A good collectionDear teachers,
Would you be kind enough to share with me your opinion concerning the feasibility of the following sentences?
1. Experiments provided most interesting data; nevertheless, a detailed theoretical study is necessary to look deeper into the phenomena. OK, You have got some data which need further study to obtain a clear idea.
2. She looked wistfully at the photographs of herself when she was young and beautiful. OK, It can beShe looked wistfully at her photographs when she was young and beautiful.
3. We are longing to see you.OK very badly want see you and talk about some urgent matter
4. She longed for him to say something.OK
5. The children are longing for the holidays. OK, I am longing for a seaside resort.
6. I had the ill grace to do something wrong with her.OK, May be under pressure. However some players display ill grace in defeat.
7. You have to give me a week’s grace. OK = one week extra time
8. Her character is graced by every virtue. OK
9. She had the good grace to concede defeat.OK accept defeat in good spirit
10. The whole Europe was long time under the heel of Hitler. OK = fully under the contro of Hitler.
11. The thief ran off with an angry crowd at his heels. Ok, not able to catch him
Thank you for your efforts.
- For Teachers