Grammar Exercises

Adjective or Adverb? (1)

Complete the sentences using the adjective or adverb in brackets.

  1. “Shall we meet outside the cinema at seven?” – “Yes, ____!”    (perfect/perfectly)
  2. Why don’t you have a break? You’ve been working very ____.    (hard/hardly)
  3. It’s ____ cold today so make sure you wear your winter coat.  (terrible/terribly)
  4. The milk smells really ____. Don’t drink it!  (bad/badly)
  5. Ewan is very tired as he ____ slept last night.  (hard/hardly)
  6. He asked ____ for another glass of water.  (polite/politely)
  7. You’re very ____ today. Is something wrong?   (quiet/quietly)
  8. You look ____. Why don’t you sit down?   (tired/tiredly)
  9. The weather can change very ____ here.   (sudden/suddenly)
  10. Please close the door ____.   (quiet/quietly)
  11. I couldn’t finish the stew. It tasted ____ . (awful/awfully)
  12. Jack seems very ____ . (nice/nicely)


    1. perfect
    2. hard
    3. terribly
    4. bad
    5. hardly
    6. politely
    7. quiet
    8. tired
    9. suddenly
    10. quietly
    11. awful
    12. nice

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Grammar Exercises

HAVE something DONE (1)

Structure: HAVE + something + PAST PARTICIPLE 

We use HAVE SOMETHING DONE/MADE/FIXED etc 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 brackets.

  1. I need to _____ a spare house key _____ for my sister.  (make)
  2. “Where’s Antonia?” – “She’s _____ her hair _____.”  (do)
  3. “Are you sure you can see properly? Maybe you should _____ your eyes _____.” (check)
  4. They are going to ____ a burglar alarm _____ tomorrow.  (install)
  5. We didn’t feel like cooking so we _____ a pizza _____. (deliver)
  6. We’re _____ our roof _____ at the moment. (repair)
  7. When was the last time you _____ your car _____? (service)
  8. Billy _____ his tonsils _____ out last Thursday. (take out)
  9. Joanna’s mother says that she can _____ her ears _____ but she absolutely can not _____ a tattoo _____! (pierce; do)
  10. Bryan  _____ his appendix _____ when he was ten. (remove)
  11. Jeff can afford to  _____ all his shirts _____ every week.  (iron)
  12. Rachel is not looking forward to _____ her legs _____ tomorrow. (wax)


1. have…made
2. having…done
3. have…checked
4. have…installed
5. had…delivered
6. having…repaired
7. had…serviced
8. had…taken out
9. have…pierced; have…done
10. had…removed
11. to have…ironed
12. having…waxed

vocabulary exercises

Phrasal Verbs with ‘GO’

Level: B1 / B2

Add a suitable phrasal verb in the correct form.

go ahead, go away, go by, go down with, go off, go out, go through, go under

1. Julie and Nick have been ____________ for eight years and plan to get married in the autumn.

2. Running a restaurant is a very tough business and sadly many restaurants _______ in the first year.

3. The man at the bar was annoying me so I told him to _______.

4. The university canteen was closed temporarily when twelve students _______ food poisoning.

5. The wedding is _______ despite the fact that the bridegroom’s mother is ill in hospital.

6. Vicky was late for work this morning because her alarm didn’t _______.

7. The security guards _______ our bags before we went into the football stadium.

8. Our holiday has _______ so fast. I can’t believe we have to fly back home tomorrow.

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More phrasal verb exercises

Exercise 1: Mixed Phrasal Verbs

Exercise 2: Mixed Phrasal Verbs

Exercise 3: Mixed Phrasal Verbs

Exercise 4: Mixed Phrasal Verbs

Exercise 5: Phrasal verbs with ‘COME’

Exercise 6: Nouns from Phrasal Verbs

Exercise 7: Phrasal Verbs with ‘OUT’

Exercise 8: Phrasal verbs with ‘UP’

Exercise 9: Phrasal Verbs with ‘GET’


1. going out
2. go under
3. go away
4. went down with
5. going ahead
6. go off
7. went through
8. gone by