English Vocabulary Exercises - Verbs, Verbs and More Verbs - Exercise 7-5

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. My wife said nothing, but gave me an angry _______________ when I came home from the pub drunk.
2. The boys all made a _______________ for the ball, but everyone missed it.
3. Electrical _______________ has made cell phone reception here really bad.
4. Housing prices are _______________ low this month.
5. I hit the taxi after the driver changed lanes without _______________.
6. The _______________ on my skirt is broken, so I can't do it up.
7. The average life _______________ for killer whales is estimated at about 30 years for males, and 50 years for females.
8. His teachers are full of _______________ for his work at school this past year and feel he has a good chance of winning a scholarship.
9. The old man has an _______________ who helps him with his daily routine.
10. These new trade restrictions are _______________ our ability to expand our sales into the overseas markets.
11. Your mind has to be _______________, fresh and motivated for learning to take place when you are studying a second language.
12. Because of the _______________ of the Earth, an object can be thrown farther if it is thrown west.
13. After the company went bankrupt, the bank _______________ its assets to pay off an outstanding loan.
14. The leaves from the trees were slowly _______________ to the ground in the autumn evening.