Match up: grammar exercise

June 1, 2012pdf

Match the questions given in part 1 against the answers given in part 2.

Part 1

1. How long have you been learning English?

2. What can I do for you?

3. When can I expect to hear from you?

4. Who is guilty?

5. Are his remarks based on facts?

6. Why are you keen on going abroad?

7. Shall we ever forget these happy days?

8. Who went there yesterday?

9. How many apples are there in the basket?

10. How much money can you lend me?

11. How long are you staying here for?

12. Are you sure of your success?

Part 2

1. Yes, I’m dead sure.

2. No, how can we ever forget them?

3. No, they aren’t.

4. Ten dollars at the most.

5. I haven’t decided yet.

6. Because I could find a better job there.

7. None of us.

8. For two years.

9. There are ten in all.

10. Either James or his brother.

11. Within the next two days.

12. Please get me a cup of coffee.

Solution

1. ‘How long have you been learning English?’ ‘For two years.’

2. ‘What can I do for you?’ ‘Please get me a cup of coffee.’

3. ‘When can I expect to hear from you?’ ‘Within the next two days.’

4. ‘Who is guilty?’ ‘Either James or his brother?’

5. ‘Are his remarks based on the facts?’ ‘No, they aren’t.’

6. ‘Why are you keen on going abroad?’ ‘Because I could find a better job there.’

7. ‘Shall we ever forget these happy days?’ ‘No, how can we forget them.’

8. ‘Who went there yesterday?’ ‘None of us.’

9. ‘How many apples are there in the basket?’ ‘There are ten in all.’

10. ‘How much money can you lend me?’ ‘Ten dollars at the most.’

11. ‘How long are you staying here for?’ ‘I haven’t decided yet.’

12. ‘Are you sure of his success?’ ‘Yes, I’m dead sure.’

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