Vocabulary Exercises with answers | The Bank

Vocabulary Exercises with answers | The Bank

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Exercise 4

Borrowing money from the bank: Complete the sentences with the following words:

  • debt | interest | loan | mortgage | overdraft | overdrawn

1. I’m glad it’s nearly the end of the month. l’ve got absolutely no money left.
> I know what you mean. I don’t get paid for another week and I’m already .

2. You’re working long hours at the moment. Are you saving up for something?
> No – nothing so exciting! I’m trying to pay off the on my Barclays account.

3. I’m sure the bank would lend you the money if you really need it.
> No, I don’t want to do that. I already owe my father £300. I really don’t want to get further into .

4. I hear you’re thinking of starting up your own business. How are you going to get the money?
> No problem. l’ve already applied to the bank for a .

5. If you really want a new car, why don’t you borrow some money from the bank?
> I don’t really want to do that. You have to pay so much in .

6. So, I hear you’re getting a flat of your own, are you?
> Yes, I’ve found a really nice place, saved up enough for a deposit, and arranged a .


  1. overdrawn
  2. overdraft
  3. debt
  4. loan
  5. interest
  6. mortgage

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