Verb Patterns (3): Gerund or Infinitive? – Answers

cooking; ordering reading to meet to take, to work going studying to work wearing becoming; to be laugh looking at studying Go back to the exercise ➡️ Verb Patterns (1): Gerund or Infinitive? Verb Patterns (2): Gerund or Infinitive? (Remember, Forget, Stop, Try, Need)

CT Quiz 574

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, ask me for a follow first please 😉. He can’t _____ a joke; to _____ a drubbing; It _____s two to tango;  

Confusing Words (6): Among or Between?

Complete the sentences with ‘between’ or ‘among’. Pop back tomorrow for the answers! 😉 The restaurant is _____ the bank and the florist’s. The log cabin was almost hidden _____ the trees. You shouldn’t eat _____ meals. Barcelona, Paris and London are _____ my favourite cities. I’ve got a new job but don’t tell anybody…

Verb Patterns (3): Gerund or Infinitive?

Add the gerund or infinitive form (with or without “to”) of the verb in brackets.   “I don’t feel like __________ (cook) for so many people. How about __________ (order) some pizzas?” Glen really enjoys __________ (read) books by Stephen King. We arranged __________ (meet) my cousins at the entrance to the amusement park. At work…

CT Quiz 573

What’s the missing word? The same word fits all the gaps. Answers by DM (=Direct private message) *only* to @EnglishSmarts on Twitter. If I’m not following you, ask me for a follow first please 😉.  This time there’s a prize of a 30-minute online conversation class to the first person to send me the correct answer. The competition is only open to those…

CT Quiz 572

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, ask me for a follow first please 😉. to _____ your two cents in; to be _____ out of business; to _____ somebody out of their misery Answer: PUT

CT Quiz 571

What’s the missing word? (The same word fits all the gaps). Answers by DM *only* to @EnglishSmarts on Twitter. to carry the weight of the _____ on your shoulders; What is the _____ coming to? to have the best of both _____s; Answer: WORLD

Improve Your Accent! (20) – Fairy vs. Ferry: Similarly Sounding Words

It can really help your pronunciation if you know the phonetic symbols and the sounds they represent. You don’t need to worry about learning to write them just to recognise them. Do my quickie Improve Your Accent exercises and you’ll pick them up in no time, plus you’ll improve your pronunciation and your listening skills…

CT Quiz 570

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, ask me for a follow first please 😉. to be _____ the wiser; to be _____ the worse for something; _____theless;