English Vocabulary Exercises - Nouns? Verbs? Both! With derivations! - Exercise 12-4

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. Company policy states that at least 3 estimates must be obtained before any contracts are _______________.
2. We should check the weather _______________ for the weekend before we decide whether or not to go camping.
3. My feet get really _______________ when I wear these shoes for a few days.
4. "I'm sorry I'm late," she _______________, "everything seems to be going wrong today."
5. If giant clams _______________ any danger, their huge shells shut tight.
6. The _______________ from the explosion was heard three blocks away.
7. Some _______________ at the nightclub kept staring at my breasts all evening.
8. He painted a lovely _______________ of a woman holding a baby in her arms.
9. The government needs to take measures to _______________ violent crime.
10. The tourists stared in _______________ as the Northern Lights shimmered in the cold, clear sky.
11. Narrow, _______________ paths snake through Afghanistan's rugged landscape.
12. What exactly were the _______________ for you leaving your job?
13. The old woman was _______________ as she came out of the hall following her granddaughter's concert.
14. We had to pay $100 at the time of purchase and then the _______________ within 3 months.
15. After working in the garden all day, my clothes were all _______________, and covered with dirt.