English Vocabulary Exercises - Verbs, Verbs & more Verbs - Exercise 10-1

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The children _______________ up the hillside, laughing and shouting.
2. Before you begin painting, you should _______________ the walls to see if there are any holes that need to be filled.
3. The caves _______________ slightly over a mile under the ground.
4. Her parents didn't _______________ her to stay out after midnight until she was 18 years old.
5. They bought a beautiful little cabin which is _______________ by trees, and sits beside a nice little lake for swimming.
6. If you _______________ to an Internet service with this company, you will also receive really good rates for long distance phone calls.
7. I _______________ over my wine glass when I reached for my plate.
8. The President has refused to _______________ on whether military intervention will be necessary.
9. You shouldn't wash your black pants in hot water or the colour will _______________.
10. I think we should get _______________ of these ugly curtains, and put up some blinds instead.
11. When I was a little boy, I used to enjoy spending time at the park watching sticks _______________ down the stream, and chasing after them.
12. He _______________ on his parents to support him while he is studying at university.
13. The bag was too heavy for the child to carry, so he just _______________ it along the road.
14. The heart acts to _______________ the blood though our bodies.