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

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. My parents like to go out for a _______________ in the evening after supper.
2. The child was throwing _______________ of meat to his puppy under the table.
3. We heard a _______________, and went outside, where we found someone had dented our new car.
4. Someone put a _______________ up on a telephone pole on our street warning people that there is a dangerous dog on the loose.
5. There is a little _______________ of forested land behind our house where the kids like to play.
6. One of the principal _______________ of this class is to improve your speaking skills.
7. To get to the elementary school, walk down this street for about three _______________ and then turn right.
8. The soldier was severely disciplined for refusing to follow an _______________.
9. Hansel and Gretel left a _______________ of crumbs through the forest so that they could find their way home.
10. When you join the army, one of the first things you are taught is _______________.
11. The heart basically acts as a _______________ which circulates blood throughout our body.
12. The _______________ you used to fix the toys wasn't very strong, and now they're broken again.
13. Could you do me a _______________, and drop this letter in the mail for me?
14. I'll pick you up on the way to school. It's right on my way, so it's no _______________ at all.
15. Sorry to eat and run, but I'm in a _______________ to do some work I've got to finish before we go on holidays.