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. The storm was very (destroy). It damaged over 100 buildings.2. The police have searched some students' houses. They found a lot of (legal) software.3. Don't tell (body) about my secret.4. I live alone in this big, noisy city. I miss my family and feel (home).5. I don't like Mike. He's (honest) and greedy.6. Some people think that boss must be strict for (employ) to get respect.7. Nobody's found (solve) to this problem so far.8. (True) is a feature I respect most.9. Paul is a good man. His advantages (weight) the bad points.10. Everyone believed that she would come round, but the (like) was very little.11. Mike got lost two weeks ago. (there) nobody has seen him.12. I (sure) you that we'll do everything to find your daughter.13. I love you despite all your (short).14. I'm (ease) because he hasn't gone back yet.15. Mark is a (success) lawyer from Chicago.