English Vocabulary Exercises – Nouns? Verbs? Both! With derivations! - Exercise 15-2

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. Let's _______________ your toys into two piles; those you want to keep, and those you want to get rid of.
2. Branches _______________ under our feet as we walked through the bush.
3. Mathematics scores by Japanese students consistently _______________ among the best in the world.
4. Scientists are still _______________ new species of insects which are being discovered worldwide.
5. The children _______________ their ears with their fingers while the airplane was taking off.
6. The trees have been _______________ to indicate to the parks crew which ones are to be cut down.
7. "Don't talk so loud, they'll hear you!" my friend _______________.
8. He _______________ the trailer to the car and drove away.
9. Heather's parents tried to _______________ her to break up with her boyfriend because they don't like him.
10. The little girl _______________ a hole in the sand with her hands and put her toys in it.
11. His wife really _______________ him. She's always telling him what to do.
12. Please _______________ by the rear doors of the bus.
13. The fire was _______________ brightly in the dark night.
14. I don't mean to _______________ you, but if you don't work harder, you will most certainly fail this course.
15. Their house was seriously _______________ in the storm.