Remember that passive forms generally take an ‘ed’ ending.
When you learn new vocab, make sure that you note collocations too. For this group of words some collocations are:
incidental to, incident report, index to, a lot of initiative, incorporate into
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Complete the sentences. Choose the correct word and then use the correct form of the word.
- Pension rates are ______________ to the cost of living. (incident, index)
- There was some kind of ______________ at the shopping centre this morning. I don’t know what happened, but there were a lot of police around. (incident, initiate)
- Parts of the old design were _______________ into the new logo design. (inhibit, incorporate)
- The new guy at work shows a lot of _______________; he’ll do well I think. (initiate, inhibit)
- Recording the meeting may make people feel _______________ and they’ll be less likely to express their real views. (incorporate, inhibit)
Answers (in the wrong order)
5. inhibited 3. incorporated 2. incident 1. indexed 4. initiative