English Vocabulary Exercises - Crime & the Law - Exercise 2-3

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The _______________ UFO sighting turned out to be a weather balloon.
2. She _______________ her brother of stealing money out of her room.
3. The accused _______________ to police that he murdered his business partner.
4. The bank _______________ netted thieves over $100,000 in cash.
5. Many people feel that the use of cell phones by those who are driving a car should be _______________.
6. My neighbour's house was _______________ last night; someone stole their laptop and a couple of hundred dollars.
7. In Singapore, throwing a cigarette butt on the street is _______________ with a heavy fine of several hundred dollars.
8. Her ex-husband has been _______________ her ever since they got divorced.
9. In my country, _______________ of the rich are a common occurrence. Usually, the people are released unharmed after a ransom is paid.
10. A dozen prisoners escaped from _______________ when a fire started, and all the doors were unlocked to let firemen fight the blaze.
11. When questioned by the police, the young boy _______________ to stealing the car, but said that he had meant to return it after a short ride.
12. When my daughter was little, she _______________ some money from her brother, and used it to buy candy.
13. The police are sure that he committed the robbery but they can't _______________ it.
14. She developed a terrible fear of strangers after being sexually _______________ in a public park on the way home from work.