Dec 25, 2016

UNIT 129 • Adjective + preposition (1)

9 cards
, 49 answers
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  • Write sentences using ‘nice of …’, ‘kind of …’ etc.
    • I went out in the cold without a coat.
      That (silly)

      • Sue offered to drive me to the airport.
        That (nice)

        • I needed money and Ian gave me some.
          That (generous)

          • They didn’t invite us to their party.
            That wasn’t (not very nice)

            • Can I help you with your luggage?
              That’s (very kind)

              • Kevin didn’t thank me for the present.
                That (not very polite)

                • They’ve had an argument and now they refuse to speak to each other.
                  That’s (a bit childish)

                • Complete the sentences using one of the following adjectives + the correct preposition:

                  annoyed       ○      annoyed       ○      astonished       ○      bored       ○      excited       ○      impressed       ○      kind       ○      sorry
                  • We’re all going on holiday next week.
                    Thank you for all your help. You’ve been very me.
                    I wouldn’t like to be in her position. I feel her.
                    What have I done wrong? Why are you me?
                    Why do you always get so little things?
                    I wasn’t very the service in the restaurant. We had to wait ages before our food arrived.
                    or
                    I wasn’t very the service in the restaurant. We had to wait ages before our food arrived.
                    John isn’t happy at college. He says he’s the course he’s doing.
                    or
                    John isn’t happy at college. He says he’s the course he’s doing.
                    I had never seen so many people before. I was the crowds.
                    or
                    I had never seen so many people before. I was the crowds.

                  • Put in the correct preposition.
                    • I was delighted the present you gave me.
                      It was very nice you to do my shopping for me. Thank you very much.
                      Why are you always so rude your parents? Can’t you be nice them?
                      It was a bit careless you to leave the door unlocked when you went out.
                      They didn’t reply to our letter, which wasn’t very polite them.
                      We always have the same food every day. I’m fed up it.
                      I can’t understand people who are cruel animals.
                      We enjoyed our holiday, but we were a bit disappointed the hotel.
                      I was surprised the way he behaved. It was completely out of character.
                      I was surprised the way he behaved. It was completely out of character.
                      I’ve been trying to learn Spanish but I’m not very satisfied my progress.
                      Linda doesn’t look very well. I’m worried her.
                      Are you angry what happened?
                      I’m sorry what I said. I hope you’re not angry me.
                      or
                      I’m sorry what I said. I hope you’re not angry me.
                      The people next door are furious us making so much noise last night.
                      Jill starts her new job next week. She’s quite excited it.
                      I’m sorry the smell of paint in this room. I’ve just decorated it.
                      I was shocked what I saw. I’d never seen anything like it before.
                      or
                      I was shocked what I saw. I’d never seen anything like it before.
                      The man we interviewed the job was intelligent but we weren’t very impressed his appearance.
                      or
                      The man we interviewed the job was intelligent but we weren’t very impressed his appearance.
                      Are you still upset what I said to you yesterday?
                      He said he was sorry the situation but there was nothing he could do.
                      I felt sorry the children when we went on holiday. It rained every day and they had to spend most of the time indoors.

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