English Vocabulary Exercises - Verbs, Verbs & more Verbs - Exercise 13-1

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. If it _______________ raining, we will have to cancel our picnic.
2. When he asked her to marry him, she only _______________ a second before saying yes.
3. The young girl _______________ the incident to her mother, who phoned the school to complain.
4. He broke his arm when he _______________ on a bar of soap in the shower and fell.
5. My friend can _______________ the teacher's voice so well that if you don't see him when he's doing it, you think it is her.
6. My grandfather used to enjoy _______________ ducks out of wood.
7. My teacher _______________ I go to the pronunciation clinic to work on my accent.
8. She _______________ to work long after her co-workers had gone home.
9. If you try to _______________ the two students, you will find that they each have their own strengths and weaknesses.
10. Movie stars in the U.S. have been _______________ to the status of royalty.
11. The little girl was curled up in front of the fire, _______________ her beloved cat.
12. No one was _______________ by her obvious lies.
13. The car accident _______________ traffic for over an hour.
14. The government has _______________ that taxes will rise by two percent next year.