English Vocabulary Exercises - Verbs, Verbs and More Verbs - Exercise 8-5

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. Henry is our best worker. He is simply _______________.
2. Our _______________ flight doesn't leave for a few hours, so why don't we find some place to eat?
3. The young boy began _______________ in shock when told of the death of his mother.
4. The tragedy was probably _______________ to some extent. The government should have been better prepared.
5. She is a very _______________ speaker; by the end of the debate, she had everyone on her side.
6. We were all excited about seeing the movie but it was a big _______________.
7. When he first came to this country, he could only make a few basic _______________ in the language, but now he is completely fluent.
8. It was the first week of rehearsals, and the actors were still _______________ over their lines.
9. Canada is a multicultural country _______________ of all races, cultures and nationalities.
10. We paddled down a little river that _______________ through the countryside.
11. Microscopes allow us to get a glimpse of the _______________ world of micro-organisms.
12. The child has some violent _______________ that need to be addressed.
13. There was a sticky _______________ from the place where the tree branch had been cut.
14. She is taking _______________ lessons at the local swimming pool, and is doing really well.