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#EngQuiz: Phrasal Verbs with ‘Stand’

Hey, fellas! We meet again. How was your day?

 

On the last week session, we discussed phrasal verbs with ‘stand.’  Let’s follow it up with some exercises! #EngQuiz

 

Complete the following sentence the aforementioned phrasal verb and fill in the blanks with the appropriate adverbs or particles, such as: by, around, aside, back, down, for, in, out, up, up for, up to.

 

Here we go!

 

  1. Stand ___ straight and take your hands out of your pockets!
  2. What does the FBI stand ___?
  3. The crowd quickly stood ___ to let the parade passed.
  4. You’ve got to stand ___ what you believe in.
  5. We have to stand ___ from the fire as it is getting too hot.
  6. Sam’s yellow car stood ___ from all the rest.
  7. Hannah alone was brave enough to stand ___ to Clay.
  8. The stuntman stood ___ for Chris Pratt’s dangerous scenes in the movies.
  9. He decided to stand ___ after 11 years working as a managing director.
  10. Cabin crew, please stand ___ for take-off.

 

 

Answers:

  1. up
  2. for
  3. aside
  4. up for
  5. back
  6. out
  7. up to
  8. in
  9. down
  10. by

 

How many questions did you answer correctly, fellas?

That’s a wrap, fellas! Thank you for your participation. I hope you had fun on this #EngQuiz session.

 

Compiled and written by @anhtiss at @EnglishTips4U on Wednesday, May 3, 2017.

 

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#EngQuiz: Participial adjective

In short, participial adjectives are present and past participles which are used as adjectives. Present and past participles adjectives are used in slightly different ways. One talks about something that causes of the feeling , and the other talks about how someone feels.

Find a recap on that session here: #EngClass: Participial adjective (3)

Moving on, this time around, we’re having a quiz on present and past participle adjectives. Let’s start, shall we?

1. He was (terpesona) to hear his little son singing in the bath.
amuzed
amusing
amuse
amused
Correct! ‘Amused’ means ‘terpesona.’ Therefore, “He was amused.” means “Dia merasa terpesona.”
2. I find these instructions very (membingungkan)! Could you come and help me?
Confusing Correct! ‘Confusing’ means ‘membuat bingung.’ Therefore, “It is confusing.” means “Ini membingungkan.”[/explanation][/answer]
Confused
Confuse
Confuzed
3. I was feeling (tertekan), so I stayed at home with hot chocolate and a good book.
(Pic)
Depressed
Correct! ‘Depressed’ means ‘merasa tertekan.’ Therefore, “I am feeling depressed.” means “Saya merasa tertekan.”
Depressing
Impressed
Impression
4. That is the most (memalukan) photo! I look terrible!
embarrassing
Correct! ‘Embarassing’ means ‘membuat malu.’ Therefore, ’embarassing photo.’ means ‘foto yang membuat malu.’
embarrassed
embarassment
embarassingly
5. Julie was so (kelelahan) after her exams, she spent the next three days sleeping.
exhausted
Correct! ‘Exhausted’ means ‘merasa lelah.’
Therefore, “I was exhausted.” means “Saya kelelahan (merasa lelah).”
exhausting
exhaust
exhaustion
6. I tried all morning to send an email, but it wouldn’t work. I was so (frustrasi)!
frustrated
Correct! ‘Frustrated’ means ‘merasa frustrasi.’ Therefore, “I was frustrated.” means “Saya merasa frustrasi.”
frustrating
frustrate
frustration
7. A nice hot bath is so (melegakan) after a long day.
Relaxing
Correct! ‘Relaxing’ means ‘membuat lega.’ Therefore, “It is relaxing.” means “Itu melegakan (membuat lega).”
Relaxation
Relaxes
Relaxed
8. I’m very (puas) that I managed to order the meal in French.
Satisfied
Correct! ‘Satisfied’ means ‘merasa puas.’ Therefore, “I am satisfied.” means “Saya (merasa) puas.”
Satisfication
Satisfying
Satisfy
9. It’s (mengejutkan) how many people don’t want to travel to another country.
Surprising
Correct! ‘Surprising’ means ‘mengejutkan.’ Therefore, “It is surprising.” means “Itu mengejutkan (membuat terkejut).”
Surprises
Surprised
Surprise
10. My job is really (melelahkan). I don’t get home until 10pm sometimes.
Tiring
Correct! ‘Tiring’ means ‘melelahkan, membuat lelah.’ Therefore “It is tiring.” means “Itu melelahkan (membuat lelah).”
Tires
Tire
Tired

