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

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. You and I should sit down together sometime to _______________ your progress in the course so far this session.
2. Following the death of Muhammad in 632, the Muslims _______________ Islam from Spain to India.
3. My computer _______________ and I lost my essay, so I had to do the whole thing over.
4. Our bookshelf was all _______________, so I cleaned it up.
5. The car came _______________ around the corner with a police cruiser close behind it.
6. We just _______________ lightly on their door because we were afraid that they might be sleeping, and we didn't want to wake them.
7. Working as an artist's model is hard work, especially when you are posed in an uncomfortable _______________ for long periods of time.
8. My family and friends have always been _______________ of my decisions.
9. _______________ soldiers as toys date back 4,000 years to ancient Egypt.
10. After working for 36 hours straight, she was a total _______________.
11. My great-grandmother was present at the _______________ of the Titanic, but luckily she wasn't a passenger.
12. The referee _______________ his whistle to stop the play.
13. The ship carrying illegal migrants was _______________ into the harbour by a military vessel.
14. We'd better stop and _______________ before we go any further. There isn't another gas station for over 50 miles.
15. I'd better get something to eat; my stomach has been _______________ all afternoon.
16. Since the Lego Group began manufacturing blocks in 1949, more than 189 billion pieces in 2,000 different _______________ have been produced.