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Verb forms and reported speech

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Verb forms and reported speech

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  1. V erb forms A. Put the verbs in brackets into the Gerund 1. He gave up .................. (gamble) 2. Try to avoid ............... (make) him angry 3. Stop .................... (argue) and start ................... (work) 4. The children prefer .................. (watch) TV to .................. (read). 5. I am against ..................... (make) any complaints. 6. It’s no use ...............(cry) over spilt milk. (proverb) 7. I suggest ............... (hold) another meeting next week. 8. He finished ............... (speak) and sat down. 9. He was fined for ............... (drive) without lights. 10. It is difficult to get used to ................. (eat) with chopsticks. 11. If you can’t turn the key try ............... (put) some oil in the lock. 12. He lo st no time in ...............(get) down to work. 13. You can’t make an omelette without ............... (break) eggs. 14. We are looking forward to ............... (read) your new book. 15. They escaped by ............... (slide) down ropes made of blankets. 16. They don’t allow ............... (smoke) in here. 17. He is thinking of ............... (leave) his job an ............... (go) to America. 18. After .................. (read) this article you will give up .................. (smoke). 19. If you put your money into that business you risk ............... (lose) every penny. 20. Imagine ............... (live) with someone who never stops ............... (talk). 21. Is there anything here worth ............... (buy)? 22. He was accused of ............... (leak) classified information to the press. 23. You’d better consult your lawyer before ............... (decide) to buy the property. 24. I don’t enjoy ............... (go) to the dentist. 25. Would you mind ............... (put) your pet snake somewhere else? 26. The hostages were rescued without a shot ............... (be) fired 27. By .............. (work) day and night he succeeded in ............. (finish) the job in time. 28. He has a scheme for ............... (make) grass grow in winter. 29. I don’t feel like ............... (work). What about ............... (go) to a disco instead? 30. Would you mind ........... (write) your name and address on the back of the cheque? 31. If a thing is worth ............... (do) at all it is worth ............... (do) well. B. Insert “to” where necessary before the infinitive in brackets. 1. He made me ...............(do) it all over again. 2. She can ............... (sing) quite well. 3. He will be able ............... (swim) very soon. 4. I used ............... (live) in a caravan. 5. You ought ............... (go) today. It may ............... (rain) tomorrow. 6. You needn’t ........ (say) anything. Just nod your head and he will ........ (understand) 7. I want ............... (see) the house where our president was born. 8. He made her ............... (repeat) the message. 9. May I ............... (use) your phone? 10. You needn’t ........... (ask) for permission; you can ........(use) it whenever you like.
  2. 11. If you want ............... (get) there before dark you should ............... (start) at once. 12. I couldn’t ............... (remember) his address. 13. You’ll be able ............... (do) it yourself when you are older. 14. Would you like ............... (go) now or shall we ............... (wait) till the end? 15. They won’t let us .... (leave) the Customs shed till our luggage has been examined. 16. How dare you ............... (open) my letters! 17. He didn’t dare ............... (argue) with his boss. 18. I used ............... (smoke) forty cigarettes a day. 19. Will you help me ............... (move) the bookcase? 20. He wouldn’t let my baby ............... (play) with his gold watch. 21. They refused ............... (accept) the bribe. 22. He is expected ............... (arrive) in a few days. 23. Please let me ............... (know) your decision as soon as possible. 24. He made us ............... (wait) for hours. 25. Could you ............... (tell) me the time, please? 26. We must ............... (send) him a telegram. 27. I let him ............... (go) early as he wanted ............... (meet) his wife. 28. Where would you like ............... (have) lunch? 29. You can ........... (leave) your dog with us if you don’t ........... (want) ............ (take) him with you. 30. I’d like him ......... (go) to a university but I can’t ............ (make) him ........... (go). 31. We could ........... (go) to a concert, unless you’d prefer ............... (visit) a museum. C. Put the verbs in brakets into the correct form (Gerund or Infinitive) 1. I am looking forward to .................. (see) you. 2. He dreads .................... (have) to retire. 3. I arraged ............... (meet) them here. 4. He urged us ............... (work) faster. 5. I wish ............... (see) the manager. 6. It’s no use ................... (wait). 7. He warned her ................... (not touch) the wire. 8. Don’t forget .................. (lock) the door before ............... (go) to bed. 9. My mother told me .................. (not speak) to anyone about it. 10. I can’t understand her .................. (behave) like that. 11. He tried .................. (explain) but she refused ................. (listen). 12. At dinner she annyoed me by ...............(smoke) between the courses. 13. You are expected .................. (know) the safety regulations of the college. 14. He decied .................. (disguise) himself by ............... (dress) as a woman. 15. I am prepared .................. (wait) here all night if necessary. 16. Would you mind ……………..(show) me how ............... (work) the lift? 17. After …..…..(walk) for three hours we stopped to let the others ............. (catch up) with us 18. I am beginning ..................... (understand) what you mean. 19. He was fined for ............... (exceed) the speed limit. 20. The boys like ................. (play) games but hate ............... (do) lessons. 21. I regret ............... (inform) you that your application has been refused.
