English Vocabulary Exercises - Food & Eating - Exercise 5

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The Martians slowly _______________ the astronauts over the barbecue, occasionally dipping them in a mixture of spices and hot sauce for added flavour.
2. Surprisingly, rain contains _______________ B12.
3. It was so hot today, we were just _______________ on the beach.
4. I was cutting the watermelon when I _______________ through my thumb, and had to go to the hospital.
5. I made some spaghetti _______________ with fresh garlic and basil for supper.
6. Professional wine tasters never drink the wine they taste. They _______________ it, hold it in their mouth for a few seconds, and then spit it out.
7. After spending an afternoon at the spa, she had a _______________ feeling of relaxation and well-being.
8. The wind softly _______________ the trees.
9. To the Congolese people, ants are considered a special treat, either _______________ or roasted.
10. Their website features clips from a number of different songs to give people a little _______________ of their music.
11. One of the principal _______________ necessary for success is simple hard work.
12. Crocodiles do not _______________ their food; they swallow it whole.
13. I find his artwork quite _______________ and boring. He never seems to take risks or try anything new.
14. You can _______________ the apples by placing them in a paper bag.
15. Lemon grass is a traditional _______________ used in Thai cooking.
16. Over 500 people have died of _______________ since the beginning of the year in my homeland.
17. Both chocolate and beer have a _______________ taste, so they actually go well together.