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Reply Thu 14 Mar, 2019 11:41 am
1. _______________ the fact that she couldn’t speak Greek, she found her way around Athens without too much trouble. . Required
In spite
Although
However
Despite

2. The first time I tried smoked salmon I wasn’t __________ it. . Required
like
keen on
in love with
in favour of

3. She saw the job _______________ in the newspaper. . Required
announced
published
advertised
proclaimed

4. I haven’t got enough cash. Do you mind if I ________ you a cheque? . Required
prepare
pass
deliver
write

5. I have to work late tonight because I’m__________ a report. . Required
writing
elaborating
inscribing
making

6. I wish you would _________________ so many questions! . Required
stop asking
stop to ask
start asking
start to ask

7. Jennifer _____________ down the street when she saw her old friend Ruth. . Required
walked
was walking
had walked
would have walked

8. When she realized it was Ruth she _______________ her. . Required
stopped talking with
stopped to talk with
stopped talking to
stopped to talk to

9. I wish I ______________ at school, so I could have got a better job! . Required
worked harder
was working harder
had worked harder
would have worked harder

10. I thought I saw Elvis in the supermarket last night, but of course it __________________ him. . Required
is
can't be
couldn't be
couldn't have been

11. The election results are ______ all the newspapers. . Required
on
in
at
under

12. I’m looking forward to some peace and __________ when the kids go on holiday next week. . Required
quiet
silence
relax
tranquil

13. Although the situation was very embarrassing for him he decided to ____________________ and tell the truth. . Required
face the cinema
face the literature
face the music
face the sculpture

14. When I was at school I always used to ____________ in mathematics lessons. . Required
bore
bored
get bored
get boring

15. Don’t worry, I can ____________ those CDs on my way home. . Required
drop off
drop out
drop over
drop

16. I have to do ___________ work on my project this weekend. . Required
a
an
any
some

17. It ___________ four hours to Beirut by plane. . Required
needs
takes
makes
requires

18. Before you express your opinion you should consider other ____________ feelings. . Required
person's
persons'
people's
peoples'

19. Mark ___________ to phone him after work. . Required
told
said
told me
said me

20. She always _________ high-heeled shoes and sunglasses. . Required
uses
does
wears
works

21. We’ve been _____________ with that company for over 10 years . Required
making business
treating
dealing
supplying

22. You haven’t seen my glasses, _______________ ? . Required
did you
have you
didn't you
haven't you

23. Although he is a millionaire he has never made _______ donation to charity. . Required
some
any
a
an

24. I can’t hear the television. ____________________ ? . Required
Could I turn it down
I can't turn it up
Can I turn it up
Can I turn it off

25. __________ they were travelling to London it began to rain. . Required
While
Because
Although
However
 
Ponderer
 
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Reply Thu 14 Mar, 2019 12:39 pm
@amitroyms,
Despite
Keen on
Advertised
Write
Making
Stop asking
Was walking
Stopped to talk with
Would have worked harder
Couldn't have been
In
Quiet
Face the music
Get bored
Drop off
Some
Takes
People's
Told me
Wears
Dealing
Have you
A
Can I turn it up?
*(Actually, proper English would be "May I turn it up?") "Can I" means "Am I able to?" However, "can" is acceptable in everyday language.
While
tsarstepan
 
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Reply Thu 14 Mar, 2019 01:02 pm
@Ponderer,
Ponderer? Don't quit your day job. Your experimental stream of conscious poetry sucks.
InfraBlue
 
  1  
Reply Thu 14 Mar, 2019 01:27 pm
Aw man, I wanted to see how amitroyms would fill in the blanks.
Ponderer
 
  -4  
Reply Thu 14 Mar, 2019 01:32 pm
@tsarstepan,
You might try "Ignore User". I just did.
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Ponderer
 
  -3  
Reply Thu 14 Mar, 2019 03:10 pm
@amitroyms,
Correction- #5 is "writing".
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izzythepush
 
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Reply Fri 15 Mar, 2019 06:52 am
@tsarstepan,
Ponderer doesn't have a sense of humour, that shot right over his head.
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izzythepush
 
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Reply Fri 15 Mar, 2019 06:58 am
@InfraBlue,
Ponderer hasn't done as well as he thought though. I can see a couple of errors.
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Linkat
 
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Reply Fri 15 Mar, 2019 10:06 am
@Ponderer,
Stop doing someone else's homework - they need to learn
izzythepush
 
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Reply Fri 15 Mar, 2019 10:40 am
@Linkat,
So does Ponderer.
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Waify2
 
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Reply Thu 21 Mar, 2019 05:05 am
@amitroyms,
Well, I guess I can suggest you get the chrome extension - Grammarly
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