Excuse Me, Can You Spare Some Change

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.

1. She tried taking pills to lose weight as an _______________ to getting regular exercise, but had little success.
2. The university now _______________ many of its courses online.
3. Changes in the American economy generally have a serious _______________ on our economy here in Canada.
4. I would _______________ quit my job than take a cut in pay.
5. Using a computer has _______________ me to do my work much more quickly and efficiently.
6. The lecturer _______________ to drink a glass of water, and then continued with his speech.
7. Many restaurants are happy to _______________ free birthday cake if you let them know in advance that you will be bringing a group for a party.
8. Native tribes have _______________ this island for over 4,000 years.
9. We were all pretty _______________ when we heard the news that our colleague had been fired for stealing from the company.
10. Her _______________ for others led her into a life of volunteer work.
11. Obviously, one of the first _______________ to be a firefighter is that you be in excellent physical shape.
12. There are wind-surfers and kayaks _______________ for rent at the lake.
13. We should check the _______________ paper to find out what is happening in town this weekend.
14. Professional athletes have to learn to _______________ high levels of stress.
15. _______________ of medicine can be very dangerous.
16. Whenever my son watches violent television programs he becomes quite _______________.
17. You should look at all your different _______________ before you make a decision.
18. When it rains, people always take _______________ in the doorway of shops.
19. He _______________ blood to the Red Cross at least twice a year.
20. We _______________ to give our customers the best service possible.