Mar 2, 2017

LOOK something UP

9 cards
, 25 answers
  • Study box. Read these sentences carefully.

    1. Joe’s looking up their number in the phone book.
    2. I had to look several words up in the dictionary.
    3. I don’t know when the course starts, but I’ll look it up for you.
    4. He didn’t know my phone number, but he looked me up in the book.
    • Use the sentences in the study box to help you do these exercises.
      • Complete the meaning of ‘look something up’ with a word or phrase below:

        guess       •       search for       •       information       •       names       •       book       •       dictionary

        to a word in a or some on a computer

        • Which of these are grammatically possible?
          • He looked the word up.
          • He looked up the word.
          • He looked it up.
          • He looked up it.
          • He looked him up.

      • There is a grammatical mistake in one of these sentences. Can you find the mistake and correct it?
        • I enjoy using a dictionary and looking up new words.
          check you answer
          I enjoy using a dictionary and looking up new words.
          • correct
          • incorrect

        • I usually look up new words up in a bilingual dictionary.
          check you answer
          I usually look up new words in a bilingual dictionary.
          or
          I usually look new words up in a bilingual dictionary.
          • correct
          • incorrect

        • I only use the Internet as a resource, for looking up useful information.
          check you answer
          I only use the Internet as a resource, for looking up useful information.
          • correct
          • incorrect

        • I don’t know where Brunei is—I would have to look it up on a map.
          check you answer
          I don’t know where Brunei is—I would have to look it up on a map.
          • correct
          • incorrect

      • Complete the following sentences with the correct form of ‘look something up’ and one of the objects below:
        • Every time I try to  . . . 
          look something up
          , the Internet crashes.
          • look up her number
          • look something up
          • looked it up

        • Why don’t you  . . . 
          look up her number
          in the phone book if you want to talk to her?
          • look up her number
          • look something up
          • looked it up

        • The next train leaves at six o’clock. I  . . . 
          looked it up
          on the timetable.
          • look up her number
          • look something up
          • looked it up

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