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1

• she nervously waited for the post to find out whether she had .... her final nursing examination.

1. past
2. passed

2. passed ✔️

2

• he seems to have put on a lot of .... in the last few months.

1. weight
2. wait

1. weight ✔️

3

• a new .... on the edge of the city has now been found for the new hospital.

1. sight
2. site

2. site ✔️

4

• one quality that all nurses must have is ....

1. patience
2. patients

1. patience ✔️

5

• she is very concerned that her hair loss will result in her becoming ....

1. balled
2. bald

2. bald ✔️

6

• during the procedure she began to feel unwell and felt she was going to ....

1. feint
2. faint

2. faint ✔️

7

• he has been experiencing pain in the .... region of the back.

1. lumbar
2. lumber

1. lumbar ✔️

8

• the surgeon uses a large number of .... to mop up the blood.

1. slobs
2. swabs

2. swabs ✔️

9

• muscular dystrophy is a disease where the muscles .... away.
1. waist
2. waste

2. waste ✔️

10

• he suffers from a muscular .... in his left eye.

1. tic
2. tick

1. tic ✔️

11

• in the accident he suffered a major .... to his right femur.

1. break
2. brake

1. break ✔️

12

• after sneezing or coughing, some microbial pathogens may be .... on the wind, enhancing the spread of infection.

1. born
2. borne

2. borne ✔️

13

• before going off duty the doctor should .... that all intravenous cannulae are working satisfactorily.

1. cheque
2. check

2. check ✔️

14

• the wound has been very slow to ....

1. heel
2. heal

2. heal ✔️

15

• the doctor was called when the child began to .... with pain.

1. grown
2. groan

2. groan ✔️

16

• her skin was badly .... with the scars of acne.

1. pitted
2. pitied

1. pitted ✔️

17

• as the infection took hold his temperature began to ....

1. soar
2. sore

1. soar ✔️