An Ideal Husband by Oscar Wilde: Word Formation

Besedotvorje: postavi besedo v oklepaju v pravilno obliko. / Word formation: put the word in brackets into the correct form.

1 The _______________ of women comes from the fact that psychology cannot explain us. Men can be analysed, women … merely adored. (STRONG)

2 I had the double misfortune of being well-born and poor, two _______________ things nowadays. (FORGIVE)

3 Fashion is what one wears oneself. What is _______________ is what other people wear. (FASHION)

4 It is the _______________ of the moral sense in women that makes marriage such a hopeless, one-sided institution. (GROW)

5 It is not the Prime Minister’s day for seeing the _______________. (EMPLOY)

6 Robert is _______________ of doing a foolish thing as he is of doing a wrong thing. (CAPABLE)

7 I should fancy she came to _______________ if she tried to get Robert into her toils. (GRIEVE)

8 I have paid _______________ money many times. (CONSCIOUS)

9 Don’t use big words. It is a _______________ transaction. (COMMERCE)

10 I am full of interesting information. I feel like the latest _______________ of something or other. (EDIT)

11 You _______________ yourself, Robert. Believe me, without wealth you could have succeeded just as well. (RATE)

12 The ten _______________ in every stroke of the pen, and the moral law all over the page. (COMMAND)

Rešitve naloge / Answer Key