English Vocabulary Exercises - Nouns? Verbs? Both! With derivations! - Exercise 7-4

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The blood of thousands of innocent people is _______________ every time a government chooses to go to war.
2. Beer bottles these days all have _______________ tops, so you don't need a bottle opener.
3. She often breaks her _______________, so her friends no longer trust her.
4. Jason has been _______________ Kathy for a couple of months now, but she's not interested.
5. I _______________ places on the airplane with a little boy who wanted to sit next to the window.
6. The financial _______________ of paying for four children to go to university must have been quite difficult for your parents.
7. You'll have to _______________ because our doorbell doesn't work.
8. A newborn kangaroo is small enough to _______________ into a teaspoon.
9. Shifting sands in the south of Tunisia make _______________ for oil difficult and expensive.
10. A _______________ toilet can waste as much as 200 gallons of water a day.
11. A woman was seriously injured today after being _______________ in front of a bus by an unknown man.
12. As a child, I always tried to get a _______________ at my presents before Christmas arrived.
13. We have about 20 china plates, and none of them _______________.
14. The bus driver _______________ quickly to avoid the oncoming car.
15. Black smoke from the chimney _______________ drifted across the blue sky.