WF063 - 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. Make sure you have something to say before you stand up and speak (CONSTRUCT).
  2. A new centre is being built outside the town. (INDUSTRY)
  3. She was a very woman (AMBITION).
  4. Trees are being cut down to provide parking space. (ADD)
  5. The school is located in a quiet area (RESIDENT)
  6. I don’t think your demands are very . (REASON)
  7. My father became the owner of a gigantic estate. (WEALTH)
  8. Something very happened to me yesterday (AMUSE)
  9. Exercise can be a very activity. as long as you do not overdo it (BENEFIT).
  10. We had a very time at the party yesterday. (ENJOY)


  1. Running is a very way of keeping yourself in good shape(EFFECT)
  2. Our town library is facing some serious problems (FINANCE).
  3. Some people remain well into their eighties (ACT).
  4. The police became when the man started telling lies (SUSPECT)
  5. He had lost so much weight that he was hardly (RECOGNISE)
  6. My cousin is very and loves doing sports (COMPETE)
  7. people are often said to be uncommunicative (CREATE)
  8. The management think the company will succeed , but I am rather (DOUBT)
  9. The film I saw yesterday was rather (DISAPPOINT)
  10. British weather can be very (CHANGE)