Choose the word or phrase that best completes the sentence
1. The doctor gave the patient ________ examination to discover the cause of his collapse.
After the revolution, the people of Haiti ________ revenge on the secret police.
We had ________ reached the church when we saw everyone leaving.
I find it difficult to talk to Cecilia because we have so ________ in common.
Please go in. Mr Jones is free ________ you now.
The coal is mined day ________ night by a system of shift work.
He was unable to ________ his niece's wedding as he was ill.
As black as ________ = very dirty.
I hope that you have read the contract and understand ________ it means.
Oxfam tries to send food to countries where people are suffering ________ malnutrition.
She's an excellent manager. She runs a really tight ________.
His cheek was very ________ after the wasp stung him.
What a lovely dress ________ on.
The ________ listened attentively to every word the vicar said in his sermon.
I doubt ________ the company will make any profit at all this year.
________ down the High Street, Peter bumped into Jenny.
I had run out of money but luckily I was able to ________ enough to get home.
Never ________, we'll see the film next week.
We haven't ________ thought of going abroad for a holiday because my husband is afraid of flying.
The pilot said that with one engine of the plane out of action, it had been ________ over the Channel.