Mar 2, 2017

FIND OUT; FIND something OUT

8 cards
, 14 answers
  • Study box. Read these sentences carefully.

    1. I don’t know the answer to that question, but I’ll find out for you.
    2. You’ll never find out my secret!
    3. How did you find that out?
    4. They called him to find out why he wasn’t at work.
    5. She was furious when she found out that he’d been lying to her.
    6. Did you find out anything about the family?
    • Use the sentences in the study box to help you do these exercises.
      • Which of these verbs can mean the same as ‘find out’? Choose one answer.
        • to discover
        • to invent
        • to know

      • Which of these are grammatically possible?
        • I found out.
        • I found the truth out.
        • I found out the truth.
        • I found it out.
        • I found out it.

    • Complete the sentences below each question.

      Find out’ is often used with question words. Imagine you are a private detective, and a client has asked you to investigate a man who has been following her. She wants the answers to these questions.
      • Who is he?
        I want you to find out

        • Where does he live?
          Can you find out

          • When did he start following me?
            Please find out when

            • Why is he following me?
              I must find out

              • How does he know my name?
                I need to

                • What does he want?
                  I have to

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