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    It's necessary to choose 3 correct answers and 1 incorrect and correct it. It's CONDITIONALS
    1. I'll send them an e-mail....
    a) if you'll tell mewhat I should say + (correct)
    b) if you think it's worth it + (correct)
    c) unless yo'd rather do it. + (correct)
    d) provided I hadn't lost their adress. - (incorrect)- provided I haven't lost their adress

    2. If you'are going out...
    a) get me a newspaper, will you? - (incorrect) - get me a newspaper
    b) you're going to miss the meeting + (correct)
    c) you'd better take an umbrella + (correct)
    d) I come with you + (correct)

    3. Do that...
    a) and you'll regret it + (correct)
    b)if it'll help + (correct)
    c) if you'll get the opportunity + (correct)
    d) - we'll lose business + (correct)

    4. I'd stay and help you...
    a) if I knew anything about computers. + (correct)
    b) if I'm going out this evening + (correct)
    c) if I hadn't promised Jo I'd meet her. - (incorrect) - if I promised Jo I'd meet her
    d) if you asked me nicely + (correct)

    5. I'd be grateful...
    a) if you could sort this out for me - (incorrect) - if you didn't tell
    b) if you'd keep this to yourself + (correct)
    c) if you don't tell anyone about this + (correct)
    d) if you remembered that in future.

    6. If he actually said that to her...
    a) she'd kill him + (correct)
    b) I'd have been very surprised - incorrect???????
    c) it was very stupid of him+ (correct)
    d) he must have been mad+ (correct)

    7. I wouldn't have askes you....
    a) if I didn't think you could do it + (correct)
    b) unless I trusted you. + (correct)
    c)if I'd known this would happen - (incorrect) - If I'd known this happened
    d) if you didn't say you wanted to do it + (correct)

    8. If it hadn't been for him...
    a) I'd still be working at Burger King + (correct)
    b) I'd have got that job.+ (correct)
    c)we might never have found out + (correct)
    d) I hadn't had a chance . - incorrect ( I haven't had a chance)

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    1.

    2. If you're going out...
    a) get me a newspaper, will you? - (incorrect) CORRECT
    b) you're going to miss the meeting + (correct)
    c) you'd better take an umbrella + (correct)
    d) I come with you + (correct)INCORRECT. It should be, ...I'll come with you."

    3. Do that...
    a) and you'll regret it + (correct)
    b)if it'll help + (correct)
    c) if you'll get the opportunity + (correct)
    d) - we'll lose business + (correct)
    You haven't picked out the incorrect clause, and corrected it.

    4. I'd stay and help you...
    a) if I knew anything about computers. + (correct)
    b) if I'm going out this evening + (correct)INCORRECT Why, and what should it be?
    c) if I hadn't promised Jo I'd meet her. - (incorrect) - if I promised Jo I'd meet her. Why did you think it was wrong and should be changed from negative to positive?
    d) if you asked me nicely + (correct)

    Have another go at this question:
    5. I'd be grateful...
    a) if you could sort this out for me - (incorrect) - if you didn't tell
    b) if you'd keep this to yourself + (correct)
    c) if you don't tell anyone about this + (correct)
    d) if you remembered that in future.

    6. If he actually said that to her...
    a) she'd kill him + (correct)
    b) I'd have been very surprised - incorrect???????
    c) it was very stupid of him+ (correct)
    d) he must have been mad+ (correct)
    Yes, you're right. More importantly, WHY? Why is the given clause incorrect, and what should it be?

    7. I wouldn't have asked you....
    a) if I didn't think you could do it + (correct)
    b) unless I trusted you. + (correct)
    c)if I'd known this would happen - (incorrect) - If I'd known this happened
    d) if you didn't say you wanted to do it + (correct)
    Have another go.

    8. If it hadn't been for him...
    a) I'd still be working at Burger King + (correct)
    b) I'd have got that job.+ (correct)
    c)we might never have found out + (correct)
    d) I hadn't had a chance . - incorrect ( I haven't had a chance)
    You've picked the incorrect clause, but have another go at what the correct wording should be.
    Last edited by David L.; 15-Mar-2009 at 06:49.

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    Student 2007 began a new thread, and posted:

    David, I corrected
    2. If you're going out...
    a) get me a newspaper, will you? - (incorrect) CORRECT
    b) you're going to miss the meeting + (correct)
    c) you'd better take an umbrella + (correct)
    d) I come with you + (correct)INCORRECT. It should be, ...I'll come with you."

    3. Do that...
    a) and you'll regret it - (incorrect) - and you'll regret that
    b)if it'll help + (correct)
    c) if you'll get the opportunity + (correct)
    d) - we'll lose business + (correct)
    I am not sure as for this answer

    4. I'd stay and help you...
    a) if I knew anything about computers. + (correct)
    b) if I'm going out this evening - (incorrect)INCORRECT - If I don't go out this evening
    c) if I hadn't promised Jo I'd meet her. + (correct)
    d) if you asked me nicely + (correct)
    I am not sure as for this answer

    Have another go at this question:
    5. I'd be grateful...
    a) if you could sort this out for me - (incorrect) - if you didn't tell
    b) if you'd keep this to yourself + (correct)
    c) if you don't tell anyone about this + (correct)
    d) if you remembered that in future. - (correct)
    Is it right?

    6. If he actually said that to her...
    a) she'd kill him + (correct)
    b) I'd have been very surprised - (incorrect) - I would be very surprised
    c) it was very stupid of him+ (correct)
    d) he must have been mad+ (correct)

    7. I wouldn't have asked you....
    a) if I didn't think you could do it + (correct)
    b) unless I trusted you. + (correct)
    c)if I'd known this would happen + (correct)
    d) if you didn't say you wanted to do it - (incorrect) - if you hadn't said you wanted to do it

    8. If it hadn't been for him...
    a) I'd still be working at Burger King + (correct)
    b) I'd have got that job.+ (correct)
    c)we might never have found out + (correct)
    d) I hadn't had a chance . - incorrect ( I wouldn't have had a chance)

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    3. Do that... and you'll regret it.
    b)Do that..if (you think) it'll help + (correct)
    c) Do that..if you'll get the opportunity + (correct)......if you get the opportunity
    d)Do that (and) - we'll lose business + (correct)

    4. I'd stay and help you...
    a) if I knew anything about computers. + (correct)
    b) if I'm going out this evening - (incorrect)INCORRECT - If I don't go out this evening...if I wasn't going out this evening
    c) if I hadn't promised Jo I'd meet her. + (correct)
    d) if you asked me nicely + (correct)

    5. I'd be grateful...
    a) if you could sort this out for me - (incorrect) CORRECT
    b) if you'd keep this to yourself + (correct)
    c) if you don't tell anyone about this + (correct)...I think you typed the correct answer next to (a) when you meant it for here: ...if you didn't tell anyone about this
    d) if you remembered that in future. - (correct)

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