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

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. Merry Christmas! Come over here, and let me give you a big _______________.
2. The people in the church prayed for the _______________ of the children killed in the fire.
3. The actor is _______________ to be having a relationship with a British pop singer.
4. The whole _______________ has been really poorly handled by the administration.
5. The city of Homs in Syria was once the centre of _______________ of Baal, a sun god of ancient times.
6. The little village had a delightful old world _______________ which was popular with the tourists.
7. We just moved into the _______________ a few days ago, and everyone has been so friendly.
8. What at first seemed like a simple _______________ at a local bar ended with one man in hospital, and another man dead.
9. _______________ traits, such as a deep voice, and body hair are somewhat dependent on the presence of the male hormone testosterone.
10. The students' _______________ in my class is never a problem; they are always polite to me and to each other.
11. She tried to remain _______________ even though she had failed the test.
12. In Burundi, dancing is considered essential to all family and _______________ gatherings.
13. The Carnival in Rio de Janeiro is the world's largest street _______________, attracting around 2 million people each day.
14. Even if you disagree with someone, it doesn't give you the right to _______________ them.