English Vocabulary Exercises - Verbs, Verbs & more Verbs - Exercise 11-3

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. It is essential to _______________ alternate energy sources before all our natural resources are consumed.
2. Some snakes _______________ animals to death, and then eat them whole.
3. Seeing my best friend lose over 10 kilograms has really _______________ me to exercise regularly.
4. In the paintings of both ancient Egypt and Greece, females are _______________ with lighter skin colour than males.
5. The policeman _______________ the robber to the ground and wrestled his gun away from him.
6. He tried to _______________ his wife by showing her a sex film, but it didn't work at all.
7. You will be _______________ when you hear Sarah sing; she has a beautiful voice.
8. He made a mistake in _______________ his income on his tax form, and now owes the government over $500.
9. If you have to _______________ to a dictionary too often when reading in a second language, you will quickly get tired and confused.
10. A bomb was discovered by a passenger on a crowded bus, but luckily it _______________ to explode.
11. It was very hard for Betty to make chocolate chip cookies for her son's class while trying to _______________ to her diet.
12. You can _______________ your trip up to a week before the departure date without penalty.
13. I found a bunch of ants in the cupboard, so I _______________ them up with the vacuum cleaner.
14. If you are visiting the African nation of Benin, you must be sure to _______________ all your water to make it safe for drinking.