#1 My boss ( ) abroad twice in the past three months.
1. have been 2. had gone 3. has ever been 4. had never been
1. have been doesn't fit. The verb have is plural; its subject My boss is singular.
3. has ever been doesn't fit. 'Ever' is useda. in questions. e.g.
Have you ever been to England?
Has she ever met the Prime Minister?
b. in negative questions e.g.
Haven't they ever been to Europe?
Haven't you ever eaten Chinese food?
c. and in negative statements using the pattern nothing.......ever, nobody.......ever e.g.
Nobody has ever said that to me before.
Nothing like this has ever happened to us.
d. 'Ever' is also used with 'The first time.... e.g.
It's the first time (that) I've ever eaten snails.
This is the first time I've ever been to England.3. had never been doesn't work. 'Never' means at no time before now, and is the same as not...ever. Our example sentence #1 has the phrase twice in the past three months.
Ex: My boss ( ) abroad twice in the past three months.
#2 I don't think he's working ( ) to finish on schedule.
1. enough fast 2. fast enough 3. quite enough fast 4. very fast enough
4. very fast enough doesn't work because very and enough are semantically incompatible. enough means'to the necessary degree', whereas very means 'in a high degree'.
Please provide your answer first.#3 If you order the following sentences correctly to make sense, how would you do?
1. It was my fault. I should have listened to you the first time you said it.
2. I'm sorry about the other day. I wasn't considerate enough.
3. No, no. The fault was mine.
4. I was begining to think that I was a bit irritated myself.
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