English Vocabulary Exercises - All Adjectives! (+ derivations) - Exercise 9-5

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The company accountant was fired for _______________ the books.
2. The book has been _______________ somewhat for non-native readers.
3. Deaths due to drunk driving have decreased somewhat in _______________ due to an aggressive public-awareness campaign.
4. I _______________ have time to play tennis these days because I'm so busy at work.
5. If blood comes from the nose or ear following a blow to the head, phone a doctor _______________.
6. Junko's apartment in Tokyo was _______________, but it cost her almost $1,000 a month.
7. Muslims must _______________ their bodies by washing before prayers can begin.
8. Through millions of years of volcanic eruptions, the land of Iceland _______________ appeared above sea level.
9. _______________ he didn't know about the meeting because he didn't come.
10. The _______________ of Serengeti Park is something that I will never forget.
11. He looks like a bit of a _______________ with his old clothes and strange way of staring at people, but he's actually a very intelligent man.
12. Eighty percent of the world's population lives in _______________ housing.
13. The young piano player performed _______________ during his first appearance with the city orchestra.
14. Steam the broccoli just enough so that it still retains a bit of its _______________.
15. The two sides in the conflict gave _______________ differing versions of the incident.