Use of English part 4

Example
0 It's true that the company might go into liquidation if it's not careful.
DANGER
It's true that the company might go into liquidation if it's not careful.

 

1 The moment I shouted he ran away
SOONER
No ............................................................... he ran away.
2 I'm sure that it was the sound of the rain that disturbed me.
MUST
It .......................................... of the rain that disturbed me.
3 I managed to finish all the homework before the deadline'
SUCCEEDED
I ………………………………………..... the homework before the deadline'
4 I took the only course open to me and changed my job.
DID
What I………………………………………………............. , which was the only course open to me.
5 They don't allow people who arrive late at the opera house in until the interval.
ARE
People who arrive late at the opera house ........................................................ until the interval.
6 My application for the job was turned down because I didn't have the right qualifications.
GROUNDS
My application for the job was turned down ......................................... I didn't have the right qualifications.
7 It's impossible that you saw John last night - he's in the USA!
HAVE
John's in the USA, so ……………………………………………………… him last night.
8 I am confident that he will be successful in his career.
CHANCES
I am confident ...................................................................................... in his career.
9 If you feel stressed, breathing slowly should calm you down.
MAKE
Breathing slowly ................................................................... if you feel stressed.

10 I am really bad at remembering people's names when I meet them.
MEMORY
I .................................................................................. people's names when I meet them.
11 He lost his job because he was inefficient.
GROUNDS
He lost his job ……………………………...................................... his inefficiency.
12 I'm sorry that I didn't help him.
REGRET
I ......................................................................................... him.
13 I couldn't go away for the weekend because I didn't have enough money.
PREVENTED
I was …………………………………………………….............. for the weekend by lack of money.
14 Jane was advised to work harder by her Maths teacher
RECOMMENDED
The Maths teacher ………………………………………………………………..harder.
15 This was Peter's biggest challenge to date.
FACED
Peter .................................................................................. challenge before.
16 I wish I had tried harder when I was at school.
REGRET
I really ................................................................................. when I was at school!
17 I wish people wouldn't talk during the performance – it makes me really uptight.
NERVES
It really ................................................................... people talk during a performance.
18 He is so ambitious - he's determined that he'll be successful in the company.
MARK
He is determined ............................................................. in the company.
19 Can you suggest a way of turning dreams into reality for ambitious people?
TRUE
Can you suggest how …………………………………………….for ambitious people?
20 I don't want to take part in the project.
RATHER
I …………………….................................................. part in the project.

21 I don't have any free time, so I can't come to the theatre with you.
WOULD
If I …………………………..……………………………………come to the theatre with you.
22 This milk is bad - it smells terrible!
OFF
This milk………………………………………. it smells terrible!
23 What the archaeologists discovered when they opened the tomb was amazing.
MADE
The ............................................................................. when they opened the tomb was amazing .
24 People are more interested in history than you might expect.
LESS
You ......................................................................................................... interested in history.
25 For me, imagining what life must have been like then is just not possible .
QUITE
I find it ……………………………………………………….………………… what life must have been like then.
26 It's difficult for a poorly performing company to make a profit.
TURN
If a company is performing poorly, it's difficult ........................................................................... one .
27 The failure of the company was incredibly disappointing.
BITTERLY
I ……………………............................................................................. the failure of the company.
28 The number of people travelling through the airport was highest in August.
REACHED
The number of people travelling through the airport ..................................................................... in August.
29 There has been a huge increase in tourism this year.
GROWN
Tourism .............................................................................................. this year.
30 The number of visitors to the island has fallen dramatically.
STEEP
There ............................................................................ the number of visitors to the island.

