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

General grammar worksheet

July 11th, 2016 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences.

1. There were ……………… children in the class than expected.

a) few
b) fewer
c) less
d) lesser

2. We were given ………………… work today than yesterday.

Sentence completion

July 10th, 2016 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using a word or phrase.

1. Does Meera enjoy …………………?

a) to sing
b) sing
c) singing
d) to singing

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 ………………

Vocabulary exercise

July 6th, 2016 in Vocabulary

Complete the following sentences using the appropriate form of the word given in the brackets.

1. James was in ………………… of his illness. (deny)

2. We are …………………….. on his good will. (depend)

Expressions with stand

July 5th, 2016 in Improve English

Here is a list of expressions with stand. Each expression is followed by its meaning or definition.

Can’t stand it

If you can’t stand something, you hate it.