Dec 24, 2016

UNIT 127 • By

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, 90 answers
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  • Complete the sentences using ‘by’ + one of the following:

    chance       ○      chance       ○      cheque       ○      hand       ○      mistake       ○      satellite
    • We hadn’t arranged to meet. We met
      I didn’t intend to take your umbrella. I took it
      I didn’t put the pullover in the washing machine. I washed it
      If you haven’t got any cash, you can pay
      The two cities were connected for a television programme.
      I never suspected anything. It was only that I found out what had happened.

    • Put in the correct preposition: ‘by’, ‘in’ or ‘on’.
      • Liz usually goes to work  . . . 
        by
        bus.
        • by
        • in
        • on

      • I saw Jane this morning. She was  . . . 
        on
        the bus.
        • by
        • in
        • on

      • How did you get here? Did you come  . . . 
        by
        train?
        • by
        • in
        • on

      • How did you get here? Did you come  . . . 
        on
        the train?
        • by
        • in
        • on

      • I decided not to go  . . . 
        by
        car. I went  . . . 
        on
        my bike instead.
        • byon
        • inby
        • onin

      • I didn’t feel like walking home, so I came home  . . . 
        in
        a taxi.
        • by
        • in
        • on

      • Sorry we’re late. We missed the bus, so we had to come  . . . 
        on
        foot.
        • by
        • in
        • on

      • How long does it take to cross the Atlantic  . . . 
        by
        sea?
        • by
        • in
        • on

    • Write about a book, a song, a painting, a film etc. using ‘by’ + one of the following:

      a painting       ○      a novel       ○      a play       ○      a book       ○      a song       ○      Tolstoy       ○      Pablo Picasso       ○      Paul McCartney       ○      James Joyce       ○      Shakespeare
      • ‘War and Peace’ is
        ‘Romeo and Juliet’
        ‘Ulysses’
        ‘Yesterday’
        ‘Guernica’

      • Put in the correct preposition: ‘by’, ‘in’, ‘on’ or ‘with’.
        • Who is that man standing  . . . 
          by
          the window?
          • by
          • in
          • on
          • with

        • I managed to put the fire out  . . . 
          with
          a fire extinguisher.
          • by
          • in
          • on
          • with

        • The plane was badly damaged  . . . 
          by
          lightning.
          • by
          • in
          • on
          • with

        • These photographs were taken  . . . 
          by
          a friend of mine.
          • by
          • in
          • on
          • with

        • These photographs were taken  . . . 
          with
          a very good camera.
          • by
          • in
          • on
          • with

        • I don’t mind going  . . . 
          by
          car but I don’t want to go  . . . 
          in
          your car.
          • bywith
          • inon
          • onin
          • withby

        • Shall we get a taxi or shall we go  . . . 
          on
          foot?
          • by
          • in
          • on
          • with

        • What’s that music? I know it’s  . . . 
          by
          Beethoven but I can’t remember what it’s called.
          • by
          • in
          • on
          • with

        • There was a small table  . . . 
          by
          the bed  . . . 
          with
          a lamp and a clock it.
          • bywith
          • inon
          • onin
          • withby

        • Our team lost the game only because of a mistake  . . . 
          by
          one of our players.
          • by
          • in
          • on
          • with

      • Complete the sentences using ‘by’.
        • Clare’s salary was 1,000 pounds a month. Now it is 1,100 pounds.
          Her salary

          • My daily newspaper used to cost 50 pence. From today it costs 60 pence.
            The price has gone up

            • There was an election. Helen got 25 votes and Norman got 23.
              Helen won

              • I went to Kate’s house to see her but she had gone out five minutes before I arrived.
                I missed

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