Words Count - Chapter 16
Exercise 2

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Directions: Each of the sentences below contains a blank to be filled in with some form of a word from Chapter 16. Below each sentence, there are three choices for filling in the blank. Click the choice you think is the correct one and read the sentence with the blank filled in. If you are not satisfied, select another choice; you may do this as often as you wish.

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Body Language


problems increase with age, and people over 50 should see an eye doctor every year.


Many people still believe that stomach ulcers are in nature.


Cosmetic surgery is a branch of medicine aiming to correct all sorts of defects.


Air pollution increases problems for many people.


His face may be lined, but his is still that of a much younger man.


The movie is too for my taste—I like tearjerkers or shoot-'em-ups.


When my father complained of chest pains, I suggested a exam right away.


Little David's victory over giant Goliath was a triumph of brain over .


Dogs don't see as well as humans, but have a much stronger sense.


Donations for food increased when pictures of children appeared in the newspapers.

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