Is Sugar Toxic? Vocabulary Review Exercise

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. Tom Hannah once remarked that tolerance and celebration of individual differences is the fire that __________ lasting love.
2. Untold numbers of sea animals die after __________ various forms of plastic.
3. I know you are worried that Sarah will turn you down if you ask her out, but __________; you have nothing to lose by asking.
4. Greg is pretty sleazy; he's married but has had relationships with a number of girls __________ over the years.
5. His daughter's concerns about his poor health were the __________ for his decision to finally stop smoking.
6. These scandals are __________ and many believe they will cost the president dearly during the next election.
7. Suggesting that the Beatles are more important musically than Beethoven is just so __________.
8. His wife's vision for this company has been the __________ behind the continued innovation that has kept this company on top.
9. When relationships break down through death, separation, or divorce, many women suddenly find themselves __________ into poverty.
10. We __________ into the kitchen to eat the last of the pizza from the party after my parents had gone to bed.
11. Her beauty, combined with her wit and intelligence, have combined to make her __________ to most men.
12. The winning car in the race attained speeds in __________ of 200 kilometres per hour.
13. The prime minister promised this new program would help improve the economy, and the newest job figures appear to __________.
14. To buy an average house in Victoria would cost me the __________ of about 10 years' salary.
15. The children didn't seem to be too __________ affected by their parents' divorce.
16. The sudden death of Michael Jackson caused a __________ in record sales for the artist.
17. From 1990 to 2010, the number of cell phones in use worldwide __________ from 12.4 million to over 4.6 billion.
18. They were very __________ in creating authentic-looking costumes and sets for the film.