English Vocabulary Exercises - The World of Money & Work - Exercise 3-4

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. Peter Minuit purchased Manhattan Island from the Manhattoe tribe for trinkets and cloth _______________ at about $24.
2. The workers can get a productivity _______________ if they surpass the minimum production level.
3. There are over 150 planes in Air Canada's _______________.
4. We need to order more office _______________; we're running out of computer paper and pens.
5. Tequila is _______________ from agave plants, a bluish-coloured plant found in Mexico.
6. The _______________ value for their house is about $200,000, but they are hoping to get $220,000.
7. There are always a lot of beautiful girls hanging around the modelling _______________ downtown.
8. I haven't had the _______________ to discuss my travel plans with the boss yet.
9. Almost 40% of the annual budget of Nepal comes from foreign countries, in the form of grants and low-interest _______________.
10. The candidate for governor is running under the _______________ "Time for a change."
11. In rural Jamaica, young children often help their parents with _______________ such as fetching water.
12. We _______________ business cards at the end of the meeting.
13. We had an accident in our _______________ car, and will have to pay $500.
14. A study of _______________ found that an estimated $1 million is lost at race tracks each year by people who lose or carelessly throw away winning tickets.
15. It is a poor worker that blames his _______________ for the mistakes he makes.
16. When famine struck Africa in 1985-86, India made the second largest _______________ of grain to help the starving.
17. Studies show that a large proportion of early _______________ leave the work force for health reasons.