Gapfill exercise

Exercise generated with *Gerry's Vocabulary Teacher* (Michael A. Riccioli - 2012)
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Gap-filling Exercise

  1. She [] my confidence by reading my private diary and then talking about it with friends.
  2. Government purchasing procedures in this country are generally of two types: a negotiated contract or an open [].
  3. The Shop n' Save department store chain is making a [] to take over the bankrupt store.
  4. He [] his principles when he voted to support the cuts to the education budget.
  5. Solicitors are interviewing prospective members of the jury to determine if anyone may have a possible [] against the accused.
  6. He [] his principles when he voted to support the cuts to the education budget.
  7. An unknown man has been arrested after a failed [] to hijack an Italian airliner.
  8. During your speaking test you will be evaluated by a teacher other than your own. This is to make sure that the tester has no [] either for or against you.
  9. The President [] us by raising taxes after promising not to do so.
  10. This company is obviously [] against women because there are absolutely no women whatsoever in senior management positions.
  11. We got in a [] war over a house we wanted to buy, and ended up paying quite a bit more than we had planned.
  12. Our cultural [] against eating insects means we miss out on the opportunity to enjoy good tasting, nutritious foods.
  13. Sony Corp. made an unsuccessful [] to take over MGM Studios.
  14. You can [] the newspapers together with this string.
  15. I was in a bit of a [] for a while after I lost my job, but things are much better now.
  16. Don't let the fact that you know my son [] you when you are choosing kids for the team.
  17. Do you have a hole punch, so I can put my papers in my []?
  18. The government is offering thousands of dollars to rebels who are willing to [] their leaders and join the fight against the revolution.
  19. The packages were [] together with string and tape.
  20. We put a spiral [] on the book, so it could be opened and lain flat on a desk.