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Hi everyone,

I wasn't sure where to post this, but I hope it's in the right place. I am an EFL student (9th year) and need some help with sentences for an English competition. Our professor had given us some tests to practice with, and after we solved them, she graded them. Now, I had done well on almost every part, expect one. This is what:

Complete the second sentence using the word in bold. Do not change the given word. Use between TWO and FIVE words. Including the given word.

EXAMPLE: Carl hasn't been to the theatre for many years
ages
It's ages since Carl has been to the theatre.

I will list all sentences, even though I had 4 out of ten correct.

1. I am sure it wasn't Jim who did it.
have
It____________________________Jim who did it.

2. Tim overslept so he missed the train
not
If___________________________, he wouldn't have missed the train

3. He is saving money because he wants to buy a new car
view
He is saving money______________________________a new car.

4. He won't lend you his new sweater on any account
will
On____________________________lend you his sweater.

5. Someone stole my TV when I was at the theatre.
had
I________________________________while I was at the theatre.

6. It would be better if you didn't smoke in my house
rather
I_______________________________smoke in my house

7. She intends to work abroad this summer
intention
It______________________________smoke in my house

8. He always takes a taxi home at night so that he won't be mugged.
fear
He always takes a taxi home at night________________mugged.

9. I'm sorry I didn't call you last night.
wish
I____________________________last night.

10. People say that Harry fobbs is a gifted artist.
be
Harry Fobbs__________________________________a gifted artist.

Please help me with these. Do you know where I could find these type of sentences to practive on online?

Thank you Emotion: smile
Marina
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My! Okay, I'll take a swing at it. Two to five words, huh?

1. I am sure it wasn't Jim who did it.
have
It____________________________Jim who did it. can't have been

2. Tim overslept so he missed the train
not
If___________________________, he wouldn't have missed the train Tim had not overslept

3. He is saving money because he wants to buy a new car
view
He is saving money______________________________a new car. with a view towards (?) This sounds a little BE to me- don't feel quite comfortable with it


4. He won't lend you his new sweater on any account
will
On____________________________lend you his sweater. no account will he

5. Someone stole my TV when I was at the theatre.
had
I________________________________while I was at the theatre. had my TV stolen


6. It would be better if you didn't smoke in my house
rather
I_______________________________smoke in my house would rather you didn't

7. She intends to work abroad this summer
intention
It______________________________smoke in my house it her intention to work abroad this summer, and also to smoke in my house every chance she gets.

8. He always takes a taxi home at night so that he won't be mugged.
fear
He always takes a taxi home at night________________mugged. for fear he will be

9. I'm sorry I didn't call you last night.
wish
I____________________________last night. wish I had called

10. People say that Harry fobbs is a gifted artist.
be
Harry Fobbs__________________________________a gifted artist. is said to be

good day! !!

please send me the answers of the test so that i can study.

thank you!!!!

jiejie
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Hi,

You don'tike Delmobile's answers?

Clive
Are you taking the same test that was being discussed in January of 2008????
i wouldn't call you last night
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Hi,

i wouldn't call you last night

Sorry, not correct. Do you know how to start and to end a sentence correctly?

Clive