Occupational English Test exercise

 Preparing for the Occupational English Test, OET exam? These exercises will help you prepare for the exam – answer key below!

1. Match the medical-related expressions with the correct definitions

 

to be at death’s door                 to find one’s legs                          to take a turn for the better

 

 

 

to improve                  to begin to walk after an illness                           to be dangerously ill

2. Now complete the sentence below with these expressions  

 

1 He had been ______________ but the staff were now astonished that his condition had _______ such ______________ that he had ___________ and was able to move around the hospital ward to go to the toilet.

Answer key

1.
To be at death’s door – to be dangerously ill

to find one’s legs – to begin to walk after an illness

to take a turn for the better – to improve

2.
He had been at death’s door but the staff were now astonished that his condition had taken such a turn for the better that he had found his legs and was able to move around the hospital ward to go to the toilet.

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