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Wendy liked to tell the most ____________ stories.
dreadful
Wendy __________ off into the forest.
wandered
The Ring of Truth can only belong to someone who is _____________.
truthful
Every time when Wendy told an untruth, the ring would become __________ and turn __________.
tighter
red
At last, Wendy learnt her lesson and got out of the bad ___________.
habit
The fisherman found a dirty _________ bottle.
brass
The smoke formed into a giant _________.
genie
The fisherman took the fish to the king’s __________.
palace
At last the fisherman set the genie __________ again.
free
The King gave the fisherman a large bag of gold ________.
coins
At first the genie wanted to ________ the fisherman.
kill
People loved to watch Bozo dance in the ________________.
centre ring
Bozo ____________ angrily at people who passed by his cage.
trumpeted
The owner of the circus went around selling __________ to Bozo’s death.
tickets
The circus owner ____________ that a stranger would try to heal Bozo.
announced
The __________ could not understand what the stranger said to the elephant.
audience
The stranger told the circus owner that Bozo was _____________ for India.
homesick
The contestants were sent to _____________ to prepare well for the race.
Haparanda
The ______________ would not let Gustaf Hakansson enter for the race.
judges
A _______________ wrote a story about Gustaf Hakansson and sent it to the newspaper office.
photographer
The newspaper asked the brave old man to write a _____________ of his travels.
diary
When Supergrandpa arrived at the finish line, thousands of people _____________ him.
cheered
The diamond ring __________ brightly and attractively under the sun.
shines/shone
Students need to pay __________ when the headmaster is making a speech.
attention
Dennis had a __________ dream last night.
horrible
The little girl ________ with fear when a big fierce dog was barking at her.
shook
A circus always has its performance in a _________.
tent
Hundreds of __________ sat in front of stage to watch the band show.
audience
The antique with the nice __________ costs a lot.
carving
The naughty boy always _________ in the street after school.
wanders
The old man would not feel __________ because Wendy helped him to make twenty sandwiches.
ashamed
Although Wendy had good _________, she always told the most dreadful stories.
manners
The fisherman ________ his net into the sea to catch fish.
cast
The genie _________ the fisherman to set him free.
pleaded
Bozo felt warm when the stranger spoke ______ to him and _________ his long trunk.
Hindustani
stroked
Bozo had such bad temper because he was ________ for India.
homesick
When Anthony felt bored, he liked to ________ around the park.
wander
Our class teacher ___________ the school rules to us.
explained
Mark is so _________ that none of his classmates likes him.
proud
British fans _________ Beckham as his team won the football match.
cheered
Wendy lied that she had a pet _________ when she did not have any pets.
parrot
The fisherman _________ his net for a last try.
cast
The fisherman took the fish to the king’s _________.
palace
Miss Lee ______ the new pupils to the computer room last Friday.
led
James _________ when his boss gives him a lot work to do.
mutters
Grandpa ___________ my hair and told me to be a good girl.
stroked
All pupils rushed out to the playground when the bell rang and only Miss Fan __________ in the classroom.
remained
Five minutes ago, I still had my watch on my _________.
wrist
When the students knew the teacher was going to give them a lot of homework to do over the weekend, they _________ noisily.
grunted
No one has ________ that the thief had stolen the diamond.
noticed
The man who __________ the elephant was the famous writer Rudyard Kipling.
healed
The child _______ a stone into the sea and it hits a swimmer on the head.
casts
Mum is always busy at preparing food for the ________ at Chinese New Year.
guests
It’s _________ to hear that some people have died from bird flu.
horrible
Wendy ________ off into the forest and met an old man.
wandered
The fold fisherman saw the beautiful _________ on the dirty _________ bottle.
carving
brass
Wendy’s mother _________ because Wendy always told lies.
sighed
Wendy __________ when she was found to be a liar and the ring on her finger changed its colour to attract others’ _________,.
blushed
attention
The first decision made by the genie after he had been shut in the bottle was to _________ whoever set him free.
serve
“___________ finds my ring will be rewarded with gold and silver,” the king announced.
whoever
Before the race started, all the __________ were doing some warm-up exercises.
contestants
It was an unfair match, the _________ were clearly favouring one of the contestants.
judges
Don’t go to McDonald’s; let’s go a restaurant serving _________ food.
healthy
I cannot go out this evening. I have to _________ for the exam tomorrow.
prepare
The government __________ are supposed to be civil servants serving the people.
officials
He arrived here earlier because he ________ here on his bike.
cycled
He likes taking pictures. He would like to become a __________ when he grows up.
photographer
A __________ does not only tells us the daily news, but it also gives us a lot of other information.
newspaper
The Peninsula is one of the very few ________ old hotels left in Hong Kong.
grand
Keep us posted. We want to know the _________ in your studies in England.
progress
He has a habit of keeping a ________ of what happens every day.
diary
Amy is ___________; she likes helping people.
friendly
This train is slow. It’ll take a three-day __________ before we can reach the destination.
journey
This tunnel is very long. It is more than two _____________ long.
kilometres
The naughty boy ignored her mother’s strong words and _________ watching television.
continued
People always remembered Gustaf Hakansson for his courage and _____________.
determination
Supergrandpa was not given the _________ for the race.
prize
When Supergrandpa arrived at the ________ line, thousands of people cheered him.
finish
After all these hours, I have finally __________ all these revision materials for you girls.
finished
Similar meanings
John decided not to tell any more lies.
untruths
Amy became red in her face.
blushed
The servant admitted that he had stolen the money.
confessed
Please tell me your true reason for your absence.
real
Ann’s writing is tidy.
neat
The reporter tells people about the development in the race.
contest
Not only the young, but also the old people want to join the contest.
