English Vocabulary Exercises - Nouns? Verbs? Both! With derivations! - Exercise 10-4

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The east coast of Mozambique, and the west coast of the nearby island of Madagascar look as if they could fit together like _______________ pieces.
2. The child _______________ at his mother to see if she was watching him as he took another cookie.
3. At its height in the 1930s, the British empire _______________ the globe.
4. My hair always gets really _______________ if I don't use a conditioner when I wash my hair.
5. People in Nigeria have been _______________ beer for over 8,000 years.
6. The history of our people has been _______________ from father to son for countless generations.
7. You are kindly _______________ to refrain from smoking in front of the entrance to the building.
8. The old man is in hospital, and is being _______________ for a mild heart attack.
9. Captive elephants can be trained to respond to as many as 40 different voice _______________.
10. The bank robbers ran out of the bank with their guns _______________ in their hands.
11. He lost his entire crew to cold and starvation during his Arctic _______________.
12. There was a big _______________ of snow on the mountain overnight, so the skiing should be great today!
13. Don't _______________ my time; I'm very busy right now.
14. The rear seat in the van _______________ back to make a bed.
15. The soldiers stood to attention, and _______________ as the prime minister did his inspection of the troops.