Dec 18, 2016

UNIT 116 • Like and as

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, 71 answers
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  • (Sections A, B and C) Complete the sentences with ‘like’ or ‘as’.
    • It’s raining again. I hate weather  . . . 
      like
      this.
      • as
      • like

    • Jane failed her driving test  . . . 
      as
      she expected.
      • as
      • like

    • Do you think Carol looks  . . . 
      like
      her mother?
      • as
      • like

    • He really gets on my nerves. I can’t stand people  . . . 
      like
      him.
      • as
      • like

    • Why didn’t you do it  . . . 
      as
      I told you to do it?
      • as
      • like

    • A: What does Bill do?
      B: He’s a student  . . . 
      like
      most of his friends.’
      • as
      • like

    • Why do you never listen? Talking to you is  . . . 
      like
      talking to the wall.
      • as
      • like

    •  . . . 
      As
      I said yesterday, I’m thinking of changing my job.
      • As
      • Like

    • Tom’s idea seemed a good one, so we did  . . . 
      as
      he suggested.
      • as
      • like

    • It’s a difficult problem. I never know what to do in situations  . . . 
      like
      this.
      • as
      • like

    • I’ll phone you tomorrow  . . . 
      as
      usual, OK?
      • as
      • like

    • This tea is awful. It tastes  . . . 
      like
      water.
      • as
      • like

    • Suddenly there was a terrible noise. It was  . . . 
      like
      a bomb exploding.
      • as
      • like

    • She’s a very good swimmer. She swims  . . . 
      like
      a fish.
      • as
      • like

    • I’m afraid I can’t meet you on Sunday  . . . 
      like
      we arranged.
      • as
      • like

    • We met Keith last night. He was very cheerful  . . . 
      as
      always.
      • as
      • like

  • (Sections A and D) Complete the sentences using ‘like’ or ‘as’ + one of the following:

    a beginner       ○      blocks of ice       ○      a palace       ○      a birthday present       ○      a problem       ○      a child       ○      a church       ○      winter       ○      a tourist guide
    • This house is beautiful. It’s
      Margaret once had a part-time job
      My feet are really cold. They’re
      I’ve been learning Spanish for a few years but I still speak
      I wonder what that building with the tower is. It looks
      My brother gave me this watch a long time ago.
      It’s true that we disagree about some things but I don’t regard this
      It’s very cold for the middle of summer. It’s
      He’s 22 years old but he sometimes behaves

    • (All sections) Complete the sentences with ‘like’ or ‘as’.
      • Your English is very fluent. I wish I could speak  . . . 
        like
        you.
        • as
        • like

      • Don’t take my advice if you don’t want to. You can do  . . . 
        as
        you like.
        • as
        • like

      • You waste too much time doing things  . . . 
        like
        sitting in cafes all day.
        • as
        • like

      • I wish I had a car  . . . 
        like
        yours.
        • as
        • like

      • There’s no need to change your clothes. You can go out  . . . 
        as
        you are.
        • as
        • like

      • My neighbour’s house is full of interesting things. It’s  . . . 
        like
        a museum.
        • as
        • like

      • I think I preferred this room  . . . 
        as
        it was, before we decorated it.
        • as
        • like

      • When we asked Sue to help us, she agreed immediately  . . . 
        as
        I knew she would.
        • as
        • like

      • Sharon has been working  . . . 
        as
        a waitress for the last two months.
        • as
        • like

      • While we were on holiday, we, spent most of our time doing energetic things  . . . 
        like
        sailing, water skiing and swimming.
        • as
        • like

      • You’re different from the other people I know. I don’t know anyone  . . . 
        like
        you.
        • as
        • like

      • We don’t need all the bedrooms in the house, so we use one of them  . . . 
        as
        a study.
        • as
        • like

      •  . . . 
        Like
        her father, Catherine has a very good voice.
        • As
        • Like

      • The news that Sue and Jim were getting married came  . . . 
        as
        a complete surprise to me.
        • as
        • like

      • At the moment I’ve got a temporary job in a bookshop. It’s OK  . . . 
        as
        a temporary job but I wouldn’t like to do it permanently.
        • as
        • like

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