Mar 2, 2017

LOOK FOR somebody or something

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

    1. I’m looking for my watch. Have you seen it?
    2. Jack looked for his name on the list but couldn’t find it.
    3. Where have you been? We’ve been looking for you everywhere.
    4. He’d lost some files, and we spent over an hour looking for them.
    5. What are you looking for?
    6. I’m looking for a job at the moment, but it’s hard to find one that is suitable.
    • Use the sentences in the study box to help you do these exercises.
      • Which of the following means the same as ‘look for somebody or something’?
        • to watch somebody or something
        • to search for somebody or something
        • to take care of somebody or something

      • Which of these are grammatically possible?
        • He is looking for his brother.
        • He is looking his brother for.
        • He is looking for him.
        • He is looking him for:

    • Complete the following with the correct form of ‘look for’ and one of the phrases below:
      • (In a shop)
        A: Can I help you?
        B: Yes, I’m  . . . 
        looking for a blue shirt
        .
        • looking for her son
        • looking for her contact lenses
        • looking for a blue shirt
        • looking for it
        • look for an apartment

      • Have you seen my black scarf? I’ve been  . . . 
        looking for it
        everywhere.
        • looking for her son
        • looking for her contact lenses
        • looking for a blue shirt
        • looking for it
        • look for an apartment

      • Clare was on her hands and knees,  . . . 
        looking for her contact lenses
        .
        • looking for her son
        • looking for her contact lenses
        • looking for a blue shirt
        • looking for it
        • look for an apartment

      • She was frantically  . . . 
        looking for her son
        , who had run off somewhere.
        • looking for her son
        • looking for her contact lenses
        • looking for a blue shirt
        • looking for it
        • look for an apartment

      • My journey to work takes too long. I’m going to  . . . 
        look for an apartment
        in the centre of town.
        • looking for her son
        • looking for her contact lenses
        • looking for a blue shirt
        • looking for it
        • look for an apartment

      • There is a grammatical mistake in one of these sentences. Can you find the mistake?
        • If you’re looking for a cheap second-hand car, you’ve come to the right place!
        • Is this the book you were looking for?
        • Sarah lost her keys, so we spent ages looking for it all over the house.
        • Sarah lost her keys, so we spent ages looking for them all over the house.

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