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OxWord A/3C/1 (Phrasal verb to compound noun)

Complete the sentences with the correct words. The definitions of the missing words have been provided.

1. There was an unusually high # in the election, nearly twice the number predicted. (the number of people who come to an event)
turnout, create online activities , ,
2. Although it was McCartney who announced the #, he had been most keen to continue. (the end of a serious relationship or marriage)
shakeup, shake-up, web page, ,
3. The end of the book was a real #. (something that makes you feel disappointed because it is not as good as you expected)
breakdown, , educational games ,
4. The car was a complete # - I was lucky I wasn%27t killed. a vehicle that has been so badly damaged that it can never be used again
hold-up, , ,
5. An Apple Computer spokeswoman and other sources confirmed the # at the vice president level. (a process by which an organization makes a lot of big changes in a short time to improve its effectiveness)
tailback, generate answer keys , ,
6. His mother is a high-school #, trying to raise four children on less than $500 a month. (someone who leaves school or college without finishing their course of study)
write-off, , ,
7. The best business is one with a small # and with no risk involved. (the amount of money that you have to spend in order to start a new business, activity etc)
break-up, breakup, , ,
8. Southbound there were #s for miles. (a line of traffic that is moving very slowly or not moving at all)
setback, , ,
9. The system started to operate in late 1914, a few months after the # of war in Europe. (the sudden start of war, disease, violence etc)
outbreak, , ,
10. Family # can lead to behavioural problems in children. (the failure of a relationship or system)
outlay, , ,
11. The December elections were a major # for the party. (a problem that delays or prevents progress, or makes things worse than they were)
dropout, , ,