Mar 2, 2017

GO ON (1)

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

    1. I know things seem bad, but life must go on.
    2. Things can’t go on as they are. Something has to change.
    3. He didn’t even look up. He just went on reading.
    4. She just went on with what she was doing as if I wasn’t there.
    • Use the sentences in the study box to help you do these exercises.

      Match each sentence below with the appropriate meaning of the verb ‘go on’:
      • The situation went on for many years.
        • to continue without stopping
        • to continue to happen or exist

      • She went on painting.
        • to continue without stopping
        • to continue to happen or exist

      • Which of these are grammatically possible?
        • He went on.
        • The work went on.
        • He went on working.
        • He went on with his work.
        • He went on to work.

    • Match the two halves to make mini dialogues:
      • You can’t go on lying to him.
        • How rude!
        • Yes, it’s time to tell him the truth.
        • Why? What’s wrong?

      • She went on talking.
        • How rude!
        • Yes, it’s time to tell him the truth.
        • Why? What’s wrong?

      • We can’t go on like this!
        • How rude!
        • Yes, it’s time to tell him the truth.
        • Why? What’s wrong?

    • Complete the following in an appropriate way, using the verb ‘go on’:
      • It’s time for some changes around here. Things as they are.

        • When I walked into the room, everybody just (talk)

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