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This exercise practises uses of the verb get indicating a change of state. This construction is made up of get with a positive or comparative adjective, e.g. get big or get bigger. Choose the correct adjective for each sentence from the list below and put it in as either in its positive form or its comparative form. Don't forget to put get in the correct form.

drunk, old, big, cold, bored, fed up, clever, interesting, angry, upset, easy, beautiful

1. I'm really (1) with waiting. I'm going to have a word with the manager about the service in this restaurant.

2. You have to remember that children (2) very easily so you have to have a lot of games and activities to keep them occupied.

3. Brrr! The weather has really (3) lately. I think it'll snow tomorrow.

4. Is that your son? I can't believe it. He's (4) every time I see him. I can't believe how he's grown.

5. As I (5) I don't feel the need to go out and have fun every night like I used to. I prefer to stay at home and relax.

6. There's no need to (6) and shout at me. I've told you I'm sorry about your car and I'll pay for the damage.

7. I can't take my husband to parties. He always ends up (7) and passing out on the sofa. It's so embarrassing.

8. My daughter's (8) every day. She has a new answer for everything I tell her. I can't fool her at all.

9. I was at the cinema last night watching the latest Star Wars film, when the power cut just as it was (9) . I was really annoyed.

10. After the record number of Advanced Level exam passes this year, the government has denied accusations that the exams are (10) .

11. Janet (11) when Tom said that he had forgotten about her birthday. She refused to talk to him for a week.

12. I love my garden when spring comes. It's (12) every day. Look how lovely it is now!