English Vocabulary Exercises - The Social World - Exercise 1-4

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. She heard about the job through her _______________ with someone working in the office.
2. We are trying to teach our children that they sometimes need to make _______________ with their friends when they both want different things.
3. In March 1992, an independent Kyrgyzstan gained a seat as a full _______________ of the United Nations.
4. The people in the church _______________ for the souls of the children killed in the fire.
5. The African lion is the only known cat which is _______________ in its behaviour.
6. Hillary Clinton stood _______________ behind her husband, American president Bill Clinton, during his worst scandal.
7. Pharaohs ruled Egypt from 3110 B.C. until 332 B.C., when Egypt came under _______________ rule.
8. Tommy! Stop being a _______________! Stop taking the other children's toys or you won't be allowed to p!ay with them.
9. Zack tried to _______________ his little sister for breaking the window, but his mother had seen him do it.
10. The Dalai Lama has suggested that criminals should be treated with _______________, not with anger.
11. In the 1990s, the federal government offered a formal _______________ to Canadians of Japanese origin for the unfair treatment they received during the war.
12. I had a _______________ with my parents last night because they don't like my new boyfriend.
13. After a lengthy _______________, the students chose topics for their group presentations.
14. Does anyone know who this cell phone _______________ to? It was left in the classroom.
15. The losing team called the winners a bunch of _______________, and said they didn't deserve to win.