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LEVEL 4 for the fourth course of the schools of languages


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bilingual phrases level Q

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index Relative clauses: non-defining

56-57

Future tense: contrasts

58-59

Future tense: contrasts (cont.)

60-61

Gerunds after for, and certain verbs

62-63

Adjective orders

2-3

Adjectives: Formation prefixes and suffixes

4-5

Prefixes

6-7

Adjectives: Comparison

8-9

Gerund after prepositions - verbs followed by gerund or infinitive

64-65

Adjectives: Comparison (cont.)

10-11

Adjectives: Degrees of intensity

12-13

Infinitives: after certain verbs

66-67

Adverbs of manner

14-15

Adverbs of degree

16-17

Inversion of the verb after certain adverbs

68-69

Modal verbs: revision

70-71

As well as + ing, although, as long as, as (cause)

18-19

Used to + gerundio - to + gerundio

20-21

The one who/that/which - The one with

72-73

22-23

Once, now that, when, first time, ever, never + present perfect

74-75

Passives: all tenses - Is considered /thought/said to be may/might /will have been + past participle

76-77

Reported speech - wish, would rather/sooner - it's time

78-79

Because, Because of, bound to, likely to By + time phrase - By the time + verb

24-25

The causative

26-27

Clauses of reason

28-29

Clauses of comparison

30-31

Clauses of concession

32-33

Implied conditional clauses

34-35

Remember (and other verbs) + gerund or infinitive

82-83

Clauses of purpose

36-37

Suffixes and prefixes

84-85

Clauses of result

38-39

Compound nouns

86-87

Clauses of time

40-41

Tenses: General revision and contrast

88-89

Conditionals type 1

42-43

Phrasal verbs 1

90-91

Conditionals type 2

44-45

Phrasal verbs 2

92-93

Conditionals type 3

46-47

Phrasal verbs 3

94-95

Connectives: comparison

48-49

Phrasal verbs 4

96-97

50-51

Phrasal verbs 5

98-99

Discourse markers

52-53

Phrasal verbs 6

100-101

Relative clauses: defining

54-55

Connective relative clauses

Reported speech (cont.)

80-81


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adjective order i. Nossirviouncamarero joven poco amistoso. z Era una habitation pequena, sucia y oscura. 3. Uso una navaja pequena afilada. 4. Nos encontramos en una enorme sala de conferences de cristal. 5. Rompio un precioso plato bianco de porcelanajaponesa. 6. Susan salfa con un atractivo estadounidense alto y moreno. 7. Tenlan un bonito perrito bianco de pelo rizado. a Conocimos a un joven atractivo teniente de navio. 9. La joven vivia sola en una bonita habitation limpia y clara. 10. Se bebio un enorme vaso de leche helada. 11. Llevaba un bolso de cuero negro grande y reluciente. 12. Era una mesa de cocina, de madera, hecha a mano. 13. Fuimos a un pequeno restaurante italiano muy bonito. 14. En la muneca llevaba una pulsera de esmeraldas de un verde oscuro. 15. En la casita vivfa una vieja grufiona. 16. El Sr. Martin estaba hablando con una bella mujer joven. 17. Las dos familias vivfan en una vieja choza decrepita. 18. Era una mujer alta y llevaba una falda de cuero negro. 19. Vimos una pelicula britanica de guerra. 20. Tenfa unos ojos grandes, rojos, saltones. 2

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21. Era un dia gris, lluvioso, deprimente. 22. Tomo una refrescante ducha frfa por la manana. 23. Llevaba un bonito vestido verde nuevo. 24. Vinieron en un enorme Cadillac negro antiguo. 25. La joven abrio una cajita de madera marron. 26. Tenfa una cara blanca regordeta con ojos saltones. 27. Vivian en una pequena calle estrecha y sucia. 28. A la puerta se sentaba un pequeno perro negro gordo. 29. Se trasladaron a una ciudad nueva grande y excitante. 30. Tenfa un pelo rubio largo y atractivo. 31. Subastaron un antiguo mueble italiano muy caro. 32. Fueron a ver una pelfcula japonesa nueva. 33. La noche era oscura, lluviosa y frfa. 34. Ella llevaba una negras botas de cuero italianas. 35. Estaban sentados alrededor de una enorme mesa de conferencias ovalada. 36. Compro un tablero de ajedrez indio bianco y negro. 37. Un atletico joven bronceado estaba en la puerta. 38. Tenfa una cajita negra de metal en la mano. 39. El cafe era negro y fuerte. 40. La joven era alta, delgada, con una figuraescultural. stanleyj


adjective order 1. We were served by an unfriendly young waiter. 2. It was a small, dark dirty room. 3. He used a small, sharp pocket knife. 4. We found ourselves in a huge, glass conference room. 5. He broke a beautiful, white, Japanese porcelain plate. 6. Susan was going out with a tall, dark handsome American. 7. They had a nice, white curlyhaired little dog. 8. We met a handsome young navy lieutenant. 9. The young girl lived alone in a nice, bright clean room. 10. He drank a huge ice-cold glass of milk. 11. She carried a big, shiny black leather handbag. 12. It was a handmade wooden kitchen table. is. We went to a very nice, little Italian restaurant. 14. On her wrist she wore a dark green emerald bracelet. is. In the little house there lived a grumpy old woman. 16. Mr Martin was speaking to/with a beautiful young woman. 17. The two families lived in a decrepit old hut/cabin. is. She was a tall woman and she wore a black leather skirt. 19. We saw a British war film. 20. He had large, protruding red eyes. 3

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21. It was a grey and miserable rainy day. 22. He had a refreshing cold shower in the morning. 23. She wore a pretty, new green dress. 24. They came in a huge, old black Cadillac. 25. The girl opened a little, brown wooden box. 26. He had a white chubby face with bulging eyes. 27. They lived in a small, dirty narrow street. 28. At the door sat a small, fat black dog. 29. They moved to an exciting, large new town. 30. She had attractive, long blond hair. 31. They auctioned a very expensive, old piece of Italian furniture. 32. They went to see a new Japanese film. 33. The night was dark, wet and cold. 34. She wore black, Italian leather boots. 35. They sat around a huge, oval conference table. 36. She bought a black and white Indian chessboard. 37. A tanned young athlete stood at the door. 38. She had a small, black metal box in her hand. 39. The coffee was black and strong. 40. The young woman was tall and thin, with a sculptural figure. stanley


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i. Era un joven irresponsable.

21. Todo lo que dijo era erroneo.

z Ha sido un incidente muy lamentable.

22. Todas sus ropas estaban impecables.

3. Este trabajo es incompatible con aquel.

23. Es imposible ponerlo en practica. Es impracticable.

4. Estos libros son invendibles tal como estan.

24. Lo encuentro extremadamente repugnante.

5. Unostentoso joven la acompanaba. 6. Era un dictador cruel e implacable. 7. Se encontro delante de un jovencito muy precoz. 8. Encuentro que el corner es un ejercicio extenuante. 9. Ese hombre es unico. Es inimitable.

25. Es una persona muy grunona. 26. Es inconcebible que esto haya sucedido. 27. Fue un negocio muy lucrativo. 28. Alison es una persona ingenua con una naturaleza susceptible.

10. Era una vision lamentable la que se ofrecia a nuestros ojos.

29. Y asi es la inexorable marcha del progreso.

11. Esa es justamente la palabra. Es muy apropiada.

30. Tenia confianza absoluta en el proyecto.

12. Las dos chicas eran amigas intimas.

31. Estamos recibiendo interferencias externas.

13. Las dos familias eran enemigos irreconciliables.

32. Es una joven presuntuosa y engreida.

14. Todos los alumnos tienen el mismo nivel.

33. Me temo que tu argumento no es muyverosimil.

is. Esta maquina no funciona bien. Es defectuosa.

34. Era un joven arrogante y altanero.

16. En este departamento encontraran obras diversas.

35. Esparcieron habladurfas maliciosas. 36. Tramaron un plan muy elaborado.

17. Este es un oficio muy lucrative.

37. Vivian en un lugar muy solitario.

is. Algunas palabras en este dialecto son impronunciables.

38. Tenfamos un tiempo muy variable.

19. Era un sistema de riego muy ingenioso. 20. Fueunaacciondeliberada.

39. Esta persona es muy honrada y sincera. 40. Me temo que no es un coche valido para la carrera. s t a nIe y |


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i. He was an irresponsible young man.

21. Everything he said was fallacious.

z It was a very regrettable incident.

22. All his clothes were impeccable.

3. This job is incompatible with that one. 4. These books are unsaleable as they are.

23. It's impossible to put it into practice. It's impracticable. 24. I find it exceedingly obnoxious. 25. He is a real moaner/grumbler.

5. A boastful young man accompanied her.

26. It is inconceivable that this may have happened.

6. He was a cruel and implacable dictator.

27. It was a very lucrative business.

7. He found himself facing a very precocious young boy. a I find that running is a strenuous exercise. 9. That man is unique. He is inimitable. 10. It was a pitiable sight that was offered in front of our eyes. 11. That is just the word. It is very appropriate.

28. Alison is a naive person with a susceptible nature. 29. And such is the inexorable march of progress. 30. He had an unshakeable conviction in the project. 31. We are receiving some extraneous interference. 32. She is a presumptuous and conceited young woman.

12. The two girls were intimate friends.

33. I'm afraid that your argument is not very plausible.

13. The two families were irreconcilable enemies.

34. He was an arrogant, supercilious young man.

14. All the pupils are at the same level.

35. They spread around some malicious gossip.

is. This machine doesn't work well. It is defective.

36. They thought of a very elaborate plan.

16. In this department you will find miscellaneous works.

37. They lived in a very desolate place.

17. This is a very lucrative business.

38. We had very changeable weather.

18. Some words in this dialect are unpronounceable. 19. It was a very ingenious watering system. 20. It was a deliberate action.

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i. La situacion nos era muy desfavorable.

21. Nadie es indispensable en este mundo.

z Me temo que la situacion es muy irregular.

22. La letra ha vencido ya.

3. El informe no estaba completo. Estaba incompleto. 4. Bernardo es una persona bastante voluble. 5. Mi novio es extraordinario. Es un superhombre. 6. La carne no esta hecha todavfa. Esta poco hecha.

23. No tiene modales. Es un mal educado. 24. No es una persona leal. Es desleal. 25. Las galletas que has hecho hoy son incomestibles. 26. En este pais la mayoria de la gente esanticomunista. 27. En el accidente todos resultaron ilesos.

7. Estamos viviendo en una situacion muy irreal.

28. Ese amigo tuyo es muy inmoral.

a Tu amigo nunca ha sido formal. Es bastante informal.

29. El contrabando de tabaco es, por supuesto, ilegal.

9. El tratamiento no es eficaz. Es mas bien ineficaz.

30. Aquel joven era una persona irresponsable.

10. No tiene ninguna ilusion. Esta desilusionado. 11. Esta veta de plata es muy impura. 12. Esta pieza no esta bien ajustada. Esta mal ajustada.

31. Ese contable es una persona poco honrada. 32. No pudimos evitarlo. Fue inevitable. 33. Siempre estaban juntos. Eran inseparables.

13. Mi mujer es una persona hipersensible.

34. Hablamos de cosas sin importancia.

14. Es un hombre introvertido y antisocial.

35. No lo entiendo. Es algo incomprensible.

is. Este libro no es conocido. En realidad, es desconocido.

36. Todo este territorio esta sin explorar.

16. Tienen un acuerdo de no interferencia. 17. Mi padre es irreligioso.

37. No esta conectado con el mundo. Esta desconectado. 38. Es una persona muy poco sincera.

18. Fue algo no planeado.

39. Mi libro no esta terminado. Esta sin terminar.

19. Estoy muy insatisfecho con vosotros.

40. Tu hijo es un joven inexperto.

20. Haceresoesilogico.

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prefixes 1. The situation was very unfavourable to us. 2. I'm afraid the situation is very irregular. 3. The report was not complete. It was incomplete. 4. Bernard is a rather inconsistent person. 5. My boyfriend is extraordinary. He is superhuman. 6. The meat is not done yet. It is underdone. 7. We are living in a very unreal situation. a Your friend has never been formal. He is rather informal. 9. The treatment is not effective. It is rather ineffective.

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21. Nobody is indispensable in this world. 22. The draft is already overdue. 23. He has no manners. He is impolite. 24. He is not a loyal person. He is disloyal. 25. The biscuits you made today are inedible. 26. In this country most people are anticommunist. 27. In the accident everyone was unscathed. 28. That friend of yours is very immoral. 29. Smuggling tobacco is, of course, illegal. 30. That young man was an irresponsible person.

10. He has no illusions left. He is rather disillusioned.

31. That accountant is a dishonest person.

11. The seam of silver is very impure.

32. We couldn't do anything about it. It was inevitable.

12. This part is not well adjusted. It is maladjusted.

33. They were a I ways together. They were inseparable.

13. My wife is a hypersensitive person.

34. We spoke about unimportant things.

14. He is an introverted and antisocial man.

35. I don't understand it. It is something incomprehensible.

15. This book is not well known. In fact it is unknown.

36. All this territory is unexplored.

16. They have a non-interference agreement. 17. My father is irreligious. 18. It was something unplanned. 19. I'm very dissatisfied with you. 20. Doing that is illogical. 7

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adjectives: comparison

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i. Todas eran bellas, pero Rita era quiza la mas bella.

21. Fue el momento mas preocupante que he pasado jamas.

2 Mi novio es el hombre mas atractivo que conozco.

22. Es mas divertido ir con alguien que solo.

3. Este cuadro es el mas grisaceo de la subasta,

23. Nunca he conocido a un hombre mas amable.

4. Este chico tiene peor genio que su padre. 5. Este es el chico mas gracioso de la clase. 6. Este es el hombre mas delgado de la ciudad.

24. Es mas cierto decir esto que lo contrario. 25. Esta pelicula es la menos aburrida de todas. 26. Este es el menor de los males. 27. La mayor parte del vino es importado.

7. Este chiste es el menos divertido de todos.

28. Esta es, con mucho, la peor carretera del pais.

8. Este es menos caro que aquellos.

29. Es el truco mas viejo del mundo.

9. Esta casa esta mejor construida que las otras.

30. Creo que es mas seguro adelantar ahora.

10. Esta situacion es menos frecuente queaquella.

31. Estaba mas que contenta con su nuevo coche.

11. Esta calle es mas estrecha que esas.

32. El es responsable en un menor grado.

12. Este pupitre es el mas ordenado de la clase.

33. Me gustan los dos abrigos. iCual es el mas largo?

13. Esta gente es mas libre que aquella.

34. La mayoria de los medicos no fuman.

14. Esta persona es la menos gentil.

35. El conducir es menos cansado que el andar.

15. Este chico es mas espabilado que su hermana. 16. Todas son bellas, pero esta es la menos bella. 17. Juan es mas apuesto que su amigo. 18. Este chico es mas timido que su hermana.

36. En esta cantina se malgasta mas comida que la que se come. 37. <LQue pais es el que produce mas vino? 38. Eres con mucho el mas descuidado de clase.

19. Mi amiga esta mas ocupada que yo.

39. Este es el chico mas apuesto de la clase.

20. Ha cometido muchas menos equivocaciones que otras veces.

40. Esta es la silla menos comoda de todas.

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1. They were all beautiful, but Rita was perhaps the most beautiful of all.

21. It was the most worrying moment I have ever experienced.

2. My boyfriend is the most handsome man I know.

22. It is more fun to go with somebody than to go alone.

3. This picture has the most grey in the auction.

23. I have never met a kinder man.

4. This boy is worse-tempered than his father.

24. It is truer to say this than the contrary.

5. This is the funniest boy in the class.

25. This film is the least boring of all.

6. This is the thinnest man in town.

26. This is the lesser of the evils.

7. This joke is the least amusing of all.

27. Most of the wine is imported. 28. This is by far the worst road in the country.

& This one is less expensive than those.

29. It is the oldest trick on earth.

9. This house is built better than the others.

30. I think it is safer to overtake now.

10. This situation is less common than that one. 11. This street is narrower than those. 12. This desk is the tidiest one in the classroom. 13. These people are freer than those.

31. She was more than pleased with her new car. 32. He is responsible to a lesser extent. 33. I like both coats. Which one is the longest? 34. Most doctors don't smoke.

14. This person is the least charming.

35. Driving is less tiring than walking.

15. This boy is more quick-witted than his sister.

36. More food is wasted than eaten in this canteen.

16. They are all beautiful, but this one is the least beautiful.

37. Which country produces most wine?

17. John is better-looking than his friend.

38. You are by far the most careless one in the class.

18. This boy is shyer than his sister. 19. My friend is busier than I am.

39. This is the best-looking/most good-looking boy in the class.

20. He has made far fewer mistakes than other times.

40. This is the least comfortable chair of all.

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21. Mi coche es igual que el tuyo.

i. Cuanto mas caros son los viajes, menosgenteviaja.

22. No es tan bobo como parece.

z Este chico no es tan trabajador como su hermano.

