WF064 - Word Formation Sentences

Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!

Use the word in brackets at the end of each line to form a new word that fits into the blank.

  1. She has a job in which she takes on great . (RESPONSIBLE)
  2. When I walked in, she looked at me in (ASTONISH).
  3. His came as a great shock to all of us (DIE).
  4. There have been a lot of in the world of medicine in the last two decades. (DEVELOP)
  5. The sudden of the ship was a complete mystery . (DISAPPEAR)
  6. I made a remarkable when I opened the box (DISCOVER).
  7. We reported the of our car to the local police. (LOSE)
  8. The boy didn't get to leave the school playground (PERMIT).
  9. If your doesn't improve , we will have to expel you from this school (BEHAVE).
  10. When he lost his trousers , the whole room shook with . (LAUGH)
  11. She turned red with . (EMBARRASS)


  1. It’s been a meeting you . (PLEASE)
  2. Both company managers put their at the bottom of the document (SIGN)
  3. On the second evening we made a about the service in this restaurant (COMPLAIN)
  4. After dinner, she had an important to make. (ANNOUNCE)
  5. British Airways announced the of flight BA671 from Frankfurt. (ARRIVE)
  6. My boyfriend and I had a terrible the other day (ARGUE)
  7. As far as I’m concerned , is more important than money. (HAPPY)
  8. If you can’t stand the , get out of the kitchen (HOT) .
  9. I’m afraid I am very with lazy people (PATIENT)
  10. Do French, Spanish and Italian have any ? (SIMILAR)
  11. He always seems to have a lot of (CONFIDENT). He thinks he can achieve anything
  12. In all , he'll pass the exam (PROBABLE)
  13. The mountain reaches a of almost 6,000 metres. (HIGH)