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Use the word given in capitals at the end of each line to form a word that fits in the space in the same line.

Complete each sentence with a word from the box. Use the words more than once.

a) Jack makes his living..... working as a journalist.

b) She has just left to go to , I'm afraid.

c) They worked very hard and now have their own

d) There are still nearly two million people without

e) The cost of has risen greatly over recent years.

f) Stop interfering! This is none of your

g) Lucy has a very good in an international company.

h) I can't come out tonight. I've got too much to do.

i) Some -men came and dug a hole in the road outside.

j) An early by Picasso was sold for £3,000,000.


Complete each sentence with a word from the box.

a) I think we should go over our plan again before we tell the managing director.

b) Have you….. up with any ideas for advertising the new products?

c) Our deal with the Chinese company may……. through, but we can sell the machinery to the German firm if necessary.

d) You have to …..in this form, and return it to the manager.

e) She didn't ….on with her boss, so she left the company.

f) If they don't give us a better price, we'll…… down their offer.

g) I'm afraid we have to….. up to the fact that we are losing money.

h) Our lawyers are going to …..up a new contract tomorrow.

i) A multinational company is trying to ……over our firm, but we want to stay independent.

j) We had to ……off the office party because of the economic situation


Complete each sentence (a-h) with a suitable ending (1-8). Use each ending once.

a) If you work hard, the company will give you…...

b) In a different job I could get a higher …..

c) The best way to find new staff is to put a/an …..

d) Because he had stolen the money, we decided that …..

e) She has a pleasant personality but hasn't got the right ……

f) In the meeting we are going to discuss the ……

g) I think it would be a good idea to send in your …..

h) We cannot give you the job without …….

1 qualifications for a job of this kind.

2 advertisement in the local press on Friday.

3 application for the job as soon as possible.

4 promotion to a more responsible position.

5 references from your previous employer.

6 dismissing him was the only possible action we could take.

7 salary and better conditions of employment.

8 appointment of a new sales representative.

Use the word given in capitals at the end of each line to form a word that fits in the space in the same line.

Leaving a job

I recently left my job in an ..... agency ADVERTISEMENT

after a disagreement with my boss. She accepted my

(2) but warned me that because of the RESIGN

(3) situation, I might have to get used to the ECONOMY

idea of being (4) for a while. I thought that she EMPLOY

was trying to make a point, but after I had made over

fifty (5) to other companies, I realised that she APPLY

was right. Although I am a (6) designer, I QUALIFICATIONS

didn't receive any offers of a job. After that I tried

working from home, but it was not very (7) Then PROFIT

I became an (8) in a fast-food restaurant, EMPLOY

even though my (9) were extremely low. EARN

I wish I had accepted early (10) from my old job. RETIRE

That is what I disagreed with my boss about!


8 Underline the most suitable word or phrase.

a) The building workers were paid their income/salary/wages every Friday.

b) She's only been here three weeks. It's a/an overtime/temporary job.

c) When he retired he received a monthly bonus/pension/reward.

d) Apparently she earns/gains/wins over £60,000 a year.

e) While the boss is away, Sue will be in charge/in control/in place of the office.

f) Could I have two days away/off/out next week to visit my mother?

g) Paul was always arriving late, and in the end he was pushed/sacked/thrown.

h) When I left the job, I had to hand in my application/dismissal/notice three weeks beforehand.

i) How much exactly do you do/make/take in your new job?

j) If you have to travel on company business, we will pay your costs/expenses/needs.

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