Word formation: exercise

February 21, 2011pdf

Fill in the blanks with appropriate words derived from the ones given in brackets.

1. We have known each other since our …………………… (child)

2. His hard work ……………………. him to pass his examination. (able)

3. The manager asked the board members to ………………….. his earlier proposal. (consider)

4. Only a fool will …………………… his net worth. (estimate)

5. He is a stupid and often talks …………………. (sense)

6. The Government of China has ………………….. its currency. (value)

7. Parents should not ………………… their children’s mistakes. (look)

8. He was absent because he was ………………… (well)

9. The judgment ……………………. in our favor. (go)

10. The judge ordered that the accused be …………………… (behead)

11. The minister wants to …………………….. the capital. (beauty)

12. Only monosyllabic words were ……………………. by her. (utter)

Answers

1. childhood

2. enabled

3. reconsider

4. underestimate

5. nonsense

6. devalued

7. overlook

8. unwell

9. went

10. beheaded

11. beautify

12. uttered

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