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

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The festival has been saved thanks to the _______________ of a number of major corporations.
2. The _______________ on my motorcycle are going to cost over $500.
3. He's a _______________ man. He only married her because her family is quite wealthy.
4. The labour _______________ has resulted in an increase in salaries.
5. His _______________ skills are not quite what they should be to oversee a staff of this size.
6. Our global economy now functions primarily to produce _______________ for large corporations.
7. _______________ between the government and nurses are going well, and hospitals should be back to normal by tomorrow.
8. Tourists visiting Iceland should know that _______________ at a restaurant is considered impolite.
9. The first item on our _______________ today is the current state of negotiations to avoid a strike.
10. She had to go to Osaka on business, so her company paid all her _______________ for the trip.
11. The _______________ of the printing press changed the world.
12. The _______________ for a painting by Picasso started at $500,000 and went up quickly from there.
13. He wrote more than 20 novels, and won a number of important prizes during his 30-year _______________ as a writer.
14. The government needs to do something to create more _______________ housing for lower income families.
15. Two _______________ trains crashed this morning in London, killing ten people and injuring scores of others.
16. I only made $25,000 after income tax _______________.
17. Severe energy shortages in Albania are forcing small _______________ out of business.