English Vocabulary Exercises - Verbs, Verbs and More Verbs - Exercise 6-3

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. Chimpanzees have largely _______________ from the forests of Burundi due to the destruction of their natural habitat.
2. Wearing seat belts saves lives, and _______________ injuries.
3. The sun was slowly _______________ into the sea as we paddled home.
4. When the mother tried to put the spoon in her baby's mouth, he quickly _______________ it.
5. I _______________ seeing Hsu-Wen at the party the other night, but I didn't actually speak to her.
6. Brunei is a strict Muslim country, and the government _______________ and promotes the Islamic faith.
7. When you complete your test, you may leave, but please don't make any noise or you'll _______________ those who haven't yet finished.
8. Research shows that people can _______________ pain for a longer time if they are distracted by something.
9. They have to keep their cat in at night to keep it from _______________.
10. Production of the new toy was _______________ when it was discovered that the toy could easily break, and injure a child.
11. Muslims face towards Mecca when they _______________ together for prayer.
12. The long ships of the Vikings were driven by a large, square sail, but they could also be _______________ if necessary.
13. Andrea collected old bits of different coloured fabric to _______________ into a beautiful blanket.
14. My parents are hoping I'll hook up with their friend's son, but I'm really not _______________ to him at all.