English Vocabulary Exercises - Verbs, Verbs and More Verbs - Exercise 3-4

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. We live inside the _______________ of the Big Bang which created the universe.
2. Recent years have seen the _______________ of women in jobs previously held by men in my country.
3. He's been _______________ two jobs, trying to save up enough money to go travelling.
4. Trying to read in the dark will not _______________ your eyes, despite what your mother told you.
5. She wants the job, but she doesn't have the _______________ necessary to even get an interview.
6. The runner collapsed with _______________ after completing his first marathon.
7. The babysitter was _______________ when she left the children unattended while they played outside.
8. The museum has one of the largest _______________ of native Indian art in the world.
9. Here, take a _______________ of this perfume. Isn't that nice?
10. Kelly was _______________ going to have a party on the weekend, but I don't think it happened.
11. I'm tired of cheering for a _______________ team. Why can't we win just one championship?
12. Certain members of the Royal family had their heads _______________ off during the French Revolution.
13. I would like to travel to Europe next spring, _______________ to Italy.
14. In my _______________ time, I usually like to play tennis with a friend.