Word Formation in Context:
Bother - Bounce - Bound - Boundary

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. It really [__________] me that your brother didn't even remember it was your birthday yesterday.

2. Don't [__________] drying the dishes. Just leave them there and they'll dry by themselves.

3. The economy of Mexico is very closely [__________] to that of the United States.

4. Bats find their food by [__________] sound waves off the objects around them.

5. The post office marks the [__________] between the two municipalities.

6. The book "The Lord of the Rings" really expanded the [__________] of fantasy literature.

7. The children were [__________] a rubber ball against the side of the house.

8. The loud noise in the nightclub was [__________] my wife, so we left.

9. The United States space programme is redefining the [__________] of space travel.

10. Canada is [__________] by the U.S. in both the south and northwest.

11. According to manufacturers, the average lifespan of a basketball used in professional basketball is 10,000 [__________].

12. The river acts as a natural [__________] between the two nations.

13. Housing prices are [__________] to go up this year because interest rates have come down a lot in the past few months.

14. Cigarette smoke really [__________] his allergies, so he doesn't go anywhere that people are allowed to smoke.

15. An Arab proverb remarks, "Play alone and you're [__________] to win."

16. Mr. Sather is in a meeting right now, and doesn't want to be [__________].

17. The price of petrol is [__________] to go up next year because oil production is down somewhat.

18. We'd better deposit some more money into our current account or the rent cheque will [__________].

19. I must have written down your e-mail address wrong. I tried to send you a message, but it [__________].

20. There is a high fence around the [__________] of the zoo.