Gap fills exercise

April 24, 2013pdf

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate word or phrase. Choose your answers from the options given below.

1. She seems nice. ……………………….., I don’t really like her.

a) even so

b) even though

c) either could be used here

2. ……………………. I become a millionaire, I will always be a socialist.

a) even

b) even if

c) either could be used here

3. ‘Are you interested in going to university?’ ‘Yes, I ………………’

a) would like

b) would like to

c) either could be used here

4. I’ll try to phone you ……………………… the meeting.

a) during

b) in

c) either could be used here

5. I woke up ……………………… the night.

a) during

b) in

c) either could be used here

6. I couldn’t recognize him because he was dressed …………….. a dark suit.

a) with

b) in

c) either could be used here

7. …………………… the bad weather, the match was cancelled.

a) because

b) due to

c) in spite of

8. I’ve been to ………………….. too many places recently.

a) rather

b) quite

c) either could be used here

9. It was a …………………. unpleasant experience.

a) rather

b) quite

c) a bit

10. He’s not ………………….. to be a soldier.

a) tall enough

c) enough tall

c) either could be used here

Answers

1. She seems nice. Even so, I don’t really like her.

2. Even if I become a millionaire, I will always be a socialist.

3. ‘Are you interested in going to university?’ ‘Yes, I would like to.

4. I will try to phone you during the meeting.

5. I woke up in / during the night.

6. I couldn’t recognize him because he was dressed in a dark suit.

7. Due to the bad weather, the match was cancelled.

8. I have been to rather too many places recently.

9. It was a rather unpleasant experience.

10. He is not tall enough to be a soldier.

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