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English Vocabulary Exercises - AWL Sublist 1 - 1d

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. A leading __________ suggests that this country will experience an important decrease in unemployment over the next few years.
2. The __________ animal trade has been a significant factor in the decline of the wild orangutan population.
3. The __________ of avocados in local grocery stores depends on the growing season in California.
4. The icy roads were definitely a __________ in the car accident.
5. Nelson Mandela once observed that only free men can negotiate. Prisoners cannot enter into __________.
6. Immigrants often seek areas of their newly adopted country that are __________ in some way to their original homeland.
7. He __________ the map on the wall and asked the students to show him where they were from.
8. Health officials are __________ water samples to find out exactly what it is that has made over 20 people in the town sick in the last 2 weeks.
9. Using the Internet can dramatically speed up your __________ on a topic.
10. The economy of Yemen has been harmed by __________ declines in oil prices.