Compiled and written by @miss_qiak for @EnglishTips4U on Saturday, April 1, 2017

 

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#EngQuiz: ‘Live’ vs. ‘alive’

In this occasion, we’ll test how well you understand when to use the words ‘live’ and ‘alive.’ We’ve actually talked about this in a previous article. If you missed the discussion, feel free to head over to #EngVocab: ‘Live’ vs. ‘alive’.

Without further ado, let’s start, shall we?

Read the questions carefully. Click the word of your choice.

1. Where do you [live/alive]?
live
Correct! Here, ‘live’ is a verb which means to reside.
alive
2. I [live/alive] in Jakarta.
live
Correct! Here, ‘live’ is a verb which means to reside.
alive
3. This music makes me feel [live/alive].
live
alive
Correct! Here, ‘alive’ is an adjective which means active, not dead.
4. I’ve always wanted to [live/alive] in Bali.
live
Correct! Here, ‘live’ is a verb which means to reside.
alive
5. Some people feel most [live/alive] when they are busy with work.
live
alive
Correct! Here, ‘alive’ is an adjective which means active, not dead.
6. I wish Michael Jackson was still [live/alive].
live
alive
Correct! Here, ‘alive’ is an adjective which means active, not dead.
7. Some people [live/alive] every day like there is no tomorrow.
live
Correct! Here, ‘live’ is a verb which means to conduct a life.
alive
8. We went to watch the match [live/alive] at the stadium.
live
Correct! Here, ‘live’ is an adjective which means actual, present.
alive
9. These are [live/alive] animals.
live
Correct! Here, ‘live’ is an adjective which means living.
alive
10. A man was hit by a car this morning. Is he [live/alive]?
live
alive
Correct! Here, ‘alive’ is an adjective which means active, not dead.

There goes all 10 questions for today. How did you do? How many correct answers did you score?

 

Compiled and written by @miss_qiak for @Englishtips4U on Thursday, March 9, 2017

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#EngQuiz: ‘Can’ vs ‘be able to’

Hi, fellas! In this post, we’re doing an #EngQuiz on the usage of “can” vs “be able to” that we have discussed before. Choose the correct word or phrase to fill these sentences!

1. She has confirmed that she _____ attend the meeting tomorrow.
a. can
b. is able to
c. both are correct
Correct! We can use either “can” or “be able to” to talk about the ability to do something on a specific occasion in the future.
2. He said he stayed up late last night but he _____ write anything.
a. can’t
b. couldn’t
Correct! We can use the past form of either “can” or “be able to” in negative statements about something in the past.
 c. isn’t able to
d. weren’t able to
3. I _____ juggle up to four balls at a time.
a. can
b. am able to
c. both are correct
Correct! We can use either “can” or “be able to” in the present tense to talk about an ability to do things.
4. _____ win one of the doorprize back then?
a. Can you
b. Could you
c. Are you able to
d. Were you able to
Correct! We only use “was/were able to” to talk about something we succeeded in doing on a specific time in the past.
5. If the device is too hot, it _____ damage the battery.
a. can
Correct! We only use “can” or “could” in the present tense to talk about possibilities.
b. is able to
Nope!
c. both are correct
Nay!
6. I _____ crawl through that little gap between the bushes when I was a kid.
a. can
b. can’t
c. could
Correct! We can use either “could” or “was/were able to” to talk about an ability that someone doesn’t have anymore.
d. were able to

Compiled and written by @fafafin for @EnglishTips4U on Thursday, January 19, 2017

 

EngQuiz: Different Ways to Walk

Hello, fellas. Yesterday, we have shared some vocabularies about different types of walking, which you can review here. Now let’s do an #EngQuiz on those vocabularies. Choose a word inside the brackets to fill in the blank.

