English Vocabulary Exercises - Nouns? Verbs? Both! With derivations! - Exercise 9-2

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. You'd better _______________ your hair; it's a real mess.
2. Young people are often _______________ by their friends, but they generally learn most of their values at home.
3. The young girl _______________ the letter she received from her favourite movie star.
4. Her weight has _______________ by about one pound a week since she started jogging, and watching what she eats.
5. The diver did a perfect back flip off the 10 metre board, and entered the water with hardly a _______________.
6. My wife hates hockey, but she pretended she was enjoying the game just to _______________ me.
7. I read an incredible book about a teenager that _______________ a small boat around the world.
8. It is a _______________ for me to learn English.
9. In many countries, young men have to do military _______________ for months or even years when they become adults.
10. Movie stars receive so many fan letters that it is impossible to _______________ personally to all of them.
11. The path _______________ around the lake, and then ends in the campground.
12. A number of cars were _______________ during the riots.
13. Sophie, can you help me _______________ the laundry when it's dry?
14. You should _______________ any videos before showing them to your class.
15. I _______________ my head getting into the car, and it really hurts.