English Vocabulary Exercises - The World of Money & Work - Exercise 1-5

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. A lawyer must defend his _______________ to the best of his ability even if he himself doubts his innocence.
2. Teachers at the university are on _______________ for greater job security.
3. _______________ officials believe that a strike is now unavoidable.
4. In 1989, the Soviet Union completely _______________ its troops from Afghanistan.
5. Canada is the world's largest _______________ of American cars.
6. People who are self-employed need to keep a close _______________ of their revenue and expenses for tax purposes.
7. You can get nice clothes at _______________ prices if you really shop around.
8. All _______________ are hand-made by women using traditional methods which have been handed down from mother to daughter for generations.
9. She is an important member of this company, highly valued for her _______________ skills.
10. The Prime Minister regretfully accepted the _______________ of his Finance Minister.
11. For the Chinese New Year, it is important to pay the _______________ you owe, and collect what is owed to you.
12. Because of its widespread _______________, Bangladesh has a low level of development.
13. Japanese business _______________ Takashi Ishihara helped turned Nissan Motor Company into a world leader.
14. Health care is our government's biggest public expense, accounting for more than one third of the province's total _______________.
15. I can't remember exactly when I gave her the money, but I'm sure I repaid her the $20 she _______________ me.
16. It is the job of a parent to _______________ a sense of self-confidence in children.
17. We are working together on a _______________ research project looking at how language is learned by children living in a multilingual environment.