23. Era mucho mas alto que su hermano.

3. Este es el coche mas caro que jamas he conducido.

24. Conozco a ese hombre mejor que tu.

4. Fueeldfa masfelizdemi vida. 5. Mi hija es tan lista como la tuya. 6. Es el hombre mas engrefdo que conozco. 7. Mary es la mas lista desuescuela. a Cuanto mas dinero se hace, mas dinerosegasta. 9. Este libra es mas interesante que el quelefayer. 10. Esta es la chica mas guapa que he visto jamas. 11. Los ordenadores se estan haciendo mas y mas complicados. 12. Este jardin es tan grande como el nuestro. 13. Este es el libra mas interesante que he leido jamas. 14. El Tajo es el no mas largo de Espana. 15. El dia de San Juan es el mas largo del ano.

25. Mira a esos dos chicos. dCual es el mas alto? 26. Cuanto mas avanzas mas dificultades encuentras. 27. Las camas duras son mas saludables que las blandas. 28. No compres las cerezas caras; compra las baratas. 29. dCual de estos tres es el mas fuerte? 30. El que mas me gusta es el verde. 31. Yo nado muchfsimo mejor que el. 32. Tu no escribes a maquina tan rapido como yo. 33. El sabe mucho mas de lo que yo sabiaa suedad. 34. Tu eres como mi hermano. Los dos sois muy parecidos. 35. dPor que no vas en bici a trabajar como nosotros? 36. Esta no es una persona tan honrada comoaquella.

16. Cuanto mas le das, mas come.

37. Parecemos iguales, pera somos muy diferentes el uno del otro.

17. Los vuelos se estan abaratando cada vez mas.

38. Esta enfadado porque mis notas son las mismas que las de el.

18. Cuanto mas tiene uno que hacer, menos hace.

39. Las rasas son muy diferentes de los claveles.

19. Ese chico esta creciendo mas y mas.

40. Haremos algo diferente de lo que hicimos el ano pasado.

20. Yo no tengo tan pocos como tu.

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adjective: comparison (cont.) 1. The more expensive the journeys are, the less people travel. 2 This boy is not as/so hard a worker as his brother (is). 3. This is the most expensive car (that) I have ever driven. 4. It was the happiest day of my life. 5. My daughter is just as clever as yours. 6. He is the most conceited man (that) I know. 7. Mary is the cleverest in her school. a The more money you make, the more money you spend. 9. This book is more interesting than the one I read yesterday. 10. This is the prettiest girl I have ever seen. 11. Computers are becoming more and more complicated. 12. This garden is just as big as ours. 13. This is the most interesting book (that) I have ever read. 14. The Tagus is the longest river in Spain. 15. The summer solstice is the longest day of the year. 16. The more you give him, the more he eats. 17. Flights are getting cheaper and cheaper. 18. The more you have to do, the less you do. 19. That boy is getting taller and taller. 20. I haven't got as/so few as you (have).

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21. My car is the same as yours. 22. He is not so/as silly as he looks. 23. He was much taller than his brother. 24. I know that man better than you (do). 25. Look at those two boys. Which one is taller? 26. The farther you go the more difficulties you encounter. 27. Hard beds are healthier than soft ones. 28. Don't buy the expensive cherries; buy the cheap ones. 29. Which of these three is the strongest one? 30. I like the green one best. 31. I swim far better than he does. 32. You can't type as fast as me/I can. 33. He knows much more than I did at his age. 34. You are like my brother. Both of you are very similar/alike. 35. Why don't you cycle to work as/ like we do? 36. This is not such an honest person as that one. 37. We look alike, but we are very different from each other. 38. He is angry because my marks are the same as his. 39. Roses are very different from/to carnations. 40. We'll do something different from/than what we did last year. stanIey


adjectives: degrees of intensity 1. La situation era terriblemente confusa. 2. Todos los heridos necesitaban atencion medica. 3. Me temo que estaba completamente equivocado. 4. Todos le queremos. Es un tipo estupendo. 5. No se oia nada. El sitio estaba muy tranquilo. 6. Ese jarron es una pieza unica. Es una obra de arte. 7. Disfrute muchfsimo de la fiesta. a Ese poeta es muy admirado en este pafs. 9. A los obreros se les paga semanalmente. 10. El tiempo esta lo bastante caluroso comoparaira la playa. 11. Este libro esta muy bien. Ese es menos bueno. 12. Este periodico es un periodico diario. 13. Este plato esta demasiado caliente para tocarlo. 14. Tu respuesta no esta del todo bien, me temo. 15. No tienes razon. Estas completamente equivocado. 16. Todos los cadaveres estaban terriblemente mutilados. 17. La incursion en territorio enemigo estaba perfectamente planeada. 18. Es una persona extremadamente servicial. 19. Estos obreros trabajan verdaderamente despacio. 20. Las noticias eran extremadamente confusas.

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21. Ellanosefiabadeel.Sesentfa profundamente recelosa. 22. Este tren se esta moviendo muy â&#x20AC;˘ despacio. 23. Es una mujer interesantisima. 24. Este es mucho mas rapido que aquel. 25. La pobre mujer ha estado muy sola ultimamente. 26. Pedro es una persona encantadora. 27. Era una persona altamente respetable. 28. Reinaba un silencio sepulcral en la catedral. 29. Tengo que reconocer que tenias muchfsima razon. 30. Todos la echamos de menos. Es una persona indispensable. 31. El agua de la piscina estaba demasiado fria para nadar. 32. Todos estos ninos necesitan cuidados medicos. 33. Es una persona admiradfsima en su pafs. 34. Es una persona muy respetada en esta ciudad. 35. Muchfsimas gracias. Se lo agradezco muchfsimo. 36. Estaba muy malherido. 37. Esta revista es una revista semanal. 38. En esta empresa se paga mensualmente. 39. Las dos son caras, pero esta es un poco menos cara. 40. Este restaurante es carfsimo. stanleyj


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1. The situation was terribly confusing.

21. She didn't trust him. She felt deeply suspicious.

2. Ail the wounded/injured needed medical attention.

22. This train is moving pretty slowly.

3. I'm afraid I was quite wrong.

23. She is a very interesting woman.

4. We all love/like him. He is a jolly good fellow.

24. This one is much faster than that one.

5. Nothing was to be heard. The place was dead/very quiet.

25. The poor woman has been very much alone lately.

6. That vase is a unique piece. It is a masterpiece.

26. Peter is a jolly good fellow.

7. I enjoyed the party very much indeed. a That poet is very much admired in this country. 9. Workers are paid weekly.

27. He was a very respectable person. 28. It was extremely quiet in the cathedral. 29. I must concede that you were quite right.

10. The weather is warm enough to go to the beach.

30. We all miss her. She is indispensable.

11. This book is quite good. That one is not so good.

31. The water in the swimming pool was too cold to swim in.

12. This newspaper is a daily newspaper.

32. All these children need medical care.

13. This plate is too hot to touch.

33. He is a person very much admired in his country.

14. I'm afraid your answer is not quite right. 15. You are not right. You're quite wrong. 16. All the corpses were horribly mutilated. 17. The raid into enemy territory was perfectly planned. 18. She is an extremely helpful person. 19. These workers work extremely slowly. 20. The news was extremely confusing.

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34. He is a highly respected person in this city. 35. Thank you very much indeed. I'm very grateful. 36. He was badly wounded/injured. 37. This magazine is a weekly magazine. 38. In this firm you get paid monthly. 39. Both of them are expensive, but this one is slightly cheaper. 40. This restaurant is very expensive indeed. stanley


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adverbs of manner i. El examen de conducir fue sorprendentemente facil.

21. Me temo que no habeis trabajado mucho.

z La comida en este restaurants es extremadamente buena.

22. El tren no iba muy rapido. 23. Dime rapidamente lo que quieres.

3. Me dijo que estaba terriblemente apenada.

24. Yo estaba verdaderamente enamoradodeella.

4. Fuimos a un hotel razonablemente barato.

25. No fue un libro exitoso del todo.

5. La pobre mujer estaba amargamente desilusionada. 6. Los dos hombres estaban seriamente heridos.

26. Salieron de la ciudad en secreto. 27. Ese hombre habla increfblemente rapido. 28. Fue un atardecer muy animado.

7. La joven esperaba nerviosamente en la parada del autobus.

29. Losiento,oigomuymal.

a Nos encontramos con una joven muy hostil.

31. Yo siempre conduzco con mucho cuidado.

9. Ha llovido continuamente durante dos meses.

32. Pagamos todas nuestras facturas mensualmente.

10. Llevan afios felizmente casados.

30. Todos salieron de prisa.

11. Mr. Brick habla espanol con soltura.

33. No salimos porque estaba lloviendo mucho.

12. Esta terriblemente apenada por perdersuperro.

34. Nos encontramos en una situacion extremadamente dificil.

13. Despues de todos estos afios en Roma, habla un italiano muy bueno.

35. Esta chica esta locamente enamorada de ese chico.

14. Todos estaban vestidos con ropa chillona.

36. Esto es basicamente lo mismo.

is. Condujo con mucho cuidado por la estrecha carretera.

38. Siempre me saluda de una manera amistosa.

16. Susan hablo calladamente en la oscuridad de la habitacion.

39. Me miro de una manera maternal.

37. Compramos la casa muy barata.

40. Huyeron de una manera cobarde.

17. Hablo frances perfectamente. 18. Nos observaron con curiosidad. 19. Apoyo la escalera de ma no contra la pared con mucho cuidado. 20. De repente, oyo una voz detras deel. 14

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2000 bilingual phrases

adverbs of manner

level 4

1. The driving test was surprisingly easy. 2. The food in this restaurant is extremely good.

21. I'm afraid that you haven't worked very hard. 22. The train wasn't going very fast.

3. She told me that she was terribly sorry.

24. I was truly in love with her.

4. We went to an hotel that was reasonably cheap. 5. The poor woman was bitterly disappointed. 6. The two men were seriously wounded/injured.

23. Tell me quickly what you want. 25. It was not a wholly successful book. 26. They left the town secretly. 27. That man speaks incredibly quickly. 28. It was a very lively evening.

7. The young woman waited nervously at the bus stop.

29. I'm sorry, my hearing is poor.

a We met a very unfriendly young woman.

31. I always drive very carefully.

9. It has rained continuously for two months. 10. They have been happily married for years. 11. Mr Brick speaks Spanish fluently. 12. She is terribly upset about losing her dog. 13. After all these years in Rome she speaks very good Italian. 14. They were all dressed very colour-fully. 15. He drove very carefully along the narrow road. 16. Susan spoke quietly in the darkness of the room.

30. They all left in a hurry. 32. We pay all our bills monthly. 33. We didn't go out because it was raining heavily. 34. We found ourselves in an extremely difficult situation. 35. This girl is madly in love with that boy. 36. This is basically the same thing. 37. We bought the house cheaply. 38. He always greets me in a friendly way. 39. She looked at me in a motherly way. 40. They ran away in a cowardly fashion.

17. I speak French perfectly (well). 18. They watched us curiously. 19. He leaned the ladder carefully up against the wall. 20. Suddenly, he heard a voice behind him. 15

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2000 frases bilingues

adverbs of degree 1. Casi nunca nos vemos hoy en dia. 2. Ese hombre apenas puede recorder su nombre. 3. Es mas bien un fastidio que no podamos aparcar aquf.

nivel E

21. Los ancianos andan mas bien despacio. 22. Este chico es bastante inteligente. 23. Su hermana, sin embargo, es bastante estupida.

4. Apenas quedaba nadie.

24. La Sra. Martin estaba bastante comoda.

5. El trabajo estaba terminado del todo.

25. El hombre estaba mas bien atonito.

6. Apenas habia buenas noticias en los periodicos hoy. 7. Era una obra bastante buena, aunque no iria a verla otra vez.

26. Mi tio es bastante buen orador, pero mas bien perezoso. 27. Esta pelicula es bastante aburrida. 28. Este libra es bastante interesante. 29. Tenfas muchfsima razon.

8. Mi hijo es muy listo aunque bastante perezoso.

30. La botella estaba completamente llena.

9. La caja era tan pesada que apenas pude levantarla.

31. Apenas podia respirar a causa del humo.

10. Estaba segurfsimo de que vendrias.

32. Esa chica me parece un poco tonta.

11. Ella esta completamente segura de queelvolvera.

33. El cuerpo apenas estaba cubierto con unaviejamanta.

12. Ella apenas habia una palabra de ingles. 13. Apenas hablaron durante el viaje. 14. La sopa estaba apenas caliente. 15. Casi nunca voy a Londres. 16. Esta mujer es asombrosa. 17. Estaba el hombre bastante atonito. 18. Me gusta mucho el pescado crudo.

34. Esa chica es algo tonta. 35. El contesto con algo de nerviosismo. 36. Se mostro un tanto sorprendido de verme. 37. Me debes unas 100 libras en total. 38. No estoy del todo contento sobre la decision. 39. En conjunto, las vacaciones fueron bastante decepcionantes. 40. En total, eramos unos veinte.

19. Este hombre es todo un experto en cuadros antiguos. 20. La caja era bastante ligera. 16

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2000 bilingual phrases level 4

adverbs of degree 1. We hardy ever see each other nowadays.

21. Old folks walk rather slowly.

2. That man can barely remember his own name.

23. His sister, however, is rather stupid.

3. It's rather a nuisance that we can't park here.

24. Mrs Martin was fairly comfortable.

4. There was hardly anybody left.

25. The man was rather astonished.

5. The job was completely finished.

26. My uncle is a fairly good speaker, but rather lazy.

6. There was hardly any good news in the papers today.

27. This film is rather boring.

7. It was a rather good play, I wouldn't go to see it again though.

22. This boy is fairly intelligent.

28. This book is fairly interesting. 29. You were quite right. 30. The bottle was completely full.

a My son is quite clever although he is rather lazy.

31. He could hardly breathe because of the smoke.

9. The box was so heavy that I could hardly lift it.

32. That girl seems to me rather silly.

10. I was quite sure you'd come.

33. The body was barely covered with an old blanket.

11. She is quite sure that he'll come back.

34. That girl is a bit silly.

12. She can hardly speak a word of English. 13. They hardly/barely spoke during the journey.

35. He answered somewhat nervously. 36. He was somewhat surprised to see me.

14. The soup was barely warm.

37. You owe me about ÂŁ100 altogether.

15. I hardly ever/almost never go to London.

38. I'm not altogether happy about the decision.

16. This woman is quite amazing.

39. Altogether the holiday was rather disappointing.

17. The man was rather astonished. 18.I rather like raw fish.

40. There were about twenty of us altogether.

19. This man is quite an expert in old paintings. 20. The box was rather light. 17

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as well as + ing, although, even though, as long as, as (cause) 1. Ademas de romperse el brazo, se hizo dano en la pierna. z Aunque estaba lloviendo, fuimos a entrenar. 3. Aunque hacfa frio, fuimos a pasear. 4. Ire alii, siempre que vengas conmigo. 5. Ademas de cantar, toca el piano. 6. Iremos de picnic, siempre que no llueva. 7. Ademas de hablar griego, lo escribe correctamente. a Ire contigo, siempre que conduzcas despacio. 9. Aunque hace anos que no nos vemos, todavia nos queremos. 10. Ademas de alimentarte, te dan una cama. 11. Podremos hacerlo, siempre que vengas a tiempo. 12. Es un buen tipo, aunque no me gusta la compania que tiene. 13. Ademas de robar dinero, destrozaron latienda. 14. Hablare con el, siempre que no me interrumpas. 15. Aunque no la entendfa, me gustaba su voz. 16. Ademas dejugaralfutbol, van a nadar. 17. No tendras problemas, siempre que pagues a tiempo. 18. Aunque salimos tarde, llegamos a tiempo. 19. En esta carrera, ademas de correr, tienes que llevar un saco de arena. 20. Ire a verte, siempre que tenga tiempo. 18

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21. Ademas de hacer las camas, quita el polvo de los muebles. 22. Lloviendo como estaba, salieron a pasear. 23. Cansado como estaba, siguio caminando. 24. Ademas de ensenar latin, ensena griego. 25. Te ayudare, siempre que me digas la verdad. 26. Como hay poca demanda, no tenemos muchas existencias. 27. Aunque lo habia preparado, su mente se quedo en bianco. 28. Ademas deseraburrido, esun pelma. 29. Hare lo que me pides, siempre que me des una explication. 30. Como no puedes hacerlo tu solo, pide ayuda. 31. El tabaco, ademas de ser caro, es malo para tu salud. 32. Iremos siempre que haya sitio para nosotros. 33. Hizo mal tiempo, aunque disfrute. 34. Nevando como estaba, salieron en su busca. 35. La comida, ademas de ser mala, era cara. 36. Te aprobare, siempre que me traigas el trabajo de casa todos los dias. 37. Aunque no tenemos apoyo oficial, continuamos la lucha. 38. Extenuado como estaba, pudo terminarelmaraton. 39. Ademas deactuar, bailan. 40. Llevate el libra, siempre que no lo pierdas. s t a n I ey


as well as+ing, although, even though, as long as, as (cause) 1. As well as breaking his arm, he hurt his leg. 2 Although/Even though it was raining, we went to train. 3. Cold though it was, we went for a walk. 4. I'll go there, as long as you come with me. 5. As well as singing, he/she plays the piano. 6. We'll go for a picnic, as long as it doesn't rain. 7. As well as speaking Greek, he writes it correctly. 8. I'll go with you, as long as you drive slowly. 9. Even though we haven't seen each other for years, we still love each other. 10. As well as feeding you, they give you a bed. 11. We'll be able to do it, as long as you come in time. 12. He is a good chap, although I don't like the company he keeps. 13. As well as stealing money, they smashed up the shop. 14. I'll have a word with him, as long as you don't interrupt me. 15. Even though I didn't understand her, I liked her voice. 16. As well as playing football, they go swimming. 17. You won't have any problems, as long as you pay on time. 18. Even though we left rather late, we arrived on time. 19. In this race, as well as running, you have to carry a sack of sand. 20. I'll go to see you, as long as I have time. 19

2000 bilingual phrases

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21. As well as making the beds, she dusts the furniture. 22. Although it was raining, they went out for a walk. 23. Tired as he was, he went on walking. 24. As well as teaching Latin, he teaches Greek. 25. I'll help you, as long as you tell me the truth. 26. As there is little demand, we don't keep a big stock. 27. Although he had prepared it, his mind went blank. 28. He is boring as well as being a nuisance. 29. I'll do what you ask me, as long as you give me an explanation. 30. As you can't do it alone, ask for help. 31. Tobacco, as well as being expensive, is bad for your health. 32. We'll go as long as there is room for us. 33. The weather was bad; I enjoyed myself though. 34. Even though it was snowing, they went out to look for him. 35. The food, as well as being bad, was expensive. 36. I'll pass you, as long as you bring me your homework every day. 37. Even though we lack official support, we continue the struggle. 38. Exhausted as he was, he managed to finish the marathon. 39. As well as acting, they dance. 40. Take the book, as long as you don't lose it. stanley


used to + gerund - to + gerund

2000 frases bilingues

nivel El

i. No estoy acostumbrado a que me insulten.

