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Monday, July 11, 2016

USE OF “Turn, become, get, grow, go”


USE OF “Turn, become, get, grow, go”
The words become, go, grow, turn, come and get can all be used to talk about change. They have similar meanings. There are differences too.
Complete the following sentences using an appropriate word indicating change.
1. You are ……………….. younger and younger.
a) staying
b) becoming
c) changing
2. Please ………………… ready now.
a) become
b) get
c) turn
3. It was ………………….. very dark.
a) becoming
b) getting
c) turning
4. What do you have to do to ………………….. an astronaut?
a) become
b) get
5. They ………………… married in 1986.
a) got
b) became
c) turned
6. Leaves …………………. brown in autumn.
a) turn
b) go
c) get
7. She ………………… red with embarrassment.
a) went
b) got
c) came
8. It will all ………………… right in the end.
a) go
b) come
c) get
9. Jealousy ………………… her into a monster.
a) became
b) got
c) turned
Answers
1. You are becoming younger and younger.
2. Please get ready now.
3. It was becoming / getting very dark.
4. What do you have to do to become an astronaut?
5. They got married in 1986.
6. Leaves turn / go brown in autumn.
7. She went red with embarrassment.
8. It will all come right in the end.
9. Jealousy turned her into a monster.


COMPARATIVES AND SUPERLATIVES


COMPARATIVES AND SUPERLATIVES
Complete the following sentences using an appropriate comparative or superlative form.
1. He is ………………. his father than his mother.
a) more like
b) liker
c) Either could be used here
2. He is ………………….. than stupid.
a) more lazy
b) lazier
c) Either could be used here
3. That is ……………….. of you.
a) kindest
b) most kind
c) Either could be used here
4. Could you talk …………………..?
a) quietlier
b) more quietly
c) Either could be used here
5. Can’t you drive any ………………….?
a) fast
b) faster
c) more fast
6. Susie is ……………….. than her sisters.
a) taller
b) tallest
7. Susie is the ……………………. of the four girls.
a) taller
b) tallest
8. He works ………………… than anybody else in the team.
a) hard
b) harder
c) hardest
9. We offer ………………….. expensive clothes for the fuller figure.
a) less
b) lesser
Answers
1. He is more like his father than his mother.
2. He is more lazy than stupid.
3. That is most kind of you.
4. Could you talk more quietly?
5. Can’t you drive any faster?
6. Susie is taller than her sisters.
7. Susie is the tallest of the four girls.
8. He works harder than anybody else in the team.
9. We offer less expensive clothes for the fuller figure.