English Vocabulary Exercises - AWL Sublist 1 - 4d

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. Mark Twain once joked, "Why is it that we rejoice at a birth and grieve at a funeral? It is perhaps because we are not the person __________."
2. The __________ in the quality of food at that restaurant has discouraged me from continuing to eat there.
3. The doctors diagnosed kidney and liver __________, so the patient had to get transplants or he would die.
4. Experts warn that many parents continue to __________ the risks their children take using the Internet.
5. Mankind's consumption of the Earth's natural resources is __________ at a phenomenal pace.
6. Analysts believe the airline company will be obliged to shed unprofitable domestic routes as it __________ in order to survive.
7. Environmentalists believe that the damage to the river posed by the factory is as yet __________.
8. Online music stores such as iTunes have __________ the way people buy and listen to their favourite songs.
9. Online dating services which allow users to exchange background information offers users a __________ approach to the search for love and romance.
10. Cross __________ of the tissue sample revealed a series of tiny tumours.