  1. They _____ around the stage as if they were some famous fashion models. (stomp/strut/shamble)
  2. We try not to make any sound by _____ across the room because grandpa is asleep in front of the fireplace. (tiptoeing/limping/stepping)
  3. The dim light inside the theater makes him trip on someone’s foot and _____ towards his seat. (tiptoe/stumble/pace)
  4. The siblings _____ along the street, enjoying the nice weather. (stalk/step/amble)
  5. Julian _____ towards the chair next to me, telling me he just fell off his bike. (stomps/marches/limps)
  6. It’s almost 7 am. The students who stroll begin to _____ so as to not come late to school. (stride/march/saunter)
  7. My little sister is pretending to be a giant. She _____ around the kitchen while making noises in a made-up deep voice. (steps/stomps/stumbles)
  8. He likes to _____ back and forth in the room when he’s thinking. (pace/shamble/stalk)

Here’s the recap of our #EngQuiz session on Twitter. You can scroll through it to see the correct answers.

Compiled by @Fafafin for @EnglishTips4U on December 9, 2016.

#EngQuiz: Transitive vs. Intransitive Verbs

Last week, we learned about transitive and intransitive verb, and now, we are going to do a quiz on that topic. On these 10 sentences, you are to decide whether the verbs I write in ALL CAPS are transitive or intransitive.

  1. The farmer didn’t GO to her ricefield this morning.
  2. The stars SPARKLE so bright.
  3. He made everybody swear to KEEP the secret.
  4. I DRAW a square on the paper.
  5. We failed to get the discount because the sale has ENDED.
  6. The student STOPS the bus and climbs up.
  7. We AGREED to meet up next week.
  8. I sit still and LISTEN to the sound of an approaching car.
  9. Catey DRAWS for a living.
  10. Hank ENDED the livestream five minutes ago.

Below are the tweets from our #EngQuiz session on this topic. You can scroll through them to find the answer.

Compiled and written by @Fafafin for @EnglishTips4U on November 17, 2016.

#EngQuiz: Irregular Past Participle

Hi fellas, happy halloween! How was your weekend, spooky and scary enough? :)

Today we will talk about irregular past participle.

The past participle, also sometimes called the passive or perfect participle, is identical to past tense form (in -ed) in the case of regular verbs, but takes various forms in the case of irregular verbs.

To practice irregular past participle, I will give you some exercises.

Begin your response with “I have never … ”

E.g. Go to that clinic.

–> I have never gone to that clinic.

1. Wear a kimono. –> I have never …

2. Forget your name. –> I have never …

3. Build a house. –> I have never …

4. Feed a lion. –> I have never …

5. Hold a snake. –> I have never …

6. Steal anything. –> I have never …

7. Sleep in a tent. –> I have never …

8. Win a lottery. –> I have never …

9. Make apple pie. –> I have never …

10. Ride a horse. –> I have never …

11. Read that book. –> I have never …

12. Buy a designer bag. –> I have never …

13. Break a window. –> I have never …

14. Drive a truck. –> I have never …

15. See that movie. –> I have never …
Answers: 1. Worn; 2. Forgotten; 3. Built; 4. Fed; 5. Held; 6. Stolen; 7. Slept; 8. Won; 9. Made; 10. Ridden; 11. Read; 12. Bought; 13. Broken; 14. Driven; 15. Seen.
That’s all for today fellas. See you next sunday.

Compiled and written by @sherlydarmali for @EnglishTips4U on Sunday, October 30, 2016.

#EngQuiz: See, Look, Watch

Following one of our previous posts #EngTrivia: See, look, watch, let’s follow it up with some exercise?

Fill in the blanks with see, look at, or watch.

1. We _____ the door all day but no one knocked with the package we’ve been waiting for.
see
look at
watch
correct!
2. She wore a green T-shirt when I _____ her yesterday.
saw
correct!
looked at
watched
I’m going to _____ John’s new vlog as soon as I got home.
see
look at
watch
correct!
3. _____ the horizon! I think that’s a ship approaching.
see
look at
correct!
watch
4. Inferno is now playing in theaters, right? Have you _____ it?
seen
correct!
looked at
watched
5. Can you _____ the baby? I need go outside for a minute to talk to Mrs. Baker.
see
look at
watch
correct!
6. He keeps _____ his watch hoping the time will run faster.
seeing
looking at
correct!
watching
7. Pause the video at 5.11 and _____ the scene, can you _____ Eva in the crowd?
see, look at
look at, see
correct!
watch, see
8. Don’t _____ a stranger like that. It’s impolite.
see
look at
correct!
watch
9. I keep _____ an error message when tweeting, please fix this bug.
seeing
correct!
look at
watch

 

Compiled and written by @Fafafin for @EnglishTips4U on Thursday, October 27, 2016

 

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#EngQuiz: Guess The Idiom!

