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Collocations Quiz: Feelings

1. bad mood

If someone's in a bad mood, they can easily

a. be bad

b. go crazy

c. get upset

2. bitterly disappointed

I was bitterly disappointed after failing because

a. I was sure I would pass

b. I didn't care if I failed

c. I knew I'd fail

3. get angry

Our boss gets really angry when

a. things go well

b. things go wrong

c. things go to plan

4. get upset

When children get upset, they

a. fall over

b. laugh

c. cry

5. hurt sb's feelings

We hurt Roberto's feelings when we laughed at

a. his bad jokes

b. his funny story

c. his new hairstyle

6. lose your temper

If you lose your temper, you should try to

a. find it

b. calm down

c. get even angrier

7. make sb feel sth

If I'm sad, watching a funny movie can make me feel

a. better

b. funny

c. more

8. mixed feelings

It was with mixed feelings that I agreed to do it. I wasn't sure if I

a. was able to feel it

b. was agreeing, or not

c. was doing the right thing

9. painfully shy

Because he was so painfully shy, Billy couldn't

a. help his mother

b. ride his bicycle

c. talk to strangers

10. quietly confident

Our coach is quietly confident. He thinks we

a. have a good chance

b. can't possibly win

c. can't possibly lose

NB: you can also print this quiz on paper.

1. bad mood - If someone's in a bad mood, they can easily: a) be bad b) go crazy c) get upset

2. bitterly disappointed - I was bitterly disappointed after failing because: a) I was sure I would pass b) I didn't care if I failed c) I knew I'd fail

3. get angry - Our boss gets really angry when: a) things go well b) things go wrong c) things go to plan

4. get upset - When children get upset, they: a) fall over b) laugh c) cry

5. hurt sb's feelings - We hurt Roberto's feelings when we laughed at: a) his bad jokes b) his funny story c) his new hairstyle

6. lose your temper - If you lose your temper, you should try to: a) find it b) calm down c) get even angrier

7. make sb feel sth - If I'm sad, watching a funny movie can make me feel: a) better b) funny c) more

8. mixed feelings - It was with mixed feelings that I agreed to do it. I wasn't sure if I: a) was able to feel it b) was agreeing, or not c) was doing the right thing

9. painfully shy - Because he was so painfully shy, Billy couldn't: a) help his mother b) ride his bicycle c) talk to strangers

10. quietly confident - Our coach is quietly confident. He thinks we: a) have a good chance b) can't possibly win c) can't possibly lose

Contributor: Matt Errey