Animal Farm by George Orwell: Vocabulary

Besedišče: dopolni prazna mesta z manjkajočimi besedami iz tabele. / Vocabulary: fill in the gaps with the missing words from the box.


done expelled hatched unity vices whips
burst abolished pursuing Commandments laid outlook


1 Remove Man from the scene, and the root cause of hunger and overwork is _______________ for ever.

2 And you hens, how many eggs have you _______________ in this last year, and how many of those eggs ever _______________ into chickens?

3 but I know, as surely as I see this straw beneath my feet, that sooner or later justice will be _______________.

4 And among us animals let there be perfect _______________, perfect comradeship in the struggle.

5 And remember also that in fighting against Man, we must not come to resemble him. Even when you have conquered him, do not adopt his _______________s.

6 And then, after a few preliminary tries, the whole farm _______________ out into ‘Beasts of England’ in tremendous unison.

7 Major’s speech had given to the more intelligent animals on the farm a completely new _______________ on life.

8 A minute later all five of them were in full flight down the cart-track that led to the main road, with the animals _______________ them in triumph.

9 And so, almost before they knew what was happening, the Rebellion had been successfully carried through: Jones was _______________, and the Manor Farm was theirs.

10 All the animals capered with joy when they saw the _______________ going up in flames.

11 These Seven _______________ would now be inscribed on the wall; they would form an unalterable law by which all the animals on Animal Farm must live for ever after.


disputes hoisting waggled irrepressible held recapture
forward committee windfalls reared vote harvest


1 In the end they finished the ______________ in two days’ less time than it had usually taken Jones and his men.

2 After the ______________ of the flag all the animals trooped into the big barn for a general assembly which was known as the Meeting.

3 It was always the pigs who put ______________ the resolutions.

the order went forth that all the ______________ were to be collected and brought to the harness-room for the use of the pigs.

4 Any animal caught singing it was given a flogging on the spot. And yet the song was ______________.

5 They were all carrying sticks, except Jones, who was marching ahead with a gun in his hands. Obviously they were going to attempt the ______________ of the farm.

6 Many meetings were ______________ in the big barn, and the pigs occupied themselves with planning out the work of the coming season.

7 This arrangement would have worked well enough if it had not been for the ______________ between Snowball and Napoleon.

8 At the Meeting on the following Sunday the question of whether or not to begin work on the windmill was to be put to the ______________.

9 they were the puppies whom Napoleon had taken away from their mothers and ______________ privately.

10 It was noticed that they ______________ their tails to him in the same way as the other dogs had been used to do to Mr. Jones.

11 In future all questions relating to the working of the farm would be settled by a special ______________ of pigs, presided over by himself.


pasture drilling rations excess
benefit established supervision carry out
overstrain defeated extravagant knoll
mouth rage traitor rejoicings


1 They were well aware that everything that they did was for the ______________ of themselves and those of their kind who would come after them.

2 Clover warned him sometimes to be careful not to ______________ himself, but Boxer would never listen to her.

3 The advantage of only having to feed themselves, and not having to support five ______________ human beings as well, was so great that it would have taken a lot of failures to outweigh it.

4 You would not have us too tired to ______________ our duties?

5 This ______________ has crept here under cover of night and destroyed our work of nearly a year.

6 He ordered the hens’ ______________ to be stopped, and decreed that any animal giving so much as a grain of corn to a hen should be punished by death.

7 The animals huddled about Clover, not speaking. The ______________ where they were lying gave them a wide prospect across the countryside.

8 The enemy both external and internal has been ______________.

9 In ‘Beasts of England’ we expressed our longing for a better society in days to come. But that society has now been ______________.

10 The two with the hammer and the crowbar were ______________ a hole near the base of the windmill.

11 The fear and despair they had felt a moment earlier were drowned in their ______________ against this vile, contemptible act.

12 In the general ______________ the unfortunate affair of the banknotes was forgotten.

13 No animal shall drink alcohol to ______________.

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