Dec 25, 2016

UNIT 130 • Adjective + preposition (2)

11 cards
, 40 answers
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  • Complete the second sentence so that it has the same meaning as the first one.
    • There were lots of tourists in the city centre.
      The city centre was crowded

      • There was a lot of furniture in the room.
        The room was full

        • I don’t like sport very much.
          I’m not very keen

          • We haven’t got enough time.
            We’re a bit short

            • I’m not a very good tennis player.
              I’m not very good

              • Catherine’s husband is French.
                Catherine is married

                • I don’t trust Robert.
                  I’m suspicious

                  • My problem is not the same as yours.
                    My problem is different
                    My problem is different

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

                    afraid       ○      different       ○      interested       ○      proud       ○      responsible       ○      similar       ○      sure
                    • I think she’s arriving this evening but I’m not that.
                      Your camera is mine but it isn’t exactly the same.
                      Don’t worry. I’ll look after you. There’s nothing to be
                      A: Do you want to watch the news on television?
                      B: No, I’m not the news.
                      The editor is the person who is what appears in a newspaper.
                      Mrs Davis is a very keen gardener. She’s very her garden and loves showing it to visitors.
                      I was surprised when I met her for the first time. She was what I expected.
                      or
                      I was surprised when I met her for the first time. She was what I expected.

                    • Put in the correct preposition.
                      • The letter I wrote was full mistakes.
                        My home town is not especially interesting. It’s not famous anything.
                        Kate is very fond her younger brother.
                        I don’t like going up ladders. I’m afraid heights.
                        You look bored. You don’t seem ‘interested what I’m saying.
                        Did you know that Liz is engaged a friend of mine?
                        I’m not ashamed what I did. In fact I’m quite proud it.
                        I suggested we should all go out for a meal but nobody else was keen the idea.
                        These days everybody is aware the dangers of smoking.
                        The station platform was crowded people waiting for the train.
                        She’s much more successful than I am. Sometimes I feel a bit jealous her.
                        I’m tired doing the same thing every day. I need a change.
                        Do you know anyone who might be interested buying an old car?
                        We’ve got plenty to eat. The fridge is full food.
                        She is a very honest person. I don’t think she is capable telling a lie.
                        I’m not surprised she changed her mind at the last moment. That’s typical her.
                        Our house is similar yours. Perhaps yours is a bit larger.
                        John has no money of his own. He’s totally dependent his parents.

                      • Write sentences about yourself. Are you good at these things or not? Use:

                        brilliant       ○      very good       ○      quite good       ○      not very good       ○      hopeless
                        • I’m not very good (repairing things)
                          I’m hopeless (telling jokes)
                          I’m not very good (mathematics)
                          I’m quite good (remembering names)

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