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Choose the one that is similar in meaning to the given word. 1. merchandise a. stores

b. money

c. goods

d. fame

corrupt a. healthy

b. bad

c. angry

d. nice

rubbish a. trash

b. power

c. food

d. truth

transaction a. meeting

b. friend

c. test

d. sale

revenue a. concert

b. guide

c. income

d. trade

manipulate a. control

b. explain

c. decrease

d. attempt

infrastructure a. education

b. science

c. religion

d. roads

headquarters a. material

b. base

c. dream

d. section

audit a. enjoy

b. leave

c. inspect

d. prepare

incentive a. reason

b. product

c. waste

d. idea

Exercise 2 Write C if the italicized word is used correctly. Write I if the word is used incorrectly. 1.

This is the affluent area of the city. It is where most of the poor people live.


. He added his trash to the large pile of rubbish.


. The company automated by hiring twenty new workers.


.This painting is an important part of the city’s infrastructure.


_The subsidy helped the company recover some of the money it had lost.


. The store sold most of its merchandise in the sale over the weekend.


.The cook violated the two sauces together into one delicious sauce.


.She took the food out of the refrigerator and then disposed the door.


.The company’s bank records were audited.


_Bigger kids sometimes find it easy to manipulate smaller children.

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