English Vocabulary Exercises - Verbs, Verbs and More Verbs - Exercise 8-3

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The terrorist group is believed to be _______________ to a recent bombing in London.
2. The story of the sinking of the Titanic has _______________ people worldwide for over 80 years.
3. The man was _______________ as he crossed the road, and it was obvious that he was drunk.
4. He was really _______________ after his team lost the game 10 - 1.
5. Cash crops of Colombia _______________ coffee, bananas, flowers, cacao, cotton, sugar, and tobacco.
6. It took the child weeks to _______________ her mother to let her get a kitten.
7. The bird _______________ under the water, and came up a minute later with a fish in its mouth.
8. My father _______________ to fall asleep while he's watching television.
9. Her hands were _______________ so badly from the cold that she had trouble doing up her buttons.
10. She _______________ eating sweets in order to keep her weight down.
11. The crocodile continually grows new sets of teeth to _______________ old teeth.
12. A human baby generally _______________ its first word by the age of 18 months.
13. X-ray machines _______________ radiation, so exposure should be limited.
14. Make sure you _______________ that bandage tightly around your wrist so that it doesn't move.