21. Tienes que acostumbrarte a hablar claro.

z Me opongo a tener la musica a tope enlaoficina.

22. Ademas de subir por la escalera, tuvo que acarrearel cemento.

3. Estoy esperando con ilusion las vacaciones.

23. Seoponeaqueseriandeel. 24. No estoy acostumbrado a levantarme temprano.

4. No estoy acostumbrado a vivir en una choza.

25. No suelo levantarme temprano.

5. Me opongo a ser tratado como un esclavo.

26. Solia levantarme temprano cuando erajoven.

6. Estamos acostumbrados a soportar losrigoresdelclima.

27. Estoy deseando conocer a tu hija.

7. Ademas de tener dificultades con el idioma, es lento. a El problema es que no estoy acostumbrado a fumar en pipa. 9. Me opongo a que toquen musica a tope en mi oido. 10. Mi amigo solia venir todos los dias. 11. Tu madre suele iral hipermercado todos los sabados. 12. Estamos acostumbrados a hacer las compras los viernes.

28. Esta gente esta acostumbrada a esta altitud. 29. Me opongo a vivir toda la vida en estas condiciones. 30. Cuando erajoven, solia ser como tu. 31. Estaba deseando ver su nueva casa. 32. No estamos acostumbrados a trabajar en estas condiciones. 33. Soliamos trabajar en unas condiciones terribles. 34. Solemos trabajar en este estudio.

13. Espero con impaciencia tener noticias de ustedes.

35. Estan deseando prometerse.

14. Ademas de hablar cuatro idiomas, entiende cinco mas.

37. Me opongo a ser tratado de esa manera. 38. Solemos hablar a menudode el.

is. En este pais no estamos acostumbrados a hacer colas. 16. No estoy acostumbrado a conducir con este trafico.

36. Ademas de venir tarde, vino sucio.

39. Solfamos hablar a menudode el. 40. Estamos muy acostumbrados a hablar asi.

17. Se oponen a trabajar los domingos. 18. Espero las Navidades con ilusion. 19. Ademas de conducir por la izquierda, tienesqueirdeprisa. 20. El pobre hombre no esta acostumbrado a hablar en publico.

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used to + gerund - to + gerund 1. I'm not used to being insulted. 2. I object to having loud music in the office. 3. I'm looking forward to my holiday. 4. I'm not used to living in a hut. 5. I object to being treated like a slave. 6. We are accustomed to putting up with the harsh climate. 7. In addition to having difficulties with the language, he is slow. a The trouble is that I am not used to smoking a pipe. 9. I object to having loud music played in my ear. 10. My friend used to come every day. 11. Your mother usually goes to the hypermarket every Saturday. 12. We are used to doing the shopping on Fridays. 13. I look forward to hearing from you. 14. In addition to speaking four languages he understands five more. 15. In this country we are not used to queuing. 16. I am not used to driving in this traffic. 17. They object to working on Sundays. 18. I'm looking forward to Christmas. 19. In addition to driving on the left, you have to go fast. 20. The poor man is not used to speaking in public. 21

bilingual phrases level 4

21. You have to get used to speaking clearly. 22. In addition to climbing the ladder, he had to carry the cement up. 23. He objects to being laughed at. 24. I am not used to getting up early. 25. I don't usually get up early. 26. I used to get up early when I was young. 27. I'm looking forward to meeting your daughter. 28. These people are accustomed to this height. 29. I object to living all my life in these conditions. 30. When I was young I used to be like you. 31. She was looking forward to seeing her new house. 32. We are not accustomed/ used to working in these conditions. 33. We used to work in horrible conditions. 34. We usually work in this studio. 35. They are looking forward to getting engaged. 36. In addition to coming late, he arrived dirty. 37. I object to being treated like that. 38. We speak about him very often. 39. We used to speak about him very often. 40. We are quite used to speaking like this. stanIey


because, because of, bound to, bound for, likely to i Segun el contrato, esta obligado a suministrarel material. z Es probable que venga esta noche. 3. Seguro que viene esta noche. 4. El banco se dirige al puerto.

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21. Esta gente se dirige a la frontera. 22. No estara aquf a causa de una huelga. 23. Me siento obligado a decirte que has suspendido.

5. Llegamos tarde a causa de la lluvia.

24. Es posible que nos de un toque de telefono esta noche.

6. Llegamos tarde porque estaba lloviendo.

25. Segun su fax, nuestro pedido esta a punto de llegar hoy.

7. YAdonde vais?"Nos dirigimos hacia Londres'.

26. Estos pasajeros se dirigen a Washington.

a Seguro que me lo dice tarde o temprano. 9. Es posible que me lo diga esta noche. 10. El trafico hacia el este sufrira retrasos. 11. Estoy obligado a no estar de acuerdo sobre ese punto. 12. <LAdonde os dirigfs? 13. Es muy posible que termine de leer el libra esta noche.

27. No pudimos despegar a causa de una averfa en el motor. 28. Estaba triste a causa de la muerte de su perro. 29. Me siento obligado a decirte que bebes demasiado. 30. Segun el contrato, tenemos que suministrar los libros hoy. 31. Seguro que ganamos. 32. Es muy posible que juguemos manana. 33. Coge el paraguas. Seguro que llueve.

14. Ese gamberro seguro que termina en la cancel.

34. No pudo llegar a tiempo a causa de las inundaciones.

15. Es muy posible que ella venga con nosotros.

35. Seguro que el tiempo mejora manana.

16. Tenia que suceder. No podia durar por siempre. 17. Nos dira la verdad tarde o temprano. is. No estara aquf esta noche porque ha perdidoeltren. 19. Mira esas nubes. Va a Hover en cualquier momento. 20. Losabia.Tenfanquecasarseesos dos.

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because, because of, bound to, bound for, likely to 1. According to the contract, he is bound to supply the material. 2. It is likely that he will come tonight. 3. He is bound to come tonight. 4. The ship is bound for port. 5. We arrived late because of the rain. 6. We arrived late because it was raining. 7. 'Where are you heading for?' 'We are bound for London/ a He is bound to tell me sooner or later. 9. He is likely to tell me tonight. 10. The eastbound traffic will be delayed. 11. I'm bound not to agree on that point. 12. Where are you bound for? 13. I'm likely to finish reading the book tonight. 14. That hooligan is bound to end up in prison. 15. It's quite likely that she will come with us. 16. It was bound to happen. It couldn't last for ever. 17. He's bound to tell us the truth sooner or later. 18. He won't be here tonight because he has missed the train. 19. Look at those clouds. It's bound to rain any moment. 20. I knew it. They were bound to get married those two. 23

2000 bilingual phrases

level 4

21. These people are bound for the frontier. 22. He won't be here because of a strike. 23. I feel bound to tell you that you have failed. 24. It's likely that he'll/He's likely to give us a ring tonight. 25. According to their fax our order is bound to arrive today. 26. These passengers are bound for Washington. 27. We couldn't take off because of a breakdown in the engine. 28. She was sad because of the death of her dog. 29. I feel bound to tell you that you drink too much. 30. According to the contract, we are bound to supply the books today. 31. We are bound to win. 32. It's likely that we'll/We are likely to play tomorrow. 33. Take the umbrella. It's bound to rain. 34. He couldn't arrive in time because of the floods. 35. The weather is bound to get better tomorrow. 36. The cargo ship was bound for Liverpool. 37. That's the motorway. Take the northbound lane. 38. You have worked hard. You are bound to pass your exam. 39. I couldn't sleep because of that coffee you gave me. 40. It's likely that he'll/He's likely to disagree with you. stanIey


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by + time phrase - by the time + verb i. Los ninos estaran en la cama para las ocho. z Para cuando termine este trabajo, ya seran las seis. 3. Tu hermano estara de vuelta para el jueves. 4. Para cuando ella se levanto, los ninos ya habfan desayunado. 5. Para final de ano, llevare 30 anos trabajando en esta empresa. 6. El avion despego a las dos, asi que yadebe estar alii. 7. Para cuando llego al hipermercado, ya habian cerrado. a Para cuando tu empezaste, yo ya habfa terminado. 9. Para cuando llegamos, los invitados sehabianidoya. 10. Para cuando llegamos al cine, la pelicula ya habia empezado. 11. Para cuando llegues, yo estare durmiendo en mi cama. 12. Para el fin de curso, llevare ocho anos en este colegio. 13. Para las seis, estare terminando el trabajo. 14. Para esta hora, mafiana estaremos volandohacia Miami. 15. Para cuando termine este trabajo, ya seran las cuatro. 16. Ya habran llegado para ahora. 17. Para cuando llegue la policfa, ya habran desaparecido. 18. Para cuando se dio cuenta, el ladron estaba ya en el tejado. 19. Yo habia hecho las camas para cuando ella hubo quitado el polvo. 20. Para cuando hube terminado de hablar, el nino habia desaparecido. 24

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21. Para las ocho, ya habremos terminado este trabajo. 22. Ya habian robado el banco para cuando llego la policfa. 23. Ya habremos terminado de desayunar para cuando te levantes. 24. Para cuando vengas, el ya se habra ido. 25. Para las cinco, llevaremos tres horas comiendo. 26. Tengo que estar en casa para las diez. 27. Ella ya deberfa estar aquf. 28. Quiero el coche de vuelta para las seis. 29. Para las siete de la mafiana, yo ya estoy trabajando. 30. Mariana para esta hora, estaremos en Torremolinos. 31. Para las diez de la mafiana, estaremos tumbados en la playa. 32. Para cuando tu hayas hecho uno, yo habre hecho dos. 33. Este vuelo llega a Nueva York para las nueve. 34. Para esta hora, mafiana estaremos volando hacia las Bahamas. 35. Para cuando termines tu la sopa, yo estare comiendo el postre. 36. Para final de ano, llevare 20 anos en el sindicato. 37. Para la hora de comer, ya habre terminado de pintar. 38. Para cuando hubo terminado su actuacion, no quedaba nadie. 39. El avion ya debe de haber aterrizado. 40. Para cuando termines de pensar, ya sera demasiado tarde.

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by + time phrase - by the time + verb 1. The children will be in bed by eight o'clock. 2 By the time I finish this job it will already be six o'clock. 3. Your brother will be back by Thursday. 4. By the time she got up, the children had already had breakfast. 5. By the end of the year, I will have been working in this firm for 30 years. 6. The plane took off at two, so it must be there by now. 7. By the time he got to the hypermarket, they had already closed. a By the time you started, I had already finished. 9. By the time we arrived, the guests had/were already gone. 10. By the time we arrived at the cinema, the film had already started. 11. By the time you arrive, III be sleeping in my bed. 12. By the end of this course, I'll have been in this school for 8 years. 13. By six o'clock, I'll be finishing the job. 14. By this time tomorrow, we'll be flying to Miami. 15.By the time I finish this job, it will be four o'clock. 16. They will have already arrived by now. 17. By the time the police arrive, they'll have disappeared. 18. By the time he realized it, the thief was already on the roof. 19. I had made the beds by the time she had dusted. 20. By the time I had finished speaking, the child had disappeared. 25

2000 bilingual phrases level 4

21. By eight we'll have already finished this job. 22. They had already robbed the bank by the time the police arrived. 23. We'll have already finished breakfast by the time you get up. 24. By the time you come, he will have/be gone. 25. By five o'clock, we'll have been eating for three hours. 26. I have to be at home by ten. 27. She should be here by now. 28. I want the car back by six. 29. By seven o'clock in the morning, I'm already working. 30. By this time tomorrow, we'll be in Torremolinos. 31. By ten o'clock in the morning, we'll be lying on the beach. 32. By the time you've done one, I'll have done two. 33. This flight arrives in New York by nine. 34. By this time tomorrow, we'll be flying to the Bahamas. 35. By the time you finish the soup, I'll be eating the dessert. 36. By the end of the year, I'll have been in the trade union for 20 years. 37. By lunch time, I'll have finished painting. 38. By the time she had finished her acting, there was nobody left. 39. The plane must have landed by now. 40. By the time you finish thinking, it will already be too late.

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frases bilingiies

the causative

nivel E!

i. Voy a hacer que me limpien la habitation.

23. Voy a poner suelas en los zapatos.

z Tuvimos la casa renovada.

25. Lilian se va a sacar una foto.

3. dPor que no te cortas el pelo?

26. Tenemos que arreglar ese televisor.

4. La semana pasada me robaron el radiocasete.

27. Solemos decorar el salon todos los afios.

5. iEres tonto! iTe lo han explicado tres veces!

28. Me saque un diente ayer por la manana.

6. Voy a hacer que entrenen a mi hijo.

29. Hice recoger a los nirios a las seis.

7. Vamosapintarlacasa.

30. Voy a hacer que le ensenen ingles.

a Noshicimosunamesa.

31. Tengo que hacer que me revisen el coche pronto.

9. Me nice construir una casa en el campo. 10. Hago que me revisen el coche todos los meses. 11. Hare que me revelen las fotos. 12. Marian hizo que le arreglaran los zapatos. 13. Hizo que le cortaran el seto. 14. Hice que les prepararan para el examen. 15. Hare que preparen una comida. 16. Hare que te ensenen la casa.

24. Me voy a arreglar el pelo.

32. La casa se les destruyo en el terremoto. 33. Examinate la vista. 34. Arreglate la media. 35. Por fin arreglamos el tejado. 36. Me opongo a que se use mi casa como un hotel. 37. Te lo han explicado muchas veces. 38. Anoche entraron en mi casa y nos robaron. 39. Harequeosrecoganalascinco. 40. Voy a pintar el coche otra vez.

17. Hizo que ensenaran latfn a sus hijos. 18. Me robaron el coche anoche. 19. El verano pasado nos entraron los lad rones en casa. 20. Le tiraron huevos podridos al Primer Ministro. 21. Nos estan pintando el salon. 22. Nos acaban de hacer una mesa de cocina. 26

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1. I'm going to have my room cleaned.

23. I'm going to have my shoes resoled.

2 We had our house refurnished.

24. I'm going to have my hair done.

3. Why don't you have your hair cut?

25. Lilian is going to have her photo taken.

4. Last week I had my radio cassette stolen.

26. We must have that TV set repaired.

5. You're stupid! You had that explained three times!

27. We usually have our sitting room decorated every year.

6. I'm going to have my son trained.

28. I had a tooth out yesterday morning.

7. We are going to have our house painted.

29. I had the children collected at six.

8. We had a table made.

30. I am going to have him taught English.

9. I had a house built in the country.

31. I must get my car serviced soon.

10. I have my car serviced every month.

32. They had their house destroyed in the earthquake.

11. I'll have my photos developed.

33. Have your eyes checked/tested.

12. Marian had her shoes mended.

34. Have your stocking mended.

13. He had the hedge cut.

35. At last we had our roof repaired.

14. I had them prepared for the exam.

36. I object to having my house being used as a hotel.

15. I'll have a meal prepared.

37. You had that explained to you many times.

16. I'll have the house shown to you. 17. He had his children taught Latin. 18. I had my car stolen last night. 19. Last summer we had our house burgled.

