English Vocabulary Exercises - Verbs, Verbs & more Verbs - Exercise 16-1

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. You shouldn't let people push you around so much. You really need to _______________ yourself a bit more.
2. His thumb began to _______________ after he hit it with a hammer.
3. We have to make sure we turn off the lights when we're not in the room in order to _______________ electricity.
4. It really scares me if I _______________ the car on a hill because I'm afraid of rolling backwards.
5. My parents don't _______________ of me staying out after midnight.
6. Why don't we take a break now and _______________ our discussion after lunch?
7. Her boss was always asking her to work overtime, but she _______________ to do it because she prefers to spend the time with her family.
8. He went into the kitchen and _______________ himself a beer.
9. Class was _______________ early on Friday because the teacher had to leave town.
10. The student _______________ his notes into a ball, and threw them in the waste paper basket.
11. Mother Teresa _______________ her entire life to helping the poor and homeless of Calcutta.
12. The dog _______________ the bone in the backyard.
13. My parents have always _______________ me to do my best.
14. Make sure the children don't _______________ from the park while I'm gone.