English Vocabulary Exercises - Verbs, Verbs & more Verbs - Exercise 12-5

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. An old proverb notes that three things drive a man outdoors; smoke, a leaking roof and a _______________ wife.
2. The children were playing in the department store by running up the down _______________.
3. In 1421, an orange tree was brought to France, where it lived and _______________ fruit for 473 years.
4. The culture of the Mayas _______________ in what is now Mexico from 300 B.C. to 900 A.D.
5. The _______________ in this car is quite responsive.
6. The _______________ of the new machine will halt production for a couple of days.
7. Every society has its general conceptions of the desirable goals that people are expected to _______________ to attain.
8. Your essay is a bit _______________. I couldn't figure out if you were in support of euthanasia or against it.
9. During the rainy weather we stayed at home and watched videos for _______________.
10. The red colour on the flag of Malawi stands for the blood which the people there _______________ to free themselves from foreign rule.
11. The _______________ in the restaurant is quite simple, but attractive nonetheless.
12. The tiger _______________ down at the water hole, and began to drink.
13. His poor knowledge of English is a real _______________ to his attempts to find employment.
14. Oil processing began in Trinidad and Tobago in 1914 when the first _______________ opened.