English Vocabulary Exercises - Structures, Places & Objects - Exercise 4

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. I tripped on the top _______________ and fell all the way to the bottom.
2. The businessman was walking around his office like a _______________ animal.
3. The body of an unidentified man was found floating in the _______________ by a woman out walking her dog.
4. The old _______________ was falling apart, but the sheep still stayed in the pasture.
5. Sophie's painting _______________ is full of works both finished and in progress.
6. A rabbit _______________ under the fence, and ate all the lettuce in our garden.
7. The first known monumental _______________ were built in Mesopotamia around 4000 B.C.
8. After you chop up the wood, just pile it up in the wood _______________ at the back of the house.
9. We went into a little karaoke _______________ at the shopping mall and sang a few songs.
10. Thousands of people lined up along the shoreline to wave good-bye as the ships left _______________ for the war.
11. Standing _______________ on its hind legs, a grizzly bear can reach up to 8 feet in height.
12. The huge, old trees _______________ above us as we made our way through the forest.
13. The mountain ranges of Greece have formed a natural _______________ against invasions in the past.
14. The campfire was _______________ from the wind by a large tree.
15. The cellar was full of _______________ of excellent French red wine.
16. The oldest known _______________ in the world is located in Olympia, Greece, the site of the first Olympics.
17. There are 42 year-round research _______________ on Antarctica.
18. The coached _______________ the player for the first period of the game because he had missed too many practices.
19. The government is planning to destroy all the shacks in the _______________ because they are a fire hazard, but if they do, the poor people there will have nowhere to live.