English Vocabulary Exercises - Nouns? Verbs? Both! With derivations! - Exercise 2-1

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. I got a flat tire on my bicycle, but had the tools to _______________ it myself.
2. The young couple _______________ around the park, hand in hand.
3. Don't _______________ me; I'm going as fast as I can.
4. We'd better stop at a gas station, and _______________ up your tires; they're getting a little low.
5. My friend grew a beard, and I didn't even _______________ it.
6. The police _______________ the suspect to his home, where they found over $10,000 in stolen goods.
7. Don't _______________ me right now, I'm trying to do my homework.
8. The committee decided to _______________ the plan altogether, and start all over.
9. The road was _______________ by a tree that had fallen over.
10. The young boy was _______________ to go to the principal's office.
11. One of the salesmen claims that the boss _______________ his nephew, and gives him all the best clients.
12. I think they should _______________ their child more; he is always getting into trouble at school.
13. Our footsteps _______________ on the newly fallen snow.
14. The children were _______________ leaves onto pieces of paper for pictures showing the different seasons.
15. The thief _______________ his gun directly at my head.