38. Last night we had our house burgled. 39. I'll have you collected at five. 40. I'm going to have my car repainted.

20. The Prime Minister had rotten eggs thrown at him. 21. We are having our sitting room painted. 22. We have just had a kitchen table made. 27

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clauses of reason i. Puesto que no le quieres, <Lpor que sales con el? z En vista de que sabes franees, mas vale que hables tu con el. 3. Tengoqueestudiardenocheyaque trabajo dedfa. 4. <LVas a venir con nosotros? Si es asf, traete un parde bocadillos. 5. Ya que estas aqui, repasemos las cifras. 6. En vista de que eres mas joven, puedesllevarlamaleta. 7. Como estas ocupado, le pedire a Tom quevengaconmigo. 8. Acamparemos aqui puesto que esta demasiado oscuro para seguir. 9. Como el problema era demasiado diffcil, lo deje en bianco. 10. <LVa a Mejico? Si es asf, dile que visite a mi primo. 11. Quiere un piso propio porque quiere serindependiente. 12. Puesto que no sabes cocinar, tendras que coger un cocinero. 13. En vista de que tu eres mas fuerte, puedes levantar la caja. 14. Puesto que no te gusta, <Lpor que le invitas? 15. Como no tenfa hambre, comimos muytarde. 16. Ya que estas aquf, puedes echarme una mano. 17. El fusible salto porque enchufaron todos los calentadores. 18. La huelga no tuvo exito porque hubo poco apoyo. 19. Esa es una de las razones por las que vine aqui. 20. Noconozcolarazon. 28

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21. La razon principal por la que perdio su trabajo es que bebfa. 22. <iCual es la verdadera causa de su depresion? 23. Puesto que crees que esoeslo correcto, <Lpor que no vas tu? 24. Fuimos a verle puesto que era el unico que nos podia ayudar. 25. Si es asf, mas motive para hacerlo. 26. Dame tus motives para ir. 27. Tenemos motives para creer que esta mintiendo. 28. Por alguna razon u otra, bebe cafe en un vasodecerveza. 29. Es razonable que nadie quiera trabajar sin recibir una paga. 30. En vista de lo diffcil de la situacion, pidamos auxilio. 31. Puesto que no te gusta tu trabajo, dejalo. 32. Estaba excusado por razones de edad. 33. <iNo quieres conducir? Si es asi, yo conducire. 34. Como no pude hacerlo ayer, lo hare hoy. 35. En vista del exito obtenido, lo repetiremos pronto. 36. Puesto que lo quieres tanto, sera tuyo. 37. Como habia poca gente, la funcion se cancelo. 38. El motive por el que llegue tarde es que perdi el autobus. 39. Ya que habeis terminado, podeis iros a casa. 40. dNo quieres ir? Si es asf, ire yo por ti.

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clauses of reason 1. Since you don't love him, why do you go out with him? 2. Seeing that you know French, you had better speak with him. 3. I have to study at night as I work during the day. 4. Are you coming with us? If so, bring a couple of sandwiches. 5. Since you're here, let's go over the figures. 6. Seeing that you're younger, you can carry the case. 7. As you are busy, I'll ask Tom to come with me. a We'll camp here as/since it is too dark to go on. 9. As/Since the problem was too difficult, I left it blank. 10. Is he going to Mexico? If so, tell him to visit my cousin. 11. He wants his own flat because he wants to be independent. 12. Since you can't cook, you'll have to hire one. 13. Seeing that you are stronger, you can lift the box. 14. If you don't like him, why do you invite him? 15.As I wasn't hungry/ we had dinner very late. 16. Seeing that you are here, you can give me a hand. 17. The fuse blew because they switched on all the heaters. 18. The strike was not successful because there was little support. 19. That is one of the reasons why I came here. 20. I don't know the reason why. 29

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21. The main reason why he lost his job is that he drank. 22. What is the main reason for his depression? 23. Since you think that that is the correct thing, why don't you go? 24. We went to see him since he was the only one that could help us. 25. If that is so, all the more reason for doing it. 26. Give me your reasons for going. 27. We have reason to believe that he is lying. 28. For some reason or another he drinks coffee from a beer glass. 29. It stands to reason that nobody wants to work without pay. 30. Seeing that the situation is so difficult, let's ask for help. 31. Since you don't like your job, leave it. 32. He was excused because of his age. 33. Don't you want to drive? If not, I'll do the driving. 34. As I couldn't do it yesterday, I'll do it today. 35. Seeing that it was so successful, we'll repeat it soon. 36. Since you want it so badly, it'll be yours. 37. As there were few people, the show was cancelled. 38. The reason why I arrived late was that I missed the bus. 39. Since you have finished, you can go home. 40. Don't you want to go? If not, I'll go in your place.

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clauses of comparison i. Estar tumbado en la cama es tan aburrido como ver la television. z Comer cereales es mucho mas sano que comer carne. 3. El va mas despacio que su amigo. 4. Hablar ingles es mas facil que escribirlo. 5. Ellos no pagan tanto en impuestos como nosotros. 6. El responde tan rapidamente como sus hermanos. 7. Ella canta mas alto que la mayorfa de los cantantes. a Barrer calles es mejor que no hacer nada. 9. Hoy esta mas oscuro que aver. 10. El plancha, lo cual es mejor que ver la television. 11. Lo hare yo mismo, lo cual es mejor quellamarauntecnico. 12. Hacer uno las cosas es mas seguro que dejar que las hagan los nihos. 13. Comprar un coche nuevo sera mas barato que arreglar el viejo. 14. No corrio tan rapido como esperabamos. 15. Trabajan mucho mas de lo que nosotros hacfamos a su edad. 16. Linda es tan guapa como su hermana. 17. Cuanto mas ejercicio haces, mejor te sientes. 18. Hoy hace mas calor que ayer. 19. Marian escribe a maquina tan rapido como Linda. 20. Ella no corre tan rapido como su hermano. 30

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21. El gasta mas dinero del que gana. 22. Ellos no jugaron tan bien como nosotros. 23. Esta manana el parecfa mas contento que anoche. 24. Mi marido gasta mas dinero que el queyogano. 25. Ellos no pagan tanto como nosotros. 26. Tu trabajas mucho mas que yo. 27. Conducir un coche es mucho mas facil que pilotar un avion. 28. Lo hare yo; sera mas barato que llamar a un fontanero. 29. El no juega tan bien como su amigo. 30. El hacerlo uno mismo es menos diffcil que el ensenar a otros. 31. Ella parecfa mas contenta hoy que ayer. 32. Beber agua es mas sano que beber cerveza. 33. Dormir de noche es mejor que dormir duranteeldfa. 34. Cuanto mas rapido corras, antes llegaras. 35. Ellos no lo hacen tan bien como esperabamos. 36. Pedrito es mucho mas listo que su hermana. 37. Ella gasta mucho mas dinero que el. 38. No escribimos a maquina tan rapido como ellos. 39. Paso menos tiempo estudiando que ella. 40. Ver la television es mas divertido que ofr la radio.

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clauses of comparison 1. Lying in bed is just as boring as watching television. 2. Eating cereals is much healthier than eating meat. 3. He goes more slowly than his friend (does). 4. Speaking English is easier than writing it. 5. They don't pay as much in taxes as we do. 6. He answers just as quickly as his brothers (do). 7. She sings louder than most singers. 8. Sweeping the streets is better than doing nothing. 9. Today it's darker than it was yesterday. 10. He does the ironing, which is better than watching TV. 11. Ill do it myself, which is better than calling a technician. 12. Doing things oneself is safer than letting the children do them. 13. It will be cheaper to buy a new car. 14. He didn't run as fast as we expected. 15. They work much harder than we did at their age. 16. Linda is as pretty as her sister (is). 17. The more exercise you take, the better you feel. 18. It's warmer today than it was yesterday. 19. Marian types as quickly as Linda (does). 20. She doesn't run as fast as her brother (does). 31

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21. He spends more money than he earns. 22. They didn't play as well as we did. 23. This morning he looked happier than last night. 24. My husband spends more money than I earn. 25. They don't pay as much as we do. 26. You work much more than I do. 27. To drive a car is much easier than to pilot a plane. 28. I'll do it myself; it'll be cheaper than calling a plumber. 29. He doesn't play as well as his friend (does). 30. Doing it oneself is less difficult than teaching others. 31. She looked happier today than yesterday. 32. Drinking water is healthier than drinking beer. 33. Sleeping at night is better than sleeping during the day. 34. The faster you run, the sooner you'll arrive. 35. They don't do it as well as we expected. 36. Little Peter is much more clever /cleverer than his sister. 37. She spends much more money than he does. 38. We don't type as fast as they do. 39. I spend less time studying than she does. 40. Watching television is more amusing than listening to the radio. stanIey


clauses of concession i. Hagas lo que hagas, nodigasqueyo estoy aqui. z Incluso aunque lo supiera, no podrfa hacer nada. 3. Cuando quiera que la ves, siempre parece estar ocupada. 4. Cualquier cosa que hagas, siempre parece estar mal. 5. Aunque se suponfa que era un secreto, todo el mundo lo sabfa. 6. Por mucho que me guste ayudar, estoy imposibilitado de hacer nada. 7. No importa donde estes: siempre seras el mismo. a Sea cual sea tu opinion, voy adelante con los planes. 9. Por muy cuidadosamente que uno conduzca, es diffcil evitar accidentes. 10. Aunque sientas compasion por el, no le des dinero. 11. Por muy asustado que estes, mantenteencalma. 12. Hagas lo que hagas, no toques ese enchufe. 13. Por muy duro que trabajase, mi profesor nunca estaba satisfecho. 14. Cualquiera de los equipos que saque mas puntos gana el partido. is. Mi tejado gotea, cuando quiera que llueve. 16. La encontrare dondequiera que este. 17. Quienquiera que saque mas puntos, gana la competicion. 18. Suceda lo que suceda, no te olvides de escribir. 19. Incluso aunque lo averiguara, no hara nada. 20. Por muy lejos que este, llegaremos a tiempo. 32

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21. Mientras que desapruebe tus metodos, creo que tienes razon. 22. Aunque le condenaron por robo, solo le dieron dos anos. 23. Hagas lo que hagas, no toques ese cable. 24. Por muy pobre que seas, siempre hay alguien mas pobre que tu. 25. Por mucho que lo intentaron, no pudieron mover la roca. 26. Aunque el hombre era rico, no tenia ningun atractivo para ella. 27. Por muy raro que parezca, lo que estoy diciendo es verdad. 28. Aunque era muy bella, era una mujer muy voluble. 29. Por mucho que lo intentaramos, no pudimos sacarle una palabra. 30. Puede que sea mi amigo, pero todavia no me fio de el. 31. Por muy asustado que estes, nunca lo demuestres. 32. Pienses lo que pienses, no cambiare mi decision. 33. Aunque sientas pena por ella, no se lo merece. 34. Por muy lista que sea, no es tan lista comosuhermana. 35. Por muy rica que sea la gente, siempre quiere mas. 36. Por mucho que me guste ayudarte, no puedo hacer nada porti. 37. Hagas lo que hagas, no le digas a nadie que me has visto. 38. Iremos a la feria del libro, aunque no vendamos ninguno. 39. Aunque no sea asunto mfo, me gustarfa ayudarla. 40. Por mucho que me amenaces, no conseguirasnada. sta n I e y |


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clauses of concession 1. Whatever you do, don't say lam here. 2. Even if he knew there's nothing he can do about it. 3. Whenever you see her, she always seems to be busy. 4. Whatever you do, it always seems to be wrong. 5. Although it was supposed to be a secret, everybody knew about it. 6. Much as I'd like to help, I'm powerless to do anything. 7. No matter where you are, you will always be the same. a Whatever your opinion is, I'm going ahead with the plans. 9. However carefully one drives, it's difficult to avoid accidents. 10. Even though you may feel sorry for him, don't give him money. 11. However frightened you may be, keep calm. 12. No matter what you do, don't touch that plug. 13. However hard I worked, my teacher was never satisfied. 14. The team that gains most points wins the set. 15. My roof leaks whenever it rains. 16. I'll find her wherever she is. 17. Whoever gains more points, wins the competition. 18. Whatever happens, don't forget to write. 19. Even if he found out, he won't do anything. 20. However far it is, we'll get there in time. 33

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21. While I disapprove of your ways/ methods, I think you are right. 22. Even though he was condemned for robbery, he only got two years. 23. Whatever you do, don't touch that cable. 24. However poor you are, there is always someone poorer than you. 25. Try as they might they couldn't move the rock. 26. Rich though the man was, she did not find him attractive. 27. Unlikely as it may seem, what I'm saying is true. 28. Beautiful though she was, she was a very unreliable woman. 29. Try as we might, we couldn't get a word out of him. 30. He may be my friend, but I still don't trust him. 31. However frightened you may be, never show it. 32. Whatever you may think, I won't change my decision. 33. Even though you may feel sorry for her, she doesn't deserve it. 34. However clever she may be, she is not as clever as her sister. 35. However rich people are, they always want more. 36. Much as I'd like to help you, I can't do anything for you. 37. Whatever you do, don't tell anybody you saw me. 38. We'll go to the book fair, even though we probably won't sell any. 39. Even if it isn't any of my business, I'd like to help her. 40. However much you threaten me, you won't get anything. stanIey


implied conditional clauses 1. No me importa lo que haga siempre que me mande el dinero. z Se lo preguntare a el, a no ser que prefieras que se lo pregunte a ella. 3. Aceptando que lo que me dices es verdad, no tiene nada que ver conmigo. 4. Lo encuentro dificil de creer, aunque digas que es verdad. 5. Puedes tomar mi coche prestado, siempre que compres gasolina. 6. Debemosirtemprano, sino, no tendremos asiento. 7. Estare de vuelta en el trabajo mafiana, me sienta bien o no. a Ire contigo, si no, no te dejaran entrar. 9. Suponte que no hay entradas, dque hacemos? 10. No me casarfa con ella, aunque fuera Miss Universe. 11. No me importa de que hableis, mientras hableis en ingles. 12. A no ser que saigas inmediatamente, no llegaras a tiempo. 13. Suponiendo que sea verdad, dque podemos hacer? 14. Nos prestaran su casa de campo siempre que la cuidemos. 15. Supongamos que perdemos el avion, dque hacemos? 16. Puedes coger mi coche siempre que me lo devuelvas para manana. 17. Debemos salir enseguida, estemos preparados o no. 18. A no ser que me digas la verdad, te castigare. 19. Con paciencia, le ensenaran algo. 20. Si te dan una oportunidad, tendras exito. 34

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21. Podeis coger el dfa libre siempre que termineis el trabajo. 22. Debes terminar el trabajo, si no, no te pagaran. 23. Mi abuelo trae la lena, si no, no tendriamos calor. 24. Traere vino y cerveza por si necesitamos. 25. Traere vino por si necesitas algo. 26. Si no fuera por sus amigos, tendria problemas. 27. Sin tu ayuda, no hubiera llegado a la cima. 28. Te prestare el libra siempre que me lo devuelvas el mes que viene. 29. Teneis que entregar los examenes, hayais terminado o no. 30. Si no hubiera sido por tu ayuda, no habria tenido exito. 31. Ire a la tienda temprano, si no, no encontrare pescado fresco. 32. Supongamos que venga, ique puede hacer? 33. Ire yo, a no ser que prefieras que vaya mi hermano. 34. No me importa donde estes, mientras vengas temprano. 35. Tienes que venir conmigo, quieras o no quieras. 36. Podeis hacer lo que querais siempre que entregueis los trabajos. 37. Supongamos que no tenemos sitio, ique hacemos? 38. Si no hubiera sido por esa oportunidad, no estarfa aqui. 39. Nos dejaran su casa a condicion de que les dejemos la nuestra. 40. Debemos entregarlo, aunque no hayamos terminado. s ta n I ey


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21. You can take the day off provided you finish the job. 22. You must finish your job, otherwise you won't get paid. 23. My grandfather brings in the firewood, otherwise, we would have no heating. 24. I'll bring wine and beer in case we need them. 25. I'll bring wine if you need some. 26. But for his friends he would have problems. 27. Without your help I wouldn't have reached the top. 28. I'll lend you the book providing I have it back next month. 29. You must hand in the exams whether you've finished or not. 30. But for your help I wouldn't have been successful. 31. I'll go to the shop early, otherwise I won't find fresh fish. 32. Assuming he comes, what can he do? 33. I'll go, unless you prefer my brother to go. 34. I don't mind where you are as long as you come early. 35. You must come with me whether you want it or not. 36. You can do whatever you want provided you hand in your work. 37. Assuming there's no room for us, what shall we do? 38. But for that opportunity I wouldn't be here. 39. They'll lend us their house on condition that we lend them ours. 40. We must hand it in even if we haven't finished. stanIey


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clauses of purpose i. Puso una mano en el telefono para que no reconocieran su voz. z Salimos rapido por miedo a que cambiara de parecer. 3. Unos mueren para que otros puedan vivir. 4. Grabaron sus nombres para que supieramos quienes eran. 5. La escritura es diferente para que los ciegos puedan leerlo. 6. Deje una nota en la entrada para que la viera al entrar. 7. No lo hice por miedo a que me pegase. 8. Se callaron para que no se despertase. 9. No vinieron para no molestarle. 10. Marian temia que yo perdiese el avion. 11. Me llevo el paraguas por si lo necesito. 12. Llegaron temprano para no perderse nada. 13. Cerre la puerta y la ventana para que tuvieramos tranquilidad. 14. Abrf la ventana para tener aire fresco. 15. Han llegado temprano para tener un buen asiento. 16. Llevare un arma conmigo por si la necesito. 17. Vinimos temprano para no perdernos nada. 18. El nos pidio que llamaramos primero porsiestabafuera. 19. Habia telefonos para que los conductores pudieran pedirayuda. 20. Voy a encender el fuego para que la casa este caliente. 36

