English Vocabulary Exercises - Crime & the Law - Exercise 2-1

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. He has been _______________ of murder in the death of his business partner.
2. The suspect's wife _______________ that he was with her at home the night of the killing, but a number of witnesses have placed him at the scene of the murder.
3. The young boy _______________ having stolen the car, but claimed he had meant to return it at the end of the evening.
4. The murderer had apparently been _______________ his victim for days, waiting for the perfect moment to strike.
5. Hospital officials have increased security around the nursery following reports of a woman who was trying to _______________ a baby.
6. Don't leave your bicycle unlocked outside or someone will _______________ it.
7. When her parents _______________ her, they usually send her to her room for a time-out.
8. Everyone believed that Henry had killed his wife, but without _______________ nothing could be done about it.
9. Her brother had to spend the night in _______________ after being stopped for drunken driving on the way home from a New Year's party.
10. He was arrested and charged with _______________ after getting into a fight at a bar.
11. Parents of the child finally _______________ to beating her when questioned by police.
12. The government wants to _______________ pipes used for smoking marijuana.
13. Someone _______________ the bank of over $50,000.
14. Police _______________ a farmhouse where the terrorist leader was believed to be hiding, but found nothing.