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  • 1. 

    Roberta no longer tries to understand her son's computer games.(given)Roberta....................................................................to understand her son's computer games

    Explanation
    give up + gerund (rinunciare)

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  • 2. 

    When he was at college Ali played tennis a lot.(used) Ali.......................................................when he was at college

    Explanation
    used to (abitudine nel passato)

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  • 3. 

    Verna didn't learn to swim when she was 16.(able) Verna...............................................swim when she was 16.

    Explanation
    to be able to = abilità nel passato

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  • 4. 

    Check that your computer is turned off before you go, said Jane's mother.Jane's mother told her...................................the computer was turned off.

    Explanation
    Jane's mother told her to make sure the computer was turned off. This means that Jane's mother wanted Jane to double-check and ensure that the computer was switched off before leaving. The phrase "to make sure" indicates the purpose or intention behind Jane's mother's instruction.

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    There was no sugar left in the supermarket.(run) The supermarket had............................................sugar

    Explanation
    phrasal verb = terminare

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  • 6. 

    Denise said she 'd always intended to invite Phil to the party.(my) "It had always........................invite Phil to the party" said Denise

    Explanation
    Denise expressed that it had always been her intention to invite Phil to the party.

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  • 7. 

    My hair needs cutting before I go on holiday.(get) I need...............................................before I go on holiday.

    Explanation
    get / have somthing done

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  • 8. 

    Paolo damaged his brother's digital camera by accident.(mean) Paolo........................................his brother's digitalcamera

    Explanation
    Paolo didn't mean to damage his brother's digital camera.

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    Alex offered Cindy a lift on his new motorbike(turned) Cindy......................offer of a lift on his new motorbike

    Explanation
    phrsal verb = rifiutare

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  • 10. 

    Colin will only read your email if you mark it as urgent.(unless)Colin will...............................you mark it as urgent

    Explanation
    This answer correctly completes the sentence by using the negative form "not read" to convey the meaning that Colin will only read the email if it is marked as urgent. The word "unless" is used to introduce the condition that needs to be met for Colin to read the email.

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