Mar 2, 2017

GO ON (2)

10 cards
, 35 answers
  • Study box. Read these sentences carefully.

    1. What’s going on here?
    2. He never told me what went on at school.
    3. Something was going on and I wanted to know what.
    4. The public have a right to know what goes on behind the scenes.
    • Use the sentences in the study box to help you do these exercises.
      • Which one of these verbs means the same as ‘go on’?
        • to appear
        • to happen
        • to exist

      • Which of these are grammatically possible?
        • Something is going on.
        • Somebody is going on.
        • Nothing is going on.
        • Something was gone on.

    • Match the two halves to make complete sentences:
      • The public meeting gave us a chance  . . . 
        to find out what was going on.
        • what went on while I was away.
        • what’s going on?
        • to find out what was going on.
        • what was going on.
        • there’s something going on?

      • She’s been very quiet lately. Do you think  . . . 
        there’s something going on?
        • what went on while I was away.
        • what’s going on?
        • to find out what was going on.
        • what was going on.
        • there’s something going on?

      • Everybody came running to see  . . . 
        what was going on.
        • what went on while I was away.
        • what’s going on?
        • to find out what was going on.
        • what was going on.
        • there’s something going on?

      • Don’t you think people should know  . . . 
        what’s going on?
        • what went on while I was away.
        • what’s going on?
        • to find out what was going on.
        • what was going on.
        • there’s something going on?

      • I have no idea  . . . 
        what went on while I was away.
        • what went on while I was away.
        • what’s going on?
        • to find out what was going on.
        • what was going on.
        • there’s something going on?

    • Complete these sentences in an appropriate way, using ‘go on’ in each:
      • I can hear somebody screaming. What’s

        • Why is she so suspicious? There must be something

          • It was a long time ago, and I never discovered what had been

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