Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!
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1. Be careful with that piece of wood, the can hurt you.
2. The is a machine used to send words in code.
3. When we went hiking, we followed the .
4. The dog the policeman to the sick man.
5. In some places snow were piled higher than their heads.
6. The of the sick child was one 101 degrees.