English Vocabulary Exercises - The Social World - Exercise 2-3

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. Fiestas are held in Peru to celebrate a religious event or to mark tribal or national _______________.
2. The couple received letters of _______________ from all over the country.
3. Flamingos feel safest when they are _______________ together in groups of hundreds of birds.
4. Her husband was _______________ killed on the last day of the Second World War.
5. If I die before I retire, will my _______________ receive my pension?
6. In March of 1994, Japanese Prime Minister Morihiro Hosokawa resigned over a loan _______________.
7. St. Genevieve is the patron _______________ of Paris because she saved the city from an attack by Attila the Hun.
8. The Khon dancers of Thailand do not speak, but are accompanied by a chorus that communicates the necessary _______________.
9. Our boss likes to _______________ the secretaries into working overtime for no pay.
10. The little boy made his confession to the priest, who told him he was _______________.
11. In _______________, a boy's voice changes, becoming much lower over a period of a few months.
12. Your mother and I had a nice _______________ while you were at the supermarket.
13. The mass ended with a special _______________ for all those who had sons, fathers and husbands fighting in the war.
14. My parents were _______________ this morning when I woke up because my father got in late last night.
15. They spoke to a _______________ at their child's school to try to find out why she was constantly fighting with the other children in her class.