Hi, fellas. What are you up to tonight? If you got nothing to do, stay tuned on our timeline because we’ll have an session.

Today we’ll have an  #EngQuiz called Guess the Idiom. So, I will share a picture of an idiom and the clue, then you have to guess what idiom is it. Today’s idiom theme is falling in love! In this post, I’d simply share the summary of the game. Enjoy! ;)

 

Example:

Clue: someone important

014-big-cheese

Answer: The big cheese

1. Clue: to describe something very briefly.

in-a-nutshell

Answer: in a nutshell.

2. Clue: the one you love the most.

apple-eye-2

Answer: The apple of (one’s) eyes.

3. Clue: to tell a secret to someone who is not supposed to know about it.

521957_bf30ef73c2bb4cf5b141cf31d557135b

Answer: spill the bean

4. Clue: a very easy task.

slice-of-cake-wallpaper-2

Answer: a piece of cake

5.  Clue: a bad person.

bad_egg

Answer: Bad egg

6. Clue: Someone who just sits on the couch watching TV.

file-couch-potato-jpg-uncyclopedia-the-content-free-encyclopedia-blxjhm-clipart

Answer: a couch potato

7. Clue: to treat someone to an expensive meal.

tavarua-island-resort-dinner-wine

Answer: wine and dine

8. Clue: Something one enjoys or does well.

cup-of-tea-hd-wallpaper

Answer: cup of tea

I think it is a wrap for today’s . Anyway, thank you for joining me in this session.


Compiled by @AnienditaR for @EnglishTips4U on September 3, 2016

#EngQuiz: The Scramble Word

Do you play Quiz Up, fellas? What’s your favorite category? Let’s play The Scramble Word!

So, I’ll give you some scrambled letters and some options, then you have to choose the right one.

OYNJE =
often
money
honey
enjoy
correct!
IGROACN =
drawing
organic
correct!
rolling
trading
OECSNTN =
consent
correct!
chaotic
scent
absent
TIENATP =
painter
station
patient
correct!
pattern
SREENEU =
resume
ensure
correct!
refuse
screen
NDIEYTIT =
identify
distinct
intimate
identity
correct!
CUSLME =
muscle
correct!
casual
column
myself
FICORNM =
romance
uniform
confirm
correct!
fiction
CDAEED =
deadly
decide
advice
decade
correct!
LSVRIE =
rivals
silver
correct!
virals
evils
NISEGR =
regain
singer
correct!
single
ignore

 

Compiled and written by @AnienditaR at @EnglishTips4u on Saturday, May 28, 2016

 

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#EngQuiz: Loose, Lose, or Loss?

Hello hey hi, fellas!
How are you?
Today is #EngQuiz day! The topic is loose, lose, and loss. :)

In this quiz, you will have to choose the correct answer for each question.
Let’s start!

1. Which one is a noun? (Loose/Lose/Loss) #EngQuiz
2. Which one is both an adjective and a verb? (Loose/Lose/Loss) #EngQuiz
3. Which one means ‘not tightly fixed; easy to detach’? (Loose/Lose/Loss) #EngQuiz
4. Which one means ‘to set free; to release’? (Loose/Lose/Loss) #EngQuiz
5. Which one relates to a feeling of having something/someone gone? (Loose/Lose/Loss) #EngQuiz
6. Which one means ‘fail to win’? (Loose/Lose/Loss) #EngQuiz
7. I like sleeping in __________ T-shirt. (Loose/Lose/Loss) #EngQuiz
8. The ______ of her sister was devastating. (Loose/Lose/Loss) #EngQuiz
9. He didn’t _______ the battle. (Loose/Lose/Loss) #EngQuiz
10. We will ______ the dogs tomorrow. (Loose/Lose/Loss) #EngQuiz
ANSWERS:
1. Loss
2. Loose
3. Loose
4. Loose
5. Loss
6. Lose
7. Loose
8. Loss
9. Lose
10. Loose

How many questions did you answer correctly, fellas? :)
That is all I can share for today, hope you had fun and I hope the quiz could be useful for you!

