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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!
1. I haven’t (become / got) the information yet.
2. Can you (drive / ride) a bicycle, Johnny?
3. Will you (learn / teach) me how to use this new program?
4. (Remember / Remind) me to feed the cat.
5. Shall we (look / watch) that film on TV?
6. I enjoyed the party; it was (funny / fun).
7. She’s full of interesting ideas. She has a wonderful (fantasy / imagination).
8. (First / At first) plug the machine in, then press this button.
9. She didn’t (get up / stand up) until 11 o’clock this morning.
10. I’m sorry I’m (late / too late).
11. Could you do me a (personal / personnel) favour?
12. My (husband / man) works on the ships.
13. Excuse me. Can you tell me where the (nearest / next) phone box is, please?
14. My (friend / boyfriend) asked me to marry him last night.
15. I can’t miss this (opportunity / possibility); it may never come again.
16. Could you (take / bring) me to the station?
17. Well, I have another (meaning / opinion).
18. There are an amazing number of (games / plays) you can play with balls.
19. The conductor came into the compartment to (check/control) the tickets.
20. Have you seen the paper? The (actual/current) situation in Israel is really bad.
21. Did she give you a (recipe/ receipt) how to make fondue?
22. Call me (when/ if) you need any help.
23. Joan will (look for / look after) the children while I’m at the hairdresser’s.
24. You (mustn’t / needn’t) be late, or we’ll leave without you.
25. Frank’s not here. We’ll have to (cancel / postpone) the meeting until next week.
26. Bob knows a lot of (strangers / foreigners).
27. He’s incredibly (lucky / happy): he always seems to win.
28. Let’s sit down on the (bank / bench) for a while.
29. How many (people / persons) were there at the concert?
30. We met her (while / during) our holidays.
31. White wine is a good (compliment / complement) to fish.
32. What is the (economic, economical) situation like in East Germany?
33. There’s so much (noise / sound) on the main street.
34. He is one of the (principal / principle) conductors in the world today.
35. I’m going out to buy some (stationary / stationery).
36. She was very (sympathetic / likeable) towards her students and their problems.
37. On the death of his parents, the boy’s uncle was appointed his (guardian / guard).
38. The political (propaganda/ advertising) during his time in office was shocking.
39. It’s much too hot in the sun. Let’s sit in the (shade / shadow).
40. He fell off a truck during his military service and (wounded / injured) his back.
41. We waited for ages and (eventually/ possibly) we saw him coming down the road.
42. The only (sensitive/sensible) thing we can do is stay near the plane - that’s where they’ll look for us.