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Add suitable affixes to the word in bracket in each sentence below. 1. To invent, said Thomas Edison, you need two things: “A good imagination (imagine) and a pile of junk.”

2. Illegal (legal) immigration is the migration of foreign citizens into a country in circumstances where such people do not meet the legal requirements for entering the country.

3. You need to know how to differentiate (differ) between what is good and bad. You are an adult.

4. In 1991, legal protection was extended to fur seals and sea otters - the first legislation (legislate) to protect marine mammals.

5. Birds have hollow bones, which dramatically (drama) reduce their weight.

6. My father showed his disapproval (approve) of my marriage by not attending the wedding ceremony.

7. He talked to me in such a/an impolite (polite) manner that I do not want to see nor talk to him again.

8. The new registration system was ineffective (effect). Students had to wait for at least three hours to get their subjects registered for that semester.

9. She’s very ill. The doctors have found a cancerous (cancer) growth in her stomach.

10. Faiznur Miskin was victorious (victory) at the SEA Games in Bangkok, Thailand. She won five gold medals in gymnastics.

11. Shima told me that she is unwell (well) today, so she is not attending classes.

12. I’d rather avoid any unpleasantness (pleasant) with my neighbours even though they are not very friendly towards me.

13. The immaturity (mature) of a country’s technology will have negative impact on its economic and social development.

14. WHO has set up a rehabilitation centre for under nourished (nourish) children in Somalia. The centre provides fresh food for poor children.

15. The emergence (emerge) of social networking technologies and the evolution of digital games have helped shape the new ways in which people communicate and collaborate.

16. It all started in July 2012 when three young Singaporeans (Singapore), Anna, Ming Ah and Suzaila decided to go to an adventurous trip together.

17. An extensive study conducted in Scotland found that being overweight (weight) or obese raised the risk of developing varicose veins by as much as 58 per cent.

18. Gender and racial inequalities (equal) are still widespread throughout society. The government must take a firm stand to correct this social injustice.

19. Though the man is a/an ex-convict (convict), nowadays he’s earning an honest living by helping out at the workshop.

20. ACER Computers has unveil (veil) its latest notebook, the IdeaPad u300s Ultrabook, which comes with a one-of-a-kind “breathable keyboard.”…...

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