First Certificate Skills: Use of English. Harrison Mark. Unit 8

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First Certificate Skills: упражнение на фразовые глаголы

I want to turn this room [ into ] a library.
He made [ up ] a poem about her.
He was under 21 so they turned him [ away ].
She said goodbye and made [ for ] London.
I sent them my offer, but they turn it [ down ].
I have brought you a present to make [ up for ] my being impolite yesterday.
Could you say it again? I didn’t make [ out ] what you were talking about.
He turned [ up ] late and she didn’t let him in.

First Certificate Skills: упражнение на устойчивые словосочетания

It will not help. She [ has ] no influence on him.
She was invited to [ take ] part in a quiz programme.
I lost [ touch ] with him after we moved.
The officials [ made ] no mention of his contribution to the whole affair.
Try it out! It will not [ do ] you any harm.
It may [ make ] a difference to the current situation. Let’s try it.
By that time I had [ lost ] all interest in the idea.
I [took] her advice and left.
I’ve [ made ] an offer on a house on the outskirts of a city.
He has [ done ] some interesting research into bees behaviour.

First Certificate Skills: упражнение на словообразование

It is essential to get good [professional] advice. PROFESSION
Trainers are so [comfortable] to wear. COMFORT
The disadvantages of your plan are [ numerous ]. NUMBER
This cheese is of [exceptional] quality. EXCEPT
Research has unravelled much of the mystery about the [surrounding] area. SURROUND
It was a(n) [reasonable] enough conclusion. REASON
Make exercise part of your [ daily ] routine. DAY
After his [countless] attempts he gave in. COUNT
Jack has a(n) [ traditional ] view of this quite common problem. TRADITION
I’m only trying to be [helpful]. HELP

First Certificate Skills: упражнение на предлоги

There is falling demand [ for ] alternative medicine.
To my way [ of ] thinking, they shouldn’t have built so many shops.
He wanted revenge [   for   ] the insult.
His attitude [ to ] working overtime is very positive.
Did alcohol [ play ] a part in the car accident?
You have no clear proof of my direct involvement [ in ] the affair…
He had no recollection  [  of  ] the car crash…
His decisions are ingenious. He’s one [ in ] a million.
He had a great talent [ for ] making money.
She’ll be perfect for the job. I have full confidence [ in ] him.
He has announced his retirement [ from ] boxing.
Everyone is gripped by fear [ of ] redundancy.
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