PET Reading Part 5

Index

Read the text below and choose the correct word (A, B, C or D) for each space.

Stop the Invaders

Even if you take good (1) ... of your body, you can still get sick sometimes. Germs can invade even a healthy body! Getting sick can make you feel miserable, but there are some things that you can do to help yourself get better quickly and be more comfortable. The first thing to do when you are not feeling well is to (2) ... your parents know.

Sometimes it is hard to tell whether you have a cold, the flu, or something more serious. So your parents may take you to the doctor. Your doctor can (3) ... tests that will let you know what is making you sick. You may be sick because of bacteria. Strep throat is an (4) ... of an illness caused by bacteria. If bacteria has made you sick, your doctor (5) ... give you antibiotics. Antibiotics are medicines that are designed to help your body get rid (6) ... the bacteria that is making you sick.

  1. A) care B) responsibility C) attention D) trouble
  2. A) admit B) permit C) let D) allow
  3. A) do B) put C) carry D) follow
  4. A) case B) model C) symbol D) example
  5. A) have B) will C) is D) had
  6. A) for B) from C) of D) in

Test Answers!

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TAKE CARE OF (IDIOM) => to do the necessary things for someone who needs help or protection.

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LET (VERB) => to allow or permit someone or something to do something.

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DO A TEST (COLLOCATION) => to examine a part of your body or of a substance taken from your body.

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AN EXAMPLE OF (NOUN) => something that shows what other things of the same kind are like.

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WILL (MODAL VERB) => used to say that you are willing to do something.

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GET RID OF (FIXED PHRASE) => to do something so that you no longer have or are affected or bothered by.