English Vocabulary Exercises | Health Problems

English Vocabulary Exercises | Health Problems

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Exercise 3

Match the symptoms with their causes:

  1. I’ve got a blister. → 
  2. I’ve got a headache. → 
  3. I’ve got jetlag. → 
  4. I’ve got a bad back. → 
  5. I’m feeling really run down. → 
  6. I’ve got a splinter in my hand. → 
  7. My nose is blocked up. → 
  8. I’ve got diarrhoea. → 

 


ANSWERS

  1. I’ve got a blister. → I wore the wrong shoes to go hill-walking!
  2. I’ve got a headache. → I had too much to drink at dinner last night.
  3. I’ve got jetlag. → It was an 18-hour flight and a 10-hour time difference.
  4. I’ve got a bad back. → Our bed is too soft. We need to get a firmer one.
  5. I’m feeling really run down. → I think I’ve been working too much.
  6. I’ve got a splinter in my hand. → I’ve just been chopping some wood.
  7. My nose is blocked up. → I always get hay fever at this time of year.
  8. I’ve got diarrhoea. → It must have been that take-away last night.

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