English Vocabulary Exercises - Verbs, Verbs and More Verbs - Exercise 4-2

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. After the race, the runner _______________ his sore feet in warm water.
2. Many restaurants are happy to _______________ free birthday cake if you let them know in advance that you will be bringing a group for a party.
3. Our children really _______________ playing with our dog after she died.
4. The woman gasped, and _______________ against the wall as the monster approached her.
5. If you don't _______________ the rules, you will be asked to leave.
6. I'm not surprised that he was fired; he sure didn't _______________ much in the year he worked here.
7. I drove the car, and my wife _______________ our route across Canada.
8. The wizard was able to _______________ all the wild birds and beasts into following his commands.
9. The prime minister was present to _______________ Canada at the wedding of the prince and princess.
10. The child admitted he had _______________ when the stolen toy was found in his room.
11. I barely _______________ my friend after she returned from a 3-year trip around the world.
12. My dad _______________ the navy as an ordinary seaman, and retired as a lieutenant-commander.
13. The teenage boys were trying to _______________ the girls by seeing who could dive from the highest spot into the lake.
14. The little boy's lower lip was _______________ as he fought back his tears.