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Vocabareas - information and contents
The affixes on these words change the
meanings of the words, sometimes radically, but usually partly. Put the
appropriate form in each sentence.
alternate, alternative, destination,
destiny, object, objective, objection, serial, series, variable, variance,
1. The ____________________ of the bus
is always shown on the front.
2. We have only one
____________________, and that is to win the World Cup.
3. The snow has closed the airport, so
we've had to make ____________________ travel arrangements.
4. After a ____________________ of six
defeats, the club decided to change the manager.
5. His plans for his holiday are
completely at ____________________ with his wife's. She wants to visit
historical and cultural sites, but he just wants to lie on the beach.
6. I'll organise the party if no one has
any ____________________ to my doing it.
7. In the desert there is a huge
____________________ between the temperatures in the day and those in the
8. As he was driving he saw a strange
____________________ in the night sky. It had lights along its side and
was following him.
9. We hold meetings on
____________________ Mondays, so there's one today and another in two
10. There's a new drama
____________________ starting tonight on television. I really want to see
11. He devoted all his life to becoming
the president of his country because he believed that it was his
12. Unfortunately for our holiday plans, the
weather was the one ____________________ that we could not control.
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