CT Quiz 429

What’s the missing word? (The same word fits all the gaps) to shut the barn door after the horse has _____ed; a _____ of lightning; to sit _____ upright;   Answers by DM *only* to @EnglishSmarts. If I’m not following you, please ask me for a follow  )

CT Quiz 428

What’s the missing word? (The same word fits all the gaps) to _____ over with a clean slate; a false _____; to give sb a _____; Answers by DM *only* to @EnglishSmarts. If I’m not following you, please ask me for a follow  )

Have something done (1)

Have + sth + past participle  We use this structure when we want to say that we ask or pay somebody to do something for us. They perform this action on our behalf, often because we don’t possess the necessary skills. Add the correct form of have + the past participle of the verb in…

CT Quiz 427

What’s the missing word? (The same word fits all the gaps) nit-___ing; to have a bone to _____ with somebody; to _____ up the pace;   Answers by DM *only* to @EnglishSmarts. If I’m not following you, please ask me for a follow  )

CT Quiz 426

What’s the missing word? (The same word fits all the gaps) (as) clear as a ___; saved by the _____; _____s and whistles; Answers by DM *only* to @EnglishSmarts. If I’m not following you, please ask me for a follow  )

Spot the Mistakes (24)

Which of these sentences are gramatically incorrect? Correct the mistakes. I don’t have as much free time as you. Hurry up, otherwise you’ll be late for work. Do you mind turn down the TV? It’s really loud. “Have you heard of your sister?” – “Yes, she sent me an email a few days ago.” Have you…

CT Quiz 425

What’s the missing word? (The same word fits all the gaps) to _____ somebody the riot act; do you _____ me? to _____ somebody’s mind;   Answers by DM *only* to @EnglishSmarts. If I’m not following you, please ask me for a follow  )

Expressions with Take (1)

Choose the correct alternative in brackets.   “I just can’t get the lid of this jar. It seems to be stuck.” – “Here, let me take a _____ at it.” (stab, stand, steal) “Do you want to join us for a coffee?” – “Sorry, I’ll have to take a _____ check.  Maybe tomorrow?”  (moon, rain,…

CT Quiz 424

What’s the missing word? (The same word fits all the gaps) to _____ low; a pack of _____s; to _____ in ambush; Answers by DM *only* to @EnglishSmarts. If I’m not following you, please ask me for a follow  )

CT Quiz 423

What’s the missing word? (The same word fits all the gaps) to _____ your i’s and cross your t’s; a _____com; please sign on the _____ted line; Answers by DM *only* to @EnglishSmarts. If I’m not following you, please ask me for a follow  )

Spot the Mistakes (23)

Which of these sentences are gramatically incorrect? Correct the mistakes. Stephanie’s always late for work. I’m surprised the boss never says anything. “Do you fancy coming to the cinema with us?” – “Sure, I’d love.” I was really tired even though I had slept well the night before. You must try this cake. You’ll love….

Top Phrase #5: Your best bet

YOUR BEST BET We use this expression to suggest the best course of action in a certain situation. There’s an awful lot of traffic today so your best bet is to take the Underground. If you want to have a nice meal in the city your best bet is to stay away from the really touristy parts where…