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English Grammar 101 (T6): Intermediate - as, like, questions with like, phrasal verbs, infinitive, gerund

Intermediate

- As, like

- Questions with like

- Phrasal verbs

- Infinitive, gerund


1

I’m really looking forward to _____ my new course.

2

They can’t help us _____ the house.

3

She refused _____ the phone.

4

I don’t mind _____ to the restaurant.

5

We encouraged them _____ a new business.

6

His parents don’t allow him _____ after ten o’clock.

7

I’ll be back in touch _____ soon _____ possible.

8

This wine tastes _____ vinegar!

9

This wine tastes _____ vinegar!

10

My sister’s a teacher _____ me.

11

‘We had a new teacher today called Mary.’

‘What was she _____?’

12

Who do I look _____ , my mother or my father?

13

She really annoys me. I can’t stand people _____ her.

14

I’ll see you tomorrow at 11.00 _____ usual.

15

It’s July and the weather’s awful! It’s _____ in winter!

16

I need to buy all sorts of things _____ socks, shirts and knickers.

17

My wife has found a job _____ a personal assistant.

18

Dave drinks _____ a fish! I’ve never seen anyone drink as much.

19

My brother has a car _____ yours.

20

Don’t touch anything. Leave everything _____ it is.

21

It’s freezing. My feet are _____ blocks of ice.

22

I want _____ more careful with your homework in future.

23

I stopped _____ when I was thirty.

24

Why did I agree _____ with you? I can’t stand it.

25

I tried _____ you that you were making a mistake, but you didn’t listen.

26

I’m looking forward _____ you again soon.

27

My parents let me _____ what I wanted when I was young.

28

I wasn’t allowed _____ out unless they knew where I was going.

29

I finished _____ the television, and then I went to bed.

30

I don’t like people _____ arrive late.

31

The company _____ he works for is based in Germany.

32

Where are the scissors _____ I bought yesterday?

33

I want you to meet the woman _____ taught me how to drive.

34

The meal _____ you cooked was delicious.

35

I like animals _____ don’t make a mess.

36

The film _____ I’ve always wanted to see is on TV tonight.

37

The flat _____ they bought was very expensive.

38

The room in our house _____ is most used is the kitchen.

39

I didn’t like the meal _____ we had yesterday.

40

The people _____ work here are very interesting.

41

The man _____ you were talking about has just come in the room.

42

I received a letter this morning _____ really upset me.

43

Toby, a boy _____ I went to school with, is ill in hospital.

44

He’s going to have an operation _____ could save his life.

45

Toby, _____ parents both died a few years ago, is the same age as me.

46

I recently went back to the town ____ I was born.

47

The people _____ used to live next door moved a long time ago.

48

I met a girl _____ I used to play tennis with.

49

She told me a story _____ I found hard to believe.

50

She said she’d married a man _____ had been married ten times before.

51

I’ll dry the dishes if you _____ them _____.

52

‘Can you _____ the time of the next train to London?’ ‘O.K. I’ll phone the station.’

53

“Look at these shoes! They’re brand new, and the heel’s fallen off already.” 

“_____ them _____ and change them, then.”

54

“Oh, dear! The washing machine isn’t working. I haven’t got any clean clothes, and I’ve got to go to work. What am I going to do?’

‘Don’t worry. I’ll ___ them all ___. Just go to work.’

55

The fire was so intense that it took the firemen three hours to _____ it _____.

56

The government wants to _____ a new scheme to encourage people to start their own businesses.

57

‘Can I _____ these jeans _____ please?’

‘Sure. The changing rooms are over there.’

58

I won’t be able to go shopping with you today, I’m afraid. I’ve got a lot to do at the moment. 

Can we _____ it _____ till next week?

59

I don’t mind your baking a cake, but just make sure you ___ everything __ when you’ve finished.

60

‘What should I do with this form?’

‘_____ it _____.’

61

I wanted to _____ to you yesterday.

62

They enjoyed _____ on holiday by the sea.

63

We hope _____ by half past seven.

64

The weather was awful. It didn’t stop _____ all week.

65

My sister has agreed _____ with the decorating.

66

She loves _____ for herself.

67

Please let me _____ for the drinks.

68

My health wasn’t very good so I stopped _____.

69

We chose _____ by boat rather than by plane.

70

We’ve finished _____ the house.

71

I can’t stand _____ in an office.

72

We expect you _____ on time.

73

It was a wonderful holiday. I will always remember _____ the Niagara Falls.

74

I would hate _____ your party.

75

They can’t promise _____ the work today.

76

He hates _____ calculators.

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