Class 571G - Vocabulary Practice Exercise - May 5, 2016

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. Scott spent the morning pulling __________ in the garden.
2. My boss is a total __________ who doesn't understand even the basics of marketing.
3. She __________ her ex-husband now and will do anything to avoid him.
4. I know I'm on a diet but the cheesecake was __________!
5. The __________ of Vesuvius resulted in the complete destruction of the town of Pompeii.
6. She __________ her telephone number on a piece of paper and gave it to him
7. As your doctor, I __________ you to cut down on fatty foods if you don't want to have heart trouble.
8. The magician __________ in a puff of smoke, only to reappear inside a large box in the centre of the stage.
9. Art lovers around the world were horrified when a young tourist __________ a painting by Rembrandt with a happy face.
10. Laura doesn't really like drinking, so it is very __________ that she will come to the pub with us tonight.
11. Her brother is a __________ Olympic athlete who started using illegal drugs and was then banned from competition.
12. Many traditional job skills have become __________ as machines replace man in more and more jobs.
13. The man admitted shooting his wife's lover in a fit of __________ after discovering them together in bed.
14. Her husband is a __________ fellow who is very popular at parties.
15. Colin will never come bungy-jumping with us; he's too __________ to try something like that.
16. New vaccines may someday __________ our planet of a number of those diseases that currently result in millions of deaths each year.
17. I've been away from Korea for a long time now and I really __________ a home-cooked Korean meal.
18. After months of drought the farmers began to __________ that they would lose everything.
19. The Titanic was a __________ vessel, the biggest in the world at that time.
20. My nephew is __________ with computer games, so he plays for hours and hours.
21. Construction workers __________ the skeleton of a large dinosaur while working at the site of a proposed shopping centre.
22. I could figure out most of the questions on the test, but there was one question that had me completely __________.
23. During our book club meeting, Joan made a number of __________ comments that really helped me to understand the novel better.
24. Jeremy and Sun-mi exchanged rings with their names __________ on them for Christmas.