English Vocabulary Exercises - Verbs, Verbs & more Verbs - Exercise 18-4

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The workshop floor is covered with wood _______________ and sawdust.
2. Yvonne felt quite _______________ after accusing her boyfriend of lying to her and then finding out that he had been telling the truth.
3. Mayumi studied flower _______________ for a number of years and eventually got a job at a florist's.
4. The _______________ of the Prince and the Princess of Wales was announced to the public in December of 1992.
5. He was not a very good golfer at first, but through his effort and _______________ was able to improve quickly.
6. In 1683, Dutch scientist Antony van Leeuwenhoek became the first to report the _______________ of bacteria.
7. It would be a serious _______________ to say that Balou's life is in danger, but he certainly is sick.
8. To a foreign traveller in Bolivia, _______________ means dealing with the extreme altitude.
9. Tomorrow will be mainly cloudy with _______________ showers in the evening.
10. Shannon bears a _______________ resemblance to her grandmother.
11. The bomb caused the total _______________ of the building.
12. After drinking too much my head was _______________, and I ended up in the bathroom throwing up.
13. My daughter is taking an art course designed to help young artists improve their knowledge of colours and _______________ in painting.
14. "Neither a _______________, nor a lender be," wrote Shakespeare.