CAE Use of English
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Part 4: Gapped Sentences

1) Nouns

For questions 1-8 think of one word which can be used appropriately in both sentences. There are EIGHT questions in all.

1. Jane's such good ................ that she makes an ideal party guest.

Molly's parents aren't too happy about the ................ she keeps, especially as some of her friends have been in trouble with the police.

2. We're thinking of having that wall knocked down to create more ................ .

The two sides in the dispute are both refusing to compromise and haven't left themselves any ................ for manoeuvre.

3. He didn't want to leave before he had made his ................ on the company and earned everyone's respect.

The ................ I received for my latest assignment was the best grade this year.

4. The old man often gets nostalgic when he thinks about the good old ................ of his childhood.

The car had certainly seen better ................ and was very unreliable.

5. Demonstrations are taking place against the proposed new private golf ................ to be being built on public land.

Mary's beginning to think her blog has run its ................ so she won't be posting to it any longer.

6. Experts believe the economy is heading for a ................ and people are being warned to prepare for hard times.

He took a ................ course in French because he needed to learn it quickly for his new job.

7. After the hardback book was published the second ................ came out in paperback.

Did you see yesterday's ................ of the Times newspaper?

8. It wasn't until the servers crashed that Paul became aware of the full ................ of the IT problem.

Any benefit payments will be made on a sliding ................ according to how much you earn.

 

 



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