English Vocabulary Exercises - Nouns? Verbs? Both! With derivations! - Exercise 4-2

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. There was a hole in the hose, and the water _______________ out all over me.
2. Superman is able to _______________ a steel bar in half with his bare hands.
3. The woman _______________ she had seen a UFO land in a nearby field.
4. Clara _______________ through much of South America by horseback in the 1920s.
5. Can you please _______________ my back under my left shoulder? It's really itchy, and I can't reach it.
6. Her boyfriend was _______________ her to have sex, but she didn't feel she was ready to take that step.
7. House prices are very high right now, and construction is _______________ in town.
8. The two lovers sat _______________ into each other's eyes for hours.
9. We're going to _______________ up the truck tonight, and then move everything to our new place in the morning.
10. The children _______________ their eyes from the sun with their hands.
11. We would be _______________ to attend your wedding.
12. Lightning _______________ in the black sky.
13. Hundreds of stolen CDs, _______________ over $10,000 in value, were found in the back of a car stopped by police after the driver went through a stop sign.
14. Regular television cannot _______________ the picture quality of High Definition images.
15. The young boy dove into the water, and _______________ a few seconds later with a beautiful shell in his hand.
16. The teenager _______________ his shyness by getting drunk at parties in order to feel relaxed enough to talk to people.