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Verb Patterns 1 Quiz

Verb Patterns 1 Quiz

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VERB PATTERNS 1 For each of the six questions choose the one correct answer

1. a. b. c. d.

Which is the correct use of suggest? "We’ve missed the bus, ________?" what do you suggest us do what do you suggest we do what do you suggest us to do what do you suggest we to do

2. a. b. c. d.

I don’t remember ________ you at the party, were you there? seeing see to see saw

3. a. b. c. d.

The grass is very long, it needs ________ . cut cutting to cut to be cutting

4. a. b. c. d.

Which of the following verbs is not followed by -ing? He stopped going to the cinema. He enjoyed going to the cinema. He wanted going to the cinema. He suggested going to the cinema.

5. a. b. c. d.

Let me ________ for the meal, you paid last time. pay paying to pay paid

6. a. b. c. d.

He always dreamed _______ in the city. of living to live in living for living

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VERB PATTERNS 1 answers 1. a. b. c. d.

Wrong. Correct. Wrong. Wrong. There is no ‘to’ after suggest.

2. a. b. c. d.

Correct. We use the -ing form of the verb after Remember if we are thinking of something in the past. Wrong. Wrong. Wrong.

3. a. b.

c. d.

Wrong. Correct. Well done. The gerund -ing is used after need to make a passive meaning. You could also say needs + to be cut and keep the same meaning. Wrong. Wrong.

4. a. b. c. d.

Wrong. Stop + ing is correct (stop + to do is possible but with a different meaning). Wrong. Enjoy + ing is correct. Correct. Want + to do is the correct form. He wanted to go to the cinema. Wrong. Suggest + ing is correct.

5. a. b. c. d.

Correct. Let + person + infinitive without to (let me pay) is correct. Wrong. Wrong. Wrong.

6. a. b. c. d.

Correct. ‘Dream of doing’ something is correct. Wrong. Wrong. Wrong.

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