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21. Temfa que fuera a caer. 22. Nolohicepormiedoaquealguien pusiera inconvenientes. 23. Guardamos silencio para que el bebe nosedespertara. 24. Entro de puntillas para no despertarla. 25. Trabajo toda la noche en el motor para que pudieramos salir temprano. 26. Hablamos en susurros por miedo a despertaralbebe. 27. Mantuve la respiracion por miedo a quemeoyera. 28. Hizo mucha comida por si los chicos volvian con hambre. 29. Comieron temprano a fin de salir lo antes posible. 30. Tienes que leerlo despacio a fin de entenderlo. 31. Mi padre se sacrifice a fin de que pudieramos estudiar. 32. Compramosalgodevinoporsi venian a cenar. 33. Lo ato a un arbol para que no pudiera escaparse. 34. Se fue sin desayunar para no molestarnos. 35. No durmieron por miedo a que vol viera n a atacarles. 36. Viajo toda la noche a fin de estar allf porlamanana. 37. Nos quedamos en casa para no gastarmasdinero. 38. Compra velas por si se va la luz. 39. No dije nada para no meter la pata. 40. Le puse un corcho para que no se hundiera. sta n l e y


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clauses of purpose 1. He put his hand on the phone so that they wouldn't recognize his voice. 2. We left in a hurry for fear he should change his mind. 3. Some die so that others may live. 4. They carved their names so that we knew who they were 5. The writing is different so that blind people can read it. 6. I left a note in the hall so that he saw it as he came in. 7. I didn't do it so that he wouldn't beat me. a They kept quiet in case he woke. 9. They didn't come so as not to disturb him. 10. Marian was anxious in case I should miss the flight. 11. I'm taking the umbrella in case I need it. 12. They arrived early so as not to miss anything. 13. I closed the door and window so that we should have quiet. 14. I opened the window in order to get fresh air. 15. They've arrived early so as to get a good seat. 16. I'll take a weapon with me in case I need it. 17. We came early in order not to miss anything. 18. He asked us to ring first in case he was out. 19. There were telephones so that drivers could summon help. 20. I'm going to light the fire so that the house is warm. 37

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21. He feared he might fall. 22. I didn't do it in case someone objected. 23. We kept silence lest the baby should wake up. 24. He entered on tiptoe so as not to wake her up. 25. He worked all night on the engine so that we might leave early. 26. We talked in whispers for fear of waking the baby. 27. I held my breath for fear he should hear me. 28. She cooked a big meal in case the boys came back hungry. 29. They had lunch early in order to leave as soon as possible. 30. You have to read it slowly in order to understand it. 31. My father sacrificed a great deal in order that we might study. 32. We bought some wine in case they should come to dinner. 33. He tied it up to a tree so that it couldn't run away. 34. He left without breakfast so as not to bother us. 35. They didn't sleep for fear they should attack them again. 36. He travelled all night in order to be there in the morning. 37. We stayed at home so as not to spend any more money. 38. Buy candles in case there is a power cut. 39. I didn't say anything so as not to put my foot in it. 40. I put a cork on it so that it wouldn't sink.

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nivel El

1. Habla tan rapido que es diffcil entenderle.

21. Hay tantas cosas que hacer en esta casa que no se como empezar.

z iNinos,vayadesorden!

22. iEstanraroverteatiporaqui!

3. Tenfa tantos admiradores que no sabfa cual elegir.

23. Tengo tan poco dinero que mas vale quemequedeencasa.

4. Nos quedaba tan poca agua que no podfamos lavarnos.

24. Nunca en la historia de la humanidad, tan pocos consiguieron tanto.

5. Le quedaba tan poco tiempo que era imposible que lo terminara.

25. Thumbelina era tan pequena que vivfa en una cascara de nuez.

6. Eran tan pocos que no pudieron parar el ataque enemigo. 7. i Hay tantas preguntas por responder!

26. Como mi perro adora las pizzas, nunca ladra al repartidor de pizzas.

a Tuvieron tanta lluvia que hubo inundaciones.

27. Es un chico tan apuesto que todas las chicas se enamoran de el. 28. Tenia tanto frfo que no podia dormir.

9. Era un perro tan fiero que nadie se atrevia a acercarse.

29. Estaba lloviendo tanto que me quede en la cama.

10. El perro era tan fiero que nadie se acercaba.

30. Esta chica es tan guapa que todos los chicos estan locos por ella.

n. Yo no sabfa que el problema era tan diffcil. 12. Eran tan pocos que es diffcil ver como pudieron ganar.

31. Haces un cafe tan horrible que nadie puede beberlo.

13. Es un chico tan pelma que su propia mad re no le soporta.

33. Tan engreida era la joven que nadie salia con ella.

14. Fuetaltonteriaquetodoelmundo se rio. is. Llovio tanto que tuvimos que abandonarelpartido.

34. Habfa tanto por ver que nos quedamos un par de dias mas.

16. La Sra. Robinson es tan agradable que todo el mundo la adora.

36. Tienen unos jugadores tan buenos que son imbatibles.

17. Nos sirvio un cafe tan bueno que nos quedamos toda la tarde.

37. Sus manos son tan rapidas que el ojo ho puede seguirlas.

18. Hablo durante tanto tiempo que todos nos dormimos.

38. Su genio es tal que nadie se le acerca.

19. A ella le dan tanto dinero que puede permitirse todo lo que quiera. 20. Era tan alto que tenia una nube en un ojo. 38

32. Tan terribles fueron las noticias que sederrumbo.

35. Habfa tanta gente que no pudimos entrar.

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clauses of result 1. He speaks so fast that it is difficult to understand him. 2. Children, you've made such a mess! 3. She had so many admirers that she didn't know which one to choose. 4. We had so little water left that we couldn't have a wash. 5. He had so little time left that it was impossible for him to finish it. 6. They were so few that they couldn't stop the enemy attack. 7. There are so many questions to answer! a They had so much rain that there were floods. 9. It was such a fierce dog that nobody dared to approach it. 10. The dog was so fierce that nobody approach it. 11. I didn't know that the problem was so difficult. 12. They were so few that it's difficult to see how they could win. 13. That boy is such a nuisance that his own mother can't stand him. 14. It was such a nonsense that everybody laughed. is. We had such a lot of rain that we had to give up the match. 16. Mrs Robinson is so kind that everybody loves her. 17. He served us such good coffee that we stayed all the evening. 18. He spoke for such a long time that we all fell asleep. 19. She gets so much money that she can afford all she wants. 20. He was so tall that he had a cloud in an eye. 39

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21. There are so many things to do in this house that I don't know how to start. 22. It's so strange to see you here! 23. I have so little money that I'd better stay at home. 24. Never in the history of humanity, so few achieved so much. 25. Thumbelina was so little that she lived in a nutshell. 26. As my dog loves pizza, he never barks at the pizza delivery man. 27. He is such a handsome boy that all the girls fall in love with him. 28. I was so cold that I couldn't sleep. 29. It was raining so much that I stayed in bed. 30. This girl is so pretty that all the boys are mad about her. 31. You make such horrible coffee that nobody can drink it. 32. So terrible was the news that he/she broke down. 33. So conceited was the girl that nobody went out with her. 34. There was so much to see that we stayed a couple of days more. 35. There were so many people that we couldn't get in. 36. They have such good players that they are unbeatable. 37. His hands are so fast that the eye can't follow them. 38. Her temper is such that nobody gets near. 39. It had rained hard, so there were puddles everywhere. 40. As it had frozen, there was ice everywhere. Stanley


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i. La chica nueva quiere saber cuando cogera sus vacaciones.

21. No dire ni una palabra siempre que tu hagas lo mismo.

z Despues de que se divorcio, cambio su vida. 3. Puedes guardar el libra tanto tiempo como quieras.

22. Nunca nos encontramos durante el tiempo que vivi en esta ciudad. 23. En cuanto llegue el Sr. Smith, dimelo. 24. Una vez que has visto una, las has visto todas. 25. Cuando salia el tren, se acordo de que habia dejado el gas encendido. 26. Ahora que sabemos la verdad, podemos actuar en consecuencia. 27. Para cuando vengan, ya habremos terminado de cenar. 28. En cuanto lleguemos alii, encenderemos el fuego. 29. Nos contara acerca del partido cuando llegue aqui.

4. Apenas habiamos salido, cuando empezo a Hover. 5. Apenas se habia dprmido, cuando lo desperto un griterfo. 6. Cuanto antes salgamos, antes llegaremos. 7. Apenas recibe el dinero, cuando ya lo gasta. a Contesto al telefono casi inmediatemente. 9. Te llamare en cuanto termine. 10. Apenas habia terminado su cafe, cuando volvio a trabajar. 11. Apenas habia entrado en la casa, cuando sono el telefono. 12. Una vez que coges el vicio de fumar, es dificil dejarlo. 13. Apenas hubo bebido el cafe, empezo a sentirse somnoliento. 14. Siempre se estaban peleando durante el tiempo que vivieron juntos. 15. Estuve estudiando hasta muy tarde por la noche. 16. Termina una cosa antes de empezar otra. 17. Cuando vuelva a casa, te traere un regalo. is. Apenas podia respirar cuando entro en la habitation. 19. Apenas terminan en un extreme, tienen que empezar en el otro. 20. Ella hacfa las camas mientras el preparaba los desayunos. 40

30. Una vez hayamos pintado el salon, pintaremos la cocina. 31. Apenas habia colgado el telefono, cuando llamaron a la puerta. 32. Cuando quiera que oye un ruido, se sobresalta. 33. Mientras uno hace una cosa, el otro hace otra. 34. Estare aqui tanto tiempo como haga falta. 35. Te telefoneare en cuanto termine. 36. Ella quiere saber cuando le pagan. 37. Puedes estar con nosotros tanto tiempo como quieras. 38. Cuando hayas terminado de leerlo, devuelvemelo. 39. Su vida cambio completamente despues de casarse. 40. Apenas habiamos salido de casa, cuando empezo a Hover. stanleyj


clauses of time 1. The new girl wants to know when she'll betaking her holidays. 2. After she got divorced her life changed. 3. You can keep the book as long as you like. 4. We had hardly left when it began to rain. 5. He had hardly got to sleep when some shouting woke him up. 6. The sooner we leave the sooner we'll get there. 7. No sooner she gets the money than she spends it. a She/He answered the phone almost immediately. 9. I'll give you a call as soon as I finish. 10. He had hardly finished his coffee when he got back to work. 11. He had hardly entered the house when the phone rang. 12. Once you get into the habit of smoking it's difficult to give up. 13. No sooner had he drunk his coffee than he began to feel drowsy. 14. They were always fighting during the time they lived together. 15. I was studying until very late at night. 16. Finish one thing before you start another one. 17. When I come back home I'll bring you a present. 18. He could hardly breathe when he entered the room. 19. No sooner they finish at one end than they have to start at the other. 20. She made the beds while he prepared the breakfast. 41

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21. I won't say a word as long as you do the same. 22. We never met during the time I lived in this town. 23. Let me know as soon as Mr Smith arrives. 24. Once you have seen one, you have seen them all. 25. When the train was leaving he remembered he had left the gas on. 26. Now that we know the truth we can act accordingly. 27. By the time they come we'll have already finished dinner. 28. We'll light the fire as soon as we get there. 29. He'll tell us about the match when he gets here. 30. Once we have painted the sitting room we'll paint the kitchen. 31. He had hardly hung up when there was a knock at the door. 32. Whenever he hears a noise he gets a fright. 33. While one does one thing, the other one does something else. 34. I'll be here as long as it's necessary. 35. I'll give you a call as soon as I finish. 36. She wants to know when she gets paid. 37. You can stay with us as long as you like. 38. When you have finished reading it give it back to me. 39. His life changed completely after he got married. 40. We had hardly left the house when it started to rain. stanley


conditionals type 1 i. Si vienes temprano, iremos al cine. z Si el no viene temprano, no iremos al teatro. 3. Cogeras catarro si te mojas. 4. Si tengo hambre, me comere un bocadillo. 5. Ire al cine si tengo dinero. 6. Si pagas al contado, tendras un descuento. 7. Rellenare el impreso si me lo entregas. 8. Te prestare el libro si quieres leerlo. 9. Coge el atajo, o nunca llegaras a tiempo. 10. Dame los materiales, y hare el trabajo. 11. Llegaremos temprano si salimos temprano. 12. Para de gritar o te llevaras una azotaina. 13. Harafriosiabrimosla ventana. 14. Si ganamos la loterfa, compraremos una casa. is. Sigue haciendo eso, y te pondran una mute. 16. Diles lo que tienen que hacer, y lo haran. 17. Si desea que le visitemos, eche al buzon este impreso. 18. Si esta interesado en tomar parte en la feria, rellene este impreso. 19. Se lo dire si le veo.

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21. Si llama, dile que le telefoneare mas tarde. 22. Si escribes a Lorna, dale muchos recuerdos. 23. Estare alii para las 8 si el tren sale a tiempo. 24. Si vas a Madrid, vete a ver el Museo del Prado. 25. Ganaras mas dinero si aprendes idiomas. 26. Si quiere que le visite nuestro agente, pongase en contacto con el. 27. Si compras ahora, puedes pagar mas tarde. 28. Si ves a Linda, dile que venga enseguida. 29. Si lees ese libro, averiguaras muchas cosas. 30. Solicita una entrevista si quieres hablar con el. 31. Si abres la ventana, nos helaremos de frfo. 32. Si vienes con nosotros, te divertiras. 33. Si llega el material, podremos mandarelpedidohoy. 34. Si hace buen tiempo, iremos a pasear. 35. Si tienes sed, bebe agua. 36. Te explicare la situation si me dejas hablar. 37. Si ves a Tom por casualidad, dile que quiero hablarle. 38. Si hablas mas despacio, te entenderemos mejor. 39. Si tienes frio, cierra la ventana. 40. No aparques ahf, o te pondran una multa.

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21. If he calls/Should he call, tell him I'll ring him back. 22. If/Should you write to Lorna, give her my regards/love. 23. I'll be there by 8 if the train leaves on time. 24. If/Should you go to Madrid, visit the Prado Museum. 25. You'll earn more money if you learn languages. 26. Should you wish our agent to call on you, get in touch with him. 27. If you buy now, you can pay later. 28. Should/If you see Linda, tell her to come at once. 29. If you read that book, you'll find out many things. 30. Ask for an interview if you want to speak to him. 31. If you open the window, we'll freeze to death. 32. If you come with us, you'll have a good time. 33. If the material arrives, we'll be able to send the order today. 34. If the weather is good, we'll go for a walk. 35. If you are thirsty, drink water. 36. I'll explain the situation to you if you let me speak. 37. If/Should you happen to see Tom, tell him I want to talk to him. 38. If you speak more slowly, we'll understand you better. 39. If you are cold, shut the window. 40. Don't park there or you'll get a fine. stanIey


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conditional type 2 1. Si yo fuera rey, tu serias mi Primer Ministro.

21. Si fuerais vegetarianos, no comenas came.

2. Si el estuviera aqui, podria ayudarnos.

22. Si tuviera que ir a una boda, me compraria un vestido nuevo.

3. Compraria un yate si tuviera dinero.

23. Venderfan la casa si necesitaran dinero.

4. Cortana la cuerda si tuviera un cuchillo.

24. Estoy seguro de que, si se lo pidieras, se casaria contigo.

5. Me casaria con el si le quisiera.

25. Si cogieras un taxi, llegarias a tiempo.

6. Si hicieras un esfuerzo, tendrias mejores notas.

26. Si tuviera alas, podria volar.

7. Si se lo pidieras, podna dejarte algun dinero. a Si yo fuera tu, lo abandonana. 9. Si necesitaran dinero, me lo pedirian. 10. Si fueras en tren, llegarias antes. n. Si lloviera, nos quedanamos en casa. 12. Si no fuera por tu ayuda, no tendria hogar.

27. Si no fuera por la ayuda internacional, se habrian muerto. 28. Si te lo pidiera, <Lme prestarfas dinero? 29. Si se lo preguntas, podria aceptar. 30. Si no fuera por su caridad, nos habriamos muerto de hambre. 31. Si perdieramos el partido, entrenariamos mas duro. 32. Si estuviera aquf, quiza nos echaria una mano.

13. Si yo fuera tu, me casaria con ella.

33. Si estuvieran aquf, podrian ayudarnos.

14. Si lo cuidaras, tendrfa mejor aspecto.

34. Si no fuera porque nos ayudaron, nos habriamos muerto.

is. Si tuviera un cuchillo, esparcerfa la mantequilla.

