English Vocabulary Exercises - Nouns? Verbs? Both! With derivations! - Exercise 6-3

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. My neighbour lost her kitten, and is offering a $25 _______________ to whoever finds it.
2. He was _______________ badly because of a knee injury, and had to cancel his tennis game.
3. My sister and her husband _______________ having children until they were able to afford to buy a house.
4. These dogs have been _______________ to fight, so they can be quite dangerous.
5. His fingers are permanently _______________ yellow from years of smoking.
6. When you come to a four-way stop, you must _______________ to the cars that arrived at the intersection before you.
7. Some whales eat by _______________ water through their mouths, and swallowing the small animals that are trapped by a structure known as the baleen.
8. International observers are fearing a cholera _______________ may break out, given the poor sanitary conditions, and the number of people weakened or dead of starvation.
9. The _______________ for the IMAX films is huge, maybe ten times bigger than in a normal movie theatre.
10. My kids are driving me crazy. They never seem to listen to me unless I _______________ at them.
11. Indian elephants often _______________ through the jungle in a line.
12. His room is a total mess; there's _______________ all over the floor, and it looks like it hasn't been cleaned in weeks.
13. He _______________ his bat at the ball, but missed.
14. After chopping the wood, we gathered up the wood _______________ to use to start the fire.
15. If you put up some netting, this plant will _______________ up the side of the house and look really pretty.
16. There is a casino in Monaco where the minimum _______________ is $5,000.