English Vocabulary Exercises - Verbs, Verbs and More Verbs - Exercise 7-3

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The cat _______________ at the dog, ready to flee if it came towards her.
2. We _______________ the University of Victoria together about 20 years ago.
3. Police have _______________ people at the campground to be careful because a bear has been seen in the area.
4. You should _______________ the tires on your car regularly for even wear.
5. This rain is really _______________ our progress in painting the exterior of the house.
6. The shoestring was invented in England in 1790; before this, all shoes were _______________ with buckles.
7. Our seasonal temperatures depend on the amount of heat we _______________ from the sun.
8. We only had time to _______________ a quick lunch because we were so busy.
9. When two galaxies collide, one galaxy may be _______________ of its gas and dust.
10. Depression often _______________ with basic daily activities, such as working, eating and sleeping.
11. We've been very _______________ to sell our house with prices so high these days.
12. In this job, you will be _______________ to do some occasional overtime.
13. The little boy let go of his balloon, and watched it _______________ up into the sky.
14. Children need constant _______________ in order develop their self-esteem.