TOEFL / IELTS Vocabulary

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There are vocabulary words which appear regularly on the TOEFL/IELTS exam. Put the following 10 words in the correct sentences.

foundation
adults
adaptation
quotation
contrary
media
successive
innovation
prohibited
isolated

1. More and more people are concerned about ______________ bias in reporting the news.
2. The _________________ of the building has cracked; so the whole building will be razed.
3. Apparently the robbery was an ________________ incident, and in general the town is safe.
4. Smoking is ____________________ anywhere there are children present.
5. The scenes in the film are quite depressing, so the film is limited to ________________ only.
6. After several short-term ____________________ directors, the company finally found one who would stay.
7. The series is an ___________________ of a book of short stories, and both have received praise.
8. The company has a department dedicated to _________________, which has produced some of its best products.
9. With the economic downturn the employees expected layoffs, on the ______________, the company invested in training programs.
10. He has a __________________ on his desk from Abraham Lincoln, stating, "And this, too, shall pass away."

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1. More and more people are concerned about media bias in reporting the news.
2. The foundation of the building has cracked; so the whole building will be razed.
3. Apparently the robbery was an isolated incident, and in general the town is safe.
4. Smoking is prohibited anywhere there are children present.
5. The scenes in the film are quite depressing, so the film is limited to adults only.
6. After several short-term successive directors, the company finally found one who would stay.
7. The series is an adaptation of a book of short stories, and both have received praise.
8. The company has a department dedicated to innovation, which has produced some of its best products.
9. With the economic downturn the employees expected layoffs, on the contrary, the company invested in training programs.
10. He has a quotation on his desk from Abraham Lincoln, stating, "And this, too, shall pass away."


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