English Grammar Progress Test I said/told to Steve that I’d meet him at the swimming baths later.
10 I was giving/was given the necklace by my aunt.
11 I asked her if she would be/was from Switzerland, and she said no.
12 I haven’t got an umbrella! If it rains, I’d get/I’ll get wet.
13 I didn’t know/wouldn’t have known if you hadn’t told me.
14 We showed round/were shown round the art gallery by our teacher.
we’d be/we’re late for class, our teacher will be angry.
1 The teacher told/asked me if I’d finished the test.
Complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first sentence, using the word given. Do not change the word given. You must use
between two and five words, including the word given.
THE THESAURUS A thesaurus is a collection of words with similar meanings, usually presented in alphabetical order. These words are called synonyms. A thesaurus is useful when you want to change a word to another word with a similar meaning. The entries in a thesaurus typically contain the synonyms in most frequent to least frequent occurrence. In a modern thesaurus, guide words also appear at the tops of pages. They function the same way as guide words in dictionaries, indicating the first and last words of the pages. ...
In this paper we present a method to group adjectives according to their meaning, as a first step towards the automatic identification of adjectival scales. We discuss the properties of adjectival scales and of groups of semantically related adjectives and how they imply sources of linguistic knowledge in text corpora. We describe how our system exploits this linguistic knowledge to compute a measure of similarity between two adjectives, using statistical techniques and without having access to any semantic information about the adjectives. ...
Companies embrace Lean Manufacturing for three fundamental reasons. First, the highly competitive,
globalized market of the late 20th and early 21st century require that companies lower costs to increase
margins and/or decrease prices through the elimination of all non-value added aspects of the enterprise.
In other words, companies need to key in on Ford’s production efficiency ideals. Second, customer
responsiveness is key.
In this chapter we define a simple stack. The first version uses procedures and a structure, the second version uses a class. The class version of the stack is very similar to the procedure/structure version of the stack, except that the procedures (member functions) and structures are integrated. That means that you don’t have to pass the structure as the first parameter to each procedure.