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English Grammar 101 (T7): Intermediate - present perfect, present perfect passive, past simple, phrasal verbs

Intermediate

- Present perfect

- Present perfect passive

- Past simple

- Phrasal verbs


1

I was born _____ 1974.

2

I’ve been a journalist _____ two years.

3

I waited for you _____ hours.

4

She left university three years _____.

5

He’s lived abroad _____ 1990.

6

They got acquainted with each other _____ last year.

7

Have you _____ been to China?

8

Don’t worry about phoning him because I’ve _____ done it.

9

I haven’t finished my lunch _____ .

10

I’ve not _____ been skiing, but I’d like to try it.

11

I can’t come out because I’ve _____ washed my hair.

12

Have you met our new teacher _____?

13

I’m delighted because I’ve been _____ a pay rise.

14

The director’s children _____.

15

They’re really angry because someone _____ their car.

16

She’s going to be late because her plane _____.

17

He _____ to a senior designer.

18

Hundreds of people _____ for the jobs.

19

Four people _____ in a train crash.

20

Local police _____ the bank robber.

21

Floods _____ serious damage.

22

My job application _____.

23

The workers _____ a new representative.

24

An occupation which gives opportunities for promotion is a/an _____ .

25

A document which lists your personal and professional details is a(n) _____ .

26

A person who has reached an age where they no longer work is _____ .

27

When you want to leave a job, you have to give your _____ .

28

If you have the right talents and experience for a job, then you are _____ for it.

29

When you try and get a job, you usually have to complete a/an _____ form.

30

If an employee is no longer needed, he or she can be made _____ .

31

You can often find about a new job by a/an _____ in a newspaper.

32

If an employer is interested in meeting you, you will be asked to come to a/an _____ .

33

Tom’s just _____ to the area manager of Eastern Europe.

34

I _____ for a new job.

35

How many times _____ redundant?

36

Bob’s wife _____ her job.

37

My father _____ early retirement.

38

My brother _____ the sack. His boss said he was lazy.

39

The number of people out of work _____ to nearly 3 million.

40

A strike _____ by the air traffic controllers.

41

They ______ more money by the management.

42

How much money _____ for your retirement?

43

The factory workers are _____ strike because they want more money.

44

Thousands of people are _____ work in this town. It’s really difficult to get a job.

45

I got a cheque _____ a hundred pounds this morning.

46

You’re really annoying me. You’re doing it _____ purpose, aren’t you?

47

Can you tell the difference _____ butter and margarine.

48

There have been a lot of complaints _____ your behavior.

49

You are always _____ trouble because you don’t listen to anybody.

50

I’m fed up _____ cooking. Let’s eat _____ for a change.

51

How much do you spend a week _____ average?

52

Watch your step with Dad. He’s _____ a terrible mood.

53

Could you take a photo _____ me, please?

54

I had a crash this morning. Fortunately, I didn’t do much damage _____ my car.

55

‘Where’s Peter?’

‘He’s _____ on holiday.’

56

Where have you ____? You’re so brown!

57

‘Are you going to the shops this afternoon?’

‘No, I’ve already ____ . I went this morning.’

58

‘Can I speak to Jenny, please?’

‘I’m afraid she’s _____ to lunch. Can I take a message?’

59

I’ve never _____ to Australia, but I’d like to go.

60

‘When’s your holiday?’

‘We’ve already _____ . We went to France.’

61

‘Where’s Harry these days?’

‘Didn’t you know? He’s _____ to another company.’

62

The Prime Minister of Italy ____ .

63

A new prime minister _____ .

64

The Italian people ____ of his resignation on television yesterday evening.

65

I _____ my glasses. _____ them anywhere?

66

“Where _____ Liz _____ on holiday?”

“She’s in Paris.”

67

“Where _____ Liz _____ on holiday?”

“She went to Paris.”

68

“____ John ever ____ to Paris?”

“Oh, yes. Five times.”

69

The police _____ the public that the man is dangerous.

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