Only, alone, lonely

February 7, 2013pdf

Complete the following sentences using appropriate words.

1. ‘Have you got any brothers or sisters?’ ‘No, I am an ……………………. child.’

a) only

b) alone

c) lonely

2. Since splitting from her boyfriend, she has been living …………………….

a) only

b) alone

c) lonely

3. I don’t like to be …………………….. for long periods.

a) alone

b) lonely

c) only

4. It is true that I like to be alone for short periods, but after a few days I start getting …………………….

a) lonely

b) alone

c) only

5. After her husband’s death she was all ………………………..

a) alone

b) lonely

c) only

6. The …………………………. reason that prompted him to kill his brother was greed.

a) only

b) alone

c) lonely

7. I just watched a horror movie and now I am afraid of being …………………………

a) alone

b) lonely

c) only

Answers

1. No, I am an only child.

2. Since splitting from her boyfriend, she has been living alone.

3. I don’t like to be alone for long periods.

4. It is true that I like to be alone for short periods, but after a few days I start getting lonely.

5. After her husband’s death she was all alone.

6. The only reason that prompted him to kill his brother was greed.

7. I just watched a horror movie and now I’m afraid of being alone.

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