Word Formation in Context:
Matching Exercise
Basis - Batch - Battle - Behalf

Exercise generated with *Gerry's Vocabulary Teacher* (Michael A. Riccioli - 2012)
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Match each pair, and then click the Check button.


1. Community colleges generally teach [__________] survival skills to immigrants in their ESL classes.

2. The shop was all out of computer paper, but they're waiting for a [__________] to come in sometime this week.

3. Our good friend and colleague, Henry Thompson, lost his [__________] against AIDS this past weekend.

4. Dong-Mi presented a gift to the secretary on [__________] of the office staff.

5. The President has issued a statement thanking the British people on [__________] of the American government.

6. Your mother just baked a big [__________] of biscuits to take on our camping trip.

7. There's a whole new [__________] of students arriving this afternoon from Mainland China.

8. My neighbour planted a [__________] of bulbs in her garden, and they are just starting to grow.

9. Freedom of speech is a [__________] right which cannot be ignored.

10. What exactly is the [__________] of his complaint?

11. We have a [__________] of volunteers that need to be trained before the festival begins.

12. He [__________] his partner for a controlling interest in the company.

13. Firefighters are [__________] to save the town from the forest fire coming towards it.

14. Remembrance Day is a day to remember the veterans who have fought on [__________] of Great Britain in various wars.

15. Hundreds of British and Argentine soldiers lost their lives in the [__________] for control of the Falklands Islands.

16. People living in some countries do not even have access to the [__________] necessities of life.

17. We have staff meetings on a regular [__________].

18. James spoke on our [__________] at negotiations with management last week.

19. I would like to thank you on [__________] of myself and my colleagues.

20. Hundreds of soldiers were killed in the [__________].