"Miss and Lose" Exercise at Auto-English

"Lose and Miss" Exercise at Auto-English

I lost my wallet
I missed my flight

Fill the gaps with lose, lost,  miss, missed, or missing.

1 Oh, sorry. Can you say that again, please. I ___________ the thread of the conversation.
2 I ___________ the fast train to Seville.
3 I got ___________ in the Barrio del Carmen in Valencia.
4 My stapler's ___________ from my desk! Who's had it?
5 My brother lives in Thailand. I ___________ him a lot.
6 I ___________ quite a lot of money on the stock exchange last year.
7 When he told me he couldn't pay me, I ___________ my temper.
8 A member of the expedition went ___________ in a blizzard.
9 In my job, I ___________ a lot of valuable time travelling between clients.
10 You've ___________ the point. I don't care about the money.
11 Sarah and Dave are ___________. Why aren't they here?
12 Take a map so you don't get ___________ .
13 Oh no! My credit card is ___________ from my wallet.
14 When my hard disc died, I ___________ everything.
15 A good sportsperson knows how to ___________ with good grace.

 

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