English Vocabulary Exercises - Verbs, Verbs and More Verbs - Exercise 7-4

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The young boy _______________ as the girl walked by in her short skirt.
2. He has just _______________ from job to job, and has never seemed to want to settle down in one place.
3. The men yelled and clapped as the _______________ came on stage.
4. Second language students sometimes have unrealistic _______________ about how much they will learn in a 3-month course.
5. Working as a doctor is a very _______________ profession.
6. I'm tired of our _______________ neighbours poking their noses into our private lives.
7. The position of head teacher _______________ once every two years.
8. The policeman only gave me a _______________ when he stopped me for speeding.
9. A woman called police after some man tried to _______________ her breasts while she was walking in a local park.
10. His play in the match is being _______________ by an old knee injury.
11. It is hard to resist the _______________ to buy a new car, but a used vehicle is much cheaper in the long run.
12. Luckily there was a doctor in _______________ at the show when one of the performers had a heart attack.
13. The _______________ of this year's Nobel Peace Prize will be announced tomorrow.
14. Karla took off her blouse, and _______________ her bra.