35. Si yo fuera mas alto, seria policfa.

16. Si me gustaran las zanahorias, las comerfa. 17. Si pudiera ira Miami, noiriaa Salou. 18. Si tuviera un jardm, plantarfa flores. 19. Si yo fuera hombre, seria policia.

36. Si yo tuviera tu altura, jugarfa al baloncesto. 37. Si hubieran perdidos, estarian mas tristes. 38. Si no fuera por tu hermano, no llegariamos a tiempo. 39. La gasolina no serfa tan cara si el Gobierno redujera los impuestos. 40. Si no pudieramos, no lo hariamos.

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I would buy a yacht if I had the money.

4.

I would cut the rope if I had a knife.

5.

I would marry him if I loved him.

6.

If you made an effort, you'd have better marks.

7.

If you were to ask her, she might lend you some money.

8. If I were you, I'd leave him. 9. If they needed money, they'd

ask for it. 10. If you went by train, you'd get

there earlier. 11. If it rained, we'd stay at home. 12. If it weren't for your help, I'd be

homeless. 13. If I were you, I'd marry her. 14. If you looked after it, it would

look better. 15. If I had a knife, I'd spread the

butter. 16. If I liked carrots, I would eat

them. 17. If I could go to Miami, I wouldn't

go to Salou. 18. If I had a garden, I would plant

flowers. 19. If I were a man, I'd be a

policeman. 20.

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21. If you were vegetarians, you wouldn't eat meat. 22. If I had to go to a wedding, I'd buy a new dress. 23. They'd sell the house if they needed money. 24. I'm sure that if you asked her she'd marry you. 25. If you took a taxi, you'd get there on time. 26. If I had wings, I'd be able to fly. 27. Were it not for the international aid, they would have died. 28. Were I to ask you, would you lend me money? 29. If you were to ask her, she might accept. 30. If it weren't for his charity, we would have starved. 31. If we were to lose the match, we would train harder. 32. If he were here, he might give us a hand. 33. If they were here, they could help us. 34. Were it not for the fact that they helped us, we would have died. 35. If I were taller, I'd be a policeman. 36. If I were as tall as you are, I'd play basketball. 37. If they had lost, they'd be sadder. 38. If it weren't for your brother, we wouldn't get there in time. 39. Petrol wouldn't be so expensive if the government were to cut taxes. 40. If we couldn't, we wouldn't do it. stanley


conditionals type 3 1. Yo habrfa ido si hubiera podido. z Si no hubieras cambiado de parecer, habrfamos sido felices juntos. 3. Podrfas haberla conocido si hubieras estado aquf. 4. Si no hubiera sido por el mal tiempo, habnamos llegado a la cima. 5. Si hubiera tenido un cuchillo, habria esparcido la mantequilla. 6. Habrfa tenido mejor aspecto si lo hubieras cuidado. 7. Si hubieran actuado antes, la huelga no habrfa tenido lugar. a El podria habertelo dicho si hubiera estado aquf. 9. Si yo hubiera sido el, la habrfa dejado hace tiempo. 10. Me habria gustado ir en bicicleta si hubiera podido. 11. Si hubiera querido jugar a las cartas, habria ido al pub. 12. Habrfamos tenido una buena cosecha si no hubiera llovido. 13. Si hubieras sido vegetariano, no habrias comido esa carne. 14. Habria sido mas facil si lo hubieras sabido hacer. 15. Si nos hubiera gustado la pelicula, habrfamos ido a verla. 16. Habrfas conseguido un trabajo mejor si hubieras tenido mejores notas. 17. Si no hubieras tenido un paraguas, te habrias mojado. is. La vida habrfa sido mas facil si nos hubiera tocado la loterfa. 19. Si hubiera tenido tiempo, habria ido contigo. 20. Los ninos habrfan roto cosas si hubieran jugado en casa. 46

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21. Si no hubieramos llevado paraguas, nos habrfamos mojado. 22. Si nos hubiera tocado la loterfa, nos habrfamos comprado otra casa. 23. Si no hubiera sido por el frfo, habrfamos ido a la playa. 24. Si los obreros hubieran hecho huelga, la produccion se habrfa parado. 25. Si no hubiera sido por su actitud, habrfamos llegado a un acuerdo. 26. Si hubiera sabido los hechos, podrfa haberte dicho que hacer. 27. Si hubiera tenido datos de los hechos, quiza te hubiera dicho que hacer. 28. Si yo hubiera estado aquf, podrfa haberte defendido. 29. Si hubiera estado aquf, quiza te lo habrfa dicho. 30. Si hubiera estado aquf, podrfa haber estado ayudando en la cocina. 31. Si hubiera sido mas alto, habrfa sido jugadorde baloncesto. 32. Si me lo hubieras dicho, no habrfa hecho el viaje para nada. 33. Si ella no hubiera cambiado de parecer, habrfamos salido juntos. 34. Si lo hubiera sabido, te lo habrfa dicho. 35. Yo habrfa ido contigo si me hubieras llamado. 36. Si no hubiera sido por el mal tiempo, habrfamos salido. 37. Si no hubiera sido por la huelga, habrfamos mandado el pedido. 38. Si no hubiera sido por ti, me habrfa escapado con ella. 39. Habrfas aprobado el examen si hubieras querido. 40. Si hubiera tenido un casete, lo habrfa grabado. stanleyj


conditionals type 3 1. I would have gone if I had been able. 2. If you hadn't changed your mind, we would have been happy together. 3. You could have met her if you had been here. 4. Had it not been for the bad weather, we would have reached the top. 5. If I had had a knife, I would have spread the butter. 6. It would have looked better if you had looked after it. 7. Had they acted earlier, the strike wouldn't have taken place. a He might have told you had he been here. 9. If I had been him, I would have left her ages ago. 10. I would have liked to go by bicycle if I had been able to. 11. If I had wanted to play cards, I would have gone to the pub. 12. We would have had a good crop if it hadn't rained. 13. If you had been a vegetarian, you wouldn't have eaten that meat. 14. It would have been easier if you had known how to do it. 15. If we had liked the film, we would have gone to see it. 16. You would have got a better job if you had got better marks. 17. If you hadn't had an umbrella, you would have got wet. 18. Life would have been easier if we had won the lottery. 19. If I had had time, I would have gone with you. 20. The children would have broken things if they had played at home. 47

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21. If we hadn't carried an umbrella we would have got wet. 22. If we had won the lottery we would have bought another house. 23. If it hadn't been for the cold, we would have gone to the beach. 24. Had the workers gone on a strike, the production would have stopped. 25. Had it not been for his attitude, we would have reached an agreement. 26. If I had known the facts, I could have told you what to do. 27. If I had had the facts, I might have told you what to do. 28. If I had been here, I could have defended you. 29. If I had been here, I might have told you. 30. If I had been here, I could have been helping in the kitchen. 31. If I had been taller, I would have been a basketball player. 32. If you had told me, I wouldn't have made the journey for nothing. 33. If she hadn't changed her mind, we would have gone out together. 34. If I had known it, I would have told you. 35. I would have gone with you if you had called me. 36. Had it not been for the bad weather, we would have gone out 37. Had it not been for the strike, we would have sent the order. 38. If it hadn't been for you, I would have eloped with her. 39. You would have passed your exam if you had wanted to. 40. If I had had a cassette, I would have recorded it. stanley


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connectives: comparison 1. Bebe como una esponja.

21. Los dfas son cada vez mas frfos.

z Trabaja como un esclavo en esa fabrica.

22. Las cosas se estan encareciendo cada dia mas.

3. Cervantes trabajo como esclavo en Argelia.

23. Cuanto mas grande el pecado, mas grande el castigo.

4. Uso un atizador de fuego como arma.

24. Esta es la peor pelfcula que he visto jamas.

5. Vete andando a la oficina como nosotros.

25. Lorna escribe a maquina la mas rapida de su clase.

6. iPorquenoerescomotu madre?

26. Nadie conduce tan rapido como mi padre.

7. iQue cantidad de plantas! Esto es comovivirenlaselva. a Cuanto mas estudias, mas aprendes. 9. Este es el hombre mas gordo del pafs. 10. Jim es el mas joven de los hermanos.

27. Pocos cocinan tan bien como mi madre. 28. La lluvia ha parado antes de lo que yoesperaba. 29. Es diffcil correr tan lento como el. 30. El atleta corrio mas rapido que nunca.

11. No senadar tan bien como tu.

31. Esta casa es como estar en la carcel.

12. Tom no puede saltar tan alto como su hermano.

32. Haz como tu hermano: estudia mas.

13. El tiempo esta enfriando mas de lo queesperaba. 14. Estos gemelos son como dos gotas deagua. is. Los dos hermanos son muy parecidos. 16. Deberias entrenar todos los dias como nosotros. 17. dPorquenococinascomoella? 18. Montar a caballo no es tan facil como montaren moto.

33. dPor que no estudias idiomas como nosotros? 34. Tueresamabilfsimo. 35. Esto es como vivir en una sauna. 36. Yo no hablo frances tan fluido como tu. 37. Ellas no bailan tan bien como vosotras. 38. Pareces una princesa. 39. Haz como ellos: ven mas temprano. 40. Este chico come como una lima.

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connectives: comparison 1..He drinks like a fish. 2. He works like a slave in that factory. 3. Cervantes worked as a slave in Algeria. 4. He used a fire poker as a weapon.

21. The days are getting colder and colder every day. 22. Things are getting more and more expensive every day. 23. The greater the sin, the greater the punishment.

5. Walk to the office as/like we do.

24. This is the worst film I have ever seen.

6. Why aren't you like your mother?

25. Lorna is the fastest typest in her class.

7. What a lot of plants! This is like living in the jungle.

26. Nobody drives as fast as my father.

a The more you study, the more you learn.

27. Few people can cook as well as my mother.

9. This is the fattest man in the country.

28. The rain has cleared more quickly than I expected.

10. Jim is the youngest of the brothers.

29. It's difficult to run as slowly as he does.

11. I can't swim as well as you (can).

30. The athlete ran faster than ever.

12. Tom can't jump as high as his brother. 13. The weather is getting colder than I expected. 14. These twins are like two peas in a pod. 15. The two brothers are very much alike. 16. You should train every day as we do. 17. Why don't you cook as she does? 18. Riding a horse is not as/so easy as riding a motorcycle. 19. The bigger the armchair, the more comfortable I'll be.

31. This house is like being in prison. 32. Do as your brother does: study more. 33. Why don't you study languages like we do? 34. You are most kind. 35. This is like living in a sauna. 36. I can't speak French as fluently as you (can). 37. They don't dance as well as you (do). 38. You look like a princess. 39. Do as they do: come earlier. 40. This boy eats like a horse.

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21. Compre una docena de huevos, cinco de los cuales se rompieron en el camino. 22. La senora se resbalo en la nieve, lo que nos hizo reir a todos. 23. Tire el balon a Jim, quien se lo tiro a Pedro. 24. El muro se cayo sobre los hombres, algunos de los cuales murieron. 25. La mujer nos dijo que no tenfa parientes, lo que no era verdad. 26. El viento estuvo aullando toda la noche, lo que nos mantuvo despiertos. 27. Se lo dije a mi padre, quien me dijo que no era asunto suyo. 28. Selocomprea unhombre, que tenfa un puesto en la calle. 29. Comi mucho chocolate, que me hizo sentirmemal. 30. Me lo dijo una amiga, que no estaba equivocada. 31. Dijeron que tenfan hambre, lo cual no era verdad. 32. Tenia 5 gatos, uno de los cuales fue atropellado por un coche. 33. Di la nota a mi companero, quien se la dio al profesor. 34. Hable con mi profesor, quien hablo con el director. 35. La noche estaba oscura, lo que hizo imposible el seguir adelante. 36. Estuvieron cantando toda la noche, lo que no nos dejo dormir. 37. Compre dos lamparas, una de las cuales se rompio. 38. Bebia mucha leche, lo cual le engordaba. 39. Compre un ordenador, lo cual me dejo 1000 libras mas pobre. 40. Conoci a varios chicos, uno de los cuales me invito a salir. s t a n Iey


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21. I bought a dozen eggs, five of which broke on the way. 22. The old woman slipped on the snow, which made us all laugh. 23. I threw the ball to Jim, who threw it to Peter. 24. The wall fell on the men, some of which/whom died. 25. The woman told us that she had no relatives, which was not true. 26. The wind was howling all night, which kept us awake. 27. I told my father, who told me it wasn't his business. 28. I bought it from a man, who had a stall in the street. 29. I ate a lot of chocolate, which made me feel sick. 30. I was told by a friend, who was not wrong. 31. They said that they were hungry, which was not true. 32. He had five cats, one of which was run over by a car. 33. I gave the note to my mate, who gave it to the teacher. 34. I spoke to my teacher, who spoke to the headmaster. 35. The night was dark, which made it impossible to go on. 36. They were singing all night, which didn't let us sleep. 37. I bought two lamps, one of which broke. 38. He drank a lot of milk, which made him fat. 39. I bought a computer, which put me back ÂŁ1000. 40. I met several boys, one of whom invited me to go out.

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21. No estas mal..., quiero decir, estas guapisima. 22. Sabfa que era falso; mas todavia, sabfa quien lo habfa hecho. 23. Para empezar, esto no debia de estar aqui. 24. No es muy listo, pero, de todas formas, es un buen tipo. 25. Es un borracho y tiene mal caracter, sin embargo; le quiero. 26. En cuanto a las ventas, lo dejo en tus manos. 27. En cuanto a tu hermano, cuanto menos le vea, mejor. 28. Con referencia a tu fax, me gustaria senalarque... 29. Eso, en cuanto a la produccion. Ahora, en cuanto a las ventas... 30. En primer lugar, es dificil. En segundo lugar, nomegusta. 31. De la misma manera, podemos vender esto en tu pafs. 32. No es tonto; por otra parte, es un chico muy dispuesto. 33. Ellos no lo hicieron. Por lo tanto, tendre que hacerlo yo. 34. Considerando los resultados pasados, no es aconsejable. 35. Barre la cocina, para empezar. 36. Es tartamudo y, sin embargo, es el mejor escritor del pafs. 37. Hablando de mi hermana, d'sabes que se casa? 38. Aproposito, (iporquenovienescon nosotros? 39. Aojodebuencubero, creoque vendimos 10.000 libros. 40. Eso es verdad hasta cierto punto.

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21. You are not bad ... I mean, you look beautiful. 22. He knew it was false; moreover, he knew who had done it. 23. To start with, this shouldn't be here. 24. He's not very clever, but all the same, he is a nice chap. 25. He's a drunkard, and has a bad character; however, I love him. 26. As far as marketing is concerned, I'll leave it to you. 27. As for your brother, the less I see of him, the better. 28. With reference to your fax, I'd like to point out that... 29. That goes for production. Now, regarding marketing... 30. Firstly, it's very difficult. Secondly, I don't like it. 31. Similarly, we can sell this in your country. 32. He's not silly; on the other hand, he's a very willing boy. 33. They didn't do it. Therefore, I'll have to do it. 34. In view of past results, it isn't advisable. 35. To start with, sweep the kitchen. 36. He is a stutterer, and yet he is the best writer in the country. 37. Talking about my sister, do you know she is getting married? 38. By the way, why don't you come with us? 39. Broadly speaking, I think we sold 10,000 books. 40. That is true to some extent.

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21. These are the men and the carts that we saw on the way. 22. It was a wreck that had lain on the seabed for 100 years. 23. That is the computer that/which you wanted to buy. 24. A person who steals things is a thief. 25. An atheist is a person who doesn't believe in God. 26. Old age is a problem that/which concerns us all. 27. It's a book that will be very popular. 28. The library didn't have the book that/which I wanted. 29. Is the offer that/which you made last night still open? 30. These are the laws that should be repealed. 31. The shoes that/which you bought are too big for you. 32. The letters that/which he wrote to her were returned unopened. 33. These are the questions that/ which all the students make. 34. This is the man whose son is so clever. 35. That is the house whose roof you have to repair. 36. The excuse that/which they gave us was unacceptable. 37. Teachers like students who/that work hard. 38. My father is a man who/that has a very strong character. 39. That is the boy who/whom I went all over Europe with. 40. That is the girl who/whom I'm going out with.

