Mar 2, 2017

TURN OVER; TURN somebody or something OVER

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

    1. He turned over and went back to sleep.
    2. The car skidded on the ice and turned over.
    3. She turned the book over and read the notes on the back cover.
    4. This animal uses its nose to turn over stones when it is looking for food.
    5. Cook the steak for a few minutes, and then turn it over to cook the other side.
    6. Can you match one of your cards to the one that has been turned over?
    • Use the sentences in the study box to help you do these exercises.
      • Turn over; turn somebody or something over means ‘to change your position or the position of somebody or something’. How? Choose one answer.
        • so that the other side is facing outwards or upwards
        • so that the top is facing downwards
        • so that the inside is facing outwards

      • Which of the following are grammatically possible?
        • He turned over.
        • He turned the book over.
        • He turned over the book.
        • He turned it over.
        • He turned over it.
        • The book was turned over.

    • What does it refer to in each sentence? Use each object below once only.
      • Take one from anywhere in the pack and turn it over.
        • a question paper
        • a postcard
        • a card
        • a hand

      • Despite all the revision, his mind went blank as soon as he turned it over.
        • a question paper
        • a postcard
        • a card
        • a hand

      • He turned it over and looked at the lines on her palm.
        • a question paper
        • a postcard
        • a card
        • a hand

      • She looked at the picture, and then turned it over to see the postmark.
        • a question paper
        • a postcard
        • a card
        • a hand

    • Complete the following sentences in an appropriate way, using ‘turn over’ and an object (a noun or a pronoun) if necessary:
      • He , trying to find a more comfortable position.

        • She picked up the coin and examined it carefully, in her hands. (it)

          • Shall I and cook the other side now? (pancake)

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