English Vocabulary Exercises - Crime & the Law - Exercise 3-4

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The thief tried to _______________ his partner for the crime.
2. The politician _______________ the newspaper after it printed an article which accused him of lying to the public.
3. Police have arrested a known _______________ who is suspected in a number of attacks on prostitutes in the downtown core.
4. The last words of one convicted killer in Texas just before he was executed were "Remember, the death _______________ is murder."
5. He was arrested for making _______________ against his neighbour.
6. Anti-poverty groups have _______________ the government's decision to raise the sales tax.
7. Young women brought to the capital from the countryside are often forced into _______________ by poverty, and lack of education.
8. My cousin is studying _______________ at college, and hopes to become a police officer.
9. In certain countries, drug _______________ are sentenced to death.
10. She got a divorce because her husband was _______________ towards her and the children.
11. Sherlock Holmes was able to find the killer by examining various _______________ at the scene of the murder.
12. A group of reporters waited outside the _______________ to hear the verdict.
13. Two young high school students have been arrested for car _______________ after being found in possession of a stolen mini-van.
14. This morning, guards found a _______________ who had hanged himself in his jail cell.