Dec 14, 2016

UNIT 99 • Adjectives and adverbs (1) (quick / quickly)

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, 46 answers
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  • Complete the sentences with one of the following adverbs:

    easily       ○      regularly       ○      unexpectedly       ○      badly       ○      patiently       ○      heavily
    • We didn’t go out because it was raining
      Our team lost the game because we played very
      I had little difficulty finding a place to live. I found a flat quite
      We had to wait for a long time but we didn’t complain. We waited
      Nobody knew George was coming to see us. He arrived
      Mike keeps fit by playing tennis

    • Put in the right word.
      • The driver of the car was  . . . 
        seriously
        injured.
        • serious
        • seriously

      • The driver of the car had  . . . 
        serious
        injuries.
        • serious
        • seriously

      • I think you behaved very  . . . 
        selfishly
        .
        • selfish
        • selfishly

      • Rose is  . . . 
        terribly
        I upset about losing her job.
        • terrible
        • terribly

      • There was a  . . . 
        sudden
        change in the weather.
        • sudden
        • suddenly

      • Everybody at the party was  . . . 
        colourfully
        dressed.
        • colourful
        • colourfully

      • Linda likes wearing  . . . 
        colourful
        clothes.
        • colourful
        • colourfully

      • She fell and hurt herself quite  . . . 
        badly
        .
        • bad
        • badly

      • He says he didn’t do well at school because he was  . . . 
        badly
        taught.
        • bad
        • badly

      • Don’t go up that ladder. It doesn’t look  . . . 
        safe
        .
        • safe
        • safely

      • He looked at me  . . . 
        angrily
        when I interrupted him.
        • angry
        • angrily

    • Complete each sentence using a word from the list. Sometimes you need the adjective (‘careful’ etc.) and sometimes the adverb (‘carefully’ etc.).

      careful / carefully       ○      complete / completely       ○      continuous / continuously       ○      financial / financially       ○      fluent / fluently       ○      happy / happily       ○      nervous / nervously       ○      perfect / perfectly       ○      quick / quickly       ○      special / specially
      • Our holiday was too short. The time passed very
        Tom doesn’t take risks when he’s driving. He’s always
        Sue works She never seems to stop.
        Alice and Stan are very married.
        Monica’s English is very although she makes quite a lot of mistakes.
        I cooked this meal for you, so I hope you like it.
        Everything was very quiet. There was silence.
        I tried on the shoes and they fitted me
        Do you usually feel before examinations?
        I’d like to buy a car but it’s impossible for me at the moment.

      • Choose two words (one from each box) to complete each sentence.

        adverb:
        badly       ○      completely       ○      reasonably       ○      seriously       ○      slightly       ○      unnecessarily       ○      absolutely       ○      unusually

        adjective:
        cheap       ○      enormous       ○      planned      ○      changed       ○      ill       ○      quiet       ○      damaged       ○      long
        • I thought the restaurant would be expensive but it was
          George’s mother is in hospital.
          What a big house! It’s
          It wasn’t a serious accident. The car was only
          The children are normally very lively but they’re today.
          When I returned home after 20 years, everything had
          The film was It could have been much shorter.
          A lot went wrong during our holiday because it was

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