AWL Sublist 10 - Exercise 1a

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right with the items on the left.
1. Firefighters had to abandon their efforts to fight the fire, because the building was in danger of _______________.
2. If you _______________ a bear while hiking, the best thing to do is to back away quietly.
3. There is a beautiful little park _______________ to the house we're going to buy.
4. I usually find that Jasper doesn't really know what he's talking about; however, I'm _______________ to agree with him on this point.
5. By _______________ a clause in the contract guaranteeing a fixed price, management was able to avoid paying for the increase in fuel costs.
6. I didn't need any help. The instructions were pretty _______________.
7. American politician Jesse Jackson once said, "If my mind can _______________ it, and my heart can believe it, I know I can achieve it."
8. I lost the game, but I told myself that I had improved a lot _______________.
9. She was offered over a million dollars to _______________ nude in a magazine, but she refused.
10. There is an _______________ dispute between the two countries regarding fishing rights off the coast.