Go, get, grow and turn: exercise

February 23, 2013pdf

Complete the following sentences using appropriate words indicating change.

1. I go to work by car and my neighbour goes by bus. I usually ………………….. there first.

a) go

b) get

c) either could be used

2. Can you tell me how to …………………………. to the railway station?

a) go

b) get

c) reach

3. Leaves ……………………. brown in autumn.

a) go

b) get

c) either could be used here

4. He ………………………… bald in his early twenties.

a) got

b) went

c) either could be used here

5. Without noticing it, he …………………………… old.

a) went

b) grew

c) either could be used here

6. When they ………………………… rich, they began to ignore their old friends.

a) turned

b) grew

c) went

7. Everything that King Midas touched, ………………………… into gold.

a) got

b) turned

c) either could be used

8. He taught in a college for twenty years before ……………………….. writer.

a) turning

b) going

c) getting

Answers

1. I usually go to office by car and my neighbour goes by bus. I usually get there first.

2. Can you tell me how to get to the railway station?

3. Leaves go brown in autumn.

4. He went bald in his early twenties.

5. Without noticing it, he grew old.

6. When they grew rich, they began to ignore their old friends.

7. Everything that King Midas touched turned into gold.

8. He taught in a college for twenty years before turning writer.

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