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Collocations 6 (adverb+verb

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Choose the best adverb or adverbial phrase from the table below to go with
the verbs and complete the sentences.

gently
accurately
meticulously
amicably
scarcely
repeatedly

verbatim
vividly
deliberately
by heart
lavishly
strictly

1. He was so happy at the news that he was _________ able to contain his
excitement.
2. Pressure is growing on the government to _________ control wage
demands to help control inflation.
3. The most wonderful aspect of his latest novel is how he _________
depicts what life must have been like back in the Middle Ages for the
ordinary person.
4. She went home on her own accord. I may have _________ encouraged
her, but there was certainly no obligation.
5. Scientists are now using the latest technology to _________ gauge
volcanic activity on the bottom of the sea.
6. This is a long list of names, but you need to learn them _________
before the weekend.
7. Judge Perkins became furious when the defence lawyer _________ tried
to _________ mislead the witness.
8. We will have to prepare this round-the-world trip _________ if we are
not to fail!
9. As the two parties set out their grievances, Margaret sat taking notes,
recording _________ what every person said.
10. Even though both sets of lawyers were pressing for a trial, the
neighbours decided to settle the case _________ out of court.
11. Seeing as Carol is my only child, I see no problems in spending
_________ on her wedding. It has to be the most perfect day in her life!

11. but there was certainly no obligation. As the two parties set out their grievances. I see no problems in spending __LAVISHLY__ on her wedding. 7.KEY 1. 3. 6. Margaret sat taking notes. It has to be the most perfect day in her life! . She went home on her own accord. 8. I may have __GENTLY__ encouraged her. We will have to prepare this round-the-world trip __METICULOUSLY__ if we are not to fail! 9. The most wonderful aspect of his latest novel is how he __VIVIDLY__ depicts what life must have been like back in the Middle Ages for the ordinary person. Scientists are now using the latest technology to __ACCURATELY__ gauge volcanic activity on the bottom of the sea. the neighbours decided to settle the case __AMICABLY__ out of court. 5. 4. but you need to learn them __BY HEART__ before the weekend. recording __VERBATIM__ what every person said. Seeing as Carol is my only child. Pressure is growing on the government to __STRICTLY__ control wage demands to help control inflation. Judge Perkins became furious when the defence lawyer __REPEATEDLY__ tried to __DELIBERATELY__ mislead the witness. Even though both sets of lawyers were pressing for a trial. He was so happy at the news that he was __SCARCELY__ able to contain his excitement. 10. This is a long list of names. 2.