Mar 2, 2017

GIVE something AWAY

7 cards
, 43 answers
  • Study box. Read these sentences carefully.

    1. I can’t believe you just gave those tickets away!
    2. The magazine is giving away six luxury holidays this month.
    3. The old computer still works. Shall we sell it or give it away?
    4. Over one million dollars has been given away since the TV show began.
    • Use the sentences in the study box to help you do these exercises.
      • Use one of the phrases below to complete the explanation of this meaning of ‘give something away’:

        to give something to somebody  . . . 
        as a gift
        • because it is old and broken
        • in exchange for something else
        • as a gift

      • Which of these are grammatically possible?
        • She gave her clothes away.
        • She gave away her clothes.
        • She gave them away.
        • She gave away them.
        • They were given away.

    • Complete these sentences with the correct form of ‘give something away’ and one of the words or phrases below:
      • Dave has decided to  . . . 
        give away all his money
        to charity.
        • gave away his old car
        • gave his old car away
        • give all his money away
        • give away all his money
        • giving them away
        • gave the rest away
        • gave away the rest

      • Do you want one of these bananas? They were  . . . 
        giving them away
        free at the market.
        • gave away his old car
        • gave his old car away
        • give all his money away
        • give away all his money
        • giving them away
        • gave the rest away
        • gave away the rest

      • I had lots of spare tickets, so I sold four of them and  . . . 
        gave the rest away
        .
        • gave away his old car
        • gave his old car away
        • give all his money away
        • give away all his money
        • giving them away
        • gave the rest away
        • gave away the rest

      • He’s very generous—he  . . . 
        gave away his old car
        when he bought the new one.
        • gave away his old car
        • gave his old car away
        • give all his money away
        • give away all his money
        • giving them away
        • gave the rest away
        • gave away the rest

      • I don’t need this stuff. I’ve decided to  . . . 
        give everything away
        .
        • gave away his old car
        • gave his old car away
        • give all his money away
        • give away all his money
        • give everything away
        • gave the rest away
        • gave away the rest

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