Present Perfect Continuous

Complete the sentences using these verbs in the present perfect continuous (contracted form) attend  —  film  —  have  —  holiday  —  look for  —  regret  —  rehearse  —  steal  —  wait  —  walk  —  work out “Where on earth have you been? I _________________________ here for over an hour!” Madeira is a lovely island. We _________________________ there…

CT Quiz 316

What’s the missing word? ___ sb’s brain; ___ a fight with sb; ___ up speed; (Answers by DM *only* to @EnglishSmarts. If I’m not following you, ask me for a follow 😉 )

Word Formation (22)

Use the word in capitals to form a new word which fits the gap. 1.  It’s ________ arguing with Kim. She won’t change her mind.  POINT 2.  There is no excuse for his bad ________ .  BEHAVE 3.  You ________ what I said yesterday. That’s not what I meant.  UNDERSTAND Answers 1. pointless  2. behaviour…

Quote for the Day

Learning a foreign language can be a tough road at times, especially if you feel you don’t have any talent for languages. Well, all I can say is don’t give up, and remember this quote: “The winner’s edge is not in a gifted birth, a high IQ, or in talent. The winner’s edge is all in…

CT Quiz 314

What’s the missing word? ___ roughshod over sb; ___ for a fall; take sb for a ___; (Answers to by DM *only* to @EnglishSmarts. If I’m not following you, ask me for a follow 😉 )

CT Quiz 313

What’s the missing word? over-egg the ___; be in the ___ club; the proof of the ___ is in the eating; (Answers to by DM *only* to @EnglishSmarts. If I’m not following you, ask me for a follow 😉 )

Word Formation (21)

Use the word in capitals to form a new word which fits the gap. 1.  It was such a big dinner that I had to ________ my belt afterwards.  LOOSE 2.  The motorway is expensive and boring. Let’s take the ________ route instead.  SCENE 3.  It’s been ________ hot these days so we have spent…

CT Quiz 307

What’s the missing word? a Eureka _____; be in the right place at the right _____; on the spur of the _____; (Answers by DM *only* to @EnglishSmarts. If I’m not following you, ask me for a follow 😉 )