English Vocabulary Exercises - Verbs, Verbs & more Verbs - Exercise 12-4

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. Female whales will sometimes verbally _______________ their young, or even spank them with their tails when they misbehave.
2. The _______________ committee will meet twice weekly to map out a strategy for increasing sales.
3. The children began running around the room in fear and _______________ after the earthquake.
4. My kids got bored of that computer game really quickly, so I _______________ it.
5. The _______________ city of Pompeii was destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius around 79 A.D.
6. The story was _______________ told from the point of view of a newborn baby.
7. The Aztec Indians used popcorn as _______________ for ceremonial headdresses, necklaces, and ornaments on statues of their gods.
8. Tanzania is _______________ to produce cash crops that will provide the income essential to economic growth.
9. His failure to complete high school will be a serious _______________ to future job prospects.
10. The epidermis, the outermost layer of the skin, _______________ itself at a rate of about a million cells every 40 minutes.
11. Hundreds of refugees are fleeing the _______________ violence in the region.
12. When sugar is _______________, it changes from brown to white.
13. More than seven million children in the world die each year from water-_______________ diseases.
14. The soldier was in a _______________ at the window, ready to shoot if necessary.