Cambridge C2 Proficiency

C2 Proficiency - Word Formation Exercise 17

For each question, fill the space or spaces in the sentence using the base word given in bold below. 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. They were completely for the sudden turn of events.

2. She nearly lost her on the slippery slope but continued her climb.

3. The meeting proceeded , with all members finding common ground on the proposed plan.

4. The charity made every effort to ensure the of aid to those in need.

5. His infectious laughter the mood of everyone around him and he's well liked as a result.

6. During the height of summer, the day was , causing everyone to seek shade and hydration.

7. The mother was readying the nursery for the arrival of her new baby.

8. The government's policy of trade was aimed at helping and supporting local industries.

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