Vocabulary Quiz

Expressions with ‘Make’ (1)

Choose the correct alternative in brackets.  

  1. It’s getting late. We should make _____ . (paths, tracks, ways)
  2. Thanks to a private teacher Amaya has made a lot of _____ with her German. (forward, headway, progresses)
  3. As soon as we got into the club we made a _____ for the bar. (beeline, flyline, mothline)
  4. I had made such a _____ ear of my French essay that I decided to start all over again (cow’s, duck’s, pig’s)
  5. It suddenly started to rain heavily while we were walking on the beach so we made a _____ for the car. (comeback, dash, hurry)
  6. I’m really sorry I had to cancel our dinner date yesterday. How can I make _____? (amends, compensations, remedies)
  7. What does this say, Anna? I can’t make head nor _____ of your handwriting. (foot, heel, tail) 


    1. tracks
    2. headway
    3. beeline
    4. pig’s
    5. dash
    6. amends
    7. tail

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