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GENERAL VOCABULARY Choose the correct word to fill in the blanks! 1.

There is always the ____________________ that the plane will be early.(OPPORTUNITY / 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22.
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CHANCE/POSSIBILITY) My grandfather gave me a very useful piece of ____________________ . (ADVISE/ADVICE) The strike will ____________________ all trains in the London area. (EFFECT/AFFECT) The police will ____________________ anyone from leaving the building.(AVOID/PREVENT) Come and is down ____________________ me. (BESIDE/BESIDES) ____________________ managing the shop, he teaches in the evening. (BESIDE/BESIDES) Can you switch to ____________________ 4 for the news? (CHANNEL/CANAL) Our team has a good ____________________ of winning.(OPPORTUNITY / CHANCE/POSSIBILITY) You should travel early to ____________________ traffic jams. (AVOID/PREVENT) I am getting fed up with her ____________________ complaints.(CONTINUAL/CONTINUOUS) It took two policemen to ____________________ the traffic. (DIRECT/CONDUCT) I ____________________ you to put all your money into a savings account. (ADVISE/ADVICE) I didnt have much ____________________ on my birthday (FUN/FUNNY). Dont ____________________ my sunglasses if you borrow them. (DAMAGE/HARM) The English ____________________ is beautiful in spring. (NATURE/COUNTRYSIDE) He didnt mean to ____________________ the girl. (DAMAGE/HARM) You can get a good ____________________ of the sea from the church tower. (VIEW/SCENERY) Her jewels were all imitations; they are quite ____________________ . (PRICELESS/WORTHLESS) You can take a boat trip around the ____________________ of Amsterdam.(CHANNEL/CANAL) Von Karajan will ____________________ the orchestra at the concert. (DIRECT/CONDUCT) Did Alexander Fleming ____________________ penicillin? (INVENT/DISCOVER) The cuts in spending will have a serious ____________________ on the educational system. (EFFECT/AFFECT) Staying indoors was a ____________________ thing to do in this kind of weather. (SENSIBLE/SENSITIVE) You should always be ____________________ to children. (SYMPATHETIC/KIND) He made ____________________ faces and made the children laugh. FUN/FUNNY). I am very tired; Ill just go and ____________________ down for a few minutes. (LIE/LAY) She has been in ____________________ plain for over three days.(CONTINUAL/CONTINUOUS) He asked me if I would ____________________ him some money until Monday. .(LEND/BORROW) The ____________________ wants to see you in his office. (PRINCIPLE/PRINCIPAL) We must try to protect ____________________ and the environment(NATURE/COUNTRYSIDE) (RECIPE/RECEIPT) I am very ____________________ to her problems. (SYMPATHETIC/KIND) Be very careful with that painting; its ____________________ . (PRICELESS/WORTHLESS) The airlines are going to ____________________ their fares again. (RAISE/RISE) Can I ____________________ your car to go to the supermarket.(LEND/BORROW) I gave her an Italian ____________________ book for her birthday. (RECIPE/RECEIPT) My father is going to ____________________ a new carpet in the dining room. (LIE/LAY) Did you ____________________ to switch off the kitchen light? .(REMIND/REMEMBER) When did she ____________________ the new computer terminal? (INVENT/DISCOVER) I adore the beautiful ____________________ in the Lake District. (VIEW/SCENERY) She is very ____________________ and is easily upset. (SENSIBLE/SENSITIVE) Does the sun ____________________ in the east or in the west? (RAISE/RISE) Would you ____________________ me to finish early tonight.(REMIND/REMEMBER)

24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. Goods cannot be exchanged unless a sales ____________________ can be shown. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43.

GENERAL VOCABULARY Choose the correct word to fill in the blanks! 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22.
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24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43.

There is always the possibility that the plane will be early.(OPPORTUNITY / CHANCE/POSSIBILITY) My grandfather gave me a very useful piece of advice. (ADVISE/ADVICE) The strike will affect all trains in the London area. (EFFECT/AFFECT) The police will prevent anyone from leaving the building.(AVOID/PREVENT) Come and is down beside me. (BESIDE/BESIDES) Besides managing the shop, he teaches in the evening. (BESIDE/BESIDES) Can you switch to Channel 4 for the news? (CHANNEL/CANAL) Our team has a good chance of winning.(OPPORTUNITY / CHANCE/POSSIBILITY) You should travel early to avoid traffic jams. (AVOID/PREVENT) I am getting fed up with her continual complaints.(CONTINUAL/CONTINUOUS) It took two policemen to direct the traffic. (DIRECT/CONDUCT) I advise you to put all your money into a savings account. (ADVISE/ADVICE) I didnt have much fun on my birthday (FUN/FUNNY). Dont damage my sunglasses if you borrow them. (DAMAGE/HARM) The English countryside is beautiful in spring. (NATURE/COUNTRYSIDE) He didnt mean to harm the girl. (DAMAGE/HARM) You can get a good view of the sea from the church tower. (VIEW/SCENERY) Her jewels were all imitations; they are quite worthless. (PRICELESS/WORTHLESS) You can take a boat trip around the canals of Amsterdam.(CHANNEL/CANAL) Von Karajan will conduct the orchestra at the concert. (DIRECT/CONDUCT) Did Alexander Fleming discover penicillin? (INVENT/DISCOVER) The cuts in spending will have a serious effect on the educational system. (EFFECT/AFFECT) Staying indoors was a sensible thing to do in this kind of weather. (SENSIBLE/SENSITIVE) You should always be kind to children. (SYMPATHETIC/KIND) He made funny faces and made the children laugh. FUN/FUNNY). I am very tired; Ill just go and lie down for a few minutes. (LIE/LAY) She has been in continuous plain for over three days.(CONTINUAL/CONTINUOUS) He asked me if I would lend him some money until Monday. .(LEND/BORROW) The principal wants to see you in his office. (PRINCIPLE/PRINCIPAL) We must try to protect nature and the environment(NATURE/COUNTRYSIDE) Goods cannot be exchanged unless a sales receipt can be shown. (RECIPE/RECEIPT) I am very sympathetic to her problems. (SYMPATHETIC/KIND) Be very careful with that painting; its priceless. (PRICELESS/WORTHLESS) The airlines are going to raise their fairs again. (RAISE/RISE) Can I borrow your car to go to the supermarket.(LEND/BORROW) I gave her an Italian recipe book for her birthday. (RECIPE/RECEIPT) My father is going to lay a new carpet in the dining room. (LIE/LAY) Did you remember to switch off the kitchen light? (REMIND/REMEMBER) When did she invent the new computer terminal? (INVENT/DISCOVER) I adore the beautiful scenery in the Lake District. (VIEW/SCENERY) She is very sensitive and is easily upset. (SENSIBLE/SENSITIVE) Does the sun rise in the east or in the west? (RAISE/RISE) Would you remind me to finish early tonight.(REMIND/REMEMBER)