English Vocabulary Exercises - Verbs, Verbs and More Verbs - Exercise 1-5

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. When I was dusting the furniture, I _______________ broke my wife's favourite lamp.
2. The OPEC countries contain about 65% of the world's oil _______________.
3. The cops _______________ a guy that I work with for starting a fight at a bar.
4. Kareem felt a lot of _______________ towards his dad for running out on his mom when he was only 10 years old.
5. Research shows that people can tolerate pain for a longer time if they are _______________ by something.
6. All luggage going through the airport is _______________ with a metal detector.
7. We are going to _______________ the test for a couple of days so that everyone has a chance to prepare properly.
8. He _______________ his arms across his chest and stared at me.
9. The mother gave her son's face a good _______________ to get all the mud off.
10. If you _______________ a baby, even lightly, it could cause brain damage, blindness or death.
11. In 1066, armies from Normandy _______________ England, and ruled that nation for 300 years.
12. The _______________ between the young girl and the photograph of her grandmother at the same age was remarkable.
13. I _______________ to know that Henry won't be in swim class today. He broke his arm while skateboarding yesterday.
14. The newly-waxed car _______________ in the sunshine.