Advanced Vocabulary Exercise: Words as Nouns and Verbs Gap Fill

Many English words can be used as both nouns and verbs. Choose the best word for each sentence. You may have to conjugate the verbs. (These five words also change their pronunciation depending on their use. When they are verbs, the accent is on the second syllable.)

object - produce - project - record - subject

  1. I like to buy my fresh at that store. I got some delicious peaches there last week.
  2. The high jumper set a new at the track meet.
  3. The state of Wyoming the most coal of all the states in the USA.
  4. In the trial last week, the defense attorney to some of questions that were asked.
  5. My son's favorite in school is biology.
  6. There is a big building going on in my neighborhood.
  7. The prisoners complained that they were to harsh treatment.
  8. I couldn't be at home yesterday when the game was on TV, so I it to watch later.
  9. The teacher told her students to their voices so the audience could hear them when they were acting in the school play.
  10. The government is investigating a report of an unidentified flying .

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