Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. Napoleon Bonaparte once said that [_______________] is nothing without opportunity.
2. The office we are using presently is too small to [_______________] all the personnel we need now that business is doing so well.
3. The witness gave an [_______________] description of the criminal - she even knew his eye colour!
4. The salesman told me the car would cost 5,000, but the [_______________] cost with tax was 5,700.
5. Many people are totally against [_______________] fluoride to the drinking water.
6. He had such an [_______________] to cigarettes that he smoked 40 a day, and could never imagine stopping.
7. Global warming has had a significant [_______________] on our climate over the last few years.
8. The word "gazelle" comes from the Arabic word for [_______________], and it is believed to be inspired by the creature's large, gentle eyes.
9. Can I add something to our [_______________] for tomorrow's meeting?
10. For many university courses, it is [_______________] to challenge a course if you think you already know the material taught at that level.
Exercise generated with *Gerry's Vocabulary Teacher* (Michael A. Riccioli - 2010)
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