Cambridge C2 Proficiency

C2 Proficiency - Word Formation Exercise 23

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. The manager told the employees that the merger would bring about benefits and safeguard their jobs for years to come.

2. She participated in the charity run, boosting everyone's morale.

3. The product was cheap, plastic and , hardly designed for consumers who were ecologically minded.

4. Their in managing their paltry supplies was a key to their survival.

5. The suspect's responses were , not aligning with his previous statements.

6. The rate of glacier loss was a serious concern for environmentalists.

7. Barry's behaviour made it difficult for his colleagues to work with him.

8. The conference was filled with chatter that did little to address the pressing issues at hand.

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