English Vocabulary Exercises – Nouns? Verbs? Both! With derivations! - Exercise 15-4

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. If you chew gum on the airplane, it'll help to keep your ears from getting _______________ from the change in air pressure.
2. They gave a _______________ review of the film, saying it was one of the best of the year.
3. The students wore name _______________ for the first few classes, so it was easy to learn their names.
4. The new secretary mixed up all the files, and it took us a week to _______________ them all out.
5. Jeanette spoke sincerely and _______________ of her fight against discrimination in her country.
6. Keith Folse notes that in many surveys, students _______________ vocabulary development second only to opportunities to speak in class as important for their language learning.
7. We could hear the ghosts _______________ all about us as we walked through the graveyard.
8. The boy was so cold that he was shivering _______________.
9. She has been _______________ on drugs for years, and is in really bad shape.
10. An _______________ number of teenagers are continuing to smoke cigarettes despite the government's attempts to discourage the habit.
11. The party was really boring, so we made a quick _______________ and went to the pub.
12. Be careful of that dog. I tried to pet him, and he _______________ at me.
13. We got a couple of _______________ of almonds, some oatmeal and some sunflower seeds from the health food store to put in the cereal.
14. In a department store _______________ from 1900, a piano cost $98.00.
15. In May of 1994, the stolen painting "The Scream" by Edvard Munch was found _______________ in a hotel in Norway.