Mar 2, 2017

PUT something OUT

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

    1. You can’t smoke in here. Put that cigarette out, please.
    2. They tried to put out the fire themselves.
    3. The paper caught fire, but thankfully we managed to put it out.
    4. It was late at night before the blaze was finally put out.
    • Use the sentences in the study box to help you do these exercises.
      • Choose one of the words below to complete the meaning of this use of ‘put something out’:
        to stop something  . . . 
        burning
        • burning
        • shining
        • working

      • Which of these are grammatically possible?
        • They put the fire out.
        • They put out the fire.
        • They put it out.
        • They put out it.
        • The fire was put out.

    • Match the two halves to make complete sentences:
      • After more than ten hours  . . . 
        the fire still hadn’t been put out
        .
        • to put the flames out
        • before any serious damage was done
        • so he put it out
        • the fire still hadn’t been put out

      • His cigar was making me cough  . . . 
        so he put it out
        .
        • to put the flames out
        • before any serious damage was done
        • so he put it out
        • the fire still hadn’t been put out

      • Fortunately, the fire was put out  . . . 
        before any serious damage was done
        .
        • to put the flames out
        • before any serious damage was done
        • so he put it out
        • the fire still hadn’t been put out

      • Two hose reels were used  . . . 
        to put the flames out
        .
        • to put the flames out
        • before any serious damage was done
        • so he put it out
        • the fire still hadn’t been put out

    • Complete the following sentences in an appropriate way, using a form of ‘put something out’ and any other necessary words or phrases:
      • It is a firefighter’s job to (fires)

        • He was smoking in my room, which I hate, so I asked him if he would (his cigarette)

          • The blaze destroyed two shops before it

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