Category: Word formation

Word formation.

Put each word in brackets into a suitable form.

Download printable version (pdf)

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