TED Talks - Vocabulary Review - April 27, 2016

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. What a __________! Do I take the job that pays more or the job that is more interesting?
2. Over 4,000 people have __________ as a result of the earthquake in Nepal.
3. Studies show that smoking is linked to low birth weight and a higher rate of infant __________.
4. The baby __________ my thumb in her hands, and pulled it towards her mouth.
5. __________ to living in Victoria, we lived in Edmonton for about 10 years.
6. No one had __________ the earthquake.
7. The father __________ his daughter with a hug after she was scared by a dog.
8. When we saw the dark clouds gathering, we knew that rain was __________.
9. Alligators depend on external heat sources to __________ their body temperature.
10. The mad scientist had made a magical potion which he believed would give him __________.
11. Canada may have to __________ to recruiting nurses from overseas because analysts are expecting a shortage of medical professionals in the next few years.
12. He goes running every day of the year, __________ of the weather.
13. We will use the first week of classes to __________ your speaking ability.
14. Their daughter Audrey was born about three weeks __________, but is nonetheless doing very well.
15. There is a wide __________ of abilities in our tennis club, from absolute beginners to those who have played professionally.
16. The old woman __________ each of her grandchildren as they arrived.
17. The referee is obviously __________ against us; his brother is on the other team.