Vocabulary Quiz

EnglishSmarts CT Quiz 681

What’s the missing word? (The same word fits all the gaps). Answers by DM *only* to @EnglishSmarts on Twitter.

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🔹 to be made of _____

🔹 to throw ____ down the drain

🔹 to have more _____ than sense

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Vocabulary Quiz

EnglishSmarts CT Quiz 680


What’s the missing word? (The same word fits all the gaps). Answers by DM *only* to @EnglishSmarts on Twitter.

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🔹 _____ horses couldn’t make me go back there!

🔹 to send somebody on a _____ goose chase

🔹 never in my _____est dreams, did I think I would get the job!

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Vocabulary Quiz

EnglishSmarts CT Quiz 672

What’s the missing word? (The same word fits all the gaps). 

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🔶 to _____ your opinion

🔶 to disappear into thin _____

🔶 an _____ kiss

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Vocabulary Quiz

EnglishSmarts CT Quiz 624

New Test Your English! Aug 2018

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. 😉

🔶  on the spur of the _____

🔶  to live in the _____

🔶  a teachable _____

 

Confusing Words, Vocabulary Quiz, What's the Difference?

End the Confusion (5): Raise vs. Rise

Raise vs. Rise

The verb ‘raise‘ (raised/raised), is transitive so this means that it requires a direct object.

🔸  She raised her hand.

🔸  They have raised their prices again.

🔸  I intend to raise the issue with the manager.

The verb ‘rise‘ (rose/risen), on the other hand, is intransitive. This means there is no object (person, thing, pronoun, etc) receiving the action.

🔸  The temperature is rising.

🔸  The sun rose at 5 am.

🔸  Thanks to their win this weekend, Arsenal have risen to the top of the league.

Exercise

Add the correct form of ‘rise’ or ‘raise’. Scroll down for the answers. 

  1. The bread didn’t _____ because I forgot to add the yeast.
  2. The landlord can’t _____ the rent. You only moved in a short time ago.
  3. So let’s _____ our glasses and drink a toast to the happy couple!
  4. The helicopter _____ into the air and headed towards the nearby island.
  5. It was only three degrees when we got up, but by the afternoon the temperature had _____ to twenty degrees.
  6. Raquel is doing a wonderful job of _____ her kids.










Answers

1. rise
2. raise
3. raise
4. rose
5. risen
6. raising

Grammar, Vocabulary

Adjectives + Prepositions (3): In and Out of Love

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Choose the correct preposition in brackets. Sometimes no preposition is necessary. 

  1. Nick has fancied _____ Amy for ages.
  2. Maddox says he fell _____ love _____ Summer the moment he saw her.
  3. Sam used to have a crush _____ his German teacher.
  4. Patricia adores _____ Alexander but she doesn’t want to marry _____ him yet.
  5. Gwyneth was only engaged _____ Brad Pitt, she was never married _____ him.
  6. “Do you have to flirt _____ everybody?” – “Don’t worry, darling, I only have eyes _____ you.”
  7. I’m not surprised Lisa broke up _____ Edwin. Their relationship had been _____ the rocks for some time. She suspects he was cheating _____ her.
  8. Their marriage soon ended _____ divorce.
  9. Katherine and Tim are head _____ heels _____ love. Theirs is a match made _____ heaven.
  10. Do you believe in love _____ first sight?










    Answers

    1. —
    2. in; with
    3. on
    4. –; —
    5. to; to
    6. with; for
    7. with; on; on
    8. in
    9. over; in; in
    10. at