Nouns from Verbs

Complete the sentences with a noun form corresponding to the verb given in parentheses.
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  1. His ___ to understand the problem surprised me. (fail)

  2. His ___ to do the work irked the boss. (refuse)

  3. They do not have free ___ . (deliver)

  4. The ___ was widely reported on TV. (rob)

  5. Don't do it without any ___ . (prepare)

  6. The manager decided to send in his ___ yesterday. (resign)

  7. Nobody likes to work under ___ . (press)

  8. He considered my ___ unfair. (decide)

  9. Do you know what caused his ___ ? (dismiss)

  10. Their ___ for power lasted a long time. (struggle)

  11. His ___ caused us a lot of trouble. (omit)

  12. When is his ___ with the doctor? (appoint)

  13. It was not our ___ to hurt your feelings. (intend)

  14. The ___ in this room is very old-fashioned. (furnish)

  15. Don't listen to him. He is a ___ . (lie)

Copyright (C) 1997 Vera Mello (vcqm@ruralsp.com.br)
This quiz is part of the HTML-Only Self-Study Quizzes which is part of Activities for ESL Students, a project by The Internet TESL Journal.