Advanced Vocabulary Exercise: Noun Collocations 1

Choose the best verb or adjective from the table below to go with the nouns and complete the sentences.

calling for
resulted in

1. Many people have recently been the abolition of circuses as they are seen as cruel to animals.

2. The management and the workers a bargain which led to the strike ending peacefully.

3. Both armies suffered casualties in the battle and the result was indecisive.

4. There is danger that the situation may degenerate into war.

5. The economy in Singapore is the result of low interest rates and taxation.

6 Poor planning at the initial stages of the project failure.

7. I'm not sure what colour his jacket was as I only a glimpse of him.

8. He has no idea what he wants to do for a job but seems satisfied living in ignorance.

9. He would lie to his own mother. He is a liar.

10. The secret to a marriage is honesty on both sides.

11. The TV stations the news of the president's death at around 9pm.

12. After the riots, military police were brought into the area to order.

13. The photographer was miles from the yacht and the light was poor and that is why it is such a photo.

14. She's feeling pretty at the moment but should be well enough to eat later on.

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