Cambridge C2 Proficiency

C2 Proficiency - Word Formation Exercise 14

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. Many actors move into becoming for television after they finish their acting careers.
  2. After getting a heart last November, Mike felt like a new man.
  3. The rate of company failures is having a disastrous effect on unemployment.
  4. Thanks to costs, everyone is expected to agree to a pay freeze for this year.
  5. The dog found the cat in his bed and walked off feeling as though he'd been .
  6. Living in poverty and , the family struggled to make ends meet.
  7. The many dance movies of the 1980s, such as Dirty Dancing and Flashdance, helped to dancing.
  8. After the book club was , it became much more popular.

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