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Unit 10 The right choice
We can make some adjectives negative by adding the prefixes un, in, im, ir, dis or il. We use im before m and p, il before l, or ir before r. Complete the sentences with the negative form of the adjectives in brackets.
1 When she saw her first volcano, Hazel was impatient to get to the top.
2 Walking across the lava flow was an irresponsible thing to do.
3 The volcano had been inactive for years. Its eruption was completely unpredictable.
4 It was impossible to get near the crater. The lava was too hot.
5 The research notes were illegible. Nobody could read them.
6 When the volcano erupted, the evacuation of the island was rushed and disorganised.
A Complete this paragraph with the words in the correct form.
2 Greg refused to accept the job offer. The salary was too low.
3 When Martin broke his leg he had to resign his job as a stuntman.
4 Matt's new business was doing so well, that he had to employ more staff.
5 Amy was very ambitious. She was determined to make good progress in her job.
1 When Zoe started work at the newspaper, she immediately fit in. Everybody liked her.
2 Greg turned down the job offer. The salary was too low.
3 When Martin broke his leg he had to give up his job as a stuntman.
4 Matt's new business was doing so well, that he had to take on more staff.
5 Amy was very ambitious. She was determined to get on in her job.
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