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    English Language Exercise - Forming Words

    Complete the following sentences with a word formed from the one in Capitals shown below:

    COMMUNICATE
    TROUBLE
    IRRITATE
    PERMIT
    PRISON
    DEPEND
    PERSON
    REPLACEMENT
    APPLY
    LUCK


    1) There was no ........... with the areas of the country hit by the earthquake.
    My Answer: Communication

    2) The two prisoners were the most ........ of the lot.
    My Answer: Troubling

    3) Tim had the very .......... habit of biting his nails.
    My Answer: Irritating

    4) Compared to thirty years ago, today's society is very ..........
    My Answer: Permessive

    5) After ten years on the run, he was arrested and ..........
    My Answer: Imprison

    6) At sixteen years of age a young man is still ....... on his parents.
    My Answer: Depending

    7) The general's .......... was so strong that nobody dared disobey him.
    My Answer: Personality

    8) The cooker was so old that we had to ........... it.
    My Answer: Replace

    9) The closing date for ...... for the post of clerk was fast approaching.
    My Answer: Apply

    10) He was very ......... not to have broken his neck afte the fall.
    My Answer: Lucky


    Can someone give me some feedback please thanks alot.

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    Re: English Language Exercise - Forming Words

    Good job!

    These need more work:

    4) Compared to thirty years ago, today's society is very ..........
    My Answer: Permessive

    6) At sixteen years of age a young man is still ....... on his parents.
    My Answer: Depending

    9) The closing date for ...... for the post of clerk was fast approaching.
    My Answer: Apply


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    Re: English Language Exercise - Forming Words

    It means that these three are wrong?
    Thank you alot for your help

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    Re: English Language Exercise - Forming Words

    Yes, those three are wrong.


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    Correction

    Thank you a lot, not alot. A lot is two words, not one. You can put a whole 'nother word inside; e.g., thank you a whole lot.

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    Re: English Language Exercise - Forming Words

    Quote Originally Posted by nunudada View Post
    Complete the following sentences with a word formed from the one in Capitals shown below:

    COMMUNICATE
    TROUBLE
    IRRITATE
    PERMIT
    PRISON
    DEPEND
    PERSON
    REPLACEMENT
    APPLY
    LUCK


    1) There was no ........... with the areas of the country hit by the earthquake.
    My Answer: Communication

    2) The two prisoners were the most ........ of the lot.
    My Answer: Troubling

    3) Tim had the very .......... habit of biting his nails.
    My Answer: Irritating

    4) Compared to thirty years ago, today's society is very ..........
    My Answer: Permessive

    5) After ten years on the run, he was arrested and ..........
    My Answer: Imprison

    6) At sixteen years of age a young man is still ....... on his parents.
    My Answer: Depending

    7) The general's .......... was so strong that nobody dared disobey him.
    My Answer: Personality

    8) The cooker was so old that we had to ........... it.
    My Answer: Replace

    9) The closing date for ...... for the post of clerk was fast approaching.
    My Answer: Apply

    10) He was very ......... not to have broken his neck after the fall.
    My Answer: Lucky


    Can someone give me some feedback please thanks alot.
    1- correct
    2 - troublesome [or troubling as you said]
    3 - correct
    4 permissive
    5 imprisoned
    6 dependable
    7,8 - correct
    9 applying
    10 correct
    Last edited by Teia; 18-Aug-2007 at 20:31.

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    Re: English Language Exercise - Forming Words

    Hi Casiopea

    I`d choose troublesome for the second sentence. In my opinion there should be "imprisoned" instead of "imprison". I am not sure if my answer for the ninth sentence is correct. Should I use applying or application? I think that applying is correct. Am I wrong?

    Thank you very much in advance.


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    Thanks a lot for your help and advice.

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    Re: English Language Exercise - Forming Words

    Quote Originally Posted by teia_petrescu View Post
    Hi Casiopea

    I`d choose troublesome for the second sentence.
    teia, let the poster work out the answers. Please do not give the answers, even if you think they're the right ones.

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    Hi Casiopea
    I`m sorry for having answered the post but I was trying to check my knowledge ,as well.

    All the best.

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