Advanced Vocabulary Exercise: Number Words Gap Fill

Many English expressions use number words. Choose the best word for each sentence.

eight - fifth - firsthand - nine - one - secondhand - seventh - sixth - ten - third

  1. The police questioned the suspect harshly, giving him the degree.
  2. I don't know what I can do about this. I'm really behind the ball.
  3. I sometimes buy clothes at the thrift shop.
  4. She was so happy when William proposed to her; she was in heaven.
  5. He's been on cloud since he won the gold medal.
  6. My doctor is so good; she seems to have a(n) sense for diagnosing illness.
  7. It's very nice of you to invite me to go to the theater with you and your husband, but I would feel like a(n) wheel.
  8. Veterans know the evils of war from experience.
  9. That restaurant is excellent; I would give it a perfect .
  10. Selfish people sometimes say, "You have to look out for number ."

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