English Vocabulary Exercises - Verbs, Verbs & more Verbs - Exercise 11-5

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. Excuse me Henry. Can I just _______________ by you there?
2. Firemen _______________ a major blaze at an apartment building over the weekend.
3. After retiring from the sporting world, many successful Olympic athletes make a career of giving _______________ speeches to business people.
4. I got _______________ on question five on the math test because I couldn't remember the formula.
5. The _______________ of the birthday party was too much for the little girl, and she burst into tears.
6. The prime minister has announced that England has just _______________ war on Germany.
7. Bad weather has forced the _______________ of flight 613 to Toronto this evening.
8. Early visitors to China marvelled at the country's wealth and _______________.
9. I have lots of success in business, but after two divorces, feel that I am a _______________ in my personal life.
10. The earliest cave paintings by man were generally _______________ of hunting and fertility.
11. _______________, no one was hurt in the accident in which a car hit a school bus full of children.
12. You need a _______________ from your doctor in order to receive massage therapy treatments.
13. The _______________ on an octopus' tentacles allow it to hold firmly onto its prey.
14. In 1547, British law was changed to end the practice of _______________ people to death as punishment for criminal behaviour.