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relative clauses: non-defining i. Hemingway, que murio en los anos 50, venfa a Espafia a menudo. z Mi padre, que es general, cree en la disciplina. 3. Su ultima obra, que fue publicada ayer, tendra mucho exito. 4. Mi vecino, que tiene 80 anos, corre un maraton todos los anos. 5. Mi tio, que cumplira los 70 manana, nunca para de trabajar. 6. Tiene un hermano, el cual trabaja en un banco de Londres. 7. El barco, cuya tripulacion fue evacuada, esta muy inclinado. 8. Los acantilados de Dover, que son tan blancos, son muy famosos. 9. La calle Fleet, que esta cerca del Tamesis, es la calle de los periodicos. 10. Las flores de primavera, que son una delicia, cubren los campos. 11. Su libro, que es un best-seller, trata de sus aventuras en Africa. 12. La reunion de anoche, que era sobre xenofobia, no duro mucho. 13. Los coches, que se inventaron el siglo pasado, hoy son imprescindibles. 14. El coche, que robaron anoche, ha sido encontrado junto al no. 15. Su padre, que tiene 60 anos, le ha ofrecido una participacion. 16. Ese caballo, que fue entrenado en Francia, ha ganado la carrera. 17. J. Conrad, que escribio sus libros en ingles, era polaco. 18. El agua, que es tan necesaria para la vida, no existe en la Luna. 19. La persona, con quien hablaste por telefono, es mi tio. 20. El armario, en el que guardamos los vasos, es una antigiiedad. 56

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21. El Sr. Ross, con quien mi padre habia discutido, vino a verme. 22. El viejo Frank, que fue tan bueno conmigo, acababa de morir. 23. El Hospital de La Maternidad, en el que estuve, es enorme. 24. Ese chasis, que le da fuerza, esta construido de acero. 25. Ese libro de los simios, que tanto te gusta, se vende aquf. 26. El Sr. Smith, que nacio en 1899, murio ayer. 27. Los socialistas, que ganaron las ultimas elecciones, van a perder ahora. 28. Las conversaciones, que empezaron tan mal, tendran exito. 29. Este sabio, que es tan viejo, ha inventado muchas cosas. 30. Bernard Shaw, que murio en 1950, fue un gran escritor. 31. El Sr. Briggs, que es ateo, esta muy interesado en tus ideas. 32. Tu libro, que es tan diffcil de encontrar, se ha hecho famoso. 33. El portavoz, que es un hombre honrado, nos comunico las noticias. 34. Mi abuelo, que tiene 90 anos, tiene una memoria excelente. 35. Estas pruebas, que parecen tan tontas, son muy importantes. 36. Este hombre, cuyo future es tan incierto, me da mucha pena. 37. Mi tutor, con quien hablaste ayer, quiere verte. 38. Ese barco, cuyo nombre es tan raro, va a ser botado hoy. 39. El Sr. Brown, cuya mujer murio el ano pasado, acaba de fallecer. 40. Esta palabra, que no viene en el diccionario, es la que necesito. stanleyj


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21. Mr Ross, with whom my father had argued, came to see me. 22. Old Frank, who was so good to me, had just died. 23. The Maternity Hospital, which I was in, was enormous. 24. That chassis, which gives it strength, is made of steel. 25. That book of the apes, which you like so much, is sold here. 26. Mr Smith, who was born in 1899, died yesterday. 27. The socialists, who won the last elections, are going to lose now. 28. The talks, which began so badly, will be successful. 29. This scientist, who is so old, has invented many things. 30. Bernard Shaw, who died in 1950, was a great writer. 31. Mr Briggs, who is an atheist, is very interested in your ideas. 32. Your book, which is so difficult to find, has become famous. 33. The speaker, who is an honest man, gave us the news. 34. My grandfather, who is 90, has an excellent memory. 35. These tests, which look so silly, are very important. 36. This man, whose future is so uncertain, makes me feel sorry for him. 37. My tutor, whom you talked to yesterday, wants to see you. 38. That ship, whose name is so strange, is going to be launched today. 39. Mr Brown, whose wife died last year, has just passed away. 40. This word, which doesn't come in the dictionary/ is the one I need.

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21. dQuieres sostenerme esto, por favor?

z El soldado tiene que presentarse a las cinco.

22. <LTe abro la puerta, mama?

3. Tenemos que darselo esta noche.

23. Lamentaras lo que hiciste.

4. Los chicos tienen que reunirse a las ocho.

24. Quiza ella cambie de parecer.

5. Me imagine que cambiaras de pareceral final. 6. Estoy seguro de que Lucy conseguira el trabajo. 7. He quedado con el a primera hora de la manana.

25. Quiza vayamos el lunes. 26. Quiza esta Have abra la puerta. 27. No hare la cocina manana, te lo aseguro. 28. No me toca hacer la cocina manana. 29. Quiza puedas decfrmelo manana.

a dVamos a nadar, chicos?

30. Espero que tu padre llegue a tiempo.

9. Pronto estare buscando un trabajo nuevo.

31. Dudoqueganenel partido.

10. A las cinco estare esperando tu llamada. 11. Cuando vengas, estare haciendo las compras. 12. He quedado en hablarconel porla manana. 13. Estaremos trabajando en el mismo departamento. 14. <LTe traigo el paraguas, mama? is. Yo creo que Liverpool ganara la liga.

32. dVamos al nuevo Centro Comercial? 33. Creo que nos toca jugar por la manana. 34. He quedado en verle mas tarde. 35. Quiza leveasenel pub. 36. Hemos quedado en ver la pelfcula manana. 37. Me temo que no pueda/podre venir. 38. Quiza podamos ir juntos. 39. Dudoquevenga. 40. No dudo que lo hagas.

16. Te lo prometo. Me ocupare de esto manana. 17. Mira el calendario. Veras que manana nos toca trabajar. is. La recepcion tendra lugar en el Hotel Hilton. 19. Creo que nos toca pagar esta factura el dia 12. 20. Esta factura no es correcta. iNo la pagare! 58

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1. I am/ have to see him tomorrow.

21. Will you hold this for me, please?

2. The soldier is/has to report at five.

22. Shall I open the door for you, Mum?

3. We are/have to give it to him tonight.

23. You'll regret what you did.

4. The boys are/ have to meet at eight. 5. I suppose you will change your mind in the end. 6. I am sure Lucy will get the job. 7. I am seeing him first thing in the morning. a Shall we go for a swim, boys? 9. I'll soon be looking for a new job. 10. I'll be waiting for your call at five. 11. I'll be doing the shopping when you come. 12. I'll be speaking to him in the morning. 13. We'll be working in the same department.

24. Perhaps she will/She may change her mind. 25. Perhaps we'll/ We may go on Monday. 26. Perhaps this key will/This key may open the door. 27. I won't do the cooking tomorrow, I assure you. 28. I won't be doing the cooking tomorrow./ It's not my turn to do the cooking tomorrow. 29. Perhaps you'll/You may be able to tell me tomorrow. 30. I hope you father will come in time. 31. I doubt that they will win the match. 32. Shall we go to the new Shopping Centre?

14. Shall I get your umbrella, Mum?

33. I think we'll be playing in the morning.

15. I think Liverpool will win the league.

34. I am meeting him later.

16. I promise you. I'll see to this tomorrow. 17. Look at the calendar. You'll see that we are working tomorrow. 18. The reception will take place at the Hilton Hotel. 19. I think we'll be paying this bill on the 12th. 20. This invoice is not correct. I won't pay it! 59

35. Perhaps you will/You may see him in the pub. 36. We'll be seeing the film tomorrow. 37. I'm afraid I won't be able to come. 38. Perhaps we'll/ We may be able to go together. 39. I doubt whether he'll come. 40. I don't doubt that you will do it. stanIey


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Sus inventos estaban destinados a cambiara la humanidad.

21. La Sra. Green estaba a punto de tenerunbebe.

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El tren tiene su salida a las cinco.

22. No debes decirlenada.

3.

Me temo que esta noche va a Hover.

23. Debes entregar esta carta en persona.

4.

Voy a practicar el piano un rato.

24. Hoy voy a comer con mi jefe.

5.

El avion tenia su llegada a las cuatro.

25. Pronto llevare 20 anos trabajando para esa compafiia.

6.

Tienes que entregar las flores esta noche.

26. Me imagine que habranterminado para manana.

7.

No debes decfrselo a nadie.

27. Estan a punto dedarlospremios.

a Estas pildoras son para tomar tres vecesaldfa. 9. Estamos perdidos. Me parare a

preguntarelcamino. 10. Esta noche vendre tarde a casa. 11. Estaremos todos muertos para el

ano2100. 12. Creo que tenemos pinchazo. Parare

el coche a ver. 13. dTienes un pinchazo? Te ayudare a

cambiarla rueda. 14. Va a ser medico cuando sea mayor. 15. Creo que estais a punto de recibir

una sorpresa. 16. Tienes que estar en la oficina del Sr.

Smith a las 4 en punto. 17. Los Sres. Brown estan a punto de

salir. 18. Hay alguien en la puerta. Ire a ver

quienes.

28. Estaba a punto de terminarlo. 29. Poco nos imaginabamos lo que iba a pasar. 30. Me temo que se van a divorciar. 31. Debes terminar este trabajo para manana. 32. Iban a casarse en noviembre. 33. Me imagine que habran terminado para el domingo. 34. El Primer Ministro se encontrara con el Presidenteen junio. 35. Trabajo hasta tarde esta noche. 36. Debo encontrarme con el esta noche a las nueve. 37. Debes presentarte ante el capitan a las ocho. 38. La salida del autobus es a las cuatro. 39. Pronto sera nuestro cuarto aniversario. 40. Pronto llevaremos 20 anos casados.

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1. His inventions were to change humanity.

21. Mrs Green was about to have a baby.

2. The train is due to leave at five.

22. You are not to tell him anything.

3. I'm afraid that it's going to rain tonight.

23. You are to deliver this letter in person.

4. I'm going to practise the piano for a while.

24. I'm having lunch with my boss today.

5. The plane was due at four.

25. I'll soon have been working for 20 years for/in that company.

6. You are to deliver the flowers tonight. 7. You are not to tell anybody.

26. I suppose they'll have finished by tomorrow.

a These pills are to be taken three times a day.

27. They are just about to give out the prizes. 28. He was about to finish it.

9. We are lost. I'll stop to ask the way.

29. Little did we suspect what was going to happen.

10. I'm coming home late tonight. 11. We'll all be dead by the year 2100. 12. I think we have a puncture. I'll stop the car and see. 13. Have you got a puncture? I'll help you to change the tyre. 14. He is going to be a doctor when he grows up.

30. They are going to get divorced I'm afraid. 31. You are to finish this job by tomorrow. 32. They were to get married in November. 33. I suppose they'll have finished by Sunday. 34. The Prime Minister is to meet the President in June.

15.I think you're about to get a surprise.

35. I'm working late tonight.

16. You are to be at Mr. Smith's office at four sharp.

36. I am to meet him tonight at nine. 37. You are to report to the captain at eight.

17. Mr and Mrs Brown are about to leave.

38. The coach is due to leave at four.

18. There is somebody at the door. I'll go and see who it is.

39. It will soon be our fourth anniversary.

19. Little did we know that we were to meet again.

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21. No puedo aguantar que me hable asf. 22. Ellanopuedeolvidarqueyola dejara. 23. La hierba necesita que la corten. 24. Esos ninos necesitan que les animen. 25. Este coche necesita que lo revisen. 26. No me gusta que gasten tanto dinero.

5. No entiendo que Susan le deje.

27. No me importa que saigas con ella.

6. No me hacen gracia tus burlas.

28. Toda la casa necesita que la pinten.

7. No puedo evitar que el gaste su dinero.

29. No le puedo impedir que haga eso.

a Esto es un aparato para abrir botellas. 9. Esto es una caja para guardar casetes. 10. Detesto que hables asi. 11. Se arriesgan a tener un accidente en el camino. 12. Imagfnate no tener nada que hacer entodoeldfa. 13. Estan considerando tirar todo el edificio. 14. Admito que vengo tarde de noche. is. Detesto hablar en publico. 16. No entiendo que vengais tan tarde.

30. No puedo evitar el refrme cuando le veo. 31. No puedes arriesgarte a llegartarde. 32. A menudo vamos a esquiar en invierno. 33. A veces vamos a pescar los domingos. 34. Nunca vamos a escalar. 35. Miamigoavecesvaamontara caballo. 36. Lamento haber dicho eso. 37. Odio que los ninos digan esas cosas. 38. No merece la pena venir tan temprano. 39. Es un edificio para degollar animales. 40. i Imagfnate no tener entradas para el concierto!

17. Sugiero ir temprano por la manana. 18. Eso significa levantarse muy temprano. 19. No quiero ofrte decir eso otra vez. 20. Me disgusta responder a preguntas tontas.

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1. This is a tool for opening cans/ tins.

21. I can't stand his speaking to me like this.

2. This tool is used for making/ cutting holes.

22. She can't forget my leaving her. 23. The grass needs cutting.

3. This is a knife for carving meat.

24. Those boys need encouraging.

4. I can't bear his/him not writing to you.

25. This car needs servicing.

5. I don't understand Susan/ Susan's leaving him. 6. I don't enjoy your teasing. 7. I can't stop/prevent him from spending his money. a This is a gadget for opening bottles. 9. This is a case for keeping cassettes. 10. I detest your speaking like this. 11. They risk having an accident on the way. 12. Imagine not having anything to do all day. 13. They contemplate pulling the whole building down.

26. I dislike them spending so much money. 27. I don't mind you/your going out with her. 28. The whole house needs painting. 29. I can't prevent him from doing that. 30. I can't help laughing when I see him. 31. You can't risk getting there late. 32. We often go skiing in winter. 33. Sometimes we go fishing on Sundays. 34. We never go climbing. 35. My friend sometimes goes horse riding. 36. I regret having said that.

14. I admit arriving late at night.

37. I hate the children saying those things.

15. I detest speaking in public.

38. It is not worth coming so early.

16. I can't understand your coming so late.

39. It is a building for slaughtering animals.

17. I suggest going early in the morning.

40. Imagine not having tickets for the concert!

18. That means getting up very early. 19. I don't want to hear you say that again. 20. I dislike answering silly questions. 63

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i. Empezamosacantar.

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21. Acuerdate de darme un toque de

telefono.

z Prueba con un par de aspirinas. 3. A muchos escritores les gusta escribir por la manana.

22. Me acuerdo de caerme a un no

hace muchos anos. 23. No me he olvidado de cuando la

conoci.

4. Me gustaria verte pronto. 5. Megusta lavarla vajilla porla manana.

24. Se abre la puerta girando la Have

en la cerradura. 25. A Cervantes le gustaba escribir de

noche.

6. Trata de veneer tus miedos. 7. Meopongoafumaren publico.

26. No quisiera que pensaras que me

he olvidado deti.

8. Dice que le encantarfa aceptar la invitadon.

27. Arreglaremostodo hablandole.

9. Odiolavarlosplatos.

29. Le castigaron por hablar en clase.

10. Es muy buenojugando al futbol. 11. Estaba muy apenado por haber perdido su perro.

28. Se fue sin decir palabra.

30. Tiene miedo de hablar alto. 31. Siento interrumpirlo. 32. Estamos todos a favor de ir de

vacaciones juntos.

12. Tengomiedodeperderla.

33.

13. Pido excusas por ser brusco contigo.

No estoy muy contenta de todo este asunto.

34.

Lamento informarle de que su hijo ha muerto.

14. Acuerdate de decirle que eche la carta.

35.

Acuerdate de echar estas cartas, (Lquieres?

36.

Me opongo a que la gente entre en mi despacho asf.

37.

<LPor que no pagas, en vez de armar taljaleo?

15. Esta interesado en trabajar para nosotros. 16. Se fue de la tienda sin pagar. 17. Aprenderas mucho sobre la pesca con tu abuelo.

38. Sigue andando sin volver la cabeza. 39. Me excuse por no haber venido a

tiempo.

18. Me encantarfa salir contigo. 40.

19. Me gusta hacer las camas a primera hora.

Es muy aficionada a tocar buena musica.

20. Es muy bueno tocando el piano. 64

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1. We started to sing/singing.

21. Remember to give me a ring.

2. Try taking a couple of aspirins.

22. I remember falling into a river many years ago.

3. Many writers like writing/to write in the morning.

23. I haven't forgotten meeting her.

4. I'd like to see you soon.

24. You open the door by turning the key in the lock.

5. I like to do the washing-up in the morning.

25. Cervantes liked to write/writing at night.

6. Try to overcome your fears.

26. I wouldn't like you to think I've forgotten you.

7. I object to smoking in public. a He says he'd love to accept the invitation. 9. I hate doing the washing-up. 10. He is very good at playing football. 11. He was very sorry at having lost his dog. 12. l am afraid of losing her. 13. I apologize for being rude to you. 14. Remember to tell him to post the letter.

27. We'll settle everything by speaking to him. 28. He left without saying a word. 29. He was punished for speaking in class. 30. He is afraid of speaking aloud. 31. I am sorry for interrupting you. 32. We are all for going on holiday together. 33. I am not very happy about the whole affair. 34. I am sorry to inform you that your son has died. 35. Remember to post these letters, will you?

15. He is interested in working for us.

36. I object to people entering my office Iike that.

16. He left the shop without paying.

37. Why don't you pay instead of making such a fuss?

17. You'll learn a lot about fishing with your grandfather. 18. I'd love to go out with you. 19. I like making the beds first thing in the morning. 20. He is very good at playing the piano. 65

38. Go on walking without turning your head. 39. I apologize for not having come in time. 40. She is very fond of playing good music.

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21.

No me llega para comprar gasolina.

22.

Le avise que no lo hiciera.

23.

Me hizo lavarme la cara.

24.

Les dije que no hideran eso.

25.

Esperan que les visite cada vez que voy a Madrid.

26.

No consiguio llegar a tiempo.

27.

No quiero molestarte con mis problemas.

28.

Le of abrir la puerta.

29.

Le observe entrar en el pub y pedir unacerveza.

