English Vocabulary Exercises - Nouns? Verbs? Both! With derivations! - Exercise 1-2

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The old man _______________ in his chair as he fell asleep.
2. The winning goal was _______________ with only 5 seconds remaining in the game.
3. You _______________ failing the course if you don't do a better job on your next presentation.
4. The lecturer _______________ to drink a glass of water, and then continued with his speech.
5. We can't get _______________ to the building without the permission of the owner.
6. The child _______________ his toes into the ocean to see if the water was cold.
7. Victoria _______________ an annual beer-tasting festival which is very popular.
8. The children were _______________ a rubber ball against the side of the house.
9. Paco was _______________ the ball in the air for his dog to catch in its mouth.
10. Our DVD player is broken, and it's cheaper to buy a new one than to repair it, so I'm just going to _______________ it.
11. She _______________ pictures of her favourite movie stars in a little album.
12. The dancers _______________ in low voices as they danced around the stage.
13. One's values should be _______________ in the context of one's culture.
14. The children _______________ with pleasure when I gave them the candy.
15. When I was 18 years old, my friends and I used to enjoy _______________ around in a friend's car every weekend.
16. The marketing executive _______________ his new sales strategy at the weekly staff meeting.