English Vocabulary Exercises - Verbs, Verbs & more Verbs - Exercise 11-1

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. We _______________ the eggs for about seven minutes.
2. With his sincere curiosity and fascination with science, my high school teacher _______________ me to study biology.
3. Budget travellers can live for well under $50 a day in the African nation of Gabon if they _______________ to cheap resthouses and restaurants.
4. The lecturer spoke for over two hours, and only _______________ to his notes once or twice.
5. Sometimes I like to _______________ fresh orange juice to drink for breakfast.
6. We might as well _______________ the most difficult problems right now so that we can get them out of the way.
7. The idea of working on this project really _______________ me, even if I am a little nervous.
8. The children _______________ us with their knowledge of environmental issues.
9. The president has _______________ a war on drugs in the U.S.
10. If you don't study harder, you will probably _______________ your test.
11. His reading skills will _______________ a little more quickly now that he is getting extra attention.
12. My baby _______________ her thumb whenever she gets tired.
13. The artist is doing a show of a number of his paintings which _______________ winter scenes of rural Canada.
14. I had to _______________ my doctor's appointment because my daughter is receiving an award at school, and I want to be there to watch.