Cambridge C2 Proficiency

C2 Proficiency - Word Formation Exercise 2

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. The survey showed many young offenders had had difficult .

2. Despite the striking similarities between the two paintings, the court decided the artist was not guilty of making a copy.

3. You should dress for the party. No tuxedo required!

4. The stray dog spent his days following tourists hoping to one of them.

5. Severe problems in the country's prisons persuaded the government to invest more money in its prison rebuilding programme.

6. The child's inability to hear his mother calling was blamed on a slight hearing disability which was eventually solved using a new technique from Norway.

7. Put your things on that small table over in the corner.

8. The tunnel under the river is near now and should be open before next summer.

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