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

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. Skycrapers _______________ into the skies over Manhattan.
2. Coming from Brazil, it took Marco about a year to become _______________ to our cold winters.
3. Jennifer kept her bouquet of roses long after they had dried out as a _______________ of the evening that her boyfriend first told her he loved her.
4. I should have followed my friend's _______________. He told me to buy a new car, but I got a used one, and I've been having all kinds of problems with it.
5. The election was a _______________ for the conservative leader who lost his own seat despite the fact his party won the vote.
6. Medical students generally have an _______________ amount of homework to do.
7. Eighty-five percent of the land of Greenland _______________ beneath permanent ice.
8. An elephant can use its trunk to _______________ objects as heavy as 275 kilograms or as small as a coin.
9. The patient _______________ slowly down the hall of the hospital.
10. He tried to quit drinking, but the _______________ to have a few beer in the evening after work was too strong.
11. She _______________ to be a student in order to buy a ticket at a discount.
12. He is a _______________ person who is able to make the difficult choices this company needs.
13. I've noticed a good _______________ in Laurie's health since she started eating less junk food.
14. I cut my finger on a _______________ during the test, and got blood all over the paper.