English Vocabulary Exercises - Verbs, Verbs and More Verbs - Exercise 4-5

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. You should allow for some _______________ in these jeans the first couple of times you wash them.
2. As a child, Beethoven made such a poor _______________ on his music teachers that they stated he was hopeless as a composer.
3. Nobuko was the student _______________ for her class last semester.
4. The leaves were _______________ in the trees as the wind began to howl.
5. The religion of Islam is the acceptance of and _______________ to the teachings of God, as revealed to Muhammad.
6. The two rivers _______________ at the foot of the mountain.
7. Running the four-minute mile was an astounding athletic _______________ when first done by Roger Bannister.
8. A human hair is 70 percent easier to cut when _______________ in warm water for two minutes.
9. The river is _______________ for the first few kilometres, but after that it is impossible to pass through in a boat because of the rocks and the rapids.
10. A rooftop solar water heater needs about three hours of sunshine per day to _______________ enough hot water for a family of four.
11. Now that her kids have grown up, Lawrence's mom really _______________ having a little baby to take care of.
12. Brad Pitt was able to visit the city _______________, by growing a long beard, and putting on a wig and sunglasses.
13. You'd better learn to _______________ that bad temper of yours if you want to keep your job.
14. She is a little _______________ so nobody believes anything she says.