English Vocabulary Exercises - Verbs, Verbs & more Verbs - Exercise 15-1

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. I'm on a diet, but I just can't _______________ a piece of chocolate cheesecake.
2. I didn't really understand the math problem at first, but my friend _______________ it to me, and now it seems pretty clear.
3. Gold was _______________ in the Yukon in 1896.
4. Be careful; I have to _______________ the kitchen floor because I just broke a wine glass in there.
5. He worked so hard; he _______________ to win the award.
6. We _______________ bits of chocolate on the cake.
7. He _______________ his roommate after he found twenty dollars had been stolen out of his coat pocket.
8. The sudden rainstorm really _______________ our picnic.
9. She studied for three solid days in order to _______________ for her final exam.
10. Please don't _______________ the door when you go out; you'll wake the baby.
11. That guy in your history class _______________ to like you; he is always looking at you.
12. Why do you always have to _______________ things? Let's just keep things simple.
13. I was thinking of my friend Jack when suddenly he _______________ on the street in front of me.
14. The plane will probably _______________ a little later than scheduled due to the bad weather.