English Vocabulary Exercises - Nouns? Verbs? Both! With derivations! - Exercise 3-4

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. They visited Hollywood last year and actually _______________ a couple of celebrities in a café there.
2. I've just put the baby down for a _______________; she won't be awake for at least a couple of hours.
3. The walls of the old house _______________ in the wind during the storm.
4. Bob has been away from work for a couple of days now, and I'm _______________ that he may be very sick.
5. I've put a few _______________ down here and there, but haven't caught any mice yet.
6. The teacher _______________ the comic book out of the boy's hand and threw it in the garbage.
7. The supper wasn't very _______________ looking, but it tasted delicious.
8. Kenichi _______________ his new car on the fence while backing out of the driveway.
9. The lost city of Atlantis was first _______________ by the Greek philosopher Plato about 2,400 years ago.
10. Because one cannot destroy any Buddhist images in Laos, broken images are _______________ up in temples, caves, and other holy places.
11. My son came into the living room while we were _______________ Christmas presents, but luckily he didn't see anything.
12. Have you filled out the registration _______________ for the courses you want to take?
13. A _______________ of mountains called the Hindu Kush runs for several hundred miles in northern Pakistan.
14. The car _______________ going around a corner in the rain, and almost hit someone coming from the opposite direction.
15. A baby horse must take its first _______________ within moments of being born.
16. What can we do to _______________ production in the factory? We really need to get things going.