AWL Sublist 9 - Exercise 3e

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The mother, although she didn't hit her child, sat by __________ as the father beat him.
2. The __________ of the recession will determine how many businesses are able to survive.
3. Everyone working in the __________ of education will be affected by the government's budget cuts.
4. In 1977, over 30 nations banned the use of artificial weather as a weapon of war, promising never to attack by __________ storms, earthquakes or tidal waves.
5. An overall theme will help to give your essay __________.
6. You shouldn't talk about __________ topics with people you don't know very well because it might start an argument.
7. We often read novels in an attempt to gain __________ into the human experience.
8. The children had trouble falling asleep on Christmas Eve in __________ of the visit from Santa Claus.
9. The new __________ of online communication allows people to converse with a worldwide audience.
10. The government has decided to __________ the rules on foreign ownership of industry in order to boost the economy.