Know your pairs X and X ?

“I love staying in a Bed and ………………….. whenever I am in the UK.” Which word best fits in the gap? Of course, Breakfast!

Below there are another 10 sentences where one word out of a common ‘sth and sth’ collocation is missing. Can you figure out the word?

1. It was touch and ………………….. whether we would get the contract.

2. In our field ………………….. and development is vital to stay ahead of the competition.

3. “Say, you are in the office ………………….. and early this morning, aren’t you?”

4. During the working in phase your colleagues teach you all the ins & ………………….. of the job.

5. ………………….. and large I enjoyed my time at school.

6. Dave just called. They arrived there ………………….. and sound.

7. After a stressful day, I look forward to peace & ………………….. when I get home.

8. All the bureaucratic rules & …………………. you have to be aware of as a start-up can be overwhelming.

9. I love the ………………….. and bustle of city life.

10. I’ve asked to see all the facts and ………………….. before I make a decision.

touch and ………………….. (auf der Kippe)

………………….. and early (in aller Frühe)

ins & ………………….. (jdm zeigen, wo es langgeht)

………………….. and large (Im Größen und Ganzen)

………………….. and sound. (sicher ankommen).

peace & ………………….. (Ruhe und Frieden)

rules & ………………….. (Regeln und Vorschriften)

………………….. and bustle (Stadtgewühl).

facts and ………………….. (Zahlen und Fakten)

1) ….. 2) …. . 3)…. . 4) ….. 5) …… 6) …… 7) …… 8) …. 9) ….. 10) ……

Answers

1) go 2) research 3) bright 4) outs 5) by 6) safe 7) quiet 8) regulations 9) hustle 10) figures

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