Nov 20, 2016

UNIT 52 • Verb + ~ing (enjoy doing / stop doing etc.)

14 cards
, 30 answers
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  • Complete each sentence with one of these verbs:

    answer       ○      apply       ○      be       ○      be       ○      listen       ○      make       ○      see       ○      try       ○      use       ○      wash       ○      work       ○      write
    • He tried to avoid my question.
      Could you please stop so much noise?
      I enjoy to music.
      I considered for the job but in the end I decided against it.
      Have you finished your hair yet?
      If you walk into the road without looking, you risk knocked down.
      Jim is 65 but he isn’t going to retire yet. He wants to carry on
      I don’t mind you the phone as long as you pay for all your calls.
      Hello! Fancy you here! What a surprise!
      I’ve put off the letter so many times. I really must do it today.
      What a stupid thing to do! Can you imagine anybody so stupid?
      Sarah gave up to find a job in this country and decided to go abroad.

    • Complete the sentences for each situation using ‘~ing’.
      • ‘What shall we do?’ ~ ‘We could go to the cinema.’
        She suggested

        • ‘Do you want to play tennis?’ ~ ‘No, not really.’
          He didn’t fancy

          • ‘You were driving too fast.’ ~ ‘Yes, it’s true. Sorry!’
            She admitted

            • ‘Why don’t we go for a swim?’ ~ ‘Good idea!’
              She suggested

              • ‘You broke into the shop.’ ~ ‘No, I didn’t!’
                He denied

                • ‘Can you wait a few minutes?’ ~ ‘Sure, no problem.’
                  They didn’t mind

                • Complete the sentences so that they mean the same as the first sentence. Use ‘~ing’.
                  • I can do what I want and you can’t stop me.

                    • It’s not a good idea to travel during the rush hour.
                      It’s better to avoid

                      • Shall we go away tomorrow instead of today?
                        Shall we postpone until tomorrow?

                        • The driver of the car said it was true that he didn’t have a licence.
                          The driver of the car admitted

                          • Could you turn the radio down, please?
                            Would you mind

                            • Please don’t interrupt me all the time.
                              Would you mind

                            • Use your own ideas to complete these sentences. Use ‘~ing’.
                              • She’s a very interesting person. I always enjoy (talk)
                                I’m not feeling very well. I don’t fancy (go)
                                I’m afraid there aren’t any chairs. I hope you don’t mind (sit / floor)
                                It was a lovely day, so I suggested (have / picnic)
                                It was very funny. I couldn’t stop (laugh)
                                My car isn’t very reliable. It keeps (break down)

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