Exercise 1

Exercise 1
1. Detroit is renowned for the………….. of cars. PRODUCE
2. If you make a good……………… at the interview, you will get the job. IMPRESS
3. Teaching and medicine are more than…………………., they’re professions. OCCUPY
4. My history teacher has a vast…………………. of past events. KNOW
5. You are never too old to go to college and gain some……………. QUALIFY
6. My greatest…………….. was graduating from the university. ACHIEVE
7. The weatherman said there is a strong…………… of rain today. POSSIBLE
8. Some old laws are no longer……………….. EFFECT
9. Athens is…………………. for its ancient buildings. FAME
10. He was caught shoplifting so now he has a……………….. record. CRIME
11. Despite her severe………….., she fulfilled her goals in life. DISABLE
12. Being……………. is the worst thing that can happen to someone. EMPLOY
13. If you buy presents in the summer your…………………… can be very high. SAVE
14. Due to the pilot’s…………………, the copilot managed to land safely. GUIDE
15. It’s important to also see the less………………… sides of the job. DESIRE
16. I was surprised at his………………… to give up. REFUSE
17. Children are by nature………………….. of danger. AWARE
18. She is always……………. towards her parents. RESPECT
19. The hospital has the best medical……………. and fast ambulances. EQUIP
20. You can relax in the comfortable………………….. of the hotel. SURROUND
21. The…………………….. looked dark and there were hardly any other guests. ENTER
22. Artists must be…………………., otherwise they just repeat what they see or hear. CREATE
23. Why are you so……………… of his work? He’s just doing his best. CRITIC
24. Have you made up your mind? We need to know your ……………as soon as possible. DECIDE
25. He’s too shy to look people …………………… when he talks to them. DIRECT
26. Have they put the Christmas………………….. yet? DECORATE
27. They put too many unnecesary ……………………… in food. ADD
28. I ……………… think that there’s no point in arguing with him. Just ignore him. HONEST
29. Extraterrestrial life has not been…………………. proved yet. SCIENCE
30. Why don’t you call the …………………. if the lights don’t work? ELECTRIC
31. Music and television are forms of………………… ENTERTAIN
32. The concert didn’t live up to our………………… EXPECT
33. The electric company admitted their ………………… for the blackout. RESPOND
34. Did you use to have …………………… as a child? ALLOW
35. I don’t like those trousers, no matter how …………………….. they are. FASHION
36. Life ……………….. varies according to country and gender. EXPECT

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