English Vocabulary Exercises - Verbs, Verbs & more Verbs - Exercise 17-5

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The hunter had trained his dog to _______________ the birds that he shot.
2. It takes an incredible amount of _______________ to compete in the triathlon.
3. There is a Vietnamese proverb which says to never forget favours done for you, _______________ how small.
4. Barb and Ted spent the weekend making cherry and blueberry _______________ for the winter months.
5. Scientists have long wondered when the first creatures _______________ onto land from the sea.
6. My neighbour's son is a _______________ little kid who is always getting into trouble.
7. In Burma, there is a superstition that a pregnant woman should not eat bananas or the baby will be too big for a normal _______________.
8. If you continue to eat too much junk food, your health will _______________.
9. In this country, you are expected to _______________ an oath to the Queen when you become a citizen.
10. Our Western diet _______________ too much fat and sugar.
11. The children had already _______________ and were excitedly waiting to open their Christmas presents when my wife and I got out of bed.
12. Ian _______________ his wife to forgive him after his brief affair with an old girlfriend.
13. The children had trouble sleeping after watching the _______________ movie.
14. If you _______________ to count the stars in a galaxy at a rate of one every second, it would take around 3,000 years to count them all.