Cambridge B2 First

B2 First - Word Formation Exercise 17

For each question, fill the space in the sentence using the base word given in bold at the end. The required word may be a noun, adverb, adjective or verb and it may be either positive (e.g. helpful) or negative (e.g. unhelpful).

1. When he was still a 19 years old, he went to Harvard University.

2. Billy the Kid was one of the most killers of the old West.

3. Mary and Peter don't have any children. They're , but perfectly happy.

4. Police are looking into the of a ghostly hitch-hiker, reported by several drivers on the highway near Alton.

5. My next guest is a name now but had to work for many years to become so well known.

6. We tried, , to climb the mountain but the weather deteriorated quickly so we had to give up.

7. My boss said your resume was great so he's likely to look at your application very .

8. We have used stone of different to get that amazing effect. It's a very special building.

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