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PUBLISHED : Monday, 28 June, 2004, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 28 June, 2004, 12:00am
 

Fill in the blanks with variations of the words in brackets. The first one has been done for you as an example.


1. Are you sure that you have the ability to do this? [able]


2. We must make sure the building can be used easily by _________ people. [able]


3. I'm sorry, but we are __________ to help you. [able]


4. The new computer will _________ you to work faster. [able]


5. The________________ of slavery had major economic consequences. [abolish]


6. How many _________ in the class today? [absent]


7. Are we allowed to go on in her _____________? [absent]


8. You've forgotten again! You are so _________-___________. [absent]


9. _______________ has become a major problem. We must talk to the workers to find out what's causing it. [absent]


10. Your behaviour is ___________. You will have to leave. [accept]


11. You will receive the letter of ____________ within the next few days. [accept]


12. Please be careful. ___________ is very important. [accurate]


13. Your calculations are ____________. Please do them again. [accurate]


14. _____________ speak louder than words. [act]


15. Who got the Best __________ Award this year? Was it Sean Penn? [act]


16. We need to plan more enjoyable ____________ for members. [act]


17. Look - there's going to be an _____________-___________ so we can see how he scored. [act]


18. __________, I don't think it's a good idea. [act]


19. Press the button and you will ___________ the bomb. [act]


20. I think they are animal rights __________________ demonstrating against pet shops. [act]


21. Try to be more ___________. You've become lazy recently. [act]


22. There aren't enough plugs. We need to get an ___________. [adapt]


23. You can't go on being so ____________. Things have to change. [adapt]


24. Can you fit in an ________________ four seats? [add]


25. She won't buy food with___________ or preservatives. [add]


26. There is no discrimination in our _______ policy. [admit]


27. __________________, I did have some help, but not much. [admit]


28. I didn't like him. He seems a really ________________ person. [agree]


29. Surely we can come to an _________________? [agree]


30. Sorry, it's an ______________ policy that we can't simply change on our own. [agree]


31. Accidents do happen - so I want a car with an ___-________. [air]


32. I'm hot. Turn on the _________-____________. [air]


33. Send it _______________or it will take weeks to get there. [air]


34. No, Kai Tak ____________ closed long ago. [air]


35. We can take turns and work __________ weekends. [alter]


36. Tell me if you want any __________________. [alter]


37. _______________, we could borrow some money. [alter]


38. Let's go through your _____________of the problem. [analyse]


39. We need to ask a soil _____________. I think there is one at the university - Dr Lees, I believe. [analyse]


40. She said she was sorry, but her tone was most ______________. [apology]


41. Go and _____________. You were wrong. [apology]


42. _______________she didn't really love him. [appear]


43. Your ______________ is important when you go for an interview. [appear]


44. This is serious. $10,000 has _______________from my desk. [appear]


45. Stop being so________________. It's annoying. [argue]


46. I don't think I agree. The point seems _____________to me. [argue]


47. You haven't had another ____________, have you? [argue]


48. ___________ robbers grabbed $250,000 from a security van this afternoon. [arm]


49. Nuclear________________ should be at the top of the agenda. [arm]


50. The prefects will wear _________-_______ as identification. [arm]


Answers:


1. ability; 2. disabled; 3. unable; 4. enable; 5. abolition; 6. absentees; 7. absence; 8. absent-minded; 9. Absenteeism; 10. unacceptable; 11. acceptance; 12. accuracy; 13. inaccurate; 14. Actions; 15. Actor; 16. activities; 17. action-replay; 18. Actually; 19. activate; 20. activists; 21. active; 22. adaptor; 23. unadaptable; 24. additional; 25. additives; 26. admissions; 27. Admittedly; 28. disagreeable; 29. agreement; 30. agreed; 31. air-bag; 32. air-conditioner/air-conditioning; 33. airmail; 34. Airport; 35. alternate; 36. alterations; 37. Alternatively; 38. analysis; 39. analyst; 40. unapologetic; 41. apologise; 42. Apparently. 43. appearance; 44. disappeared; 45. argumentative; 46. arguable; 47. argument; 48. Armed; 49. disarmament; 50. arm-bands


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