English Vocabulary Exercises - Health & the Body - Exercise 1-1

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. Typical _______________ of the flu include vomiting and diarrhoea.
2. He got seasick, and began to _______________ after half an hour on the boat.
3. He slumped over his desk with _______________ after having to work for 16 hours straight.
4. Scientists around the world are working hard to try to find a _______________ for cancer.
5. My thumb has really been _______________ since I shut the door on it.
6. The _______________ waited nervously for the doctor to tell her the results of her tests.
7. Rick Hansen became _______________ from the waist down after breaking his back in a car accident.
8. Anne _______________ my neck whenever I have a headache.
9. He has a large _______________ on his hand from a cut he got while working in a restaurant a couple of years ago.
10. My nephew only drinks soy milk because he isn't able to _______________ cow's milk.
11. Sophie got an itchy _______________ on her arms and face after using a new soap she bought.
12. Regular exercise improves _______________ function, and reduces the effects of stress.
13. She was in _______________ for over 12 hours to remove a large tumour on her brain.
14. She is quite _______________, but her husband is actually somewhat overweight.
15. The superstar football player had to have _______________ for his knee injury for about a month before he was able to return to the game.
16. A 3-year-old boy received a liver _______________ in an 18-hour operation.