English Vocabulary Exercises - The Social World - Exercise 1-2

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. I have a number of _______________ who are working in the high-tech field.
2. She had a _______________ with her mother-in-law again and left the house in tears.
3. Tobacco addiction costs our _______________ a lot of money in medical care for both smokers, and those around them.
4. He is a practising Muslim, and _______________ five times a day.
5. I wanted $100 for my bicycle, and he offered me $50, so we eventually _______________ at $75.
6. She was a little _______________ as a child but when she became a teenager, she was much easier to get along with.
7. Carolyn remained _______________ to her husband even after he cheated on her, and she refused to consider a divorce.
8. The biggest _______________ of the cat family is the male lion.
9. If children learn to feel _______________ for others, they won't tease or bully other kids.
10. I _______________ the project with my boss for over an hour.
11. This store has _______________ to our family for three generations.
12. My new boss always looks to put the _______________ on someone when there's a problem instead of concentrating on working out a solution.
13. My father _______________ on his income tax by not declaring all the tips he received as a taxi driver.
14. Getting a _______________ substance in the eye can be very painful.
15. Frank was very _______________ on the phone when I asked him why he had missed the meeting.