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Vocabulary
Choose the correct answers.
1 Do you believe that money is people’s main ___ 9 Most of the workers who were made ___ found new
for working? jobs quickly.
a application a unemployed
b bonus b available
c promotion c redundant
d motivation d unworkable
2 Hilda was promoted to ___ manager after only a few 10 Patrick cooks in his free time and at work. He’s a(n)
months with the company. ____ chef.
a volunteer a professional
b assistant b dead-end
c amateur c unemployed
d helper d high-risk
3 Vanessa had to get used to sleeping at different times 11 The sales assistant got the ___ for stealing goods
when she began working ___ at the hospital. from the shop.
a shifts a walk out
b perks b lay off
c works c sack
d assignments d fire
4 I don’t think it’s fair that some people get monthly 12 My grandfather ____ last year. Now he can do all
___ which are higher than what many people earn in a the things he didn’t have time for before.
whole year. a hired
a costs b fired
b wages c retired
c incentives d arrested
d salaries 13 I rang my friend Susan to ___ her on getting a
5 The manager blames the economic crisis ___ the cut new job.
in wages. a interview
a by b congratulate
b for c succeed
c to d question
d with 14 She might ___ the job offer because the salary isn’t
6 The model’s contracts are organised through her ___. very good.
a agent a take on
b worker b reject
c candidate c revolt
d speaker d walk out
7 The artist was so ___ by his work that he had no time 15 A company car is one of the ____ of John’s new job.
for his family. a bonuses
a focused b references
b passionate c perks
c fond d offers
d obsessed 16 I would like to thank you on ___ of the staff for your
8 Have you tried searching for job ___ online? service to our organisation.
a pensions a behalf
b employers b place
c vacancies c speaker
d spaces d position

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17 The manager said that the business was doing very 19 When the bus drivers went on ___, many people
well and that he would ____ new staff in the had problems getting to work.
new year. a deadline
a care about b debt
b take on c strike
c lay off d benefit
d take with 20 There are many young people out ___ work in
18 The company is planning to ___ a new series of our area.
products in the shops this autumn. a about
a work b in
b hire c of
c launch d for
d withdraw

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Graar
Choose the correct answers.
1 The manager asked me how long ___ unemployed. 9 Maxine’s colleague insisted ___ for the meal.
a had I been a on paying
b am I b to pay
c I had been c of paying
d have I been d that pay
2 Nick ___ us that he’d applied for a new job. 10 Sophie promised ___ anyone about the report.
a asked a she doesn’t tell
b said b not to tell
c told c that not telling
d suggested d to not tell
3 Dorothy advised me ___ my own business. 11 Frank accused me ____ stealing money from
a starting his drawer.
b to start a for
c that I start b to
d I would start c of
4 The manager asked me ___ work immediately. d on
a can I start 12 I asked the secretary where ___ the next day.
b could I start a was the meeting going to be
c to start b is the meeting
d if I will start c the meeting was going to be
5 They said the sales figures had dropped ___. d the meeting be
a next month 13 Pat said that ___ use the company car
b previous month that weekend.
c the month a he could
d that month
b he can
6 Mr Jones denied ___ the documents from my desk. c could he
a stealing d will he
b to steal
14 Helen refused ___ anyone discuss the economic
c had stolen
crisis at her party.
d of stealing
a letting
7 Bob’s boss told him ___ late for work again. b to let
a to not be c of letting
b not to be d she let
c to be not
15 The businessman ____ that he would be retiring.
d don’t be
a told
8 The news report said that there would be a public transport b apologised
strike ___. c said
a one day before d congratulated
b next day
c one day ago
d the following day

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16 Ann asked Paul when ___ those files. 19 Linda asked Dan if ___ all night.
a would he be using a had he been working
b would he use b will he be working
c he would be using c he had been working
d he be using d he will have worked
17 Brian apologised ___ so rude on the phone. 20 The manager told Sally that she ___ her work
a to be properly.
b being a will do
c that he is b had to do
d for being c had done
18 I ____ Fiona if she was getting a pay rise. d was doing
a promised
b accused
c asked
d denied

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