Confusing words exercise

June 20th, 2014 in Vocabulary

Complete the following sentences.

1. Nowadays these trees do not ………………… much fruit.

a) bear

b) bare

2. The judge found him ………………… of stealing and sent him to prison.

Combine using so…that…

June 20th, 2014 in Improve English

The correlative so…that… shows a cause and effect relationship.

Note the structure: so + adjective /adverb + that + clause.

An example is given below.

Vocabulary exercise | Words commonly confused

June 19th, 2014 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate word or phrase.

1. I will tell you something, but keep it …………………

a) confident

b) confidential

Gap fills exercise

June 19th, 2014 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences.

1. If you heat water, it ……………………

a) will evaporate
b) evaporates
c) Either could be used here

2. ……………… he is quite famous, he is very modest.

Idiomatic expressions with belly

June 18th, 2014 in Expressions

Here is a list of idiomatic expressions using the word belly.

A growing youth has a wolf in his belly.

This is a proverb. It means that people who are growing up are hungry all the time.

Phrases with put

June 18th, 2014 in Expressions

Here is a list of phrases using the word put.

As someone puts it

This expression is used for giving the exact words used by someone.

Prepositions exercise

June 16th, 2014 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using appropriate prepositions.

1. He invested his patrimony ………………… stocks.

a) in

b) with

2. The police commissioner is invested ………………. magisterial powers.