Free Online English Lessons Cambridge Exam Practice - CPE

Vocabulary, Level C2

This is a CPE Vocabulary exercise.


Think of ONE word which can be used appropriately in all three sentences.

1. A) That was a of luck, meeting you here.
B) There's a good for a picnic, just round the corner from here.
C) Henry found himself in a of bother with the police when he couldn't produce his driving licence.
2. A) There's an excellent article in today's paper.
B) Don't worry about her, she loves playing the lady.
C) That's a very question and I shall have to consider my reply very carefully.
3. A) Jane spent all her money on buying a new dress for the school disco.
B) The policeman asked Tom to empty his and put everything on the table.
C) There is a still small of resistance to the new government's forces in the west of the country side.
4. A) Let's give them a big for helping us to raise so much money.
B) Could you give me a with this box of books please?
C) Susan kept checking the time but the minute seemed to have stopped.
5. A) The plane had to be to Frankfurt because of engine failure.
B) The government was accused of having some of the money intended for road building to increase the pay of the police force.
C) She the child's attention from the sweets by showing him a picture.

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