Compiled and written by @waitatiri at @EnglishTips4U on July 19, 2016.

#EngQuiz: Commonly misspelled words

Here is a list of commonly misspelled words. Click the one which you think is correctly spelled.

Let’s start!

1.
acommodate
accommodate
2.
argument
arguement
3.
consensus
concensus
4.
embarass
embarrass
5.
harrass
harass
6.
liason
liaison
7.
occasion
occassion
8.
supersede
supercede
9.
withhold
withold
10.
perserverence
perseverance

Compiled and written by @waitatiri at @EnglishTips4U on Tuesday, March 15, 2016

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#EngQuiz: Fix the punctuation

Study each question and option carefully and pick one with correct punctuation.

1. He has a _____ son.
two, year old
two year-old
two-year-old
When the adjectival phrase (2-year-old) comes before the noun it modifies (son), it’s hyphenated.
2. He got three A’s last semester but his one downfall was Physics.
semester but, his
semester, but his
We use a comma before conjunction to connect two independent clauses.
semester, but, his
3. This is what you’ll need to buy a notebook, a box of diskettes, and some paper.
to buy;
to buy,
to buy:
We use a colon [:] before a list or an explanation that is preceded by a clause that can stand by itself.
4. “My Old Kentucky Home a tune by Stephen Foster, is Kentucky’s state song.
Home” a tune
Home”, a tune
Home,” a tune
Periods and commas go inside quotation marks. And we need a comma here to set apart a parenthetical element. (“A tune by Stephen Foster”)
5. My pin number has two 5s. It’s easy to remember.
5s
We don’t need to use apostrophe [ ‘ ] in this sentence. Apostrophe is used to indicate possessive case, contractions, or omitted letters.
5’s
5s’

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#EngGame: Valentine’s Day Vocabulary

G’ evening, fellas! How was your week? Mine was exhausting, huhu. I hope yours was better than mine. :)

I have prepared some #EngGame about Valentine’s vocabulary for today’s session. Who’s excited?

What you gotta do is fill in the blanks and form a word according to the description given. Shall we start now, fellas?

1. B _ _ _ _ _ _ = an attractively arranged flower that usually given as a present on Valentine’s Day.

2. L_ _ _b_ _ d = two people who are obviously very much in love with each other.

3. C _ _ _ _ = a Roman god of love, often represented by a naked baby boy with wings and love arrow.

4. D _ _ _ _ _ g = an affectionate form of address to a beloved person.

5. U _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ d L _ _ _ = one-sided love.

6. C _ _ _ _ _ _ a = a man with a reputation for having many love adventures.

7. H _ _ _ O _ _ _ H _ _ _ _ = an idiom which means being so infatuated with someone.

8. P _ _ _ _ L _ _ _ = an idiom which means temporary infatuation between young people

9. D _ _ _ _ _ D _ _ _ = a date which involves two couples.

10. L_ _ _ _- d_ _ _ _ = an idiom which means making an excessive display of affection.

Answer

  1. Bouquet
  2. Lovebird
  3. Cupid
  4. Darling
  5. Unrequited-love
  6. Casanova
  7. Head over heals
  8. Puppy love
  9. Double date
  10. Lovey-dovey

It’s a wrap for tonight, fellas. Thank you for your participation and…. have a great weekend! :)


Compiled and written by @AnienditaR at @EnglishTips4u on February 13, 2016

 

 

 

#EngQuiz: Onomatopoeia

Hello, fellas. How are you? Today we’ll be having an about Onomatopoeia :)

Do you know what onomatopoeia is, fellas?

You can read about onomatopoeia on our post here: https://t.co/Ouxa934UFO :)

In this quiz, all you have to do is choose the correct word for each expression / explanation. Ready?

