English Vocabulary Exercises - Nouns? Verbs? Both! With derivations! - Exercise 6-4

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. Red wine will _______________ your carpet if you spill it, so be careful.
2. Have you got all your _______________ packed for the camping trip?
3. You'll have to _______________ at your grandma; she doesn't have her hearing-aid in.
4. My golf _______________ has really improved since I began taking lessons.
5. I don't care what _______________ of dog we get as long as the animal is good with children.
6. She finds her job working with handicapped children very _______________ because the kids are very loving.
7. People who want to work with children have to be _______________ to make sure they do not have a history of child abuse.
8. The jet _______________ to 150,000 feet before leveling out.
9. He _______________ his entire paycheque on a horserace and lost everything.
10. North and South Korean athletes _______________ under a single flag for the first time in Olympic history at the 27th Olympiad at Sydney, Australia.
11. Our flight to Mexico had a 4-hour _______________ because of engine problems.
12. The car just barely _______________ into the service station before running completely out of gas.
13. The kidneys work to _______________ unwanted substances out of the blood.
14. Inflation has _______________ the economy for years, and the government seems powerless to stop it.
15. This little tiny computer _______________ holds more information than your entire set of encyclopedias.
16. His investments have _______________ an annual return of at least 14% for the last 5 years.