Business Result Upper-intermediate Unit 12 Words in Context

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He _____ all the changes we proposed.

accepted

We had to _____ quickly to the new system.

adapt

How will these new rules _____ us?

affect

Are you for or _____ the death penalty?

against

She seems to feel _____ about her new job.

ambivalent

I don't know why he was so _____ towards me.

antagonistic

He seemed _____ about the meeting.

anxious

There is widespread _____ among voters.

apathy

I was a little _____ about the presentation.

apprehensive

They _____ us they would do everything possible to solve the problem.

assured

We favour a _____ approach to decision making.

buttom-up

We're _____ limits on overtime.

bringing in

She showed herself to be a _____ member of the team.

committed

We are deeply _____ about the impact of air travel on the environment.

concerned

Interest rates on bank loans have increased _____.

considerably

This is not our preferred solution, but we haven't _____.

counted it out

Cost is a _____ factor in deciding which plan to adopt.

critical

Winning this contract is _____ to the success of the company.

crucial

He _____ customer complaints.

deals with

I find it hard to work at home because there are too many _____.

distractions

I have some _____ about how effective a manager she is.

doubts

He _____ of college after one year.

dropped out

We are working towards the greater _____ of our employees.

empowerment

You don't sound very _____ about the idea.

enthusiastic

I'm _____ sorry about what happened.

genuinely

I tried to think of an excuse to _____ of my visitors.

get rid of

The speaker got a _____ reception from the audience.

hostile

He argued _____ of a strike.

in favour

I'm not very _____ on the idea of a breakfast meeting.

keen

There are still a few _____ to tie up with the contract.

loose ends

It was a _____ decision.

majority

We _____ the software to make it more suitable for our purposes.

modified

Savings will be made through _____.

natural wastage

Consumers are very _____ about the future.

nervous

She has been _____ for the presidency.

nominated

We _____ any change to the existing regulations.

oppose

He's _____ about the outcome of the talks.

optimistic

The advantages _____ the disadvantages.

outweigh

She was sacked for _____ from the stockroom.

petty theft

I'm trying to be _____ about my new job.

positive

We are _____ special buses to take delegates to the conference hall.

putting on

Our assistants will be happy to answer your _____.

queries

He _____ angrily to the news.

reacted

As a child he was difficult and _____.

rebellious

She was always _____ to new ideas.

receptive

She was _____ at having been left out of the team.

resentful

They are _____ pressure to change the rules.

resisting

Older people are not necessarily _____ to change.

resistant

He left the company after a _____ love affair with a colleague.

rumoured

Be careful not to _____ debt.

run into

He accused management of trying to _____ the talks.

sabotage

I am _____ about whether this method will work.

sceptical

I can't _____ any new clients at the moment.

take on

After the training he was eager to _____ what he had learned.

try out

My first job didn't _____.

work out

I'm a bit _____ about this test I have to take.

worried

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