race
Most of the competitors were well-trained.
contestants
I played TV games after I had completed my homework.
finished
After taking a rest, the tourist went on their journey.
continued
Andy Lau is a well-known singer in Hong Kong.
famous
The naughty boys made fun of that poor girl.
teased
Ben begged his mother not to punish him.
pleaded
Daniel admitted that he spoke Cantonese in English lessons.
owned up
I jump out of the bed at once when I hear the alarm.
immediately
His braveness is much admired.
courage
He wants to go hiking with some friends but his mother won’t let him.
allow
Nancy likes to do thing by herself.
on her own
I don’t like the gift. It’s too
Almost every one in our class has entered for the bicycle competition.
race, contest
He wrote a story about the great old man.
grand
They asked him to write a diary of his travels.
journeys
She is definitely a beautiful girl.
pretty
Opposite meaning
Long ago there was a rich woman.
poor
He filled the bottle.
emptied
The bag was very light.
heavy
He was an ugly man.
handsome
Mr Chan was a foolish farmer.
wise
The king would punish the boy.
reward
After the teacher’s room, the classroom has become quieter.
noisier
The girl was angry with her brother.
pleased
The lion appeared in front of the mirror.
disappeared
Mrs Lee tightened the scarf around her neck.
loosened
We need to take off our shoes before entering Mapleland.
put on
Being hit by a basketball, one of my teeth became looser.
tighter
There is a huge mountain behind my house.
tiny
The postman filled his sack.
emptied
He is a very careless driver.
careful
Please tighten the collar round the dog’s neck.
loosen
This girl is not common at all. She has a _________ talent in languages.
special
He is the weakest boy in our class.
Don’t eat too much junk food. It is unhealthy.
healthy
Prepositions
The little girl curled her arms ___________ her Daddy’s neck.
round
“Who’s responsible __________ the speech?” asked the headmaster.
for
When the alarm clock rang, I jumped ________ of the bed.
out of
The lady _______ very big eyes is the famous singer Anita Hui.
with
Please wait for me. I’ll be back _____ a few minutes.
in
A lot of books have been written _____ the hero.
on
We are studying very hard to prepare _____ the coming examination.
for
I have never heard ______ him.
of
The reporter has written a story ____ his success.
on
Every year I enter ______ the mathematics competition.
for
This is a question too silly _______ answer.
to
_____ all, she has bought eight books.
In
My father has given _______ smoking.
up
As we are all tired, why don’t we stop _____ a rest.
for
You are responsible ________ your own failure.
for
He likes to travel _______ his bicycle.
on
The snake curled _____________ the branch.
round
Finally, we arrived ________ the destination.
at
_________ a last try, we attempt to convince her.
For
I need someone to help me but there is no one near ___________.
by
All of us have already known ________ the news.
about
Although he was very tired, he decided to ride _________.
on
Every year, lots of gifts shower _________ her at Christmas.
on
The pope will always be remembered _________ his holiness.
for
You are too old _______ do such silly things.
to
When she saw the monster, she was shaking _______ fear.
with
She is a good girl. The teachers are always showering prizes ______ her.
on
The book has 50 pages _____ all.
in
We’d better ride ______ or we will be late.
on
Lisa cried ___________ suddenly as she was knocked down by a bicycle.
out
I used to prepare ________ bed at nine o’clock every night.
for
The elephant often trumpets _____ people who take photos of it.
at
Mother filled the glasses ______ orange juice.
with
The teacher gold the children to form _____ lines.
into
Horses live _____ hay.
on
This jar is full ____ nuts.
of
Tina likes putting a scarf _______ her neck in winter.
round
Mr Wong bought a diamond ring _____ her wife, Mabel.
to
Rhe ring shone ____ her finger.
on
When she wanted to take it _____, it became tighter. She cried out ______ pain.
off
This is his way _____ saying thank you.
of
Mabel shook ______ fear.
with
Jessica made ____ her mind to work hard for the exam.
up
When the raindrops fall, they just disappear _____ the ground.
into
I must get rid ______ my bad habit – smoking.
of
She walks into the haunted house ______ fear.
with
My brother cries out _____ pain because he falls over.
in
There is some special design _____ the teapot.
on
He uses all his energy to lift up the heavy load ____ a last try.
for
The two dogs always fight _________ each other.
against
Hong Kong is _______ the south of China.
in
I’d like to enter _______ the dance competition. How about you?
for
I am exhausted; I need to stop ______ a rest.
for
I am too old _____ believe what you said.
to
Who is Justin? I have never heard ____ him.
of
Don’t give _____, we may still survive this exam.
up
Circle and correct the mistakes
The old man did not have to be worried when his guests came.
ashamed
The genie led the fisherman to a horrible pool.
secret
Wendy told that she had a pet cat.
parrot
Wendy was sad when the ring always remained green.
proud
The shooters used a stack of firewood to kill Bozo.
rifles
The audience could not understand the stranger’s song.
language
After being kept in the bottle for two hundred years, the genie said that he would serve whoever set him free.
kill
The steam formed into a giant genie.
smoke
Bozo would lead a band out at the beginning of the circus.
end
Genie led the fisherman to a private pool.
secret
Wendy saw a small, scary house in the house.
funny-looking
The genie brought the fisherman to a secret ravine.
pool
The old man gave Wendy a ring because he wanted to trick her.
thank
At last, the genie disappeared into the sea.
ground
Gustaf Hakansson lives in Denmark.
Sweden
The judges chose only twenty of the strongest men for the contest.
fifty
Gustaf Hakansson led the young men on his bicycle.
followed
The fifty young contestants finished a week after Gustaf.
day
Gustaf has a big A on his shirt.
zero