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It is [......] unlikely that I’ll finish my work on time.

(bardzo,wysoce)

Answer
It is highly unlikely that I’ll finish my work on time.

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Julia’s [...] unusual behaviour began to worry her parents.

(bardzo, wysoce)

Answer
Julia’s highly unusual behaviour began to worry her parents.

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It was [...] stupid comment to make.
Answer
It was an absolutely stupid comment to make.

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The whole area was [....] devastated after the earthquake.
Answer
The whole area was utterly devastated after the earthquake.

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I was [....] disappointed when I failed the exam.
Answer
I was bitterly disappointed when I failed the exam.

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Professor McDellvit was always [....] committed to her students.
Answer
Professor McDellvit was always deeply committed to her students.

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The restaurant was [....] expensive. I don’t think we’ll go there again.
Answer
The restaurant was ridiculously expensive. I don’t think we’ll go there again.

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I would [....] recommend that you learn a foreign language.
Answer
I would strongly recommend that you learn a foreign language.

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[very] ashamed
Answer
deeply ashamed

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[very] cheap
Answer
ridiculously cheap

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[very] controversial
Answer
highly controversial

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[very] stupid
Answer
utterly stupid

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[verry] successful
Answer
highly successful

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[very] disappointing
Answer
bitterly disappointing

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[very] opposed
Answer
strongly/utterly opposed

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[very] ridiculous
Answer
utterly ridiculous

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[very] easy
Answer
ridiculously easy

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[very] concerned
Answer
deeply concerned

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Question
The flight from London to Rome was ............................................... . It only cost 20 euros.
Answer
The flight from London to Rome was ridiculously cheap. It only cost 20 euros.

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Some people love her new book, others are very angry about it. It is .............................................
Answer
Some people love her new book, others are very angry about it. It is highly controversial.

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His father was a peace campaigner all his life and was ............................................... ............................................... to war.
Answer
His father was a peace campaigner all his life and was strongly/utterly opposed to war.

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The exam results were ............................................... ............................................... for the whole class. We had all expected to do much better.
Answer
The exam results werebitterly disappointing for the whole class. We had all expected to do much better.

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When I realised how much my selfish behaviour had upset everyone, I was ............................................... ............................................... .
Answer
When I realised how much my selfish behaviour had upset everyone, I was deeply ashamed.

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In the 1990s she ran a (n) ............................................... ............................................... company which made outstanding profits.
Answer
In the 1990s she ran a highly successful company which made outstanding profits.

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Everyone got more than 95% correct in the test; it was ............................................... ................................................
Answer
Everyone got more than 95% correct in the test; it was ridiculously easy.

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You must apologise immediately. It was a(n) ............................................... ............................................... remark to make.
Answer
You must apologise immediately. It was utterly stupid remark to make.

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She has always been ............................................... ............................................... about the environment and would like to work for a conservation agency.
Answer
She has always been deeply concerned about the environment and would like to work for a conservation agency.

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That you should even think that I would steal money from you is ............................................... ............................................... ! You must be crazy!
Answer
That you should even think that I would steal money from you is utterly ridiculous! You must be crazy!

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Question

In each of these sets of phrases, one is not a correct collocation. Cross out the incorrect one.

strongly recommend; strongly influence; strongly love; strongly dislike

Answer

In each of these sets of phrases, one is not a correct collocation. Cross out the incorrect one.

strongly recommend; strongly influence; strongly love; strongly dislike


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Question

In each of these sets of phrases, one is not a correct collocation. Cross out the incorrect one.

highly educated; highly profitable; highly unusual; highly exhausted

Answer

In each of these sets of phrases, one is not a correct collocation. Cross out the incorrect one.

highly educated; highly profitable; highly unusual; highly exhausted


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Question

In each of these sets of phrases, one is not a correct collocation. Cross out the incorrect one.

bitterly regard; bitterly regret; bitterly resent; bitterly criticise

Answer

In each of these sets of phrases, one is not a correct collocation. Cross out the incorrect one.

bitterly regard; bitterly regret; bitterly resent; bitterly criticise


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Question

In each of these sets of phrases, one is not a correct collocation. Cross out the incorrect one.

absolutely convinced; absolutely tired; absolutely devastated; absolutely absurd

Answer

In each of these sets of phrases, one is not a correct collocation. Cross out the incorrect one.

absolutely convinced; absolutely tired; absolutely devastated; absolutely absurd


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Question

In each of these sets of phrases, one is not a correct collocation. Cross out the incorrect one.

deeply unhappy; deeply religious; deeply successful; deeply committed

Answer

In each of these sets of phrases, one is not a correct collocation. Cross out the incorrect one.

deeply unhappy; deeply religious; deeply successful; deeply committed


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Everyone was complaining strongly when they heard about the new plan. People were strongly shocked to hear that children would be strongly forbidden to use the sports ground and most people were strongly opposed to the new rules. Even people who normally never expressed an opinion were strongly appalled by the proposals.

bitterly, strictly, deeply, utterly

Answer
Everyone was complaining bitterly when they heard about the new plan. People were deeply
shocked to hear that children would be strictly forbidden to use the sports ground and most people
were strongly opposed to the new rules. Even people who normally never expressed an opinion were
utterly appalled by the proposals.

