Make, take or leave: grammar exercise

August 25, 2012pdf

Complete the following sentences using make, leave or take.

1. Can I …………………………… a suggestion?

a) make

b) leave

c) take

2. One must not ………………………….. more than one gives.

a) take

b) make

c) leave

3. Please …………………………. a look at this.

a) make

b) take

c) leave

4. Can I ………………………… a message?

a) leave

b) take

c) either could be used here

5. I can’t …………………………. an exception in your case.

a) make

b) take

c) leave

6. My brother likes to …………………………….. photos.

a) take

b) make

c) leave

7. We have ……………………………. all arrangements for the party.

a) made

b) taken

c) done

8. She is old enough to …………………………… her own bed now.

a) take

b) make

c) leave

9. If you are tired why don’t you …………………………….. a rest?

a) take

b) make

c) leave

10. She ………………………….. a deep breath.

a) made

b) took

c) left

Answers

1. Can I make a suggestion?

2. One must not take more than one gives.

3. Please take a look at this.

4. Can I leave a message? / Can I take a message? (Note that the meanings are different.)

5. I can’t make an exception in your case.

6. My brother likes to take photos.

7. We have made all arrangements for the party.

8. She is old enough to make her own bed now.

9. If you are tired why don’t you take a rest?

10. She took a deep breath.

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