Unit 9 Use Of English Part 4

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Unit 9 Use Of English Part 4 - Quiz

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  • 1. 

    My grandmother hates it when people make a noise in her house. STAND My grandmother can't _________________ in her house. 

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "stand people making a noise". This means that my grandmother cannot tolerate or endure people making a noise in her house. It suggests that she strongly dislikes it and finds it annoying or bothersome.

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    ‘Don’t forget to lock the front door, Karl,’ said his wife. REMINDED  Karl’s wife ________________________ the front door.

    Explanation
    Karl's wife reminded him to lock the front door.

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    Sven enjoyed the film despite missing the beginning. MANAGE Although Sven _______________ the beginning of the film, he enjoyed it.

    Explanation
    The word "despite" indicates that Sven enjoyed the film even though he missed the beginning. Therefore, the correct answer is "didn't manage to see" because it implies that Sven was unable to watch the beginning of the film.

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    I’m sure Annabel wasn’t in London all weekend. HAVE  Annabel __________ in London the whole weekend.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "can't have been." This is because the phrase "can't have been" is used to express certainty that something did not happen in the past. In this case, the speaker is certain that Annabel was not in London all weekend.

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    How long did it take you to write the essay? SPEND How long ______________  the essay?

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "did you spend writing". This answer accurately completes the sentence and maintains the correct tense and word order. It also uses the verb "spend" in the appropriate context of measuring the amount of time taken to complete a task, which is writing the essay in this case.

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    It’s possible that my brother has discovered that I have borrowed his bike. MAY My brother ____________ out that I have borrowed his bike.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "may have found" because it suggests the possibility that the brother has discovered that the speaker borrowed his bike. The word "may" indicates uncertainty, implying that it is not confirmed but a potential scenario. The phrase "have found" indicates the action of discovering, further supporting the possibility that the brother has indeed found out about the borrowed bike.

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