English Vocabulary Exercises - Crime & the Law - Exercise 2-5

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. A lot of the _______________ that occurs in this city is a result of addicts trying to get money to buy drugs.
2. He committed a number of bank _______________ throughout the city over a six-month period.
3. If you can't _______________ your accusations, you shouldn't make them.
4. In 1974, a Sherpa woman was _______________ attacked by a yeti which killed several of her yaks.
5. The army is planning a midnight _______________ on the enemy's position.
6. In 2000, twenty-eight barbers were _______________ in Kabul, Afghanistan for cutting men's hair in the style of Leonard DiCaprio, which was considered anti-Islamic.
7. Leopards _______________ their prey slowly through grass or bushes, and attack when only a few metres away.
8. He had an argument with his best friend after being _______________ of trying to kiss his girlfriend.
9. Over 100 people have been killed in a bombing _______________ against the rebel camp.
10. In 1882, after more than 15 years of robbing banks, _______________ Jesse James was shot in the back by one of his own gang.
11. In some countries, drug smuggling is _______________ by death.
12. Why can't you _______________ you're wrong?
13. The Greek armies united against Troy to recover Helen, the queen of Sparta, who had been _______________ by the prince of Troy, in Homer's "The Iliad".
14. He _______________ his love for her and asked her to marry him.