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WORD FORMATION (from ADJECTIVE to NOUN or

ADJECTIVE NOUN ADJECTIVE VERB

Fill in the gaps with the correct form of Fill in the gaps with the correct form of
the word in brackets. You need a NOUN. the word in brackets. You need a VERB.

1. We couldnt see anything. The village


was in complete
(DARK).
2. Mark lacks .
Hes unable to control himself
(RESPOSIBLE). 1. TV has helped to
3. The guide dog really helped Dave sports events (POPULAR).
due to his (BLIND). 2. In spite of being 30, Sam still
4. Everybody admired Terrys on his parents
to take up a new job (DEPENDENT).
abroad (DETERMINED). 3. Should you need further information
5. The did some about your treatment, do not
amazing card trick (MAGIC). to contact Dr.
6. We have to check the Black (HESITANT).
of the item your 4. You should the
need in our stock, Madam (AVAILABLE). fridge at least twice a year (FROSTY).
7. Young people are really into 5. We cant spend so much. We have to
(ECOLOGIST). on electricity
8. Some stars dont want paparazzi to (ECONOMICAL).
show their 6, Did you really the
(PRIVATE). party, Tony? (ENJOYABLE).
7. Fortunately the robbers didnt
the customers
(THREATENING).
8. Some parents
what their children do in their spare time
(IGNORANT).
8. Some people say fast food can cause 9. Im afraid I really
some help with my homework. Will you
(AGGRESSIVE). give me a hand, Sue? (NECESSARY).
9. My brother went to Oxford University 10. Peter went to bed late on Sunday, so
and got a degree in on Monday he
(SLEEPY).
(BIOLOGICAL) 11. The building had to make some
10. Soldiers in dangerous areas wear changes to the
chest heating system (MODERN).
(PROTECTIVE). 12. London needs a new bridge to
11. can sometimes the traffic flow
be overwhelming for some celebrities (EASY).
(FAMOUS). 13. Ive bought some detergent to
12. Do you like reading the stain of the
books? carpet (REMOVABLE).
(MYSTERIOUS). 14. Most of Peters colleagues
13. Most people in Africa live in extreme on him (RELIABLE).
(POOR). 15. Tom finally in
14. My is to get a passing his driving test (SUCCESSFUL).
1. TV has helped to POPULARIZE sports
1. We couldnt see anything. The village events (POPULAR).
was in complete DARKNESS (DARK). 2. In spite of being 30, Sam still
2. Mark lacks RESPONSIBILITY. Hes DEPENDS on his parents
unable to control himself (RESPOSIBLE). (DEPENDENT).
3. The guide dog really helped Dave due 3. Should you need further information
to his BLINDNESS (BLIND). about your treatment, do not HESITATE
4. Everybody admired Terrys to contact Dr. Black (HESITANT).
DETERMINATION to take up a new job 4. You should DEFROST the fridge at
abroad (DETERMINED). least twice a year (FROSTY).
5. The MAGICIAN did some amazing card 5. We cant spend so much. We have
trick (MAGIC). to ECONOMIZE on electricity
6. We have to check the AVAILABILITY of (ECONOMICAL).
the item your need in our stock, Madam 6, Did you really ENJOY the party,
(AVAILABLE). Tony? (ENJOYABLE).
7. Young people are really into ECOLOGY 7. Fortunately the robbers didnt
(ECOLOGIST). THREATEN the customers
8. Some stars dont want paparazzi to (THREATENING).
show their PRIVACY (PRIVATE). 8. Some parents IGNORE what their
8. Some people say fast food can cause children do in their spare time
AGGRESSIVENESS (AGGRESSIVE). (IGNORANT).
9. My brother went to Oxford University 9. Im afraid I really NEED some help
and got a degree in BIOLOGY with my homework. Will you give me a
(BIOLOGICAL) hand, Sue? (NECESSARY).
10. Soldiers in dangerous areas wear 10. Peter went to bed late on Sunday,
chest PROTECTORS (PROTECTIVE). so on Monday he OVERSLEPT (SLEEPY).
11. FAME can sometimes be 11. The building had to make some
overwhelming for some celebrities changes to MODERNIZE the heating
(FAMOUS). system (MODERN).
12. Do you like reading MYSTERY books? 12. London needs a new bridge to
(MYSTERIOUS). EASE the traffic flow (EASY).
13. Most people in Africa live in extreme 13. Ive bought some detergent to
POVERTY (POOR). REMOVE the stain of the carpet
14. My AMBITION is to get a good job to (REMOVABLE).
get independent from my parents 14. Most of Peters colleagues RELY on
(AMBITIOUS). him (RELIABLE).
15. Tony couldnt mend the computer, 15. Tom finally SUCCEEDED in passing
so we had to phone the TECHNICIAN his driving test (SUCCESSFUL).
(TECHNICAL).