First Certificate Skills: Use of English. Harrison Mark. Unit 9

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First Certificate Skills: упражнение на фразовые глаголы

They let her [ off ] because she had no previous criminal records.
Let’s give these things [ away ]. It will be some kind of an advertising company.
Having unsuccessfully tried, he gave [ in ] and admitted his defeat.
She let his secret [ on ]. He was rather naive to trust her.
She was doing her best not wanting to let her parents [ down ].
When she saw them, she let [ out ] a cry of astonishment.
She ordered me to give [ out ] exam papers before she proceeded.
He gave [ up ] running after his knee injury.

First Certificate Skills: упражнение на сочетания have и make

We [ had ] some exciting adventures in Egypt last summer.
I’ve [ had ] mixed results with her recipes.
We [made] the journey to Minsk by train.
The children were all [ making ] a great fuss of the new teacher.
I felt I’d [made] an interesting discovery.
She’s [ had ] an accident at school!
They couldn’t [make] money in the cities.
He’s always laughing and [making] jokes.
Do you [ have ] any opinion about what present we should buy?
She [made] her fortune in the tourist industry.
I helped her [ make ] her choice.
He is going to [ have ] an operation on his leg.

First Certificate Skills: упражнение на сочетания со словами обозначающими размер

It’s not such a … problem. We will see to it with ease.
[ big ] high|big
She earns a … income from her writing.
[ high ] big|high
That was a question of … importance to her.
[great] wide|great
Very … amounts of money are required to build the monument.
[large] large|high
You made a … mistake by lying to him.
[ big ] large|big
They couldn’t afford it. The cost was so … .
[ high ] big|high
They consumed … quantities of recourses.
[large] large|high
He showed … skill in painting landscapes.
[great] great|wide
I don’t think there is a … difference between the first and the second editions of this book.
[ big ] large|big
Schools in the area are of a … standard.
[ high ] high|big
He paid a … price for a moment of foolishness.
[ high ] large|high
We were met by a … number of the local people.
[large] large|big
George has a … opinion of himself as a teacher.
[high] large|high
A … number of children are educated at home.
[ small ] small|little
Use only a … amount of water in the begining.
[small ] small|low
He is always producing work of a … standard.
[ low ] small|low
He had … difficulty with irregular verbs.
[little] small|little
He used to have a … talent for math.
[little] low|little
She had a … opinion of my proof reading skills.
[ low ] small|low
Remove a … quantity of oil from the fridge
[ small ] small|low
The taxes are relatively … here.
[ low ] little|low
We can offer a … variety of arts courses.
[ wide ] great|wide
We were able to hire the room for very … cost.
[little] small|little
With … skill and some luck we will succeed.
[little] small|little
The food was of such … quality.
[ low ] small|low
There was … demand for his book.
[little] low|little
The article was badly written and full of … mistakes.
[ small ] small|little
People with … income can’t buy our products.
[ low ] low|little
I pretended the incident was of … importance.
[little] little|low
A … range of colours and patterns were available.
[ wide ] great|wide
There have been a few last-minute … problems.
[ small ] small|little
I couldn’t resist the temptation. The price was so … .
[ low ] little|low

First Certificate Skills: упражнение на словообразование

He had great [ expertise ] in the matters of this type. EXPERT
It is your [ responsibility ] to take care of this machinery. RESPONSIBLE
Their [ employees ] worked a forty-hour week. EMPLOY
The store sold a wide range of electrical [ equipment ]. EQUIP
The museum shop offers a wide [ selection ] of exhibits. SELECT
I couldn’t have done it without her [ guidance ]. GUIDE
He underestimated the [ importance ] of that moment. IMPORTANT
With thorough [preparation] your chance to succeed are relatively high. PREPARE
He had a [ preference ] for spicy food over plain. PREFER

First Certificate Skills: упражнение на слова похожие по смыслу

Diets are most effective when [combined] with exercise.
He [splashed] cold water on the face, hoping to bring her round.
She [pointed] at the ice cream that she liked most of all.
It has been [pouring] with rain all week.
Our community [ united ] to demand a safer neighbourhood.
We’ve grown very [attached] to our native town.
The river [flows] more slowly here and it is safe to cross it here.
Don’t forget to [indicate] before you pull out.
The kitchen roof [leaks] when it rains.
There are some risks [associated] with that approach.

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2016-03-20
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