English Vocabulary Exercises - Lots of Nouns (and derivations) - Exercise 4-4

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The soldiers ran for cover as an enemy _______________ rumbled up the street towards them.
2. Jobs, the economy, endangered species, the environment; all are at _______________ in the government's discussions on the protection of the old forest.
3. My grandfather has to use a _______________ to get around now because he has bad hips.
4. He changed his lifestyle completely in the _______________ of a near fatal heart attack.
5. Our company is opening a new _______________ in Vancouver, and they want me to act as the manager there.
6. I had about 50 email and telephone _______________ waiting for me when I got into work this morning.
7. Cut the squid into thin _______________, and then roll them in this batter before frying.
8. The entire town was covered in a fine grey _______________ following the eruption of the volcano.
9. Air _______________ is a serious health concern in many large cities.
10. Hazel always has a little sewing _______________ with her, to put on a button or repair her clothing if needed.
11. Children are amazingly _______________; they can play for hours without getting tired.
12. Police in full riot _______________ were called in to break up the demonstration.
13. Consumer spending on alcohol _______________ to over $250 per household last year.
14. The _______________ of the letter I received from my ex-wife was surprisingly friendly and relaxed.
15. The University of Victoria has managed to attract a lot of students because of its excellent _______________ abroad.