WF059 - 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 capitals to form a new word that fits into each blank !

  1. Buying and selling old furniture can be a very method of business. (PROFIT)
  2. There is no proof that there might be life on other planets. (SCIENCE)
  3. Have you seen my handbag? It seems to have . (APPEAR)
  4. The babies were put up for after their mother had decided not to keep them. (ADOPT)
  5. Men have more of a to put on weight around the waist than women. (TEND)
  6. The whole scandal began after a small between the department bosses. (AGREE)
  7. The doctor told her that she is becoming thin. She has to start eating ! (DANGER)
  8. I think I was sacked and have decided to bring the firm to court. (FAIR)
  9. Jimmy had a very difficult . He was brought up by his stepfather. (CHILD)
  10. A week after winning in the lottery the young man lost a court case in which he had to pay millions. (FORTUNE)
  11. The introduction of new crops farming in developing countries (REVOLUTION).
  12. The south-western part of Spain is said to be the part of the Iberian peninsula. (SUN)
  13. Anyone who is rude and to our teachers must leave school immediately. (ABUSE)