- Do you often buy items made in other countries?
- Do you have enough supply of essentials like food and clothes?
- fuel /FYOO-uhl/
- lack /lak/
- currency /KUR-uhn-see/
- miss /mis/
- produce /pruh-DOOS/
[noun] – a substance that is used to provide heat or power, usually by being burned
Wood and coal are some examples of fuel.
[noun] – the fact that something is not available or that there is not enough of it
We won’t be able to go on a holiday today due to lack of funds.
[noun] – the money in use in a particular country
This shop doesn’t accept foreign currency.
[verb] – to fail to do or experience something, often something planned or expected
My dad often misses breakfast so he eats more during lunch.
[verb] – to make something or bring something into existence
France is known to produce high-quality wine.
True or False
- Sri Lanka has low gasoline supply due to its economic crisis.
- The arrivial of a diesel supply was expected on the weekdays.
- Wijesekera said that the country does not have enough money to pay the supplies.
- Sri Lanka gained its independence from the UK in 1948.
- Sri Lanka failed to pay its foreign loan in June.
Fill in the blanks
- The _______ exchange rate between the two countries are increasing.
- This medicine may _______ some side effects.
- _______ of sleep may be the cause of your headache.
- Do you know what kind of _______ these machines use?
- I _______ my first class today because the train got delayed.