Category: Word formation

Word formation.

Put each word in brackets into a suitable form.

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Please use short forms e.g. haven't instead of have not in negative statements and use long forms in positive statements e.g. I am instead of I'm.

1. An (norm) wave floated three boats.2. Sue studied (economy), but she dropped out after 2 years.3. I have a terrible (hang) after yesterday's party. I drank too much.4. If you had a little (decent), you would resign.5. Mum, I'd like to move to my boyfriend's house. Over my (die) body!6. It's hard to get over (poor), especially when nobody helps you.7. Your new (ear) go with your dress very well.8. Many young girls dream about being (fame).9. It's been raining for three (success) days.10. You are late again Kate. Your (tardy) will be punished one day.11. You have to have a (clear) to get in.12. If you don't see anything, you should click (fresh) button.13. When I was a child my parents used to punish me for (obedient).14. I've been invited to a party so I must buy some (usual) clothes.15. We usually are of the same mind but this time John (agree) with me.