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!
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  1. Why can't you [] you're wrong?
  2. The ability to speak both English and French is certainly [] when applying for a government job in Canada.
  3. The Prime Minister has received a great deal of [] publicity as a result of the scandal.
  4. We can't really [] to waste time; if we don't get this done today, we could lose this contract.
  5. Herbie is still [] to sleep in the dark.
  6. The injured horse was in [], so the farmer shot it.
  7. People often feel a sense of [] when they first arrive in a foreign culture.
  8. Members of the Opposition want the government to review its aid [] for Haiti in response to a recent report on human rights abuses in the island nation.
  9. The children were able to [] themselves during the bus ride by drawing and reading comics.
  10. The government has [] that taxes will rise by two percent next year.
Exercise generated with *Gerry's Vocabulary Teacher* (Michael A. Riccioli - 2010)
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