Word Formation in Context:
Matching Exercise
Belong - Bend - Benefit - Bet

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. I enjoyed my time living and studying in India, but I really felt like I didn't [__________] there, so I was glad to finally come home.

2. Larry seems quite confident of winning the tournament, but I wouldn't [__________] on him.

3. There is a book [__________] to you in the office if you would like to pick it up before you go home.

4. We get good [__________] in this job, including medical, dental, and pension.

5. There is a Basque proverb which states that earth [__________] to the brave, but heaven to those who deserve it.

6. The young man packed up his [__________], and set out on the road.

7. He is always trying to [__________] the rules, and try something different.

8. When you come to a fork in the road, take the route which [__________] to the left.

9. Retailers are [__________] consumers will be willing to pay extra for designer furniture.

10. Jean de La Fontaine once said, "I [__________], but do not break."

11. He [__________] his entire paycheque on a horserace and lost everything.

12. The changes in the programme could be to our [__________].

13. Learning English has been very [__________] to my career.

14. One of the gamblers had [__________] a large sum at the blackjack table, and lost it all.

15. Deductions for your portion of your [__________] will appear on your mid-month cheque.

16. A few years ago, a Canadian man found a lottery ticket worth over $1 million [__________] to someone else, and actually returned it to the owner.

17. There is a Malaysian proverb which states that to [__________] a piece of bamboo, it is best to start when it is just a shoot.

18. You worked for 15 hours without a break? I [__________] you're exhausted.

19. The [__________] of his will include children from both of his marriages.

20. Keep your knees slightly [__________] while you are lifting a heavy weight to avoid hurting your back.