Ing forms or infinitives

July 18th, 2016 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using –ing forms or to-infinitives.

1. I started ………………….. when I was twenty.

a) to teach
b) teaching
c) Either could be used here

Number idioms

July 16th, 2016 in English Learning

Here is a list of number idioms.

Once and for all

If something happens once and for all, it happens permanently.

We will cut off all ties with her once and for all.

Phrasal verbs

July 14th, 2016 in Vocabulary

Here is a list of phrasal verbs.

Drop in

To drop in is to make a casual visit.

  • Meera dropped in to see us yesterday.

Drop off

Do, does, did

July 13th, 2016 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate verb form.

1. At no time ……………….. lose his self-control.

a) he did
b) did he
c) didn’t he

Phrasal verbs

July 12th, 2016 in Words

Here is a list of phrasal verbs with example sentences.

Back down

To back down is to withdraw.

  • Public protests forced the local administration to back down on its decision to build a sea link.

Can and could

July 11th, 2016 in Improve English

Complete the following sentences using can or could.

1. When we were kids, we ……………….. watch TV whenever we wanted to.

a) can
b) could
c) Either could be used here

Before and ago

July 8th, 2016 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using ago or before.

1. I think I have seen this film ………………

a) ago
b) before

2. His father died two years ………………