English Vocabulary Exercises - Nouns? Verbs? Both! With derivations! - Exercise 3-5

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. In order to _______________ enrollment, the school has decided to cut tuition fees by 25%.
2. Teacher's _______________ will be discussed after we have finished looking at other matters during the meeting.
3. The music of the Beatles continues to _______________ to people of all ages.
4. The cheetah's _______________ coat helps it to hide in the grass while stalking prey.
5. The firemen had to break the door down to get to those _______________ in the basement.
6. The bus was _______________ apart by the bomb.
7. His room was a mess, with _______________ of books on the desk, dresser and floor.
8. I find that if I take a _______________ in the afternoon, I can't get to sleep at night.
9. The toes of Egyptian mummies are _______________ individually.
10. Astronaut Neil Armstrong first _______________ on the moon with his left foot.
11. Your mother made no _______________ of the health problems she was having when I saw her.
12. Their dog was quite vicious, and had to be kept _______________ up all the time.
13. It took us days to _______________ the old paint off the house before we could repaint it.
14. She _______________ her opinions on Middle Eastern politics through her experiences living in Israel and Jordan.
15. The old man was _______________ and holding his injured arm when the ambulance arrived.
16. If you put some wax on the drawers of your desk, you'll find they'll _______________ in and out a little more easily.