English Vocabulary Exercises - Verbs, Verbs and more Verbs - Exercise 9-3

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. Your excellent marks more than _______________ the requirements for admission into our post-graduate program.
2. With the passing of legislation supporting same-sex marriage, this government has _______________ its commitment to equal rights for all.
3. In a famous experiment, scientists _______________ a certain part of the chicken's brain, causing it to scratch and peck at the ground as if it were eating.
4. You need to _______________ the sugar with the butter and then beat them until the mixture becomes smooth.
5. The child was momentarily _______________ after being hit in the head with a rock.
6. The eagle's cry _______________ the silence of the forest.
7. Yellow lines on the road _______________ traffic moving in opposite directions.
8. The murderer _______________ the blood off his hands, and then burnt his stained clothes in the fireplace.
9. It took over three hours for the frozen beef to _______________.
10. Japanese people _______________ gratitude, apologies, and requests by bowing.
11. The Zeravshan River flows through Tajikistan and Uzbekistan before _______________ in the desert north of Chärjew.
12. His failing mark on the midterm only _______________ his need for extra help.
13. The 1979 revolution in Iran greatly _______________ the nation's earlier rate of economic growth.
14. My little girl is growing up so fast. Today, she _______________ on pouring her own apple juice and she didn't spill a drop.