  3. 22. I couldn’t help ................... (overhear) what you said. 23. Mrs Jones: I don’t allow ............... (smoke) in my drawing-room. Mrs Smith: I don’t allow my family ............... (smoke) at all. 24. He surprised us all by ................. (go) away without ............... (say) ‘Good bye’. 25. Please go on ..................... (write); I don’t mind .................. (wait). 26. He wore dark glasses .................. (avoid) .................. (be) recognized. 27. Before ................... (give) evidence you must swear ............... (speak) the truth. 28. I tried .................... (persuade) him ............... (agree) with your proposal. 29. Your windows need ............. (clean). Would you like me ........ (do) them for you? 30. Would you mind ............... (shut) the window? I hate ............... (sit) in a draught. 31. I can’t help ................. (sneeze); I caught a cold yesterday from (sit) in a draught. New words and expressions - Gamble (n): thó bµi b¹c, cuéc ®á ®en - it is no use: ch¼ng lîi Ých g× - to hold the meeting: tæ chøc buæi häp - chopsticks (n): ®«i ®òa - article (n): bµi b¸o - to be worth+ gerund: ®¸ng (®Ó lµm g×) - to leak: ®Ó lé ra, tiÕt lé - classified (adj): mËt (tµi liÖu) - the press (n): giíi b¸o chÝ - to consult: hái ý kiÕn chuyªn m«n (luËt s­, b¸c sÜ) - property (n): bÊt ®éng s¶n - hostage (n): con tin - shot (n): ph¸t sóng - scheme (n): kÕ ho¹ch - to dread: khiÕp sî - courses (n): nh÷ng mãn ¨n (kÕ tiÕp ®­îc phôc vô trong mét bµn tiÖc) - to disguise: c¶i trang - to dress: mÆc quÇn ¸o - to catch up with (ld): theo, ®uæi kÞp - to exceed: v­ît qu¸ - to inform: thèng b¸o - to overhear: nghe lÐn - draught(n): giã lïa II. Reported speech Exercise 1 1 "Don't repeat this mistake again!" the instructor warned the sports¬man. 2 "Leave your address with the secretary," the assistant said to me. 3 "Phone to me for an answer tomorrow/' the manager said to the client. 4 "Don't be so silly," the father said to the kid. 5 "Give a smile," the photographer said to me. 6 "Please, help me to make a decision," Ann asked her friend.
