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    Tests

    Please,help me find appropriate answers.

    1. Mother and unkle John are likely... what I've done.
    a) to approve of (+) b) to be approving (-)

    2. Today only tropical forests bear living proof of the ancient greatness of ferns. The species that grow there are no longer those... the Carboniferous period, but their variety and vast numbers remind us... the time when ferns ruled the plant kingdom.
    a) of/of (+) b) -/about (-)

    3. I think I hear someone... the door.
    a) trying to open(+) b) try opening (-)

    4. -Does it hurt much?
    - No, it's all right now. I wish... the dirt off before I go back.
    a) I could have washed (+) b) I can wash (-) c) I could wash (-)

    5. The weather forecast said it... rain tomorrow.
    a) can(-) b) may(-) c) could (+)

    6. In 1905... revolt broke out on the Potemkin, one of... battleships of the Black Sea Fleet.
    a) a/the (+) b) the/ the (-)

    7.-All the invited guests came to the party...Ann. There was Mike, too.
    - Who else did you meet there ...Mike?
    a) except/besides (+) b) besides/except (-)
    ( and what is the difference between "except" and "besides"?)

    8.The man in the window obviously recognised Alan. ....Alan also recognised the man.
    a) After (-) b) Then (+) c) While(-) d) When(-)
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    Re: Tests

    happys82, try solving it yourself first, and then we'll jump in to correct if needed. Okay?

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    Re: Tests

    Quote Originally Posted by IvanV View Post
    happys82, try solving it yourself first, and then we'll jump in to correct if needed. Okay?
    I tried and edited it.

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    Re: Tests

    Can somebody help me with these tests?

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    Re: Tests

    Hi Happy82

    Good work!
    Everything is fine except number 4:


    4. -Does it hurt much?
    - No, it's all right now. I wish... the dirt off before I go back.
    a) I could have washed (+) b) I can wash (-) c) I could wash (-)

    ...............................

    7.-All the invited guests came to the party...Ann. There was Mike, too.
    - Who else did you meet there ...Mike?
    a) except/besides (+) b) besides/except (-)
    ( and what is the difference between "except" and "besides"?)
    'Except' has a meaning similar to 'not including' or 'but not'.
    'Besides' has a meaning similar to 'in addition to'.

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    Re: Tests

    Thanks a lot. Would you mind if I ask some more questions?

    1. All along the Atlantic and Pacific coasts, from August till November... metereologists watch for... hurricanes and other dangerous storms.
    a) the/ the b) -/the c) the/- d) -/-

    2.There were a lot of people... the platform. There were all trying to get... the train which was already full.
    a) on/ into b) in/onto

    3.When the servant girl announced the new guest, Mrs. Brown hurried to the door... the newcomer.
    a) accept b) receive

    4. In the morning the American lady travelling with us came out of the washroom,...very healthy in spite of not... at all, and went to the restaurant.
    a) looking/having slept b) having looked/having slept c)looked/slept d) looking/sleeping

    5. The material of my new dress has...blue flowers on... red background.
    a) the/- b) a/a c) -/a d) -/-


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    Re: Tests

    All correct!

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    Re: Tests

    Hi, I'll bother you again with my tests
    1. He was used to.. because he was a good story- teller and used to make up tales about animals.
    a) being listened to b) being listened

    2.-I hope you've had a lovely time.
    -......
    a) Yes.Thanks you for having me.
    b) Our pleasure.Do come again soon.

    3.If the newspaper hadn't printed his letter, his life... ruined.
    a) wouldn't have been b) wouldn't have


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    Re: Tests

    1 + 2

    3 = a

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