English Vocabulary Exercises - Verbs, Verbs & more Verbs - Exercise 11-2

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. I was amazed to see how many people could _______________ onto one bus when I was travelling in Guatemala.
2. The math test has been _______________ until further notice because the instructor is sick.
3. I'm sure this recipe book will _______________ you to try some delicious new dishes for suppers and desserts.
4. The soup should _______________ gently for about half an hour before being served.
5. Hinduism _______________ in Northern India more than 3000 years ago.
6. Benoit always _______________ to his climbing expedition in the Rockies as the most exciting experience of his life.
7. She has tried to quit smoking on a number of occasions, but always _______________ completely.
8. She _______________ her boyfriend's photo on the inside of her locker door.
9. The painting _______________ a nude woman reclining on a sofa in the middle of a tropical jungle.
10. The children were _______________ when they saw the shooting stars.
11. Critics have accused the government of failing to _______________ the country's economic problems.
12. The old man sat on the park bench, _______________ on a cigar.
13. You must _______________ everything you have purchased or acquired abroad at Customs.
14. The children were so _______________ the night before Christmas that they had trouble falling asleep.