English Vocabulary Exercises - Verbs, Verbs & more Verbs - Exercise 14-5

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. We didn't have much time for the test so I just _______________ the questions I didn't know and worked on those I thought I could answer.
2. U.N. officials are meeting with delegates from both sides of the conflict in an attempt to begin negotiations before the _______________ of the deadline for reaching an agreement.
3. You should wear _______________ clothing when bicycling at night.
4. The final _______________ number of dead in the destruction of the Twin Towers of New York City on 9-11 was 2,792.
5. Ants _______________ when they wake up, and also appear to yawn in a very human manner before beginning their work for the day.
6. I've afraid you've been _______________. Mr. Harris no longer works for us.
7. He always gets the _______________ when he is excited.
8. The increase in global temperatures _______________ from the Greenhouse Effect, caused by increases in pollution in the atmosphere.
9. High interest rates are a serious _______________ to buying a house these days.
10. The little girl was _______________ with pride when her teacher showed her artwork to the class.
11. The conditions under which slaves were taken to the New World are almost _______________.
12. There were about 200 _______________ at the beginning of the marathon, but only half of them actually completed the race.
13. She wore a tight, low-cut sweater which was quite _______________.
14. The honey bee _______________ at the last second to avoid hitting the windshield of the oncoming car.