These two words in English seem to be the same word in Spanish, so there can be some confusion. Let’s clear that up. Why is used to ask questions: Why are you here? Why is the sky blue? It is also used as a relative pronoun: I wonder why she goes out with him. […]
In English, as in Spanish, we find that there are patterns to certain ways of speaking. One common one that is difficult to translate into Spanish is: To be + adjective + to-infinitive. For example: It’s nice to meet you. He is bound to get lost. We were impressed to see Frank hadn’t burned […]
In the present, the auxiliary verbs must and have to are used to express that doing something is obligatory (You must go), prohibited (You mustn’t go), or not necessary (You don’t have to go). In the past, however, those distinctions are lost, because must, unlike other modal verbs (can/could, may/might), has no past tense […]
Put the words in order to form a correct sentence. Go! Word Order 1. never run scissors should with You. 2. smoking ago I quit years ten. 3. decided every I novel read to Stephen King. 4. cut got hair I my yesterday. 5. battery’s My died watch’s. Answers: 1. You should never run with […]
Can you un-mix the words to create real sentences?
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Word Order: Un-mix the words to create real sentences.
1. messed I up know I , but didn’t to I mean !
2. Bethany doesn’t but skiing loves her husband , .
3. Although French he really speak to tries , he can’t.
4. detective loves Olivia reading stories, and at does every so opportunity.
5. as as Do do I like much strawberries you ?
Read the text and choose the best option:
Well, Christmas 1) is coming up/will come up, and we 2) should all be thinking/should all think about how we’re going to celebrate such a wonderful event. Yes, I know, 3) we’ve been having/we’ve had the decorations up since September, but now that it’s less than a month away, we’re really going to have to focus!
James, earlier you 4) had said/used to say that we should really push the discounts this coming long weekend, and I have to agree with you. So 5) could/do you write me up a report about what should go on sale and for how much and 6) get/to get it back to me by tomorrow? …
Fix the mistake in each of the sentences: I can’t choose among the red one or the blue one. Jimmy wakes up at 5:30 all mornings–I don’t know how he does it! Believe me, that new Adam Sandler movie is not worth to watch. I don’t like chocolate. That’s because I always get flan for […]
Remember, these phrasal verbs are not “set + particle” but rather units, so learn them as such! Put these verbs in the correct sentence, conjugated as necessary. You may want to look these words up in a dictionary, as they may have secondary meanings! (Just like in that sentence: “look up” isn’t just “turn your […]