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New Verbs: A to H

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Here's an exercise to help you increase your vocabulary! Below are 8 verbs, some of which you may know, and some of which might be new to you.

Each sentence needs one of these verbs. Find the meaning of the verb and match it to the correct sentence.

I recommend reading all the sentences before making your choice.

Then, from memory, try to write your own list of verbs from A to H.

Lesson by Caroline Devane

Verb List


New Verbs: I to P

New Verbs: Q to Y

  • 1. I can't believe how much she was ___ with him, she kept playing with her hair and smiling!

  • 2. You have to ___ that you will never be as good a dancer as she is.

  • 3. Do you think you can ___ working overtime this week? I know you're really busy.

  • 4. Be careful you don't ___ the parcel, it's very precious.

  • 5. I don't think I understand what you just said, could you ___ for me please?

  • 6. We have ___ mobile phones from the classroom.

  • 7. She ___ more than anyone I've ever met, I don't know why she's so interested in other people's lives.

  • 8. We must ___ the rules of this school, the students are going wild.