A) Complete with the infinitive with or without to 1. It is advisable not ___ swim in this river. 2.

He went to Germany ___ attend a German course. 3. I’d rather ___ do it by myself, if you don’t mind. 4. Could you ___ speak more slowly? 5. ___ fish is prohibited in this lake. 6. You’d better ___ take a couple of aspirins. 7. That was the easiest thing ___ do. 8. Was it difficult for you ___ understand his handwriting? 9. Would you like something ___eat? 10. They might ___ be late. 11. I’m sorry ___ hear that you won’t be coming. 12. We will be pleased ___ put you up. 13. They expect the game ___ finish late. 14. We saw him ___ cross the road. 15. He was the last ___ arrive. 16. They should ___ be at work. 17. We couldn’t do anything but ___ accept his advice. 18. I’m running ___ catch the bus. 19. He was the only one ___ think so. 20. Could you ___ help me ___ carry this suitcase to my room, please? 21. Why not ___ let them ___ do what they like? 22. It will be impossible for them ___ arrive before midnight. 23. Mum wants us _____ go home immediately. 24. Why don’t you let me ___ go out tonight, mum? 25. I heard him ___ say that. 26. He offered ___ help us. 27. They agreed ___ postpone the meeting. 28. I was glad ___ see him. 29. I managed ___ repair the television. 30. We have decided ___ join a gym. 31. I hope ___see you again. 32. He promised not ___ be late again. 33. His sad story made me ___ cry. 34. ___ tell you the truth, I’m rather disappointed. 35. Can you ___ dance? 36. Let me ___ help you. 37. We weren’t allowed ___ leave the room. 38. We had ___ wait for a long time. 39. It was very kind of them ___ put us up. 40. I noticed the two men ___ jump over the fence. 41. She can ___ do everything but ___ iron. 42. They decided ___ sell their house and ___ move to Italy. 43. I got my father ___ lend me his car. B) Complete with –ing form or the infinitive with or without to 1. This book tells you how (win) at games without (cheat). 2. He made me (repeat) his instructions (make ) sure that I understood what I had (do) after he had gone. 3. You still have a lot (do) and (learn). 4. Would you like (come) with me? 5. He never thinks of (get) out of your way, he expects you (walk) around him. 6. You don’t need (ask) the permission every time you want (leave) the room 7. It’s pleasant (sit) by the fire at night and (hear) the wind (howl) outside. 8. Why did you go all around the field instead of (walk) across it? 9. He is very fond of (do) puzzles. 10. I wanted (go) to a concert but Peter wasn’t interested in (go). 11. He didn’t feel like (spend) the afternoon (do) his homework. He was too tired (study) C) Rewrite the sentences without changing their meaning. Use an infinitive construction. 1. It’s important that he should understand this. It’s important 2. He was the first man who arrived. He was the first man 3. There was no place where we could sit. There was no place 4. You mustn’t stay out too long. I don’t want 5. They haven’t delivered the parcel yet. We’re still waiting 6. Can anybody repair the gate? I need 7. My parents don’t’ want me to go on holiday with my friends. My parents don’t allow 8. A taxi will collect you. We have arranged 9. I hope he will phone me soon. I can’t wait 10. We didn’t reserve a table, which was very stupid of us. It was very stupid

Your passport will be ready in two weeks. That case was too 16. The room wasn’t large enough. The earthquake 17. The text was too difficult 22. The tower collapsed because of the earthquake. That case was too heavy. Shall I repeat? Would you prefer 14. It’s impossible 20. They forbid the children to play in the yard. It was very kind 18. It was impossible for 23. Shall I clean the kitchen? Do you want 13. We can’t come. I can’t wait 21.11. The text was so difficult that I couldn’t translate it. The room wasn’t large enough 19. They don’t permit 15. It will take two weeks 12. He couldn’t carry it. He couldn’t leave the country They didn’t permit . I hope you will come and see us soon. Not all people could get in. We couldn’t understand him. He phoned me immediately. which was very kind of him.

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