English Vocabulary Exercises - Verbs, Verbs & more Verbs - Exercise 16-2

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The company president _______________ his power in making the final decision.
2. Make sure you _______________ water over the campfire before going to bed.
3. In the culture of Burundi, to _______________ an offer of beer is considered an insult.
4. The coach always takes time to compliment all the members of the team before a game in order to _______________ them.
5. Yuko _______________ her studies at college after a year spent learning English in Canada.
6. He was _______________ from his job for lying to the boss about what had happened.
7. The teacher has promised that he will _______________ an entire class to reviewing the material that will be on the test.
8. Her parents have never _______________ of her living with her boyfriend.
9. He was _______________ two days after he died, in a cemetery near his home.
10. Victoria is very dry in the summer time, so we all need to _______________ water.
11. If your knee continues to _______________, try putting ice on it.
12. The peace process has been _______________ by the leaders' unwillingness to compromise on a number of key issues.
13. Usually, old cars are _______________, and then melted down for the metal.
14. Pavek's mind tends to _______________ while he is in class, so he doesn't learn as much as he could.