Mar 2, 2017

DROP somebody or something OFF

9 cards
, 18 answers
  • Study box. Read these sentences carefully.

    1. Will you drop the kids off at school on your way into town?
    2. We dropped off our bags at the hotel and then went to explore the city.
    3. You can drop me off here if you like. It’s not far to walk.
    4. Where would you like to be dropped off?
    • Use the sentences in the study box to help you do these exercises.
      • If you drop somebody off, what do you do? Choose the best meaning.
        • you take somebody in your car and leave them somewhere
        • you make or help somebody leave a place

      • If you drop something off, what do you do? Choose the best meaning.
        • you let something fall out of your hand
        • you deliver something somewhere

      • Which of these are grammatically possible?
        • I dropped my friends off.
        • I dropped off my friends.
        • I dropped them off.
        • I dropped off them.
        • They were dropped off.

    • Complete these sentences using an appropriate form of ‘drop off’ and a suitable object (a noun or a pronoun):
      • Could you outside the hotel, please? (I)

        • I work near the library. Shall I for you? (your books)

          • A: Where shall I (you)
            B: Just here will be fine, thanks.

          • There is a grammatical mistake in one of these sentences. Can you find the mistake and correct it?
            • I was dropped off right outside my house, which was great.
              check you answer
              I was dropped off right outside my house, which was great.
              • correct
              • incorrect

            • Oh no! I forgot to drop off that package for my boss!
              check you answer
              Oh no! I forgot to drop off that package for my boss!
              • correct
              • incorrect

            • Sue’s driving—why don’t you ask her to drop off?
              check you answer
              Sue’s driving—why don’t you ask her to drop you off?
              • correct
              • incorrect

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