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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