So, too, very: grammar worksheet

January 12, 2013pdf

Complete the following sentences using appropriate degree modifiers. Each question is followed by three suggested answers. Choose the most appropriate one.

1. The day was ……………………………….. hot that we didn’t go out.

a) too

b) so

c) very

2. The box was …………………………….. heavy for me to lift.

a) too

b) so

c) very

3. The box was ……………………………. heavy that I could not lift it.

a) so

b) too

c) heavy

4. The task was …………………………… difficult.

a) too

b) very

c) either could be used here

5. There were far ……………………………. many letters to answer.

a) too

b) so

c) either could be used here

6. The watch was ……………………………. expensive that I didn’t buy it.

a) so

b) very

c) either could be used here

7. My new car cost me ………………………….. much.

a) too

b) so

c) either could be used here

8. ……………………….. many people attended the meeting.

a) so

b) very

c) either could be used here

9. I don’t like him because his manners are ………………………….. bad.

a) too

b) very

c) either could be used here

Answers

1. The day was so hot that we didn’t go out.

2. The box was too heavy for me to lift.

3. The box was so heavy that I could not lift it.

4. The task was too / very difficult.

5. There were far too many letters to answer.

6. The watch was so expensive that I didn’t buy it.

7. My new car cost me too / so much.

8. So many people attended the meeting.

9. I don’t like him because his manners are too / very bad.

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