Use of English PRO

Word Formation - (B2) First Certificate of English

For Questions 1-8, read the text below. Use the word given in capitals to form a word that fits in the gap. There is an example at the beginning (0).

Dishonest and dumb

Some (0) CRIMINALS (CRIME) become known for their intelligence and avoid being caught for years. Others are just so stupid that it seems (1) ............ (RIDICULE). Take, for instance, one (2) ............ (ROB), who decided that he was feeling a little tired half-way through burgling a house. Seeing the (3) ............ (COMFORT) bed, he decided to take a nap. It may seem (4) ............ (BELIEF), but he was still asleep when the owners got home! They (5) ............ (NERVOUS) called the police, who came to arrest the sleeping beauty right away! Another (6) ............ (HUMOUR) story is that of the man who stole a (7) ............ (SECURE) camera. He managed to steal the camera (8) ............ (EQUIP), but left the tape behind. It was used as evidence in court because, of course, it showed him taking the camera!

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