Vocabulary Practice: Cold/Flu Season (1)

Please choose the most appropriate answer for each sentence.
  • 1
    When you get a cold or the flu, you often have to ..... your nose.
  • 2
    When you get a cold or the flu, you often have to take some cough ..... to lessen coughing spells.
  • 3
    People use a lot of ..... when they get a cold or the flu. These are very soft and people use them when they have a runny or stuffed nose.
  • 4
    Doctors often say that you should ..... in bed when you have a cold or the flu for a couple of days.
  • 5
    Doctors also say that you should ..... a lot of liquids when you are sick.
  • 6
    Sometimes, people will get a fever when they get a cold. This is when your body ..... increases, and you feel hot and sweaty.
  • 7
    Some people also feel ..... when they get a cold or the flu. This is when you feel like you might fall because you have a spinning feeling in your head.
  • 8
    When people have a stuffy nose, this means that their ..... passages are clogged and there is a lot more pressure in the nose and head.
  • 9
    Thomas says that when he gets a cold and a fever, his joints (knees, wrists, hips) usually ...... This means that he has joint pain.
  • 10
    Doctors usually say that you should get a lot of ..... if you have a cold or the flu.

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