Mar 2, 2017

CHECK somebody or something OUT

6 cards
, 13 answers
  • Study box. Read these sentences carefully.

    1. The police are checking out her story.
    2. They always check people out before offering them a job.
    3. I gave them a false address but they didn’t check it out.
    4. You need to get that cough checked out by a doctor.
    • Use the sentences in the study box to help you do these exercises.
      • Complete the meanings, using all of the words below:

        honest       •       true       •       correct       •       reliable       •       acceptable

        If you check somebody out, you find out if they are or
        If you check something out, you find out if it is or

        • Which of these are grammatically possible?
          • I checked his story out.
          • I checked out his story.
          • I checked it out.
          • I checked out it.
          • His story was checked out.

      • Rewrite the following sentences so that the meaning stays the same, using the verb ‘check somebody or something out’:
        • I don’t trust him. I think we should find out if his story is true.
          I think we should

          • The police investigated the names and addresses to see if they were real.
            The police

            • Can you see if something is correct for me?
              Can you for me?

              • They always do thorough checks on any potential employees.
                Potential employees are always

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