The Smallest Inmate in Prison - Vocabulary Review

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.

1. Her parents tried to _______________ her from marrying her boyfriend, but she went ahead with the wedding anyway.
2. The cat lay on the carpet in front of the fireplace, curled up into a _______________ little ball.
3. The house was being guarded by a _______________ black dog.
4. My sister's boyfriend _______________ that he drive us home after the party because it was so late and the buses had stopped running.
5. The children _______________ us to take them to Disneyland for a holiday.
6. In order to _______________ for a driver's license in British Columbia, you must be at least 16 years old.
7. The special effects in that movie were _______________; it looked like the dinosaurs were real.
8. News of the abandonment of a mother dog and her six puppies in a municipal park resulted in a number of calls to the newspaper from people hoping to _______________ the animals.
9. He didn't _______________ how much he loved her until she moved away.
10. Meditation can be very _______________ in helping to reduce stress.
11. Please _______________ that you have paid your fees in full before classes begin.
12. We moved from Halifax to Vancouver when my father's company _______________ him to their main office out here.
13. Government _______________ expect the prime minister to make an announcement this afternoon.
14. The victim's family felt that the _______________ given the murderer was too short.
15. The young woman attempted suicide after being _______________ by a stranger.
16. He was sentenced to 10 years in prison, but was _______________ after 7 years for good behaviour.
17. Today, on the occasion of the marriage of our oldest child, we are happy in knowing that we have not lost a daughter; we have _______________ a son-in-law.
18. One _______________ was murdered by another man in the prison after a fight in the exercise yard.