English Vocabulary Exercises - Verbs, Verbs and More Verbs - Exercise 1-1

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. My little brother _______________ his arm when he fell out of the cherry tree.
2. Rescue teams are _______________ the sea for signs of a plane that crashed into the ocean in storms late last night.
3. We've had to _______________ the picnic because a number of people are busy that day.
4. My wife and I are _______________ to visit your country next spring.
5. I'm sorry, this table is _______________, but I can give you another one over here next to the window if you'd like.
6. I hate it when wet dogs _______________ themselves off next to me.
7. Salome certainly _______________ her mother physically, but their characters are completely different.
8. It took me over an hour to _______________ the black marks from your rollerblades off the kitchen floor.
9. He was killed while attempting to _______________ the Pacific Ocean in a hot air balloon.
10. We _______________ to see some old friends of ours while we were downtown, so we went for lunch together.
11. It was hard to concentrate on my studies because I kept getting _______________ by the television show my brother was watching.
12. Sunlight _______________ on the beautiful blue water as we paddled across the lake.
13. He always _______________ his parents for forcing him to go to church every Sunday.
14. The old man _______________ the child by the arm, and dragged him into the hall.