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This exercise practises using words which have similar meanings and which are often confused. Look at the words in the list and decide which of the words should go in the gaps. Each one can be used at least four times. In some cases two can be used with similar meanings.

quite, rather, enough

1. Can you lend me some money? I don't have (1) to get me to work.

2. I didn't (2) hear what you said. Can you repeat it please?

3. I would (3) leave my job than work for Mr Gray. He's so rude. I can't stand him.

4. It was a great party. (4) a few of my friends came and we didn't finish till four in the morning.

5. I needed a new car and this one was cheap (5) for me to buy, so I bought it.

6. We need to get together for about an hour because I have (6) a lot of things to talk about.

7. That's (7) ! Don't put any more food out for the dog or he'll start getting fat.

8. The people here are (8) friendly, so you won't feel lonely working here.

9. I didn't take the job because the salary wasn't good (9) for a person of my skill and experience.

10. I was (10) hoping that you would give me a hand with the decorating.

11. Didn't you like the film? I thought that it was (11) good.

12. I (12) agree with everything you've said. You're absolutely right.