Cambridge C2 Proficiency

C2 Proficiency - Word Formation Exercise 13

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. Unless you your mistakes, you'll never succeed in making up for them.
  2. I've made some decisions this year, but all in all, I've done well.
  3. Though he didn't win the race, he finished a third.
  4. The weather is so in the British Isles that it's difficult to know what to wear.
  5. I don't doubt the of this new gadget, but we simply don't have the money to buy it.
  6. The of Jeremy in this department has been a disaster. He'll need to be replaced.
  7. The teacher was furious that Emma had again turned in work.
  8. After his shocking , Nigel managed to find a new job and get his finances back in order.

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