Cambridge C2 Proficiency

C2 Proficiency - Word Formation Exercise 10

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. Caffeine may improve in the short term, but it has other negative effects too. (alert)
  2. Despite four cars crashing around him, Pete was lucky and his car emerged from the other side of the accident. (affect)
  3. We spent a fortune in the restaurant last night on their menu. It was good, but not that good! (execute)
  4. Matilda found it hard to overcome the powerful sense of she felt on waking for the first time in the new house. (orientate)
  5. Children under 12 by an adult can enter for free. (company)
  6. It was a dour, performance by the team in the final and they left town humiliated and without the trophy. (passion)
  7. New managers can sometimes discipline employees in an attempt to appear tough. (necessary)
  8. Our local newspaper is often full of stories that are hardly , but they need to fill the pages somehow. (news)

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