English Vocabulary Exercises - Verbs, Verbs & more Verbs - Exercise 18-1

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The majority of songs sung by the Beatles were _______________ by John Lennon and Paul McCartney.
2. He can _______________ a basketball on the tip of his finger.
3. She later _______________ quitting her job because she was unable to find another one for a long time.
4. Do you believe that life _______________ on other planets?
5. I couldn't believe it when he _______________ off his beard and moustache; he looked 10 years younger.
6. The weight of a salmon _______________ the length of cooking time required.
7. Fishermen always _______________ the size of a fish they almost caught.
8. The terrorist attacks on the World Trade Centre _______________ the financial district of New York.
9. They _______________ once they were downtown, but agreed to meet later.
10. We are quite busy today, but I'll see if I can _______________ a meeting for sometime tomorrow morning.
11. If you need to _______________ any money, just let me know, and I'll help you out.
12. About 100 lightning bolts _______________ the Earth each second.
13. Our neighbour is having a hard time _______________ with the death of his wife.
14. The zebras quickly _______________ as the lion charged at the herd.