TURN something UP

9 cards
, 28 answers
00:00
Mar 10
  • Study box. Read these sentences carefully.

    1. You’ll have to turn the volume up—she’s a bit deaf.
    2. I closed the window and turned up the heating.
    3. I can’t hear the radio. Can you turn it up?
    4. The television was turned up so loud that she couldn’t hear him shouting.
    • Use the sentences in the study box to help you do these exercises.
      • Complete the meaning of this use of ‘turn something up’ using the words below:

        increase       •       equipment       •       noise       •       controls

        to adjust the on a piece of in order to the amount of heat, or power that is produced

        • Which of these are grammatically possible?
          • I turned up.
          • I turned the radio up.
          • I turned up the radio.
          • I turned it up.
          • The radio was turned up.

      • What does it refer to in each sentence? Choose from the words below. Use each object only once.
        • She turned it up and everybody started dancing.
          • the music
          • the gas
          • the television
          • the radio

        • He always turns it up loud when his favourite programmes are on.
          • the music
          • the gas
          • the television
          • the radio

        • If we turn it up any higher we’ll burn the rice.
          • the music
          • the gas
          • the television
          • the radio

        • Don’t turn it up—I only want to watch the pictures.
          • the music
          • the gas
          • the television
          • the radio

      • Complete the following sentences in an appropriate way, using ‘turn something up’ and an object (a noun or a pronoun):
        • We can’t hear the music. !

          • It’s very cold in here. Do you mind if I (heater)

            • She wanted the chicken to cook quickly, so she (oven)