English Vocabulary Exercises – Nouns? Verbs? Both! With derivations! - Exercise 14-2

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. Ancient Greek soldiers used sea sponges to _______________ their helmets and leg armour.
2. The flag was _______________ in the wind.
3. Hey, that policeman is _______________ you to pull over.
4. The United Nations has _______________ Canada as among the best places to live in the world.
5. This printer can _______________ up to 100 sheets of paper at a time.
6. We don't normally _______________ the item you are looking for, but we can certainly special order it if you want.
7. It only took me an hour to _______________ my bags for the trip.
8. I _______________ Janis will go to the party; she doesn't like loud music or crowds.
9. Anne is constantly _______________ for meaning in her life. Maybe she should just look around her instead of getting so wrapped up in herself.
10. You have to _______________ the egg whites for a few minutes before adding them to the mixture.
11. The government has been _______________ that there will be a slight tax break in next week's budget.
12. Each second, your brain _______________ about 100,000 chemical reactions.
13. The father _______________ his daughter with a hug after she was scared by a dog.
14. The coast of Florida is _______________ itself in expectation of a hurricane which is supposed to hit by the weekend.
15. The child _______________ over the chair when he ran into the room.