Mar 2, 2017

- Study box. Read these sentences carefully.
**1.**We need to**work****out**the total cost of the project before we agree to it.**2.**It took him two days to**work***the**code***out**.**3.**Don’t tell me the answer. I want to**work***it***out**for myself.**4.**I can’t**work****out**how you got here so quickly.**5.**Any reductions will be**worked****out**before you receive your bill. - Use the sentences in the study box to help you do these exercises.
- Which of the following means the same as to ‘
**work out**’ the total?- to decide on the total
- to calculate the total

- ‘
**Work***something***out**’ also means ‘*to find the answer to a question or something that is difficult to understand or explain*’. Which of these can you work out?- the rules of a game
- the news
- how to operate the washing machine

- Which of these are grammatically possible?
- He worked the figures out.
- He worked out the figures.
- He worked them out.
- He worked out them.
- The figures were worked out.

- Which of the following means the same as to ‘
- Find any grammatical errors in the following:
- It took me a long time to work out the grammar of phrasal verbs out.

check you answer- correct
- incorrect

- I am very bad at working sums out in my head. I have to write them down.

check you answer- correct
- incorrect

- I think it’s fun to working out mathematical problems and other puzzles.

check you answer- correct
- incorrect

- It took me a long time to work out the grammar of phrasal verbs out.

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