Mar 2, 2017

CUT DOWN

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

    1. Even if you’ve smoked all your life, it’s never too late to cut down or stop.
    2. I’ve spent far too much money this month—I really must cut down.
    3. If you want to lose weight, try cutting down on fatty snacks such as crisps.
    • Use the sentences in the study box to help you do these exercises.
      • Use two of the words below to complete this meaning of ‘cut down’:

        more       •       less       •       change       •       improve

        to eat, drink or use of something, usually to your health or your situation

        • Which of these are grammatically possible?
          • I cut down.
          • I cut down unhealthy food.
          • I cut down on unhealthy food.

      • Choose the best answer.
        • You should  . . . 
          cut down on
          junk food.
          • cut down
          • cut down on

        • You smoke too much. You should  . . . 
          cut down
          .
          • cut down
          • cut down on

        • I wish I could  . . . 
          cut down on
          chocolate.
          • cut down
          • cut down on

        • I drink too much coffee. I’m trying to  . . . 
          cut down
          .
          • cut down
          • cut down on

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