Word Building
Phrasal Verbs
Idioms
Fill in blanks
English-speaking countries
100

On his ..... (RETIRE), Mr Smith was given a gold watch as a token of the firm's appreciation.

RETIREMENT

100

Doctors have come ____  _____ a new way of treating  hernia.

UP WITH

100

Adventure travelers, unlike tourists, like to go off the  b_______ t________.

BEATEN TRACK

100

I would strongly advise you to be ..... time for the lecture.

ON

100

What is the tribal name of the indigenous people of New Zealand?

 Maori

200

Oliver is far too biased to look at the issue ...... (OBJECT)

OBJECTIVELY

200

 CONGRATULATIONS!

BONUS POINTS!

 

200

I need to speak to the kids about this;  but on  s_______  t________, perhaps I'll wait until my husband gets home.

SECOND THOUGHTS

200

CONGRATULATIONS!

BONUS POINTS!

 

200

BAD LUCK!

YOU LOSE THESE POINTS! :-(

 

300

The report went into ..... (EXHAUST) detail about the company's failings.

EXHAUSTIVE

300

Your teacher has had an emergency, so I will stand  ____   _____ her today.

IN FOR

300

His only option was to go home and face t_____ m_______.

THE MUSIC

300

Sugar causes all kinds of health problems, ..... to mention tooth decay.

NOT

300

What is the nickname for Ireland? ___________ Isle

Emerald Isle

400

BAD LUCK!

YOU LOSE THESE POINTS! :-( 

 

400

This repair work is likely to set me _____ more than $1000.

BACK

400

 BAD LUCK!

YOU LOSE THESE POINTS! :-(

 

400

There are many questions _______ it comes to music therapy and its effectiveness. 

 WHEN

400

 What is the name of the long hollow musical instrument typical for Australia?

 didgeridoo

500

There was a severe look of ..... (APPROVE) on the man's face as a car drove by blasting out music.

DISAPPROVAL

500

She has good intentions but she never carries  _____   _____ them. 

THROUGH WITH

500

Kate has been  d_______ in the d________ since she failed her exam. We need to cheer her up.

DOWN IN THE DUMPS

500

Our survival as a species __________ on how we treat our planet. 

DEPENDS

500

Which English-speaking country has three capital cities?

South Africa (Pretoria, Bloemfontein, and Cape Town)

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