English Vocabulary Exercises - The Social World - Exercise 3-4

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The teacher made an _______________ remark to the student after he failed his test.
2. The _______________ between the Israelis and the Palestinians has cost thousands of lives over the years.
3. Katie _______________ her big brother, and follows him everywhere around the house.
4. Mother's Day in Mexico is a huge event, with mariachis starting at noon, and family _______________ throughout the day.
5. Sally was able to _______________ her boss into letting her take the day off.
6. What I do in my private life is my _______________, so just mind your own business.
7. The girl _______________ her books to her chest as she walked down the hall.
8. In a _______________ gesture, the people next door brought us a big basket of fruit, cheese and wine when we moved into our new house.
9. Twenty _______________ were lost at sea when a ferry sank off the coast of Ireland this weekend.
10. People questioned his _______________ because he studied ballet, but I think it is ridiculous.
11. The children show certain _______________ problems usually associated with someone who has been abused.
12. In the Bronze Age, Stonehenge was used for _______________ burials of local chieftains.
13. There's a _______________ making the rounds of the office that the boss is going to be replaced by some new guy.
14. The team captain received the loudest _______________ from the fans.