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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Grammar Exercises

Spot the Mistakes (41)

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

  1. I didn’t have money enough for the train ticket.
  2. Can you help me? I’m not tall enough to reach the top shelf.
  3. I bought my car to a friend of mine.
  4. We regret to inform you that we are unable offer you the job.
  5. Noah regrets to change jobs. His new job is far more stressful.
  6. Jen had the uneasy feeling she was be followed.
  7. Had I had known it was your birthday, I would have bought you something.
  8. I wish I have a boss like yours. He’s very open to new ideas.









Answers

1. I didn’t have enough money for the train ticket.
2. ✅
3. I bought my car from a friend of mine.
4.  We regret to inform you that we are unable to offer you the job.
5. Noah regrets changing jobs. His new job is far more stressful.
6. Jen had the uneasy feeling she was being followed.
7. ✅
8. I wish I had a boss like yours. He’s very open to new ideas.

 

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

Grammar

Spot the Mistakes (38)

Which of these sentences are grammatically incorrect? Correct the mistakes. Answers at the bottom of the page.

  1. Police have arrested a forty-three-years old man.
  2. I wish they stopped talking! I can’t hear the TV.
  3. I bought me a new pair of shoes.
  4. Ella knocked on the door and went in.
  5. Barry gave me a very useful advice.
  6. It’s quite a lot more expensive if you fly in August.
  7. Would you mind giving me a lift to school this morning?
  8. I can’t talk right now, sorry. I phone you back in a few minutes, okay?












Answers

1. Police have arrested a forty-three-year-old man.

2. I wish they would stop talking! I can’t hear the TV.

3. I bought (myself) a new pair of shoes.

4. ✅

5. Barry gave me (some) very useful advice.

6. ✅

7. ✅

8. I can’t talk right now, sorry. I’ll phone you back in a few minutes, okay?