Gapfill exercise

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

  1. The countries [] Israel have been in conflict with that country for most of its modern history.
  2. "Neither a [], nor a lender be," wrote Shakespeare.
  3. Pablo Casals once said, "The love of one's country is a splendid thing. But why should love stop at the []?"
  4. The discovery of uranium in Niger has significantly [] the African nation's export revenues.
  5. House prices are very high right now, and construction is [] in town.
  6. Brazil shares a common [] with all South American countries, except Ecuador and Chile.
  7. In some parts of Europe, if you cross a [] between two countries on a Sunday, there is no one there to check your passport.
  8. The economy of southern China is really [] these days.
  9. It costs too much in interest to [] from banks. We will lend you money at half the rate.
  10. There is an Armenian proverb which states that the voice of the people is louder than the [] of a cannon.
  11. The little restaurant got a real [] when it received an excellent review in the local newspaper.
  12. What can we do to [] production in the factory? We really need to get things going.
  13. A good fertilizer can significantly [] crop yields.
  14. Our company started out quite slowly, but business is certainly [] these days.
  15. Two men were arrested by customs officers at the [] today for trying to bring in a large amount of cocaine.
  16. The country had to [] over 3.5 billion pounds from foreign banks this past year.
  17. Business in the computer industry is really [] these days.
  18. I don't want to [] money from the bank to buy a car; I'd rather pay for it in cash, all at once.
  19. Business leaders are calling on the government to cut taxes in order to [] the economy.
  20. If you need to [] any money, just let me know.