English Vocabulary Exercises - Nouns? Verbs? Both! With derivations! - Exercise 8-4

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The driver of the car that was in the accident was in _______________ and had to be rushed to the hospital.
2. He _______________ his life for his country in the war.
3. The children were sent out to gather _______________ of wood to build a fire to make supper.
4. You must have a _______________ in order to light a campfire on the beach during the summer.
5. The fireman _______________ at the boys to keep away from the smoking building.
6. John showed me a good _______________ to use when tying the kayaks onto the roof of the car.
7. On his first voyage to the South Pacific in 1768, Captain Cook lost 41 of his 98-man crew to illness caused by a _______________ of vitamin C.
8. The bank has _______________ interest rates by almost a full percentage point.
9. In Japan, one should give and receive gifts with both hands; this is viewed as a gesture of _______________ and humility.
10. The snow was melting, and water _______________ from the trees.
11. She _______________ her hair and dyed it black.
12. The weatherman is predicting _______________ for most of the week.
13. I had a strange _______________ sound in my ear when I had a high fever.
14. She picked up the picture of her ex-boyfriend, and _______________ it against the wall.
15. The mechanic checked the filter for _______________ of metal, which would indicate that the transmission was wearing out.