Exercise on English Academic Vocabulary

Advanced Vocabulary Test 136 / out of 250 Exercises (2500 English Academic Words)

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  1. British author H. G. Wells wrote a story about a man who invented a which allowed him to travel in time.
  2. He has an interview for a job this afternoon, and is quite about his chances.
  3. I felt a little nervous when my boss me to his office.
  4. I've a lot of weight over the last year because I haven't been doing much exercise.
  5. Our first has to be to make our product known to the public.
  6. Soon after the boat sprang a , it sank to the bottom of the lake.
  7. The criminals a plan to get into the bank at night disguised as janitors.
  8. The Prime Minister had to resign after a was revealed in which he had hired the services of a prostitute.
  9. They lost their house after on their mortgage.
  10. When I was a little boy, I used to enjoy spending time at the park watching sticks down the stream, and chasing after them.

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