Vocabulary exercise | Sentence completion

Complete the following sentences.

1. We have been deprived …………………. our rights.

a) of b) about c) with d) from

2. The Sikhs are easily …………………. from others by their turban and the beard.

a) discriminated b) distinct c) distinguished d) separated

3. This is similar to the other tune, but quite ————— from it.

a) distinct b) distinctive c) diverge d) divergent

4. I am planning to ……………………….. my old car.

a) dispose of b) discard c) throw out d) dispose off

5. ………………. yourself of this great opportunity to ride a Ferrari.

a) Accept b) Avail c) Access d) Accede

6. He ………………….. to a Greek myth.

a) alluded b) mentioned c) told d) spoke

7. One must not ………………….. over one’s failures.

a) worry b) think c) brood d) talk

8. You must not allow yourself to be …………………… into evil habits by them.

a) enticed b) engaged c) engulfed d) enamored

9. She ………………… on my joining her.

a) insisted b) required c) demanded d) requested

10. I tried to …………………. him from going abroad.

a) dissuade b) persuade c) encourage d) advise

Answers

1. We have been deprived of our rights.

2. The Sikhs are easily distinguished from others by their turban and the beard.

3. This is similar to the other tune, but quite distinct from it.

4. I am planning to dispose of my old car.

5. Avail yourself of this great opportunity to ride a Ferrari.

6. He alluded to a Greek myth.

7. One must not brood over one’s failures.

8. You must not allow yourself to be enticed into evil habits by them.

9. She insisted on my joining her.

10. I tried to dissuade him from going abroad.

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