- As, like
- Questions with like
- Phrasal verbs
- Infinitive, gerund
I’m really looking forward to _____ my new course.
They can’t help us _____ the house.
She refused _____ the phone.
I don’t mind _____ to the restaurant.
We encouraged them _____ a new business.
to set up
His parents don’t allow him _____ after ten o’clock.
to stay up
I’ll be back in touch _____ soon _____ possible.
like / as
as / as
This wine tastes _____ vinegar!
My sister’s a teacher _____ me.
‘We had a new teacher today called Mary.’
‘What was she _____?’
Who do I look _____ , my mother or my father?
She really annoys me. I can’t stand people _____ her.
I’ll see you tomorrow at 11.00 _____ usual.
as - as
It’s July and the weather’s awful! It’s _____ in winter!
I need to buy all sorts of things _____ socks, shirts and knickers.
My wife has found a job _____ a personal assistant.
Dave drinks _____ a fish! I’ve never seen anyone drink as much.
My brother has a car _____ yours.
Don’t touch anything. Leave everything _____ it is.
It’s freezing. My feet are _____ blocks of ice.
I want _____ more careful with your homework in future.
you to be
that you are
I stopped _____ when I was thirty.
Why did I agree _____ with you? I can’t stand it.
I tried _____ you that you were making a mistake, but you didn’t listen.
I’m looking forward _____ you again soon.
My parents let me _____ what I wanted when I was young.
I wasn’t allowed _____ out unless they knew where I was going.
I finished _____ the television, and then I went to bed.
I don’t like people _____ arrive late.
The company _____ he works for is based in Germany.
Where are the scissors _____ I bought yesterday?
I want you to meet the woman _____ taught me how to drive.
The meal _____ you cooked was delicious.
I like animals _____ don’t make a mess.
The film _____ I’ve always wanted to see is on TV tonight.
The flat _____ they bought was very expensive.
The room in our house _____ is most used is the kitchen.
I didn’t like the meal _____ we had yesterday.
The people _____ work here are very interesting.
The man _____ you were talking about has just come in the room.
I received a letter this morning _____ really upset me.
Toby, a boy _____ I went to school with, is ill in hospital.
He’s going to have an operation _____ could save his life.
Toby, _____ parents both died a few years ago, is the same age as me.
I recently went back to the town ____ I was born.
The people _____ used to live next door moved a long time ago.
I met a girl _____ I used to play tennis with.
She told me a story _____ I found hard to believe.
She said she’d married a man _____ had been married ten times before.
I’ll dry the dishes if you _____ them _____.
put / away
find / out
put / out
wash / up
‘Can you _____ the time of the next train to London?’ ‘O.K. I’ll phone the station.’
“Look at these shoes! They’re brand new, and the heel’s fallen off already.”
“_____ them _____ and change them, then.”
Put / away
Find / out
Put / out
Take / back
“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.’
sort / out
clear / up
The fire was so intense that it took the firemen three hours to _____ it _____.
The government wants to _____ a new scheme to encourage people to start their own businesses.
‘Can I _____ these jeans _____ please?’
‘Sure. The changing rooms are over there.’
try / out
try / on
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?
put / off
take / back
I don’t mind your baking a cake, but just make sure you ___ everything __ when you’ve finished.
‘What should I do with this form?’
‘_____ it _____.’
Fill / in
Clear / up
I wanted to _____ to you yesterday.
They enjoyed _____ on holiday by the sea.
We hope _____ by half past seven.
The weather was awful. It didn’t stop _____ all week.
My sister has agreed _____ with the decorating.
She loves _____ for herself.
Please let me _____ for the drinks.
My health wasn’t very good so I stopped _____.
We chose _____ by boat rather than by plane.
We’ve finished _____ the house.
I can’t stand _____ in an office.
We expect you _____ on time.
It was a wonderful holiday. I will always remember _____ the Niagara Falls.
I would hate _____ your party.
They can’t promise _____ the work today.
He hates _____ calculators.
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