Mar 2, 2017

THROW something AWAY

6 cards
, 16 answers
  • Study box. Read these sentences carefully.

    1. She threw the letter away without reading it.
    2. Every year the average family throws away two tonnes of waste.
    3. Our old computer’s completely useless now. We’ll have to throw it away.
    4. All the fruit had gone bad and had to be thrown away.
    • Use the sentences in the study box to help you do these exercises.
      • If you throw something away, what do you do? Choose one answer.
        • You put it in a safe place because it is very important.
        • You put it in a rubbish bin or trash can because you do not want it.
        • You put it somewhere quickly to look at later.

      • Which of these are grammatically possible?
        • She threw the jacket away.
        • She threw away the jacket.
        • She threw it away.
        • She threw away it.
        • The jacket was thrown away.

    • Respond to the following using ‘throw something away’ in an appropriate form.
      • This pen doesn’t work anymore.  . . . 
        Throw it away then.
        • Throw it away then.
        • Throw away it then.

      • These boots are falling apart. I can’t wear them anymore.  . . . 
        Throw them away then.
        • Throw them away then.
        • Throw away them then.

      • A: Do you want to keep yesterday’s newspaper?
        B: I’m going to recycle it, so don’t  . . . 
        throw it away
        .
        • throw it away
        • throw away it

      • A: What shall I do with this old shirt and tie?
        B: You can keep the shirt, but  . . . 
        throw away the tie
        .
        • throw away the tie
        • throw the tie away

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