Words Count - Chapter 11
Exercise 2

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Directions: Each of the sentences below contains a blank to be filled in with some form of a word from Chapter 11. Below each sentence, there are three choices for filling in the blank. Click the choice you think is the correct one and read the sentence with the blank filled in. If you are not satisfied, select another choice; you may do this as often as you wish.

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Expressions of Approval and Disapproval


La Guardia Airport in New York the city's most famous mayor, Fiorello La Guardia.


My to pets goes back to my childhood when I had to clean up the messes our dog used to make.


I believe the government should factories and power plants that pollute the air or waters.


of human rights must be concerned with the repression of women in many countries.


His motives are beyond , but I must question his recent actions.


I have always been a of learning languages and happy to see my daughter learning Spanish in school.


In most democracies, treaties cannot be just by the government—they must pass a vote in parliament or congress.


The commentator was roundly in the press for his tactless remarks.


I executives who enrich themselves at the expense of their employees.


It's better for a teacher to a student behind closed doors than publicly in class.

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