Academic Vocabulary in Context – Contract

contracting contagious diseases — to contract the disease — contract law — sign a contract — were contracted to complete — a binding contract — contractual obligations — registered building contractor — to honour his contractual obligations — plumbing and electrical sub-contractors — under contract — a contract has been signed — the contract has not been signed — has contracted quite lot — the contract is legitimate — a legally enforceable contract — expand and contract

NOTE: There are 15 questions but there are 17 answers!!! Do not miss any!

1. The market ………… and we are going to have to lay off some staff members, but they will be rehired as soon as things pick up again.

2. It is not ………… until both parties have signed the document.

3. “This property is ……….. so it is not available any more. Would you like to see another one?”, said the real estate agent. He opened a folder and took out a list of properties.

4. The water pipes ……….. as the water freezes so they are likely to burst if you do not insulate them. You have to stop the ice inside the pipes from freezing.

5. Once his ……….. have been carried out, he is free to go into business for himself wherever he pleases. So long as he does not do business under the name that he used before. It is all about the name. It is a specific clause of the contract that he has sold his business name.

6. If it is …………. then all you have to do is call a lawyer and everything will be taken care of, but the problem is that we don’t know if ………… under the law of Cambodia.

7. The danger of ………… is significant and all persons are advised to take out health insurance.

8. It is difficult to …………. if you carry out standard hygiene procedures like washing your hands and wearing gloves. It’s hepatitis that I am talking about and there are several varieties of this liver disease.

9. There is no remedy in ……….. but you might be able to get a compensation payment under the law of torts, or in equity; There might be an equitable remedy.

10. Work on the new building cannot be commenced until the ………… have been hired.

11. They …………… the work but the money has disappeared and construction is behind schedule although the stadium was due to be finished last month.

12. Most of the work was done by a personal friend of mine who is a ………… so he is quite handy on the tools.

13. If you don’t ………… you have no way of forcing the other party ………….. .

14. …………. and so you do not have any proof that an agreement was made.

15. If the building contractor hires sub-contractors, they are legally obliged to carry out the work so long as ……………………

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