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EXERCISE Ή 280. Put the verbs in brackets into the correct past tense form.

1. John asked not to call him that afternoon. He ………. (finish) some important work.

2. I was really out of breath because I ………. (run).

3. When we got acquainted they ………. (think) of buying a new house, but they ………. (not decide) where.

4. He ………. (stand) by the map when the door noiselessly ………. (open) and the general ………. (come in).

5. Linnet ………. (look) at the carriage clock on the living-room mantelpiece. It ………. (say) five forty. Twenty minutes to wait before Simon ………. (arrive). She ………. (come) home from the store far too early, and now she ………. (not/know) quite where to put herself.

6. The air-company ………. (refund) a great deal of money to angry customers after their flights………. (be cancelled).

7. Though they ………. (clear) all snow off the motorways there were a lot of traffic accidents.

8. Not many people ………. (go) to church when I was young.

9. When I arrived at the reunion, most people ………. (chat) in small groups.

10. The kids were not up yet, so Jane ………. (enjoy) the peace and quiet.

11. He invited me to the restaurant he ………. (visit) for the last few months.

12. After she ………. (shower), ………. (do) her makeup and ………. (dress), Emma ………. (make) a sudden decision. She would endeavour to reach Larry one more time.

13. I ………. (wonder) if you ………. (make) a long-term plans, and by that I mean do you have any other products up your sleeve as well as the perfume, the toilet water and the body creams?

14. He checked his mobile phone, which he ………. (leave) on the desk recharging, and ………. (find) messages from Linnet and Jack, made about half an hour earlier.

AROUND THE FUTURE

EXERCISE Ή 281. Do the matching and explain the use of the will-forms in the following sentences.

The car won’t start! typical behavior   volition   promise   threat/warning   impossibility as refusal (negative)   request   offer/invitation   spontaneous decision   prediction   formal announcement   habitual action   order
He will always make noise when we are sleeping.
She is wet through, but she won’t change.
Rain will continue throughout the day.
Don’t worry, everything will be alright.
I want to help him and I will.
The Peruvian football team will go to the next world cup.
You will drink your milk!
You will come with me! – Why? I don’t want to.
Oops, I dropped my pencil. - I'll pick it up.
He is a stubborn man. He won’t give in an inch.
Will you say it again?
Just think of it. – Oh yes, I will.
Will you come this way, please?
I’ll tell your parents what you did!
You will do exactly as I say! You will drink your milk!
She’ll take French classes twice a week.
Be careful, Cathy! – I will.
Will you please close the window?
The wedding will take place on May 8th. The ceremony will begin at 4pm, followed by a meal and a big party.
People won’t go to Jupiter before the 22nd century.
I’ve tried to advise her but she won’t listen.
Will you have a cup of tea?

EXERCISE Ή 282. Make orders more polite. Use the model.



Model: Help me. – Will you help me (please)?

1. Give me a lift.

2. Help me with the bags.

3. Wash the car for me.

4. Send the fax.

5. Pass round the sandwiches.

6. Take it away.

7. Tell me your new address.

8. Give me a piece of advice.

9. Phone me at 8.

10. Take Jenny to the kindergarten.

11. Do me a favour.

12. Come this way.

13. Say it again.

14. Get a taxi for me.

15. Give me another chance.

16. Help me move this heavy table.


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