Mar 2, 2017

TAKE AFTER somebody

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

    1. I take after my mother in looks, but people say I’ve got my father’s character.
    2. He’s very musical. He takes after his grandfather in that respect.
    3. Who do you take after—your mother or your father?
    4. Jack doesn’t take after his father at all.
    • Use the sentences in the study box to help you do these exercises.
      • To take after somebody’ means ‘to look like or behave like an older member of your family’.

        Which of these people can you take after?
        • your son
        • your father
        • your younger sister
        • your grandmother
        • your aunt
        • your friend

      • Which of these are grammatically possible?
        • He takes his mother after.
        • He takes after his mother.
        • He takes her after.
        • He takes after her.
        • He is taken after.

    • Match the two halves to make complete sentences:
      • I take after my mother  . . . 
        because I’ve got green eyes like her
        .
        • as we are both very impatient
        • because I’ve got green eyes like her
        • but I don’t think we are very similar
        • my mother or my father
        • so I take after him in that respect

      • I don’t think I take after  . . . 
        my mother or my father
        .
        • as we are both very impatient
        • because I’ve got green eyes like her
        • but I don’t think we are very similar
        • my mother or my father
        • so I take after him in that respect

      • I am told I take after my father  . . . 
        but I don’t think we are very similar
        .
        • as we are both very impatient
        • because I’ve got green eyes like her
        • but I don’t think we are very similar
        • my mother or my father
        • so I take after him in that respect

      • My father and I both love climbing  . . . 
        so I take after him in that respect
        .
        • as we are both very impatient
        • because I’ve got green eyes like her
        • but I don’t think we are very similar
        • my mother or my father
        • so I take after him in that respect

      • I must take after my grandfather  . . . 
        as we are both very impatient
        .
        • as we are both very impatient
        • because I’ve got green eyes like her
        • but I don’t think we are very similar
        • my mother or my father
        • so I take after him in that respect

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