5. News of the of a mother dog and her six puppies in a park resulted in a number of calls to the newspaper from people hoping to adopt the animals.
  6. I will never my dream of becoming a writer.
  7. There is a Latin proverb which states that fortune favours the bold, but the timid.
  8. Harriet Van Horne once said that cooking is like love; it should be entered into with or not at all.
  9. A mother panda often gives birth to two cubs, but one, and only takes care of the other.
  10. The young woman was arrested for her baby after the infant was found alone at a bus station.
Exercise generated with *Gerry's Vocabulary Teacher* (Michael A. Riccioli - 2010)
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