English Vocabulary Exercises - The Social World - Exercise 2-5

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. Taking your sister's CD player without asking, and then losing it is _______________. You should be ashamed of yourself.
2. In general, as they get older, children who are _______________ find that they have fewer and fewer friends.
3. The Ewe people of Togo consider the birth of twins to be a special _______________.
4. Sandi likes to talk to her friends on an Internet _______________ line every evening.
5. _______________! You got the job.
6. The _______________ benefits under this plan do not include receiving your pension if you die first.
7. Tomorrow the weather will be cloudy with _______________ rain.
8. In 1996, federal police charged seven political leaders in India, including six former cabinet ministers, in connection with an $18 million _______________.
9. Male elephants are driven from their herd by the dominant females when they reach _______________.
10. It is _______________ as to who has more power over the direction of the Canadian economy, the Prime Minister of Canada or the President of the U.S.A.
11. Sava, the brother of the first king of Serbia, devoted his life to God, and eventually achieved _______________.
12. One and one-half acres of rainforest are lost every second, with _______________ consequences for both developing and industrial countries.
13. If you are nervous performing a _______________ with another student in class, reading it by yourself, and practising it ahead of time may help you to feel more comfortable.
14. They considered getting a divorce but decided to see a marriage _______________ first to see if they could work things out.
15. In 1996, a plane crashed into a _______________ market in the centre of Kinshasa, the capital of Zaire, killing 350 people.