  4. 7 "Don't leave these books on the table, put them back on the shelf," the librarian said to the student. 8 "Be a good girl arid sit quietly for five minutes," the nurse said to the child. 9 "Leave your things here," my companion advised me. 10 "Don't discuss this question now," said the chairman to the partici¬pants. Exercise 2 1 "Will it be safe to stay in the mountains for the night if the weather doesn't change for the better?" we asked the guide. 2 The porter said to me, "I'll wake you up, when the train arrives in Leeds." 3 My wife said to me: "While you are away, I'll do the packing." 4 "Don't leave until I phone you," he asked me. 5 "After he leaves hospital, they'll take him to the South," the doctor said. 6 "They'll wait for the fisherman to return until it gets dark," the local man explained to me. 7 As soon as I hear from him, I'll let you know," my neighbour said to me. 8 I’ll live in town till my husband returns from the expedition and when he returns, we'll go to the seaside together," she said. 9 The mother said to her son, ."Sit still, please." 10 John said to his friend, "Come and spend a week with us." Exercise 3 1 "Have you travelled abroad much?" he asked me. 2 "Who has written this note?" the boss asked the secretary. 3 "I've just received a postcard from my sister," my friend said to me. 4 "The students also took part in arranging the conference," the chair¬man said. 5 "Have you been here long?" the stranger asked me. 6 "Did you really see this happen with your own eyes?" the policeman asked the boy. 7 "I hope they will have taken a decision by the end of the meeting," she remarked. 8 "Did you watch the detective film on TV yesterday?" he asked her. 9 "This story happened long ago," he said, "and few people remember anything about it." 10 "I haven't read so interesting a book since I don't remember when," she said. Exercise 4 1 Tom said to the girl: "When did you have this picture taken?" 2 "Shall we go somewhere for a cup of coffee after class?" Tom said. 3 John said to Mary, "Why don't you wear your hair a little longer." 4 "Would you like another cup of tea?" the landlady said to the guest. 5 My sister said to me, "What about going to see Aunt Mary on Sunday?" 6 She asked me, "Have you ever seen a flying saucer?" 7 James said: "Do you want me to type this letter for you?" 8 Alfred said to John, "I didn't use your cassette player! Someone else did, not me." 9 Father said, "I was the superintendent while this school was being built." 10 The woman said, "If I had a gas stove, it would save me a lot of time."
  5. Exercise 5 1 Jane said to Bill, “When do you expect to finish your assignment?" 2 The man said to the boy: "Can you show me the way to the bank?" 3 Fred asked the postman: "Are there any letters for me today?" 4 Henry said to the librarian, "How many books can I borrow at a time?" 5 John asked his friend, "How did you manage to know my phone number?" 6 “These old buildings might have already disappeared by the time I am back next year?" he said 7 The boys said to the old woman: "What can we do to help you?" 8 The guests said to the doorman: "Where should we leave our coats?" 9 Tom asked his brother: "Why did you advise them to go sight-seeing on foot?" 10 I asked the children: "Who took away the magazines from my desk?" Exercise 6 1 Rose said, "I was just leaving the office when I came face to face with a stranger." 2 Ann asked her brother, "Do you expect to be admitted to the univer¬sity?" 3 Richard asked Jane, "What are you planning to do tomorrow?" 4 She asked her boy friend "Is it true that your father fought in the last war?" 5 Jane said to me, "Where have you been all this time?" 6 Mary said to her husband, "Did you see my handbag anywhere?" 7 The inspector said to the woman, "What were you doing at 7 o'clock yesterday evening?" 8 The passenger said to the taxi-driver: "Hurry up!" and he added "I must be at the station on time." 9 Tom said to himself: "Why I haven't thought of this before?" 10 Father said: "The taxi is coming now. Is everyone ready?" Exercise 7 1 Helen said, "I think I'll have to find a better job. I can't make both ends meet." 2 He said to her "Why are you so late? I've been waiting for half an hour already." 3 She said to him: "Don't let them down. I'll be very embarrassed if you go back on your words." 4 She said to her husband: "You'd better not drink top much. You may lose control of the car and have a bad accident." 5 The boy said to his mother: "When shall we have lunch? I'm very hungry." 6 He said, "I don't understand why she has refused to join us on the trip." 7 She said to him, "I'm glad you've come. Sit down, please." 8 Mr Brown said to his wife, "I don't feel like going out this evening. Let's ask the Browns to come over for a chat." 9 “It's raining too hard to go out. We'd better stay home tonight and watch TV instead." John said. 10 "Could you ring up the station and find out when the train comes in?" said Tom to me. Exercise 8 1 "Be careful. Don't go too near the edge of the cliff," she said to the boys.
  6. 2 "Please, please come to help me with the assignment," my friend said to me. 3 "I wouldn't buy that sort of raincoat if I were you," my friend said to me. 4 "Would you mind moving your bicycle?" said the janitor. "It's in the way." 5 "Could I take out another book, please," I said to the librarian. 6 "Remember to leave the window open when you're using the gas stove," my mother said to me. 7 "Wear your school badge or they won't let you into the classroom." my teacher said to me. 8 "Would you like to come over to my house for a slide show?" my friend said to me. 9 "Show me your driver's licence, will you?" the policeman said to the drunken driver. 10 "Do come again next weekend," the host said to the visitor.
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