English Vocabulary Exercises - The Social World - Exercise 1-5

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. Her father is a very important official in the government of her country, and is said to be _______________ with the president himself.
2. I don't want to have a _______________ with you. Can't we just talk about this?
3. The natives _______________ to their gods for help in their fight against their enemies.
4. I'm tired of the neighbour's _______________ little kids running through our yard every day.
5. She is very _______________, so it bothers her a great deal to see other people suffer.
6. The boss came late to the meeting, and he didn't even _______________ for making everyone wait for half an hour.
7. The article you are about to read _______________ different ways of reviewing vocabulary.
8. This government seems to _______________ on everything. I don't understand why they don't stick to their principles.
9. His wife found out he had been _______________ on her, and asked him for a divorce.
10. No one can _______________ children for thinking that violence is a normal way to solve problems because it is so common on television.
11. It is often difficult for _______________ to feel welcome in my country because there is still a lot of prejudice in our culture.
12. In March of 1995, seven-time Italian prime minister Giulio Andreotti went on trial, charged with having been a _______________ of the Mafia.
13. She is somewhat _______________ at times, so I wasn't surprised that she didn't talk to anybody at the party.
14. Sacrifice and _______________ to family are a Vietnamese tradition.
15. There is a book _______________ to you in the office if you would like to pick it up before you go home.