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A) Complete the following sentences by adapting the word given in brackets.

1)  Naomi and Kurt have three children.  Naomi also has a daughter from a previous ________ .  (marry)

2)  The film was so ________ .  You knew exactly how it was going to end.  (predict)

3)  The goverment is concerned about the significant rise in ________ . (homeless)

4)  It has been ________ proven that stroking a cat can lower your blood pressure. (scientific)

5)  Thanks to the large ________ from her grandmother Paula was able to buy a villa in the south of France. (inherit)

6)  In the UK it is ________ to sell cigarettes to children under 16.  (legal)

7)  You can ________ your tea with honey instead of sugar. (sweet)

8)  You need to _______  the final point of the presentation.  It's rather confusing.  (clear)

9)  The film turned out to be a big ________ .   It was really quite boring.  (disappoint)

10) The ________ between the city's two football teams is often quite fierce. (rival)


1)  Lizzy has just won a ________ to a world-renowned university. (scholar)

2)  It's ________ arguing with them.  They are not going to change their mind. (point)

3)  You will need your parents' _______ if you want to go on the school trip. (permit)

4)  It's a wonderful restaurant.  Great food and excellent service.  We _______ recommend it!  (high)

5)  Thank you so much for the flowers. It's very ________ of you. (thought)

6)  Sarah speaks perfect French as she spent much of her __________  in Canada. (child)

7)  I've ________ my wallet. Have you seen it anywhere? (place)

8)  Don't forget to ________ the modem when you have finished using it. (connect)

9)  Ben sulks like a child when he doesn't get his own way.  He's so ________ . (mature)

10)  Oliver's CV is truly _______ . He's bound to get the job.  (impress)


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