English Vocabulary Exercises - The World of Money & Work - Exercise 2-1

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. He lost a lot of money in a failed business _______________ last year.
2. He went for a job _______________ last Tuesday, and still doesn't know if he got the job or not.
3. His greatest _______________ is to play in a symphony orchestra.
4. The first African _______________ arrived in the U.S. in 1619, and were imported to work on tobacco plantations.
5. The Premier has _______________ his Finance Minister over his role in the scandal.
6. After a couple of difficult years, our business has finally begun to really _______________, and we are looking at record profits this quarter.
7. This toy was designed in the U.S., _______________ in China, and packaged in Mexico.
8. As an experienced electrician, she earns a very good _______________.
9. Our university is now _______________ with a number of post-secondary institutions overseas.
10. His company went _______________ because they couldn't keep up with the changing market.
11. One of the _______________ in the apartment block beside ours caused a fire that destroyed the entire building.
12. I always turn the sound off on the television when the _______________ come on.
13. It only _______________ $2 to rent a video on Wednesday nights.
14. We still _______________ about $20,000 on our house.
15. He sent his _______________ to a number of different companies, but hasn't found a job as of yet.
16. Her father _______________ $500 into her account every month while she was at school to pay for food, clothing and entertainment.
17. A _______________ in the amount of wheat grown this year has caused the price to go down.