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Exercise 3

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achievement advent amenity argument
backing category charisma disparity
display ending implication invention
notion number part proceeds reflection
review specialist ultimatum
accomplishment (personal) appeal
appearance classification component
concentration difference dispute exhibit
expert facility final demand earnings
idea innovation sign suggestion support
termination write-up
1. The book received a lot of good ___________ / ___________ in the press, and went on to become
one of the year's bestsellers.
2. Before the ___________ / ___________ of the home PC in the mid-80s, not many people knew how
to type.
3. Unlike his much-loved father, the young leader lacked ___________ / ___________ and failed to
become popular with his people.
4. The best English dictionaries are those for English-language learners: dictionaries in this ___________
/ ___________ tend to give very clear definitions with good examples.
5. The board ordered the ___________ / ___________ of all research, with the result that it was
another five years before a cure for the illness was found.
6. Technological ___________ / ___________ have changed the world in the last 20 years.
7. Large ___________ / ___________ of unskilled, unemployed people in certain parts of the country
have resulted in a rise in crime and street violence.
8. I'm not an economics ___________ / ___________, but even I know that a drop in unemployment
often leads to a rise in inflation.
9. With ___________ / ___________ from her teachers, she was able to start an international languages
club at the school.
10. Our new Economics tutor has a strange ___________ / ___________ that all students are lazy and
irresponsible.
11. You will find the problem easier to solve if you try breaking it down into its separate ___________ /
___________.
12. His promotion to director was a remarkable ___________ / ___________ for someone so young.
13. Our head of department gave us a / an ___________ / ___________ get down to some serious work
or get out.
14. Despite several changes to the pay structure, there is still a ___________ / ___________ in pay
between graduate trainees and non-graduates.
15. All ___________ / ___________ from the sale of part of the grounds will be re-invested in the
college.
16. His irrational behavior eventually led to a serious ___________ / ___________ with his sponsors.
17. College ___________ / ___________ include a gym, a swimming pool, a canteen, and a garden
where students can relax.
18. The museum's ___________ / ___________ of prehistoric tools and artifacts is surprisingly popular
with children.
19. I'm not happy with your ___________ / ___________ that my work is below standard.
20. A person's choice of clothes is a / an ___________ / ___________ of his or her personality.