Business vocabulary exercise: practical words (check, out of order, fix, remove, work) exercise 2

Business English vocabulary exercise, intermediate level.

This exercise gives you practice using five ‘practical’ verbs: check, be out of order, fix, remove, work.

Instructions:
1. Study the vocabulary, including ‘how to use’ and the example sentences.
2. Do the exercise below and check your answers.

check

check

check
verb to test or look at something to see if it is correct or in good condition
how to use check something;
check something for something, a mistake, an error
examples 1. They check the machine every month.
2. I checked the letter for mistakes.

out of order

out of or.der

out_of_order
verb (be out of order) to not be in a good state of operation; to be broken (a machine)
how to use something is out of order;
opposite: be in working order
examples 1. We couldn’t buy a ticket because the ticket machine was out of order.
2. After the repairs, the machine was in pefect working order.

fix

fix

fix
verb 1. to take something broken and make it work again; to repair
2. to fasten something in position
how to use 1. fix something;
2. fix something somewhere, to something, on something;
fix something (on) with something
examples 1. I fixed a shelf on the wall.
2. We fixed it with screws.

remove

re.move

remove
verb to take something out of something
how to use remove something; remove something from something
examples Before fitting the new carpet, they had to remove all the chairs from the room.

work

work

work
verb of a machine, a component, a vehicle: to operate in the correct way and as expected
how to use something works, doesn’t work;
work well, correctly, badly
examples 1.The coffee machine doesn’t work.
2. Did your plan work?

Now complete each of the following sentences using one of these five verbs in its correct form: check, be out of order, fix, remove, work.

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