WF018 - Word Formation

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!

Complete the sentences with the correct form of the words in capitals.

  1. She chose light-coloured furniture to up her dark room (BRIGHT)
  2. The police released a of the wanted man (DESCRIBE)
  3. The spectators with the referee’s decision and threw plastic bottles onto the pitch .(AGREE)
  4. I had to his phone number because I didn't have anything to write it down (MEMORY)
  5. The new laser treatment can extract teeth (PAIN).
  6. An ideal friend should be and there for us when we need him (THOUGHT)
  7. Four people died in a accident due to road conditions (FATE, ICE)
  8. Local residents are angry because accidents have already happened there (NUMBER)
  9. We told the children to look both ways before crossing the road (CAUTION)
  10. can be an enjoyable experience, even if more and more couples are deciding to stay (PARENT, CHILD)


  1. The teacher told the children to hand in their no later than Friday (ASSIGN)
  2. Dianne was refused to the club because she was under age (ENTER)
  3. The manager is very generous to all of his staff, of their position (REGARD)
  4. Melina was very about picking up her new scooter (ENTHUSIASM)
  5. The is trying to find a solution to the crisis (POLITICS, DIPLOMAT)
  6. Even though he’s already 21, he is still (MATURE)
  7. The firefighter was given a medal for  the rescue of a little boy (HERO)
  8. I do not know what to do now that my friends are gone. I’ll probably die of (BORE)
  9. In the early 1960s a new craze called skateboarding swept through the cities of the United States (COAST)
  10. I heard that neither of the was found guilty in yesterday’s trial (DEFEND)