Click the '?' on the answer you think is correct. You will get a short explanation of why your answer is right or wrong.
Gosh, Martha, you're so _____ - ______ . I've never even heard of half these books you're talking about.
Let me assure you, we're extremely _______ - ____________ in this airline. The safety of our passengers is our number one priority.
She's very ________ - ____________ - won't eat red meat, doesn't smoke, hardly drinks and works out every day.
He's rather ________________, which is a disaster for someone in his position where important decisions have to be made every day.
He's quite ____________ of doing anything on time, so I don't think he'd make a very good reporter.
Bill Clinton was an excellent president - his love affairs are completely ____________ .
I wouldn't worry about being struck by lightning, Mr Simkins. When you think about it, it's really rather __________, don't you thiink?
Not many people are ____________ in wealthy countries these days, but in the past only the rich could read or write.
You mean to say you left your three-year-old son alone in the house all morning? Don't you think that's rather _____________ ?
We pay everyone the same salary for this job ____________ of age, qualifications or experience.
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Prefixes crossword 01 Fifteen-item crossword, all of the examples made with common prefixes - re, multi, dis etc. (Includes the following trickier examples: illogical, illegible, irreplaceable, multilingual)
Noun suffixes Fourteen-question exercise. Students fill in noun suffix from gapped sentences. e.g. 'The develop____ of mobile phone networks in poor countries...'
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NB: this BBC website is aimed at young native speakers (note the emphasis on spelling). However, this item would be of use to non-native learners.