Getting Less Gap Fill Worksheet
These words have similar meanings. Choose the best one for each sentence, using the correct verb form.
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1. The price is ________ 20% for the sale.
2. The children are learning to add and ________.
3. You need to ________ your expectations.
4. He is afraid he might get bald because he has a ________ hairline.
5. After an hour, the fury of the storm had ________.
6. The stock market ________ yesterday.
7. The doctor says that I have to ________ some weight.
8. Metals expand when they are heated and ________ when they are cooled.
9. I already read the ________ version of that book.
10. That sweater might ________ if you wash it in hot water.