Directions: Choose the best word to complete each sentence or question. Your options are in the box below:

accident   board   decade  diet   faint  fly   grocery   invite   miracle   outgrow   sound   spit   sweep   sweet   tape  

1. A person who needs to lose weight should go on a ___________.

2. It was a ____________ that anyone was able to survive the accident.

3. Emergency crews quickly arrived at the scene of an ___________ on the highway.

4. Use a broom to ___________ the floor.

5. Children tend to _____________ their clothes quickly as they get older.

6. What does popular music in Cuba _____________ like?

7. Passengers will be allowed to ____________ the airplane after they go through security.

8. Mangoes are very ___________ when they are ripe.

9. It’s not possible to _____________ everyone we know to the wedding.

10. Mr. Nelson didn’t realize his ____________ was down until someone said something. How embarrassing!

11. At every desk there should be a roll of ___________ for putting things together.

12. Rhonda began to feel __________ when she heard that her friend had just died.

13. Don’t wait until the weekend to do the _____________ shopping. It will be too busy.

14. The baby didn’t like the taste of her food, so she __________ it out.

15. Known as the Great Depression, the 1930s was a very difficult ___________ for the U.S. economy.


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