English Vocabulary Exercises - Nouns? Verbs? Both! With derivations! - Exercise 10-2

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The soldiers all _______________ when the general entered the room.
2. We built a _______________ fire on the beach and cooked our supper over it.
3. When I _______________ at the paper this morning, I saw a picture of someone I used to go to school with.
4. French rule over England _______________ more than 300 years, beginning with the Battle of Hastings in 1066.
5. Visitors are _______________ to remove their hat and shoes at the entrance to the mosque.
6. There are a couple of good pubs here in town that _______________ their own beer.
7. They _______________ across the sea in the pursuit of adventure.
8. The satellite will be used primarily by the military to _______________ information regarding enemy troop movements.
9. I was a bit _______________ when my girlfriend suddenly decided she didn't want to go to the concert because she had been talking about it all week.
10. Somebody _______________ a huge load of garbage on the side of the street.
11. The van took the corner too quickly, _______________, and then rolled into the ditch.
12. The officer _______________ his troops to attack the fortress.
13. The children _______________ their new puppy with a lot of kindness.
14. Many dolphins die unnecessarily after getting _______________ in fishermen's nets.
15. Don't _______________ your time doing your homework; come to the pub with us!