English Vocabulary Exercises - Nouns? Verbs? Both! With derivations! - Exercise 7-5

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The kitten _______________ around the corner to where the dog was sleeping on the rug.
2. Hundreds of excited, happy children _______________ out of the school when the bell rang to signal the beginning of summer vacation.
3. Soccer is Chile's most popular sport, and stadiums are crowded during important _______________.
4. I had a _______________ of mail to go through at work after getting back from my holidays.
5. The nervous robber _______________ the gun into the cashier's face and demanded all her money.
6. Don't put the _______________ in too tightly or it'll crack the wood.
7. This new government is promising to put the _______________ on the controversial development.
8. In 1997, a plastic artificial leg was _______________ to a pink flamingo in an American zoo.
9. The old woman was _______________ down by a car being driven by a young high school student.
10. The young girl showed considerable _______________ as a swimmer within her first year of competition.
11. Taking care of elderly parents can be quite an emotional and financial _______________ for a family.
12. The house is generally in good shape, apart from the _______________ roof.
13. The _______________ on the lamp is wearing out so you have to move it around a bit to get it to turn on.
14. My neighbour's stupid dog is always _______________ cars.
15. It is as yet impossible to _______________ deep enough to sample the Earth's core.