English Vocabulary Exercises - War, Violence & Conflict - Exercise 4-1

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The president has said that they will seek _______________ for the attack on the capital city.
2. _______________ from the earthquake included about 4,500 killed and 2,000 injured, and property damage in the millions of pounds.
3. When I was little, my big brother used to _______________ me from the neighbourhood bully.
4. The French were _______________ by the English on the Plains of Abraham in Canada's most important military battle.
5. The Allied forces scored a major _______________ on D-Day, ultimately leading to the end of the war in Europe.
6. She _______________ him across the face when he told her he had cheated on her.
7. The _______________ attack on the young man left him with a broken jaw and two black eyes.
8. The men quickly searched the forest for signs of _______________ soldiers.
9. Studies have shown that people are more likely to commit _______________ if there is a gun in the house.
10. She was in _______________ because of her cancer and simply wanted to die.
11. The prisoner was shot in the back as he tried to _______________ over the fence.
12. Hundreds of soldiers were killed in the _______________.
13. The terrorists who hijacked American airliners and crashed them into the World Trade Centre were _______________ only with small knives.