Mar 2, 2017

WEAR somebody or yourself OUT

8 cards
, 16 answers
  • Study box. Read these sentences carefully.

    1. She wore her parents out by refusing to go to bed every night.
    2. The kids have worn me out.
    3. You’ll wear yourself out if you carry on working so hard.
    • Use the sentences in the study box to help you do these exercises.
      • If something wears you out, how do you feel? Choose one answer.
        • very bored
        • very ill
        • very old
        • very tired

      • Which of these are grammatically possible?
        • She wore out.
        • She wore her parents out.
        • She wore out her parents.
        • She wore them out.
        • She wore out them.
        • She wore herself out.

    • Complete these sentences with a suitable form of ‘wear out’ and one of the objects below:
      • If you ask me, he works too hard. He’ll

        • Can we go home now? All that shopping

          • You look tired. Did the journey

            • Why don’t you go home and rest? There’s no point

              • He’s in bed already. I think the kids

                • I’m not going out tonight. I shopping today!

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