Directions: Choose the best words to complete each sentence.

bet   button  contribute  dough  experiment  fad  glad  guard  habit  lazy  material   operate  pad  plaid  promote   sad     type  

1. I’m __________ to help.

2. She has a very bad __________ of arriving late everywhere she goes.

3. What kind of ___________ did you use to make this bread?

4. If he weren’t so __________, he could get much better grades.

5. Kevin is not the ___________ of person who would steal something from a store.

6. The ___________ the teacher covered in class is online.

7. It’s necessary to ___________ with different kinds of methods in order to determine which one is the best.

8. There’s a ___________ missing from this shirt.

9. Most people thought the popularity of that fashion would last a bit longer, but it turned out to be just another ___________.

10. What do you want to ___________ she wins the race?

11. Does Renee know how to ____________ that kind of a vehicle?

12. ___________ yourself against pickpocketers in this city. They’ll steal your wallet without you even knowing it.

13. They ___________ a lot of time and energy to this cause.

14. My supervisor said that she wanted to ___________ me to a better position.

15. Bill finally has the bachelor ___________ that he’s always dreamed of.


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Answers: 1. glad ; 2. habit; 3. dough; 4. lazy; 5. type; 6. material; 7. experiment; 8. button; 9. fad;

10. bet; 11. operate; 12. Guard; 13. contribute; 14. promote; 15. pad


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