English Vocabulary Exercises - War, Violence & Conflict - Exercise 3-4

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. He was quite _______________, and in trouble with the law when he was young.
2. Thousands of people have been _______________ in the conflict.
3. The politician was yelling at the crowd, and _______________ the air with his finger.
4. The results of the latest opinion poll have given the government new _______________ in their determination to increase the education budget.
5. He was fired from his job for stealing from the company, and had to _______________ his office keys before leaving the building.
6. The deer was _______________ against the hunters.
7. The _______________ was a total failure, with hundreds of soldiers dying on the beach without having advanced more than a few metres.
8. Three people were killed in _______________ attacks in Jerusalem this morning.
9. If you don't stop bothering my girlfriend, I'm going to _______________ you in the mouth!
10. Bubbles, our cat, sat in the corner licking its _______________ after fighting with our neighbour's dog.
11. An eagle can _______________, kill, and carry away an animal as large as a young deer.
12. The children _______________ into laughter at the sight of the monkey.
13. Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay were the first men to _______________ Mount Everest.