English Vocabulary Exercises - Verbs, Verbs & more Verbs - Exercise 10-3

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. Bank machines _______________ customers to access their accounts 24 hours a day.
2. It is sometimes possible to figure out the meaning of new vocabulary by looking at the words which _______________ it.
3. Futurists are now _______________ that computers capable of thinking abstractly will be developed in our lifetimes.
4. Tourists were _______________ to get a flight out of the country after the volcano showed signs of erupting.
5. People say that when Edinburgh Castle is lit up at night, it seems to _______________ against the blackness of sky and rock like a castle in the air.
6. The little boy carefully _______________ his chocolate bunny to make sure his sister hadn't eaten any of it.
7. A tsunami is a great wave, or series of waves that _______________ from the surface water to the sea floor.
8. New vaccines may someday _______________ our planet of a number of those diseases that currently result in millions of deaths each year.
9. I don't _______________ to any one faith. I believe that God is whatever you perceive him or her or it to be.
10. The paint is starting to _______________ on the outside wall of our house.
11. She _______________ on her husband too much; she needs to get a job, and earn her own money.
12. Police are currently _______________ the river to see if they can find the bodies of two tourists still missing from the ferry that sank.
13. Raising the head slightly, _______________ it backward, and closing the eyes usually means "no" in Turkey.
14. Belgium, together with 11 of its EU partners, began _______________ euro currency in January 2002.