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