Choose the word or phrase that best completes the sentence
1. Some practical ________ is desireable for candidates interested in applying for this job.
He ________ that he had been involved in the decision not to attack the enemy position.
I am not used ________ spoken to in such a rude manner.
He has adopted three orphans ________ his own six children so that, altogether, he has nine children to provide for.
I think you'd better ________ before they return.
Unexpectedly the lights ________ out and we were left in the darkness.
They were such good friends. I was surprised when they ________.
Alan and Cyril used to hate each other, but now they are the ________ of friends.
The delay to the fight was brought ________ by bad weather.
Margaret looked embarrassed ________ than pleased when she won the prize.
The concert was so ________ that the audience went to sleep.
Your behaviour is awful. I'm fed up to the back ________ with trying to find excuses for your bad behaviour.
Our teacher explains things so quickly that sometimes I can't ________ her.
The new pills are round, so they're easier to ________.
Although the language was ________ and considered to be inferior to standard English, Robert Burns wrote his love poetry in the language of the Scots.
The politician refused to be drawn into answering ________ questions.
To ________ to obey orders is a serious offence in the army.
As the clouds drifted away an even higher peak became ________ to the climbers.
I was just ________ to go out when you telephoned.
I'll see ________ the cooking tonight.