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The school can [arrangements] pupils with special needs.
Answer
The school can make arrangements for pupils with special needs.

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The new manager is planning [changes].
Answer
The new manager is planning to make some changes.

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Amelia had [choice] between her career and her family.
Answer
Amelia had to make a choice between her career and her family.

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Would anyone like [comments] on the talk?
Answer
Would anyone like to make any comments on the talk?

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She [...] a useful [contribution] to the discussion.
Answer
She made a useful contribution to the discussion.

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I’m glad it’s you who has [decision], not me.
Answer
I’m glad it’s you who has to make the decision, not me.

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Michael is really [effort] with his maths this term.
Answer
Michael is really making an effort with his maths this term.

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I’m too tired to go out tonight. Let’s [excuse] and stay at home.
Answer
I’m too tired to go out tonight. Let’s make an excuse and stay at home.

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Caroline is very good [...] friends.
Answer
Caroline is very good at making friends.

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Repainting the room has really [improvement]
Answer
Repainting the room has really made an improvement.

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They’ve [mistake] in our bill.
Answer
They’ve made a mistake in our bill.

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I’ve got [phone calls] before dinner.
Answer
I’ve got to make some phone calls before dinner.

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Holly [progress] all her schoolwork.
Answer
Holly is making progress with all her schoolwork.

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All that matters in the exam is [...] your best.
Answer
All that matters in the exam is to do your best.

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The storm [damage] to our roof.
Answer
The storm did some damage to our roof.

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Question
We [experiment] to test how the metal reacts with water.
Answer
We are doing an experiment to test how the metal reacts with water.

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We’ll [exercises] practising these collocations tomorrow.
Answer
We’ll do some exercises practising these collocations tomorrow.

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Could you [.favour] and pick me up some milk from the supermarket?
Answer
Could you do me a favour and pick me up some milk from the supermarket?

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Jess [good turn] by lending me her car while mine was in the garage.
Answer
Jess did me a good turn by lending me her car while mine was in the garage.

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Changing the rules may [more harm] than good.
Answer
Changing the rules may do more harm than good.

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No, I’m not ready. I haven’t [my hair] yet.
Answer
No, I’m not ready. I haven’t done my hair yet.

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My son has [his homework] straight after school.
Answer
My son has to do his homework straight after school.

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I’ll [washing] if you [ironing] .
Answer
I’ll do the washing if you do the ironing.

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We’ll [some work] on our project and then we’ll go to the cinema.
Answer
We’ll do some work on our project and then we’ll go to the cinema.

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[default - edit me]
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Igor Ivanovich Sechin (Russian: И́горь Ива́нович Се́чин ; born 7 September 1960) is a Russian oligarch and a government official, considered a close ally and "de facto deputy" of Vladimir Putin.[2]

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Igor Sechin - Wikipedia
SR, Soviet Union (now Saint Petersburg, Russia) Spouse(s) Marina Sechina (div. 2011) Olga Rozhkova ​ ​ (m. 2012; div. 2017)​ Children 3 Residence(s) Moscow, Russia Salary ~$17,500,000 (2014)[1] <span>Igor Ivanovich Sechin (Russian: И́горь Ива́нович Се́чин; born 7 September 1960) is a Russian oligarch and a government official, considered a close ally and "de facto deputy" of Vladimir Putin.[2] Sechin has been a confidante of Russian leader Vladimir Putin since the early 1990s. Sechin was chief of staff to Putin when he was the deputy mayor of St. Petersburg in 1994. When Puti







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[default - edit me]
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Sechin has been a confidante of Russian leader Vladimir Putin since the early 1990s. Sechin was chief of staff to Putin when he was the deputy mayor of St. Petersburg in 1994.

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Igor Sechin - Wikipedia
r Ivanovich Sechin (Russian: И́горь Ива́нович Се́чин; born 7 September 1960) is a Russian oligarch and a government official, considered a close ally and "de facto deputy" of Vladimir Putin.[2] <span>Sechin has been a confidante of Russian leader Vladimir Putin since the early 1990s. Sechin was chief of staff to Putin when he was the deputy mayor of St. Petersburg in 1994. When Putin became President in 2000, Sechin became his deputy chief of staff, overseeing security services and energy issues in Russia.[3][4] Putin appointed Sechin as chairman of Rosne