English Vocabulary Exercises - Verbs, Verbs and More Verbs - Exercise 6-4

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. There was a _______________ outside the nightclub Friday night, and the police had to be called.
2. The _______________ were exhausted by the time their boat crossed the finish line.
3. The Titanic took 2 hours and 40 minutes to _______________ after hitting an iceberg.
4. My neighbours aren't very _______________ of children; they're always complaining that they are making too much noise, but they're just being normal, happy kids.
5. Most car accidents are _______________ if people would just be more careful.
6. Virunga Park is home to the _______________ mountain gorilla.
7. The Royal B.C. Museum is a popular tourist _______________ here in town.
8. The government of Algeria has planted rows of trees in an area known as the Green Barrier, in an effort to _______________ the spread of the desert.
9. The wind blew the door _______________ with a loud bang.
10. His _______________ of the car accident wasn't too good because he was drunk at the time.
11. The little girl smiled with pride when her grandmother complimented her on the skirt she had made in _______________ class.
12. Man's need for communication _______________ the development of increasingly sophisticated language.
13. In a year's time, bees _______________ 80,000 tons of pollen in the United States.
14. My son's mind often _______________ in class at school, and the teachers have a hard time keeping his attention.