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    #1

    Word forms

    Please help me to check my answer to this exercise

    Word forms

    1 There was a lot of _____ over what to do next. (agree)
    2 The new model has automatic windows and a more _____ engine. (power)
    3 Her resignation was an unfortunate _____ (occur)
    4 Third time luck! After two _____ attempts, Markís finally passed hid driving test.
    (succeed)
    5 She decided to have a siesta even though she was _____ to sleeping in the afternoon.
    (custom)
    6 There is no _____ proof that computer games are dangerous. (science)
    7 In particular, parents are afraid of changes in their childrenís _____ (person).
    8 Donít believe a word Tom says. Heís a terrible _____ (lie)
    9 Many modern refrigerators never need to be _____ (frost).
    10 Many brother lives in an attractive _____ part of Paris. (reside)

    My answers:
    1 disagreement
    2 powerful
    3 occurrence
    4 successive
    5 uncustomary
    6 scientific
    7 personalities
    8 liar
    9 defrosted
    10 residential

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    #2

    Re: Word forms

    Quote Originally Posted by san2612 View Post
    Please help me to check my answer to this exercise

    Word forms

    1 There was a lot of _____ over what to do next. (agree)
    2 The new model has automatic windows and a more _____ engine. (power)
    3 Her resignation was an unfortunate _____ (occur)
    4 Third time luck! After two _____ attempts, Markís finally passed hid driving test.
    (succeed)
    5 She decided to have a siesta even though she was _____ to sleeping in the afternoon.
    (custom)
    6 There is no _____ proof that computer games are dangerous. (science)
    7 In particular, parents are afraid of changes in their childrenís _____ (person).
    8 Donít believe a word Tom says. Heís a terrible _____ (lie)
    9 Many modern refrigerators never need to be _____ (frost).
    10 Many brother lives in an attractive _____ part of Paris. (reside)

    My answers:
    1 disagreement
    2 powerful
    3 occurrence
    4 successive
    5 uncustomary
    6 scientific
    7 personalities
    8 liar
    9 defrosted
    10 residential
    They are all correct except 5 which should be 'unaccustomed'.

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    #3

    Re: Word forms

    Quote Originally Posted by san2612 View Post
    Please help me to check my answer to this exercise

    Word forms

    1 There was a lot of _____ over what to do next. (agree)
    2 The new model has automatic windows and a more _____ engine. (power)
    3 Her resignation was an unfortunate _____ (occur)
    4 Third time luck! After two _____ attempts, Markís finally passed hid driving test.
    (succeed)
    5 She decided to have a siesta even though she was _____ to sleeping in the afternoon.
    (custom)
    6 There is no _____ proof that computer games are dangerous. (science)
    7 In particular, parents are afraid of changes in their childrenís _____ (person).
    8 Donít believe a word Tom says. Heís a terrible _____ (lie)
    9 Many modern refrigerators never need to be _____ (frost).
    10 Many brother lives in an attractive _____ part of Paris. (reside)

    My answers:
    1 disagreement
    2 powerful
    3 occurrence
    4 successive try this one again
    5 uncustomary try this one again also.
    6 scientific
    7 personalities
    8 liar
    9 defrosted
    10 residential
    I am not a teacher.

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    #4

    Re: Word forms

    I think # 4 is a red herring in this excercise. I think the word should be unsuccessful.

    Successive indicates something happening in quick succession, as in shots being fired from a gun. The fact that the sentence says that he finally passed the driver's test, indicates to me that there was a lengthy time period between the tries.

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    Re: Word forms

    Quote Originally Posted by Searching for language View Post
    I think # 4 is a red herring in this excercise. I think the word should be unsuccessful.

    Successive indicates something happening in quick succession, as in shots being fired from a gun. The fact that the sentence says that he finally passed the driver's test, indicates to me that there was a lengthy time period between the tries.
    Yes, I think you are right.

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    #6

    Re: Word forms

    Please help me to check this exercise
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    I couldn’t get much work done as I was....(continue) being interrupted by people

    My answer

    continuously

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    Re: Word forms

    Quote Originally Posted by san2612 View Post
    Please help me to check this exercise
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    I couldnít get much work done as I was....(continue) being interrupted by people

    My answer

    continuously
    I would prefer continually but many people would use continuously.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    I would prefer continually but many people would use continuously.

    The slight difference in the two words is that continuously means without interruption, as when a slide show goes on and on, while continually might have a short interruption, correct?????

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    Re: Word forms

    Quote Originally Posted by Searching for language View Post
    The slight difference in the two words is that continuously means without interruption, as when a slide show goes on and on, while continually might have a short interruption, correct?????
    Yes that's how I see it, but they are often used interchangeably.

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    #10

    Re: Word forms

    Please help me to check and correct my answer
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    1 Personality ____________the outward beauty. (BALANCER)

    2 My teacher said to me “Your test has to be written __________if you want high mark”. (TAKE)

    3 She divorced him when he was ___________. He lived with an another woman. (MARRY)

    4 Your motorbike must be _______ with petrol. (FULLNESS)

    5 After studying 4 year, ___________students will work in many schools. (GRADUATOR)

    6 __________children in Africa need to be taken care of better. (NURSERY)

    7 I can understand her _________ about the dishonesty of her child. (QUIET)

    8 His brain was so _________ that he did everything stupidly. (FOIBLE)

    9 Please take him to the hospital because he is_________. (BREAK)

    My answers:

    1. remarried
    2. full
    3. overbalances
    4. note-taking
    5. graduated
    6 nursing
    7 quiteness
    8 foible
    9 broken
    Last edited by san2612; 06-Jul-2009 at 05:26.

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