AWL Sublist 8 - Exercise 3c

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right with the items on the left.
1. The airport has instituted a special tax to _______________ the cost of renovations to the building.
2. The prime minister has proposed a number of _______________ changes to the economy in order to make the country more competitive on international markets.
3. The _______________ of nuclear weapons in the world has reached a level where we are now able to actually destroy our planet.
4. _______________ medicine is beginning to return to some of the lost wisdom of previous ages.
5. We asked John to join our discussion. He won't be affected by our decision, so he is completely _______________ regarding the issue.
6. The economy of the Côte d'Ivoire is highly sensitive to _______________ in international prices for coffee, cocoa beans, and palm oil, and to weather conditions.
7. The concept of statistical _______________ determines that a behaviour is abnormal only if it occurs infrequently among the members of the group as a whole.
8. Evidence suggests that the earliest peoples came to the two American continents at least 12,000 years ago, probably _______________ the Bering Strait.
9. The _______________ of the country, including the communications and transportation systems, was seriously damaged by the earthquake.
10. Proper exercises and stretches can help relieve _______________ in the lower back.