English Vocabulary Exercises - Verbs, Verbs and More Verbs - Exercise 6-5

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. Efforts at economic reform in the Republic of the Congo came to a _______________ in June 1997 when a civil war began.
2. After the death of her cat, the old woman _______________ into a terrible depression.
3. It is essential for a teacher to _______________ a classroom learning environment in which the opinions of all participants are valued.
4. His writing _______________ that of Ernest Hemingway.
5. Smoke detectors are an important part of fire _______________ in the home.
6. His wife is very _______________, and always gets lots of attention from the men at parties.
7. Warning: This movie has scenes of violence which may be _______________ for some viewers.
8. He fell and cracked his head open, so we had to take him to the hospital to get _______________ up.
9. The level of noise in this city has become _______________. It's driving me crazy.
10. The old man's eyes _______________ sadly to where his wife used to sit by the fire reading her favourite books before going to bed.
11. When I was in my boat I lost my paddle, so I had to _______________ with my hands.
12. Camels are able to _______________ their nostrils during a desert sandstorm.
13. The thief quickly _______________ into the night when the police arrived.
14. The bicycle _______________ speed as it rolled down the hill.