English Vocabulary Exercises - Health & the Body - Exercise 4-2

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. After having its back broken when it was hit by a car, the dog lay by the road _______________ for hours before it finally died.
2. She has long _______________ fingers that really help her piano playing.
3. She never really recovered from the _______________ of losing her teenage daughter to cancer.
4. Our family eats a _______________ which is rich in fruit and vegetables.
5. We were afraid that my daughter's ankle was broken during the soccer game, but it was just badly _______________ from a kick to the shin.
6. HIV is the _______________ which is believed to cause AIDS.
7. Don't give flowers to Sheena for her birthday; she's really _______________ to them.
8. I cut my hand, but it wasn't serious; it only _______________ for a minute or so.
9. Don't eat so quickly or you'll _______________.
10. Apparently, elephants are _______________ for about two years before finally giving birth.
11. The heart is simply a big _______________ used to pump blood.
12. We bought a few extra _______________ of her medicine to bring on our trip, in case of an emergency.
13. You should turn a light on in here if you are going to read; otherwise you might _______________ your eyes.
14. He _______________ through his mouth when he sleeps, which causes him to wake up with a dry mouth.
15. If your son's _______________ goes any higher, you'd better take him to the hospital.