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

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. My job offers medical and dental benefits for myself, my _______________ and my children.
2. He didn't get in any trouble as an _______________ because he was so busy playing sports.
3. My grandmother loves reading about all the _______________ that movie stars get into.
4. The movie was okay, but there was too much _______________, and not enough action.
5. He and his girlfriend split up after having a big _______________ at the party.
6. A lot of people in Catholic countries are named after one of the many _______________ in the Christian faith.
7. The office staff bought a lovely gift to _______________ Bjork on the birth of her first child.
8. The older boy causes problems at school by _______________ younger children.
9. The _______________ ending of the film "Titanic" made teenage girls the world over break down in tears.
10. What's this party for? Is it a special _______________ of some kind?
11. The president's advisers are _______________ him to avoid getting into a conflict at this moment.
12. The people of Bahrain consider the date palm to be a tree _______________ by God with qualities not found in other trees.
13. He _______________ his little brother for breaking his toy airplane, but warned him to be more careful the next time.
14. The people were all _______________ into the station, waiting for the first train out of the city.
15. The women sat around _______________ while the children played on the swings.