Advanced Vocabulary Exercise: Noun Collocations 4

Choose the best verb or adjective from the table below to go with the nouns and complete the sentences.

broken in
ushered in

1. Police have an appeal for anyone who saw a blue Mercedes in the area at about 10pm to contact them.

2. Scientists have announced a breakthrough in the search for a cure for AIDS.

3. The murderer escaped without conviction because the police had a very important clue in the house where the murder took place.

4. The start of rock and roll music at the end of the 1950s a new era, both musically and socially.

5. Wild horses have to be before they can be used for horse-riding.

6. Is this accident by the insurance that you have?

7. If you purposely evade taxes, you will be the law and you could be charged with tax evasion.

8. The Swiss diplomat was invited to the meeting so that he could act as an observer.

9. Graham was stopped by the police who thought he was drunk, but only a quantity of alcohol was found in his blood and they allowed him to go.

10. Rumours very fast in an office environment.

11. The former Prime Minister is such an speaker that she is often paid large amounts of money to address conferences.

12. We did a tour of Europe. Seven countries in five days. Now, I am exhausted!

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