English Vocabulary Exercises - Verbs, Verbs and more Verbs - Exercise 9-5

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. Your son's work in school is _______________, but we feel he could do much better.
2. We were simply _______________ to hear of his sudden death.
3. She is a very _______________ dancer. You can really feel her mood and her energy through her performance.
4. We put the ice cream and frozen strawberries in the _______________ to make a deliciously refreshing drink.
5. In acupuncture, the body of the patient is _______________ with special needles at specific points and at various angles and depths.
6. The witness nodded _______________ when asked if she understood the question.
7. Some fish used to make sushi is first frozen and then _______________ before being eaten in order to kill parasites.
8. The teacher drew a diagram on the board to _______________ her point.
9. A prime number is a number which is _______________ by any other number than one, or that number itself.
10. You'd better _______________ little Bobby's nose.
11. Despite the woman's _______________ that she had seen a UFO, no one took the story seriously.
12. The cookies _______________ as soon as I put them on the table.
13. Studies show that _______________ the amount of salt in your diet lowers your blood pressure.
14. Beethoven poured ice water over his head when he sat down to create music, believing it _______________ his brain.