Mar 2, 2017


11 cards
, 21 answers
  • Study box. Read these sentences carefully.

    1. He turned up late, as usual.
    2. The taxi didn’t turn up so we had to walk.
    3. By the time I turned up at the party, most people had already left.
    4. Around 5,000 people turned up to celebrate the start of the New Year.
    5. You don’t need to book a place on the course—just turn up.
    • Use the sentences in the study box to help you do these exercises.
      • Which two of the following are close to this meaning of ‘turn up’?
        • to leave
        • to arrive
        • to appear
        • to go

      • Which of these are grammatically possible?
        • He turned up.
        • He turned up the party.
        • He was turned up.

    • You arranged to meet somebody, but did he turn up? Answer ‘yes’ or ‘no’ for each of the following:
      • He eventually arrived.
        • Yes
        • No

      • I had to go on my own.
        • Yes
        • No

      • I was so glad to see him.
        • Yes
        • No

      • He’s so unreliable!
        • Yes
        • No

      • He brought a friend with him.
        • Yes
        • No

    • Complete the following sentences in an appropriate way, using a form of ‘turn up’ and any other necessary information:
      • I’m glad Maria came to the party. What time

        • I was hoping John would come, but

          • I don’t think James will be there on time. He always

            • I’m sorry I’m so late. The bus

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