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

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The brakes on their new car failed while they were driving it, and they were in a serious accident, so they are _______________ the company that made it for over $1 million.
2. As long as men are willing to pay strangers for sex, _______________ will continue to exist.
3. He is totally against abortion except in cases where the woman became pregnant after being _______________.
4. Never accept to carry luggage onto a plane for a stranger because he might be actually getting you to _______________ something for him.
5. The kidnapper _______________ to kill the boy if his parents didn't pay him a million dollars.
6. Many women who become prostitutes were sexually _______________ as children.
7. The suspect was led into _______________ by a policeman.
8. Many people feel that _______________ is simply a school for criminals, and does nothing to reduce crime.
9. Afro-American boxer Reuben Hurricane Carter was _______________ by dishonest policemen for a murder he didn't commit.
10. My neighbour was a victim of a _______________ who stole her purse while she was out shopping.
11. The driver of the bus that ran off the road, killing 2 of his passengers, has been _______________ charged with driving without due care and attention.
12. He received the maximum _______________ for assaulting and robbing the elderly couple.
13. Detectives are searching through the house of the victim for _______________ which they hope will lead them to the killer.
14. Galileo was _______________ by the church and imprisoned until his death in 1642 for suggesting that the Earth was not the centre of the universe.