Nov 20, 2016

UNIT 53 • Verb + to... (decide to do / forget to do etc.)

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  • Complete the sentences for each situation.
    • ‘Shall we get married?’ ~ ‘Yes, let’s.’
      They decided

      • ‘Please help me.’ ~ ‘OK.’
        She agreed

        • ‘Can I carry your bag for you?’ ~ ‘No, thanks. I can manage.’
          He offered

          • ‘Let’s meet at 8 o’clock.’ ~ ‘OK, fine.’
            They arranged

            • ‘What’s your name?’ ~ ‘I’m not going to tell you.’
              She refused

            • Complete the sentences with one of the following verbs.

              get       ○      buy       ○      post       ○      say       ○      be       ○      use
              • Don’t forget the letter I gave you.
                There was a lot of traffic but we managed to the airport in time.
                Jill has decided not a car.
                We’ve got a new computer in our office. I haven’t learnt how it yet.
                I wonder where Sue is. She promised not late.
                We were all too afraid to speak. Nobody dared anything.

              • Put the verb into the correct form, ‘to …’ or ‘~ing’. (See Unit 52 for verb + ~ing.)
                • When I’m tired, I enjoy  . . . 
                  watching
                  television. It’s relaxing.
                  • to watch
                  • watching

                • It was a nice day, so we decided  . . . 
                  to go
                  for a walk.
                  • to go
                  • going

                • It’s a nice day. Does anyone fancy  . . . 
                  going
                  for a walk?
                  • to go
                  • going

                • I’m not in a hurry. I don’t mind  . . . 
                  waiting
                  .
                  • waiting
                  • to wait

                • They don’t have much money. They can’t afford  . . . 
                  to go
                  out very often.
                  • going
                  • to go

                • I wish that dog would stop  . . . 
                  barking
                  . It’s driving me mad.
                  • to bark
                  • barking

                • Our neighbour threatened  . . . 
                  to call
                  the police if we didn’t stop the noise.
                  • to call
                  • calling

                • We were hungry, so I suggested  . . . 
                  having
                  dinner early.
                  • having
                  • to have

                • Hurry up! I don’t want to risk  . . . 
                  missing
                  the train.
                  • missing
                  • to miss

                • I’m still looking for a job but I hope  . . . 
                  to find
                  something soon.
                  • finding
                  • to find

              • Make a new sentence using the verb in brackets.
                • He has lost weight.
                  He (seem)

                  • Tom is worried about something.
                    Tom (appear)

                    • You know a lot of people.
                      You (seem)

                      • My English is getting better.
                        My English (seem)

                        • That car has broken down.
                          That car (appear)

                          • David forgets things.
                            David (tend)

                            • They have solved the problem.
                              They (claim)

                            • Complete each sentence using ‘what / how / whether …’ + one of these verbs:

                              do       ○      go       ○      ride       ○      say       ○      use
                              • Do you know John’s house?
                                Can you show me this washing machine?
                                Would you know if there was a fire in the building?
                                You’ll never forget a bicycle once you have learned.
                                I was really astonished. I didn’t know
                                I’ve been invited to the party but I don’t know or not.

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