31 We have maintained the level of visitors to the museum this year.
STABLE
The number of visitors to the museum ................................................................................. this year.
32 The shares index fell slightly before recovering to its previous level.
BRIEF
There .................................. the shares index before it recovered to its previous level.
33 Although many travel companies had financial difficulties last year, they seem to have recovered now.
TREND
Al though many travel companies had financial difficulties last year,
it seems as though ............................................................................... now.
34 Some people have been saying what a good move emigrating would be,
ARGUED
It ………………………………………….………………………emigrating would be a good move.
35 The size of the population is unlikely to change much in the near future.
STABLE
The size of the population……………………………..……………………………in the near future.
36 “I think Joe should serious ly reconsider his plans”: said the careers advisor,
RECOMMENDED
The careers advisor………………………………………..…………………….his plans.
37 It doesn't matter if you think you know the subject well, you must rev ise for the exam.
HOWEVER
You must revise for the exam,………………………………………………….you know the subject.
38 It was only after telling everyone that it was his birthday that John got lots of cards.
HAVING
John only got lots of cards……………………………………………… it was his birthday.
39 However hard she tries, she still manages to offend people.
MATTER
It ……………………………………………… she tries, she still manages to offend people.
40 Whatever film you want to see will be good for us.
MIND
We……………………………………………………………………………. film you want
41 Before he put forward the proposal, I'm sure he took the comments of local residents on board.
WILL
Before he put forward the proposal, I'm sure he ........................................................ of local residents on board.
42 I expect I'll leave home before I'm twenty.
TIME
I expect I will .......................................................................... I'm twenty.
43 I know that I'll find the right job soon.
MATTER
I know ………………………………….................... before I find the right job.
44 They confidently expect the broadcast to go ahead at 6 p.m.
SURE
They............................................................................................................ go ahead at 6pm.
45 I'm sure he' ll get a promotion very soon.
LONG
I'm sure it ………………………………………………….…………………………… he gets a promotion.
46 I have decided to make a definite plan for my future career.
AM
What …………………………………….……………………………... is make a definite plan for my future career.
47 Staying another night would have meant paying more.
IF
I would have had to…………………………………………………………………….another night.
48 People will always want entertainment, providing that they have the time to enjoy it.
LONG
There will always be a need for entertainment,……………….………………………….. the time to enjoy it.
49 Scientists have made an unexpected discovery in the treatment of cancer.
BREAKTHROUGH
There ............................................................................. in the treatment of cancer.
50 I thought very hard but couldn't remember the answer.
RACKED
I ....................................................... to remember the answer.
51 I made the decision to go to university after all.
DECIDED
What I…………………………................. to university after all
52 However hard I look, up to now I haven't been able to find a job.
ALTHOUGH
I haven't been able to find a job …………………………………..looking really hard.
53 I don't think my future job prospects are very good, which is very worrying.
ABOUT
I …………................................. my future job prospects.
54 Originally, the course was to include music, but that changed.
HAVE
Originally, the course ………………………………………………….. but that changed.
55 The only thing I didn't love about the concert was the price.
FROM
I loved everything .......................................... the price.
56 Even if you think you know the person well, you must work at the relationship.
HOWEVER
You must work at the relationship………………………………………. know the person.
57 It was only when he started to work hard that Peter got good results.
AFTER
Peter got good results.................................................... work hard.
58 I planned to visit her on Friday but I heard she'd gone on holiday.
WOULD
I........................................................ on Friday but I heard she'd gone on holiday.
59 They were supposed to publish my book next month but it's been delayed.
DUE
Although my book……………………. .............. next month, it's been delayed.
60 I'd planned a meeting with her at the weekend but she called it off.
GOING
I .......................................... at the weekend but sehe called it off.
61 The irate customer refused to speak to anyone other than the store manager.
ON
The irate customer ……………………….. to the store manager and no one else.
62 I was just about to call you to tell you about the rearranged meeting.
POINT
I was .......................................................... you to tell you about the rearranged meeting.
63 My sister was totally shocked when she won the lottery.
CAME
Winning the lottery .............................................................. my sister.
64 Joe originally intended to drive but the bad weather caused him to change his mind.
WAS
Joe's ......................................... drive but the bad weather caused him to change his mind.
65 It was heavy snow on the line that delayed the train.
HELD
The train would have arrived on time if it ..................................... heavy snow on the line.
66 She realised she'd lost her keys the moment she arrived home.
SOONER
No .. . ................... she realised she'd lost her keys.
67 He clearly felt very strongly about the situation, which took me by surprise.
STRENGTH
It ......................................... about the situation that took me by surprise.
68 Brian was interested in North American history in his school days.
INTEREST
Brian ……………………………..………. North American history in his school days.
69 When it comes to population, Beijing’s is much bigger than Auckland’s.
POPULATED
Beijing is……………………………………… than Auckland.
70 The manager should think about experience when hiring new staff.
CONSIDERATION
The manager should ……………………………… when hiring new staff

Fecha: 23/8/2021 | Creado por: Ana Rita
Categoria: MATERIAL
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