English Vocabulary Exercises - The Social World - Exercise 5-4

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. Our earliest human _______________ appeared in Africa 2.5 million years ago.
2. My roommate hasn't been paying his _______________ of the food bill.
3. The voodoo religion of Haiti is a _______________ of their African roots, and is expressed through dance and song.
4. The teacher's constant _______________ of the students only discourages them.
5. It was always Uncle Ernesto's _______________ to serve beer before dinner, wine with dinner, and cognac after dinner.
6. My boyfriend is so _______________; he's always surprising me with flowers or a candlelit dinner.
7. The teenagers held a _______________ discussion with the principal regarding the planned dress code for the school.
8. It's pretty funny when people say I look like my dad because actually I was _______________.
9. We are _______________ you not to have any wild parties while we are away for the weekend.
10. The soldiers' _______________ in defending their position from enemy attack was recognized by the Prime Minister in his speech.
11. Do you think a woman loses her _______________ if she does work traditionally done by men?
12. The first _______________ of the terrorist attacks of September 11th was observed with countless memorials, both public and private.
13. There was a big _______________ of kids outside the convenience store, skateboarding in the parking lot.
14. I think the boss was _______________ against you when selecting someone for the position of office manager. He's afraid that you will do too good a job, and eventually replace him.