English Vocabulary Exercises - Verbs, Verbs and More Verbs - Exercise 1-2

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. Zoe just _______________ her head when I asked her if she was sick.
2. The driver hit another car when he was momentarily _______________ by a child running into the street.
3. The army has failed in its attempts to _______________ power from the President.
4. She was bumped by a car while _______________ the street, but was okay.
5. If you _______________ the article quickly, you will probably get enough information to answer most of the questions.
6. The search for the plane that crashed in the mountains has been _______________ due to bad weather.
7. If you want to get a chalet on the mountain at New Year's, you'll need to _______________ at least six months in advance.
8. Make sure you _______________ that paint off your hands before you sit down for supper.
9. If you don't _______________ to take regular courses in an English-speaking university, you don't really need to learn how to write a formal essay.
10. The substance that human blood _______________ most closely in terms of chemical composition is sea water.
11. If you _______________ to see Pauline, could you ask her to give me a shout?
12. The firemen had to _______________ the door down to get to those trapped in the basement.
13. The diamond ring _______________ on her finger.
14. I really _______________ your complaining to the boss about my work on the project without having spoken to me about it first.