English Vocabulary Exercises - Nouns? Verbs? Both! With derivations! - Exercise 2-5

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. Let's put the baby in the _______________, and take her down to feed the ducks in the park.
2. We had to _______________ home from the party when the baby-sitter phoned to say that my daughter was sick.
3. Filling out all the forms for a visa is such a _______________.
4. Milk usually arrives at grocery stores about 2 days after is it _______________ from the cow.
5. Her weight loss is quite _______________.
6. We need to _______________ more paper for the photocopier.
7. The Prime Minister is calling on the world community to _______________ all nuclear weapons.
8. My teacher was a strict _______________ who ran the classroom like we were all in the army.
9. Cats were the _______________ animal of the prophet Mohammed.
10. The desert of Kuwait is spotted with _______________ of coarse, weedy grass and small bushes.
11. A pencil is made of two separate pieces of wood which are _______________ together.
12. She heard the _______________ sound of the horses coming up the gravel road.
13. The school was able to buy a _______________ of tickets for the game at half price.
14. Her long dress _______________ in the dust on the floor.
15. My _______________ in coming here is to pass the TOEFL exam.