English Vocabulary Exercises - Verbs, Verbs and More Verbs - Exercise 2-1

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. You can't park here or they will _______________ your car away.
2. The little boy _______________ his arm where he had been hit with a baseball.
3. The bullet _______________ the policeman's protective vest, but didn't cause any serious injury.
4. She used make-up to _______________ the dark circles under her eyes.
5. My son _______________ his skateboard for a pair of rollerblades.
6. The trees were _______________ slightly in the wind.
7. I've _______________ a lot of weight over the last year because I haven't been doing much exercise.
8. The water here could be _______________, so you should boil it before drinking it.
9. My neighbour finally _______________ drinking after his wife told him she would leave him if he didn't
10. I didn't know how to _______________ the machine when I started the job, but I learned how to do it fairly quickly.
11. It doesn't _______________ how much education you have; if you don't have any practical experience, it can be difficult to find a job.
12. You will be _______________ when you see Stacey; she has cut her hair, and lost a lot of weight, and just looks gorgeous.
13. We just have to phone the head office to _______________ your credit card.
14. I was hoping for a 5% raise, but had to _______________ for 3%.