Exercise

Publicado: 21 marzo, 2012 en Exercises

1. Think of one word only which can be used appropriately in all three sentences.

Choose between these words for each group of sentences: Parts, Tip, Body, Plot, token

A.

– The director wore himself out trying to persuade the others that there were some fine tragic ……………………… in the rest of the cast list.

– Some look-alike ……………….. are even being supplied in similar packaging to that used by the industry leader.

– Originating in Spain, merino sheep are now found in many ……………………. of the world, being well adapted to hot climates.

B.

– In recognition of Trevor´s efforts, the company offered him a small …………………… of its gratitude.

– This machine can only be operated by means of a special …………………., obtainable from the kiosk opposite.

– Residents who rarely exchanged a single word were seated next to each other and by this ……………. Mrs Thackeray found herself next to Miss Bellamy.

C.

– Her lawyer insisted she was the victim of a ………………………….. concocted by her ex-husband and his brother.

– With its stylistic inconsistencies and the many credibility gaps in the plot ………………….., this book is a huge disappointment.

– Sow lettuce and spinach on the vegetable ……………………… in early march, for cutting in May and June.

D.

– An interim …………………….. uniting all four committees has just been formed and will meet for the first time next month.

– Although it has a black …………………………… and thin black legs, the waitress swears that the fly is a mushroom root and is reluctant to replace the meal.

– An increasing ……………………………… of evidence points to a definite link with the contaminated water supply.

E.

– Amaya traced the …………………….. of his finger toughtfully across his lower lip as he watched the forensics team at work.

– The film has received six Oscar nominations and is a hot ……………………… for the Best Director slot – eat your heart out, Spielberg!

– People leave the countryside they claim to love looking like a ………………………… and expect the council to foot the bill for cleaning it up.

 

* You can do this exercise and send your answers to my email learning.english.lidibre@gmail.com. I will correct it as soon as possible!!!

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