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When you learn new vocab, make sure that you note collocations too. For this group of words some collocations are:
occupied territory, option to/for, output of, overall success/numbers/increase
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Complete the sentences below with the correct form of the word.
1.The shipment hasn’t arrived yet, so ______________ all of our deliveries will be late too. (obvious)
2.There are a lot of disputes around the world over _______________ territories. (occupy)
3.This is a bargain price for the camera, and it has an _______________ second lens. (option)
4.The workers’ _______________ is increasing, but so are stress levels. (output)
5.The _______________ trend is towards increased poverty. (overall)
Answers (in the wrong order below)
5. overall 3. optional 2. occupied 1. obviously 4. output