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    #1

    1-Everyone in the company has to be …………. .

    would you please check the answers?

    1-Everyone in the company has to be …………. .
    a. at work b. in job c. in work d. at job

    2- I ……….. you before now but I’ve been too busy.
    a. must have rung b. should have rung c. had to ring d. ought to ring

    3- My boss never gives me clear instructions. But you …………… the same problem with yours too.
    a. must have b. ought to have c. have to have d. can have

    4- Dinner will be ready ….. but we have time for a drink before then
    a. currently b lately c. suddenly d. presently

    5- 100 competitors had ……. The race.
    a. taken part b. entered for c. put themselves for d. put their names for

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    Re: 1-Everyone in the company has to be …………. .

    Quote Originally Posted by mshahsavar View Post
    1-Everyone in the company has to be …………. .
    a. at work b. in job c. in work d. at job "a" is the only one that is possible, but I don't find it a very satisfactory sentence.

    2- I ……….. you before now but I’ve been too busy.
    a. must have rung b. should have rung c. had to ring d. ought to ring "b" is correct.

    3- My boss never gives me clear instructions. But you …………… the same problem with yours too.
    a. must have b. ought to have c. have to have d. can have None of these is suitable.

    4- Dinner will be ready ….. but we have time for a drink before then
    a. currently b lately c. suddenly d. presentlyThis is OK.

    5- 100 competitors had ……. The race.
    a. taken part b. entered for c. put themselves for d. put their names for What is your answer for this one?
    Bhai.

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    Re: 1-Everyone in the company has to be …………. .

    Quote Originally Posted by mshahsavar View Post
    Would you please check the​se answers?

    1-Everyone in the company has to be working.
    a. at work b. in job c. in work d. at job

    2- I ……….. you before now, but I’ve been too busy.
    a. must have rung b. should have rung c. had to ring d. ought to ring Think about what "would have," "could have," and "should have" mean.

    3- My boss never gives me clear instructions. But you might have the same problem with yours, too. [Sorry. I left out have.]
    a. must have b. ought to have c. have to have d. can have This one depends on the context.

    4- Dinner will be ready soon but we have time for a drink before then
    a. currently b lately c. suddenly d. presently You're right, but I wouldn't say it that way. It sounds too British!

    5- 100 competitors had ……. the race.
    a. taken part b. entered for c. put themselves for d. put their names for These are all wrong.
    This looks like a homework assignment.
    Last edited by Charlie Bernstein; 25-Aug-2014 at 01:06. Reason: Removed yet another self-made emoticon!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    #4

    Re: 1-Everyone in the company has to be …………. .

    I guess 'd' is correct.

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    #5

    Re: 1-Everyone in the company has to be …………. .

    For 3, I have no problem with "you must have the same problem with yours". It suggests that the speaker assumes that everyone has the same problems with their boss.

    For 4, "dinner will be ready presently" is grammatically correct but very old-fashioned.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #6

    Re: 1-Everyone in the company has to be …………. .

    "b" is the only possible answer, but the "for" makes it rather unnatural..

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    #7

    Re: 1-Everyone in the company has to be …………. .

    Which sentence has the unnatural "for"?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #8

    Re: 1-Everyone in the company has to be …………. .

    Quote Originally Posted by mshahsavar View Post
    5- 100 competitors had ……. the race.
    a. taken part in b. entered c. put themselves in d. put their names in [As I mentioned all are wrong. The first two, as corrected, are the more common expressions.]
    Hope that helps.

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    Re: 1-Everyone in the company has to be …………. .

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Which sentence has the unnatural "for"?
    #5

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