Nov 10, 2016

UNIT 28 • Must and can’t

20 cards
, 38 answers
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  • Put in ‘must’ or ‘can’t’.
    • You’ve been travelling all day. You  . . . 
      must
      be very tired.
      • must
      • can’t

    • That restaurant  . . . 
      must
      be very good. It’s always full of people.
      • can’t
      • must

    • That restaurant  . . . 
      can’t
      be very good. It’s always empty.
      • must
      • can’t

    • You’re going on holiday next week. You  . . . 
      must
      be looking forward to it.
      • can’t
      • must

    • It rained every day during their holiday, so they  . . . 
      can’t
      have had a very nice time.
      • must
      • can’t

    • Congratulations on passing your exam. You  . . . 
      must
      be very pleased.
      • must
      • can’t

    • You got here very quickly. You  . . . 
      must
      have walked very fast.
      • can’t
      • must

    • Bill and Sue go away on holiday very often, so they  . . . 
      can’t
      be short of money.
      • must
      • can’t

  • Complete the sentences with one of the following verbs in the correct form. Some of the verbs are used more than once.

    know       ○      stolen       ○      be       ○      drop       ○      follow       ○      go
    • I’ve lost one of my gloves. I must it somewhere.
      They haven’t lived here for long. They can’t many people.
      Ted isn’t at work today. He must ill.
      Ted wasn’t at work last week. He must ill.
      (The doorbell rings) I wonder who that is. It can’t Mary. She’s still at work at this time.
      Carol knows a lot about films. She must to the cinema a lot.
      Look. Jack is putting on his hat and coat. He must out.
      I left my bike outside the house last night and this morning it isn’t there any more. Somebody must it.
      Ann was in a very difficult situation. It can’t easy for her.
      There is a man walking behind us. He has been walking behind us for the last 20 minutes. He must us.

    • Read the situations and use the words in brackets to write sentences with ‘must have’ and ‘can’t have’.
      • The phone rang but I didn’t hear it.

        I / asleep

        • Jane walked past me without speaking.

          she / see / me

          • The jacket you bought is very good quality.

            it / very expensive

            • I haven’t seen the people next door for ages.

              they / go away

              • I can’t find my umbrella.

                I / leave / it in the restaurant last night

                • Don passed the exam without studying for it.

                  the exam / very difficult

                  • She knew everything about our plans.
                    or

                    she / listen / to our conversation

                    • Fiona did the opposite of what I asked her to do.

                      she / understand / what I said

                      • When I woke up this morning, the light was on.

                        I / forget / to turn it off

                        • The lights were red but the car didn’t stop.

                          the driver / see / the red light

                          • I was woken up in the middle of the night by the noise next door.

                            the neighbours / have / a party

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