CT Quiz 471

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 _____ somebody up in cotton wool;

to _____ your head around sth;

to keep sth under ___s;

Spot the Mistakes (31)

Which of these sentences are grammatically incorrect? Correct the mistakes.

  1. Nobody phoned while I was out, did they?
  2. You should have tell me you were going to be late.
  3. I’m going to Rome next week but I won’t have time to do many sightseeing.
  4. I really like this jeans. I might to buy another pair in black.
  5. You remind me to my grandfather. He used to say things like that.
  6. I wonder how much that necklace costs.
  7. I would love to be able to speak Italian fluently.















    Answers

    1. ✅
    2. You should have told me you were going to be late.
    3. I’m going to Rome next week but I won’t have time to do much sightseeing.
    4. I really like these jeans. I might buy another pair in black.
    5. You remind me of my grandfather. He used to say things like that.
    6. ✅
    7. ✅

CT Quiz 470

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 _____ horns with somebody;

caps _____;

to be under _____ and key;

to pick a _____;

CT Quiz 469

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 😉)

out of _____, out of mind;

to set your _____s on sth;

lose _____ of sb/sth;

 

CT Quiz 468

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 spend money like _____;

a hot-_____ bottle;

to pour cold _____ on something;

 

 

CT Quiz 467

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 make quick _____ of sth;

nice _____ if you can get it! ;

to _____ your tail off;

to _____ your magic;

ADJECTIVES + PREPOSITIONS (2)

Choose the correct preposition in brackets.

1.  Tom’s very keen _____ sailing.  (in, of, on)

2.  The children are busy _____ their homework. (at, in, with)

3.  Bryan is frightened _____ clowns. (about, of, with)

4.  Sugar is bad _____ your teeth.  (for, of, with)

5.  I’m quite bad _____ maths.  (about, at, of)

6.  The children are so full _____ energy this morning.  (at, of, with)

7.  I don’t think that dress is suitable _____ your sister’s wedding.  (for, of, to)

8.  The children are excited ____ going on holiday.  (about, for, to)

9.  Charlie is married _____ Lisa.  (of, to, with)

10.  Amanda is very interested _____ buying a house in Tuscany. (in, on, to)




















Answers

1. on
2. with
3. of
4. for
5. at
6. of
7. for
8. about
9. to
10. in