Few, a few, little, a little (1)

Complete the sentences with few, a few, little, a little.

  1. If you have _____ time later, can you help me in the garden?
  2. I have _____ ideas on how to improve the business. Would you like to hear them?
  3. Victor has been so busy with work lately that he has spent _____ time with his family.
  4. So _____ people have enrolled on the course that they may cancel it.
  5. Nico won’t get the job if he speaks _____ English.
  6. “How long have you been living here?” – “Just _____ months but I know quite _____ people already.”
  7. I’m going to have _____ more chocolate cake. It’s delicious.
  8. Aren’t you hungry? You’ve eaten very _____.
  9. Simona has had quite _____ job interviews but she hasn’t been offered anything yet.
  10. There’s _____ chance they will win the match. Half of their best players are missing.
  11. “Are you nervous about your English exam?” – “Yes, _____.”
  12. Despite the lovely weather, there were _____ people at the beach.










    Answers

    1. a little
    2. a few
    3. little
    4. few
    5. little
    6. a few; a few
    7. a little
    8. little
    9. a few
    10. little
    11. a little
    12. few

CT Quiz 464

What’s the missing word? (The same word fits all the gaps).  Answers by DM *only* to @EnglishSmarts on Twitter. If I’m not following you, please request a follow first 😉)

It’s _____ to be wise after the event;

to take it _____;

the Big _____;

 

Adjectives + Prepositions (1)

Complete the sentences with these prepositions:

for,  in,  of,  on,  to,  with

  1. Natalie is very keen _____ ballet.
  2. Jennifer is fond _____ gardening.
  3. San Sebastian is world-famous _____ its cuisine.
  4. Mike is afraid _____ heights.
  5. He’s interested _____ buying our car.
  6. Who’s Nicole Kidman married _____?
  7. Liam is used _____ speaking French with his grandparents.
  8. I’m not surprised John is late, it’s so typical _____ him.
  9. Congratulations _____ passing your driving test. I’m so proud _____ you!
  10. The doctors are very pleased _____ Kevin’s progress.
  11. At the summer camp James is responsible _____ a group of eight children.
  12. It was very nice _____ Sonia to drive me to the airport.
  13. Daniel was quite rude _____ the bartender.
  14. Henry was a bit disappointed _____ his exam results.
  15. Looking at a smartphone all day can’t be good _____ your eyesight.















    Answers

    1. on
    2. of
    3. for
    4. of
    5. in
    6. to
    7. to
    8. of
    9. on; of
    10. with
    11. for
    12. of
    13. to
    14. with
    15. for

 

Question Tags (1)

  1. The weather’s gorgeous, ___?
  2. You’ve met my brother, _____?
  3. He didn’t say anything, ___?
  4. It’s too expensive, _____?
  5. She’ll help you, _____?
  6. They were interested in buying the house, _____?
  7. He doesn’t listen, _____?
  8. He’s already gone to work, _____?
  9. She doesn’t have a car, _____?
  10. We can talk about this later, _____?
  11. We have to go now, _____?
  12. The kittens are so cute, _____?
  13. She couldn’t come to the party, _____?
  14. Your birthday’s next week, _____?
  15. We weren’t surprised, _____?
  16. She’s never been to Rio before, _____?
  17. He looked very annoyed, _____?
  18. We can’t park here, _____?
  19. It’s going to rain later, _____?
  20. You’ll stay for dinner, _____?
  21. I’m not late, _____?

 
















Answers

1. isn’t it
2. haven’t you
3. did he
4. isn’t it
5. won’t she
6. weren’t they
7. does he
8. hasn’t he
9. does she
10. can’t we
11. don’t we
12. aren’t they
13. could she
14. isn’t it
15. were we
16. has she
17. didn’t he
18. can we
19. isn’t it
20. won’t you
21. am I

 

CT Quiz 463

What’s the missing word? (The same word fits all the gaps).  Answers by DM *only* to @EnglishSmarts on Twitter. If I’m not following you, please request a follow first 😉)

a _____ blessing;

to get _____ up in sth;

a _____ grill;

_____ doubles;

CT Quiz 462

What’s the missing word? (The same word fits all the gaps).  Answers by DM *only* to @EnglishSmarts on Twitter. If I’m not following you, please request a follow first 😉)

to _____ a blue streak (US; informal);

_____ is cheap;

_____ of the devil;

CT Quiz 461

What’s the missing word? (The same word fits all the gaps).  Answers by DM *only* to @EnglishSmarts on Twitter. If I’m not following you, please request a follow first 😉)

_____ rats abandoning a sinking ship;

_____ moths to a flame;

to sweat _____ a pig;