English Vocabulary Exercises - The World of Money & Work - Exercise 3-1

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. We're trying to think of a new _______________ for our business, so if anyone has any suggestions, please let me know.
2. He lost a lot of money _______________ at the horse races.
3. I didn't have enough money to study, so I got a student _______________ from the government.
4. He made a fortune by establishing a _______________ of Cadillac taxis here in town.
5. John got a _______________ of $500 at work because he was the top salesman of the month.
6. The _______________ for our apartment is going to increase by over 10%, so we have decided to move out.
7. The factories of Asia _______________ the majority of electronic equipment sold in stores in this country.
8. He _______________ after 45 years with the same company.
9. He has a coin collection that has become quite _______________ over the years.
10. She works as a salesrep for an advertising _______________.
11. Could you reach into my _______________ box, and grab me a hammer?
12. While supposedly a peaceful country, Canada actually _______________ many countries with weapons of war and destruction.
13. I bought this shirt here yesterday, but it's a little small. Can I _______________ it for a larger size?
14. Living in Victoria really gives our students a good _______________ to use their English on a daily basis.
15. He believes that everyone should _______________ 1% of their earnings to charity.
16. I bought some great leather boots at an outdoor _______________ in Athens.
17. The children have to do their _______________ before they go out to play.