English Vocabulary Exercises - Verbs, Verbs & more Verbs - Exercise 15-3

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The government successfully _______________ an attack by rebel forces.
2. The space probe _______________ numerous channels on Mars that closely resemble dry riverbeds on Earth.
3. The new president will be _______________ by an economy that is in very poor shape.
4. The plane _______________ into the side of the mountain, killing all the passengers instantly.
5. We have been quite busy these last few days _______________ to go on our bicycling trip around Vancouver Island.
6. The priest _______________ water on the baby's head.
7. He left an _______________ note saying he couldn't come to the meeting.
8. The first dinosaur _______________ around 225 or 230 million years ago.
9. I forgot to put the left-over salmon in the fridge after supper, and it _______________ over night.
10. I don't think anyone _______________ to die, not even a murderer.
11. Learning Chinese seems really _______________ to me because of the written characters and the different tones and all that.
12. Pauline may _______________ to be pretty quiet, but she becomes quite talkative once you get to know her
13. A tourist was _______________ into the ocean by a huge wave at Long Beach.
14. On April 13, 1796, America's first elephant _______________ in New York.