English Vocabulary Exercises - Verbs, Verbs & more Verbs - Exercise 10-5

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. Rescuers _______________ helicopters, boats and buses to save the hundreds of people stranded by the flood.
2. At the age of 16, the great Chinese philosopher Confucius was a corn _______________.
3. Government medical insurance here in British Columbia is available to all residents on a voluntary _______________ basis for a low monthly fee.
4. The light was _______________ as the boys slowly walked home after the baseball game.
5. Research shows that ESL students who read _______________ score significantly higher on vocabulary tests than those who do not.
6. There is some spyware on my computer that I just can't seem to get _______________ of.
7. To stop a nosebleed, sit up straight, and _______________ your head slightly forward.
8. Studies show that one of the greatest fears of the elderly is that they might become _______________ on others.
9. Leopards often _______________ their food up into a tree to eat in peace.
10. Use of a car is an _______________ expense for the self-employed on their income tax return.
11. Heart disease is usually considered as anything that goes wrong with the heart or _______________ system.
12. The Upanishads, written around 600 B.C., are a collection of Indian _______________ on the nature of reality and the soul, and the relations between these two.
13. More than 45,000 pieces of plastic garbage _______________ on every square mile of ocean.
14. American troops have _______________ the building where the terrorists are believed to be hiding.