Question 1:

1

Question 2:

2

Question 3:

3

Question 4:

4

Question 5:

5

Question 6:

6

Question 7:

7

Question 8:

8

 

ANSWERS:

  1. Slurp
  2. Ding Dong
  3. Ouch
  4. Vroom
  5. Achoo
  6. Poof
  7. Hurray
  8. Pow

Did you answer every question correctly, fellas? ^^

Thank you for participating in our #EngQuiz, I hope it could be useful for you! :)

Compiled and written by @waitatiri at @EnglishTips4U on December 8, 2015.

#EngQuiz: Analogies

Here’s how we play it: you are presented a sentence, then to choose another one with the most suitable relationship.

Here is an example:

Necklace is to beads as __________
mosaic is to tiles
Why? Necklace consists of beads; mosaic consists of tiles
pebble is to mountain
caterpillar is butterfly
baseball is to glove

Okay, let’s start!

1. Topaz is to yellow as __________
diamond is to carat
amber is to blue
sapphire is to red
amethyst is to purple
Why? Topazes are yellow; amethysts are purple.
2. Walk is to legs as __________
gleam is to eyes
chew is to mouth
Why? Walk is a movement of the legs; chewing is a movement of the mouth.
cover is to book
grind is to nose
3. Chronological is to time as __________
virtual is to truth
abnormal is to value
marginal is to knowledge
ordinal is to place
Why? Chronological means in order of time, as ordinal means in order in place.
4. Waitress is to restaurant as __________
actor is to role
teacher is to school
Why? A waitress works in a restaurant; a teacher works in a school.
driver is to truck
author is to book
5. Rain is to drizzle as __________
swim is to drive
hop is to shuffle
run is to jog
Why? To drizzle is to rain slowly; to jog is to run slowly.
juggle is to bounce
6. Depresses is to sad as __________
neat is to considerate
exhausted is to tired
Why? Depressed is an intensification of sad; exhausted is an intensification of tired.
progressive is to tired
rapid is to plodding
7. Finale is to musical as __________
inning is to baseball
mystery is to novel
barista is to coffee
homestretch is to race
Why? The finale is the final part of a musical. The homestretch is the final part of a race.
8. Optimism is to pessimism as __________
success is to failure
Why? optimism is the opposite of pessimism; success it the opposites of failure.
food is to hunger
motivation is to dedication
maturity is to youth

Compiled and written by @AnienditaR at @EnglishTips4u on Saturday, November 28, 2015

 

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#EngQuiz: Prevalent English Grammar Mistakes

learnfrommistake
“Mistake is the best teacher.”

Today we have a quiz for you. It’s an easy quiz though. You just need to spot the mistakes in 10 sentences. The number at the end of the sentences indicating the total mistakes in them. See this example:

I am students. (1) <- The number in the bracket shows that there’s one mistake.

Answer: I am a student.

See?? That’s easy. Now’s your turn. Good luck.

  1. The science class yesterday is bored. The teacher do not even discuss about a think for our final observation task. (5)
  2. The principal (kepsek) will be going to announce his long-service leaf tomorrow morning after the recess. (3)
  3. The pant I bought yesterday was more costlier than last year. (4)
  4. He rushed to the hospital after he is found unconsciousness at a museum. (4)
  5. I failed at Science and English last semester. (1)
  6. She is good in Math. (1)
  7. I found that room is empty; She will go by the time you get there. (3)
  8. Did you see my old fascinating metal Chinese black sword? I leave it here yesterday. (5)
  9. She was marry with a chairman company. (3)
  10. I leave at United States. (3)
  11. I will text you when I will arrive. (1)

 

Answers:

  1. The science class yesterday was boring. The teacher did not even discuss a thing for our final observation task.
  2. The principal is going to announce his long-service leave tomorrow morning after the recess.
  3. The pants I bought yesterday are costlier than those I bought last year.
  4. He was rushed to the hospital after he was found unconscious at the museum.
  5. I failed in Science and English last semester.
  6. She is good at Math.
  7. I found that the room was empty; She would have gone by the time you got there.
  8. Did you see my fascinating old black Chinese metal sword? I left it here yesterday.
  9. She was married to a company chairman.
  10. I live in the United States.
  11. I will text you when I arrive.

 

Compiled and written by @wisznu at @EnglishTips4u on Thursday, November 19, 2015

 

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