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Give up smth. (smb.)

e. g. 1. He's sure to give up the idea sooner or later. 2. They had given him up as lost.

5. (K) Recast the following using adjectives with -less derived from the Italicized nouns. Make other necessary changes

Model: The work was done without care. It was careless work.

1. I was rather surprised to hear that he had no friends. 2. It's no use trying to make him understand. 3. As far as I could judge there were no faults in the work. 4. There's no hope that the case will ever be settled. 5. Faced with danger he showed no fear. 6. There were no children in the family. 7. Beyond doubt it was a most startling coincidence. 8. It was a strange kind of song, without a tune. 9. I knew that without my help he would be lost.

6. (K) Recast the following using adjectives with -full or-less according to the sense. Make other necessary changes.

1. The words meant nothing to me. 2. He gave me a look which to me was full of meaning. 3. There's no harm \n such a joke. 4. Medicine may do you a lot of harm if you take it without consulting a doctor first. 5. You should have shown greater mercy to the boy. 6. He had no mercy for those whom he considered to be his enemies. 7. I found the information to be of great use. 8. She tore up the picture. She had no fur­ther use for it. 9. There's really no hope that he'll ever under­stand what he had done. 10. She was full of hope about her boy's future. 11. She couldn't thank us enough for the help we gave her. 12. You won't be getting any thanks for doing the job,

K) Recast the following using verbs Instead of the Italicized nouns. Make other necessary changes.

Model: I see no connection between the facts. I can't connect the facts.

1. He owes me an apology and an explanation. 2. This piece of work wants your attention. 3. A heated discussion

 


raged around the problem. 4. It's nothing but your imagina­tion. 5. The boy will hardly ever live up to his parents' ex­pectations. 6. The doctor is sure to give him a thorough ex­amination. 7. Preparations for the party were in full swing. 8. I see no reason for objection.

8. Note the effect of off on the meaning of the verb. Translate the) sentences into Russian. Give examples of your own.

1. The house wants a new coat of paint. The old paint has all peeled off. 2. The notice read: "Keep off the grass". 3. The boy has run off to play. 4. The first group of climbers set off at dawn to be almost immediately followed by a second group. 5. The doctor advised him to keep off alcohol and fats. 6. He tore off a strip of gauze and bandaged up the bleeding finger. 7. She took off her coat and hung it on a peg.

9. (K) Change the sentences so as to use the infinitive instead of the itali­cized verbs.

Model: She put her hand into the bag and found that the book wasn't there any more.

She put her hand into the bag to find that the book wasn't there any more.

1. When he came into the office he found a stranger wait­ing for him there. 2. The woman looked up from her book and say that she had missed her stop. 3. His mind was made up. He would leave and never return. 4. When he arrived at the station he learned that the last train had left but five min­utes ago. 5. When she woke 'up she discovered that she was quite alone in the flat. 6. He opened the door and found himself face to face with his brother.




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