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. When they were introduced, he [] her by shaking hands, and looking at her warmly.
  2. She heard about the job through her [] with someone working in the office.
  3. The road to the forest was blockaded by [] trying to stop the logging company from cutting down the centuries-old trees.
  4. The kids must be really hungry; they've been [] all day with one thing or another.
  5. My daughter just [] her new baby brother.
  6. Children pay half a pound for the bus, but [] have to pay double that.
  7. Before Christmas, toy manufacturers [] on every television station so that they can increase their sales.
  8. The government must take action to make sure our airports are safe in the [] of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Centre.
  9. We spent the evening looking at old pictures in our photo [].
  10. The patient was awake and [] about 3 hours after undergoing surgery.
Exercise generated with *Gerry's Vocabulary Teacher* (Michael A. Riccioli - 2010)
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