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

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The young man had been _______________ with a baseball bat, and had a broken arm and a large bump on his head.
2. Every time my brother does something wrong, my mom _______________ me. It's just not fair.
3. The murderer finally _______________ killing his ex-lover when shown the evidence by the police.
4. An American oil executive has been _______________, and is being held by members of a terrorist group for a huge ransom.
5. Police tortured the prisoner to make him _______________.
6. John Franklin is being held by police for the _______________ murder of his business partner.
7. The police have been able to find _______________ linking the suspect to the murder weapon.
8. I can't _______________ my child for telling the truth about breaking the CD player because he was honest about it.
9. He was fired from his job for _______________ money out of the cash register.
10. He was _______________ for possession of marijuana, but then later released without charge.
11. A man who has been _______________ singer Jennifer Lopez was arrested outside her home today.
12. Police found 10 kilograms of high-grade heroin during a _______________ on an illegal lab this morning.
13. Bina was _______________ of her gold rings and necklace by an armed man while out shopping.
14. Alcohol was _______________ in this country for a short time in the 1930s and many people were arrested for selling it.