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Exercise 3. Translate the following, paying attention to the underlined words. How does the context influence the choice of a variant?

EXERCISES

Exercise 1. Translate the following, paying attention to the meanings of the verb to MAKE. How does the context influence the choice of a variant?

1. You're making a big mistake, Mrs. Grey. (B.P.)

2. I always make a cup of tea last thing. She drinks it in bed... (K.M.)

3. It made me feel worse than ever. (K.M.)

4. They were made for each other. (O.R.D.)

5. "I'm not going to make any speech," the Boss said. (R.P.W.)

6. Clutterbuck's father makes all the beer round here. (E.W.)

7. "And flags, Diana. There should be flags left over from last time." "I made them into dusters," said Dingy... (E.W.)

8. Presently, the door opened again, and two more boys looked in. They stood and giggled for a time and then made off. (E.W.)

9. "Me, a butler," said Philbrick, "made to put up tents like a blinking Arab." "Well, it's a change," said Paul."It's a change for me to be a butler," said Philbrick. "I wasn't made to be anyone's servant." (E.W.)

10. As if to make their appeal the more imperative, the fol­lowing appeared in one of the papers the very next day... (M.T.)

11. The clerk makes for the door, whistling the latest popular love ballad. (B.Sh.)

Exercise 2. Translate the following, paying attention to the meanings of the verbs to GET, to WANT. How does the context influence the choice of a variant?

1. You can always get money. (B.P.)

2. How did you get into my apartment? (R.L.)

3. "Is it quite easy to get another job after - after you've been in the soup?" asked Paul. "Not at first, it isn't, but there're ways". (E.W.)

4. "So he sat down there and wrote me a letter of recommendation... I've got it still." (E.W.)

5. By this time anonymous letters were getting to be an important part of my mail matter. (M.T.)

6. "I've got to help the gardeners..." (E.W.)

7. All this was a great deal easier than Paul had expected; it didn't seem so very hard to get on with the boys, after all. (E.W.)

8. "Florence, will you get on to the Clutterbucks on the tele­phone and ask them to come over..." (E.W.)

9. [Mary doesn't feel well in the morning. Her husband is trying to comfort her] "I'll get you something ... Stay down". "I can't. I've got to get the children to school" ... After a moment she said, "Ethan, i don't think I can get up. I feel too bad". (J.S.)

Exercise 3. Translate the following, paying attention to the underlined words. How does the context influence the choice of a variant?

1. The river is getting low and will soon dry up. (L.D.)

2. They were still talking in low voices. (J.F.)

3. The coal's getting low, we must order some more. (L.D.)

4. You've changed such a lot since I last saw you. (L.D.)

5. He [David] was glad he had finally decided to dress up a little - the jeans suit, a shirt and scarf - when he went downstairs ...He [the old painter] too had changed: a pale summer coat, a white shirt, a purple bow tie. (J.F.)



6. I somehow felt that I had one prominent advantage over these gentlemen and that was - good character. (M.T.)

7. ...what sort of characters Messrs. Woodford and Hoffman are... (M.T.)

9. A salary of four pounds a week would not, he was conscious, remake his fortunes... (J.G.)

10. Íć walked on, and became conscious that he had passed a face he knew. (J.G.)

11. Jack held out his hands for the conch and stood up, holding the delicate thing carefully in his sooty hands. (W.G.)

12. "...I couldn't stand him, personally..." (J.F.)


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