Mar 2, 2017

LEAVE somebody or something OUT; LEAVE somebody or something OUT OF something

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

    1. You’ve spelt Michael’s name wrong. You’ve left out the “a”.
    2. I realized that I’d left Jenny out and went to get a cup for her.
    3. Can you check the guest list for me? I don’t want to leave anyone out.
    4. Why did you decide to leave Smith out of the team?
    5. She was always left out when it was time to make important decisions.
    • Use the sentences in the study box to help you do these exercises.
      • What is the opposite of ‘leave out’? Choose one answer.
        • to add
        • to include
        • to omit

      • If you leave someone or something out, is it  . . . 
        either accidental or intentional
        ?
        • accidental (you didn’t mean to do it)
        • intentional (you meant to do it)
        • either accidental or intentional

      • Which of the following are grammatically possible?
        • I left Alison out.
        • I left out Alison.
        • I left her out.
        • I left out her.
        • Alison was left out.

    • Complete the second sentence so that the meaning stays the same as the first, using a form of ‘leave out’.
      • Tell me what happened, and give me all the details!
        Tell me what happened, and don’t

        • It seemed wrong not to invite Daisy, so she came along too.
          It seemed wrong so she came along too.

          • I wrote the number down, but I forgot to write the “0”.
            I wrote the number down, but I

            • David wasn’t included in the team because of injury.
              David was the team because of injury.

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