English Vocabulary Exercises - The World of Money & Work - Exercise 4-1

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. Beer companies often _______________ large sporting events.
2. The company has had a great year. This year's _______________ have increased by 20% over last year's.
3. People in this country generally give a _______________ of 10 to 15% for good service in a restaurant.
4. The telephone was _______________ by Alexander Graham Bell.
5. I usually _______________ to work by bicycle, except when the weather is really bad.
6. Sony Corp. made an unsuccessful _______________ to take over MGM Studios.
7. It took over 3 months of _______________ for the union and management to reach a first contract.
8. Can I add something to our _______________ for tomorrow's meeting?
9. We're hoping to go to Hawaii for our holidays, but we're not sure if we can _______________ it right now.
10. My wife works as a legal secretary in an important law _______________ downtown.
11. Whenever we go skiing, we try to go in a group, so we can share _______________ such as transportation, accommodation and food.
12. Too many corporations place their own _______________ above the needs of their clients.
13. Our car broke down on our way to Banff, but luckily my friend is a mechanic, so he was able to _______________ it.
14. There is often a water _______________ in our town in the dry, hot months of July and August.
15. Because she has to travel all over the place for her work , she can _______________ her car as a business expense.
16. He hopes to pursue a _______________ in advertising.
17. Before beginning his movie career, Keanu Reeves _______________ a pasta shop in Toronto, Ontario.