English Vocabulary Exercises - Nouns? Verbs? Both! With derivations! - Exercise 6-5

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. This latest scandal is another _______________ on the vice-president's reputation.
2. We just bought a movable paper _______________ for our office in order to divide the room in two.
3. This guy at the casino kept winning at blackjack, and he had a pile of _______________ worth hundreds of dollars on the table in front of him.
4. The company has been _______________ along for months, waiting for the market to improve.
5. This new study may _______________ the information we need to be able to make a decision.
6. Television is a _______________ which has resulted in vast numbers of our population becoming lazy and fat through inactivity.
7. The pillow is _______________ with goose feathers.
8. Caitlin _______________ into her brother's room, and demanded he return her laptop computer.
9. After giving so much of his life to the college, they _______________ him by naming one of the buildings after him.
10. The children were sitting on the edge of the dock with their legs _______________ over the water.
11. The old woman was breathing heavily as she _______________ the stairs to her apartment.
12. Some people believe that the war in Iraq has only succeeding in helping to _______________ more terrorism in the region.
13. The train has been _______________ due to an accident on the tracks in the next town.
14. Wow, you were outside in the cold in shorts and a T-shirt. I'll _______________ you're freezing.
15. You should either _______________ or boil your water when you go camping.
16. The music was so loud in the nightclub that we had to _______________ at each other to have a conversation.