English Vocabulary Exercises - Verbs, Verbs & more Verbs - Exercise 13-4

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The little girl started crying when the string of her balloon _______________ through her fingers, and the balloon floated off into the sky.
2. We're trying to think of a new slogan for our business, so if anyone has any _______________, please let me know.
3. The earliest known glass makers worked in Mesopotamia as far back as 2500 B.C., crafting beads and other small objects to _______________ precious stones.
4. Houses along the river are _______________ about a metre above the ground to protect them during the flooding which occurs during the rainy season.
5. _______________ walking along this street and you will find the bus station about three blocks from here.
6. This Chinese character is made using three _______________ of the brush.
7. Your son's bad behaviour is very _______________ to the other children in the class.
8. When I was working in the far north, I saw many beautiful _______________ made from soapstone by Inuit artists.
9. We have had _______________ problems with our neighbours since they moved in a year ago.
10. If you look at gas prices in Europe, the amount we pay in Canada seems _______________ cheap.
11. The television _______________ began to cry when he revealed that the king had died.
12. He is very _______________ when he speaks English because he hates to make mistakes.
13. A strange bounce _______________ the goalkeeper, who could only watch as the ball sailed over his head and into the net.
14. When he got back from his holidays in Zimbabwe, he _______________ how he went camping and almost got walked on by elephants.