English Vocabulary Exercises - Nouns? Verbs? Both! With derivations! - Exercise 9-1

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. We took the car to the garage to have it _______________.
2. I like a man who has a sense of _______________, who can joke and have fun with me.
3. Your son has quite a _______________ on his head from where he was hit with a baseball.
4. Movie stars and sports celebrities have always had a lot of _______________ on what young people wear.
5. I sent a resumé to a company I'm interested in back East, but I haven't received a _______________ from them yet.
6. The children were laughing and _______________ each other in the swimming pool.
7. We took down the _______________ on the boat, and used the motor because there was no wind.
8. I can't make nice straight _______________ when I'm doing origami, so my things always turn out wrong.
9. I like to watch the _______________ of coming attractions when I go to the movies.
10. The boys are digging holes all over the backyard, convinced that they will find pirate _______________.
11. She's _______________ to raise a family on a very low income.
12. If you need to fix your hair, there is a _______________ on the table next to the bed.
13. The Vikings had brought _______________ to set fire to the enemy village.
14. We have seen a big _______________ in our costs since we started using the computer inventory system.
15. We drove around a _______________ in the road, and came upon a serious car accident.