English Vocabulary Exercises - The World of Money & Work - Exercise 5-5

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The United States _______________ more money from the goods it exports than any other country in the world.
2. Sonya is a very _______________ volleyball player, with a powerful smash, and an excellent serve.
3. The _______________ of the disease seems to have accelerated somewhat in the last week, and his doctor is very worried.
4. The calves are kept in tiny _______________ that are so small they can hardly move, and then are slaughtered for food.
5. Scott is the owner of an important computer consulting _______________ in his country.
6. Please make sure that all _______________ are recorded on the computer, so we know exactly what we have sold, and for how much.
7. The discovery of gold on Sado Island helped _______________ the Japanese government from the time of the Tokugawa dynasty right up until 1990.
8. His English language skills are a great _______________ in his job in international trade.
9. He lost his entire _______________ gambling on the stock market.
10. When he dies, he is going to leave his millions to some _______________ cause.
11. My boss told me he would give me a _______________ at the end of the month.
12. He was so good that we _______________ him right after the job interview.
13. Someone once joked that dogs think you're family, whereas cats think you're _______________.
14. The orange _______________ in Florida was damaged by unusually cold weather this year.
15. With the end of its 99-year _______________ on Hong Kong approaching, Britain and China signed an agreement on December 24, 1984, under which all of Hong Kong was to be returned to China in 1997.
16. Taiwan's economy was largely _______________ until 1949.
17. Studies show that women continue to assume most of the _______________ involved in rearing children.