4. Me mostro como apretar el boton. 5. Se supone que conoces las leyes de este pa is. 6. Secreequeel esel mejorjugador. 7. No podia pensar que decir. a Ellamedijoquemequedara. 9. Yo ledijeque nofumara. 10. Ella aprendio a hacer pastel de chocolate. 11. Descubrimos como hacer salchichas baratas. 12. Nice que me devolviera el dinero. 13. No quiero que te vayas. 14. Esperollegaralli atiempo.

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30. Les pidio que se callaran. 31. Me gustarfa que vinieras conmigo. 32. Me pregunto como entrar. 33. Me olvide de desenchufarlo. 34. Me acorde de cerrar las ventanas

antes de salir. 35. No me gustarfa que te hicieran eso.

is. No permiten que la gente fume en laoficina.

36. Dejan a los nines estar levantados

16. Sucede que conozco a este hombre. Esamigomfo.

37. No permitire que hagas eso.

17. Espero que me obedezcan inmediatamente. 18. Me encantarfa ir a pasear contigo porelcampo.

hasta muy tarde.

38. Les aconseje que no lo hicieran. 39. Ella me oyo entrar. 40. Esa mujer parece estar llorando.

19. Yo estaba mirando por la ventana porcasualidad. 20. Ese hombre parece estar siguiendonos. 66

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infinitives: after certain verbs

level 4

1. I can't afford to buy a car every year.

21. I can't afford to buy petrol.

2. Find out how to open the safe.

23. She made me wash my face.

3. At last I decided to do it. I'd do it on Monday.

24. I told them not to do that.

4. He showed me how to press the button. 5. You are supposed to know the laws of this country.

22. I warned him not to do it.

25. They expect me to visit them every time I go to Madrid. 26. She failed to arrive on time. 27. I don't want to bother you with my problems.

6. He is thought to be the best player.

28. I heard him open the door.

7. I couldn't think of what to say.

29. I watched him go into the pub and ask for a beer.

8. She told me to stay. 9. I told him not to smoke. 10. She learnt to make chocolate cake. 11. We discovered how to make cheap sausages.

30. She asked them to keep quiet. 31. I should like you to come with me. 32. I wonder how to get in. 33. I forgot to switch it off.

12. I made him give me the money back.

34. I remembered to close the windows before going out.

13. I don't want you to go.

35. I wouldn't like them to do that to you.

14. I hope to get there in time. 15. They don't allow people to smoke in the office. 16. I happen to know this man. He is a friend of mine. 17. I expect them to obey me at once.

36. They let their children stay up very late. 37. I won't allow you to do that. 38. I advised them not to do it. 39. She heard me come in. 40. That woman seems to be crying.

18. I'd love to go for a walk with you in the country. 19. I happened to be looking out of the window. 20. That man seems to be following us. 67

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inversion of the verb after certain adverbs 1. No me di cuenta de que mayor era hasta que le conocf. 2. Solo recientemente descubri la verdad. 3. Ahfviene Pedro. 4. No tenfa dinero ni sabia donde conseguirlo. 5. No me di cuenta de lo enfermo que estaba hasta que le visite. 6. Tan suspicaz se volvio que no se fiaba de nadie. 7. Solo gritando se pudo hacer entender. a No solo me llamo el jueves, sino tambien el sabado. 9. Nunca mas se deberia permitir que ocurriera tal situacion. 10. Casi nunca consiguieron reunirse sin servistos. 11. Apenas habia terminado de comer, ya tenfa hambre de nuevo. 12. Nunca le habian pedido que hiciera tal trabajo. 13. No habra paz hasta que ambos lados acepten el tratado. 14. Este enchufe no debe ser tocado bajo ningun concepto. is. Solo cuando amenazaron con matarlos, cambio de rumbo. 16. Hasta entonces no se dio cuenta de que habia perdido la cartera. 17. En ningun sitio del mundo encontraras tanta aristocracia. 18. Raramente he visto tanto interes por la situacion del pafs. 19. No solo roban, sino que tambien destrozan todo. 20. El humo era tan denso que no podiamos respirar. 68

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21. No se conocio la verdad hasta muchos anos mas tarde. 22. No dudarfa de tu honradez ni por un momento. 23. Poco se imaginaban los ladrones que lapolicialesrodeaba. 24. Apenas hubo colgado, cuando sono el telefono otra vez. 25. No solo querfa mejores condiciones, sino que tambien queria mas dinero. 26. Bajo ningun concepto debe volver al trabajo hasta recuperarse. 27. Ni por un momento dudaria yo de su integridad. 28. Tanto miedo tenia de suspender que copioelexamen. 29. Nunca antes le habian convencido. 30. Solo se han tornado estas precauciones en una ocasion anterior. 31. Me lo menciono solo aver 32. Solo en una o dos ocasiones se han visto patos salvajes aqui. 33. La policia admitio que rara vez habfan tenido un caso asi. 34. Hace solo unas decadas que oimos hablar por primera vez del SIDA. 35. La situacion era tan desesperada que no tenian esperanzas. 36. Hasta tal punto difenan, que se rompieron las negociaciones. 37. Solo despues de una gran discusion aceptaron el tratado. 38. No solo le dio las gracias, sino que le recompense. 39. En ningun sitio del mundo encontraras gente parecida. 40. Tan complicado era el problema que solo Pedro lo resolvio. s t a n Ie y


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21. Not until many years later did the truth become known. 22. Not for a moment would I doubt your honesty. 23. Little did the thieves imagine that the police had surrounded them. 24. No sooner had he put down the receiver than the phone rang again. 25. Not only did he want better conditions, but he also wanted more money. 26. On no account must he go back to work before he has recovered. 27. Not for a moment would I doubt his integrity. 28. Such was his fear of failing that he cheated in the exam. 29. Never before had they convinced him. 30. On only one previous occasion have these precautions been taken. 31. Only yesterday did he mention it tome. 32. Only on one or two occasions have wild duck been seen here. 33. Seldom had they dealt with such a case, the police admitted. 34. Only a few decades ago did we hear about AIDS for the first time. 35. So difficult was the situation that they didn't have any hope. 36. To such an extent did they differ that the talks broke down. 37. Only after a great deal of discussion did they accept the treaty. 38. Not only did he thank him, but he also rewarded him. 39. Nowhere in the world will you find similar people. 40. So complicated was the problem that only Peter solved it. stanIey


2000 frases bilingues

modal verbs: revision

nivel E

cuando se pego contra el arbol.

21. Deben de habernos estado escuchando.

Podrfa haberme dado el dinero si

22. No podia estar escuchando, estaba con los auriculares.

Debe de haber estado dormido

hubiera querido.

23. Deberfan haber estado aquf ya.

Ha hecho todo lo contrario. No puede haberme entendido.

24. (LPodria hacer una sugerencia?

Podrfa ser una averfa electrica. Alguien puede haber dejado caer un cigarrillo.

25. Las pastil las pod nan haberle curado si las hubiera tornado. 26. Puede que esta medicina te cure. 27. Puede que ese sea nuestro taxi.

El incendio podrfa haber empezado

28. Tom pregunto quien podrfa ser esa mujer.

en el atico.

29. Esto puede que sea de tu primo.

Debo de haberme olvidado de

30. iBill? Imposible. No puede ser Bill. Esta en Nueva York.

apagarla. Ella podrfa haber ido a las tiendas. 9. Quizanolosepa. 10. Puede que se haya ido al cine. 11. No puede haber estado escuchando. 12. No podia ser el. Esta fuera. 13. No tienes por que venir esta noche. 14. Deberias haber ido esta manana. 15. dPodrfa usted decirme donde le

puedo encontrar? 16. Puede que este jugando al tenis.

31. dPodrfa concertar otra entrevista con el director? 32. Ella podrfa haberse olvidado de decfrtelo. 33. Puede que haya perdido la Have. 34. iPuedo sentarme? 35. Puede usted entrar si lo desea. 36. Ese podria ser nuestro taxi, pero lo dudo. 37. Podria haber perdido sus Haves. 38. Murio para que otros pudieran vivir. 39. dQue edad puede tener Margaret? 40. Que seais los dos muy felices.

17. Ella debe de haber estado dormida. 18. No me dio dinero, pero podia

haberme dado algo. 19. No tiene dinero, pero puede

conseguirlo. 20. No quiere hablar conmigo, pero

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modal verbs: revision

level 4

1. He must have been asleep when he bumped into the tree.

21. They must have been listening to us.

2. He could have given me the money if he had wanted.

22. She couldn't be listening; she's wearing headphones.

3. He has done the opposite. He can't have understood me.

23. They should have been here already.

4. It could be an electrical fault. 5. Someone may have dropped a cigarette. 6. The fire might have started in the attic. 7. I must have forgotten to switch it off. a She might have gone to the shops. 9. He may not know about it. 10. He may have gone to the cinema. 11. He can't have been listening.

24. Might I make a suggestion? 25. The pills might have cured him if he had taken them. 26. This medicine may cure you. 27. That might be our taxi. 28. Tom asked who that woman might be. 29. This may be your cousin's. 30. Bill? Impossible. It can't be Bill. He is in New York. 31. Could I arrange another meeting with the manager? 32. She might have forgotten to tell you.

12. It couldn't be him. He is not here.

33. He might have lost his key.

13. You needn't come tonight.

35. You may come in if you wish.

14. You should have gone this morning.

36. That could/might be our taxi, but I doubt it.

15.Could you tell me where I can find him?

37. He might have lost his keys.

16. He may be playing tennis. 17. She must have been asleep. 18. He didn't give meany money, but he could havegiven me some.

34. May I sit down?

38. He died so that others might live. 39. How old could/might Margaret be? 40. May you both be very happy.

19. He hasn't got any money, but he can get it. 20. He doesn't want to speak to me, but he could speak to you. 71

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1. Esebarcoeselquesehundioen la bahia.

21. Estos jugadores son los que ganaron el partido.

2. Este es el chico que gano la carrera.

22. '(iCual es tu hermano?"EI del pelo corto/

3. Este es el tesoro que estuvo perdidotantoanos.

23. Esos libros son los que yo querfa comprar.

4. '<LQue villa quieres?"La que tiene piscina/

24. La chica rubia es la que dijo eso.

5. Este hombre es el que dio la conferenda.

25. Esa teja es la que se cayo de tu tejado. 26. YCual es tu novio?"EI del pelo largo/

6. YQue coche compramos?"EI que tiene luces centelleantes/

27. Estos chicos son los que nos indicaron el camino.

7. Esta es la conferencia en la que estoy interesado.

28. Ella es a quien di el paquete.

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a iQue gatito te gusta?"EI que tiene la cabeza negra/ 9. Esta rama es la que hay que cortar. 10. YQue cuadro prefieres?"EI que tiene el marco dorado.' 11. Esos arboles son los que tienen que serplantados.

29. Este caballo es el que gano el Grand National. 30. Estas casas son las que nos gustan. 31. Esos ninos son los que vinieron cantando. 32. Estas canciones son las que cantabamos. 33. Estos arboles son los que cortaron.

12. Este hombre es el que vimosayer.

34. Este libroes el que acabode leer.

13. Esta ventana es la que tienes que pintar.

35. Ese artista es el que ha pintado el cuadro.

14. Esta baterfa es la que tienes que cambiar.

36. Esamujereslaqueacabadedara luz.

15. Esta camisa es la que tienes que la van

37. Mi tio es el del bigote.

16. Estos cuadros son los que robaron del museo.

38. Estas antiguedades son las que alcanzaron un precio tan alto.

17. Esta gente es la que quiere emigrar.

39. Este hombre es el que me dio el paquete.

18. Eseordenadoreselquevendentan barato.

40. Estos gamberros son los que rompieron el escaparate.

19. Este banco es en el que viajamos. 20. Esa casa es en la que vivieron tus abuelos. 72

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the one who/that/which - the one with 1. That ship is the one that/ which sunk in the bay. 2. This is the boy that/ who won the race. 3. This is the treasure that/ which was lost for so many years. 4. 'Which villa do you want?' 'The one with the swimming pool/ 5. This man is the one who/that gave the lecture. 6. 'Which car shall we buy?' 'The one with the flashing lights/ 7. This is the lecture that/which I am interested in. a 'Which kitten do you like?' The one with the black head/ 9. This branch is the one that/ which has to be cut off. 10. 'Which picture do you prefer?' 'The one with the golden frame/ 11. Those trees are the ones that/ which have to be planted. 12. This man is the one who/ whom/that we saw yesterday. 13. This window is the one that/ which you have to paint. 14. This battery is the one that/ which you have to change. 15. This shirt is the one that/ which you have to wash. 16. These pictures are the ones that/which were stolen from the museum. 17. These people are the ones that/ who want to emigrate. 18. That computer is the one which/ that they sell so cheap. 19. This ship is the one that/which we travelled in. 20. That house is the one that/ which your grandparents lived in. 73

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21. These players are the ones that/ who won the match. 22. 'Which one is your brother?' 'The one with short hair/ 23. Those books are the ones that/ which I wanted to buy. 24. The girl with blond hair is the one who/that said that. 25. That tile is the one that/which fell from your roof. 26. 'Which one is your boyfriend?' 'The one with long hair . 27. These boys are the ones who/ that showed us the way. 28. She is the one whom/who/that I gave the packet to. 29. This horse is the one that/ which won the Grand National. 30. These houses are the ones that/ which we like. 31. Those children are the ones that/who came singing. 32. These songs are the ones that/ which we sang. 33. These trees are the ones that/ which they cut. 34. This book is the one that/ which I have just read. 35. That artist is the one who/that has painted the picture. 36. That woman is the one who/that has just had a baby. 37. My uncle is the one with the/a moustache. 38. These antiques are the ones that/which fetched such a high price. 39. This man is the one who/that gave me the packet. 40. These hooligans are the ones who/that broke the shop window. stanIey


once, now that, when, first time, ever, never + present perfect

2000 frases bilingues

nivel El

1. Una vez que has visto un tigre, los has visto todos.

21. Ahora que eres mayor, dvas a casarte?

z dHas estado alguna vez en Paris?

22. Cuando le has hablado un par de veces, te acostumbras a el.

3. No he estado nunca en Sudamerica. 4. Te sentiras mejor cuando hayas confesado tus culpas. 5. Ahora que has tenido exito en la vida, <ite sientes mejor? 6. dHas comido langosta alguna vez? 7. Una vez que toma una decision, nada le hace cambiar de parecer. a Ahora que tenemos coche, podemos irnos de vacaciones. 9. Cuando terminesdedardemamaral bebe, tienes que banarle.

23. Esta es la primera vez que me siento relajado desde hace meses. 24. dHas estado alguna vez enamorado? 25. Una vez que has visto un ordenador, los has visto todos. 26. Es la tercera vez que dices eso. 27. Ahora que hemos pagado todas las deudas, podemos comprarnos coche. 28. Una vez que te has tirado en paracafdas, pierdes el miedo. 29. Ahora que el tiempo ha cambiado, podemos irnos.

10. Una vez hayas cruzado esa ifnea, no hay vuelta atras.

30. Cuando has trabajado duro toda tu vida, mereces un descanso.

11. Hablare contigo cuando haya terminado con el.

31. <LHas estado alguna vez en una situacion tan embarazosa?

12. Ahora que has terminado tu libra, vamos de vacaciones.

32. Es la cuarta vez que telodigo.

13. Cuando terminen de pintar en un lado tienen, que empezaren el otro.

33. Una vez que firmas un contrato, tienes que cumplirlo.

14. dHas estado en un safari alguna vez?

34. Ahora que tenemos un yate, podemos ir a navegar.

is. Una vez hayas terminado tus estudios, tendras que trabajar.

35. Cuando hayas terminado de hablar, ven a verme.

16. Esta es la primera vez que bebo whisky.

36. Una vez hayas cruzado la frontera, no puedes volver.

17. Esta es la cuarta vez que se enamora este afio.

37. Esta es la decima vez que lo intento. 38. No he estado nunca en Egipto.

is. No he hablado nunca con el presidente.

39. Cuando hayas acabado de lavar los platos, barrelacocina.

19. Una vez hayamos pintado la habitacion, podemos trasladarnos.

40. Una vez que lo has dado, no puedes pedirlode vuelta.

20. Ahora que lo has terminado, destas contento? 74

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once, now that, when, first time, ever, never + present perfect 1. Once you have seen one tiger, you have seen them all. 2. Have you ever been to Paris? 3. I have never been to South America. 4. You'll feel better when you have confessed your guilt. 5. Now that you have succeeded in life, do you feel better? 6. Have you ever eaten lobster? 7. Once he has made up his mind, nothing makes him change it. a Now that we have a car, we can go on holiday. 9. When you finish feeding the baby, you have to bath him. 10. Once you have crossed that line, there is no return. 11. I'll have a word with you once I have finished with him. 12. Now that you have finished your book, let's go on holiday. 13. When they finish painting at one end, they have to start at the other. 14. Have you ever been on safari? 15. Once you have finished your studies, you'll have to work. 16. This is the first time I've drunk whisky. 17. This is the fourth time that he has fallen in love this year. 18. I have never spoken to/with the president. 19. Once we have painted the room, we can move in.

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21. Now that you've grown up, are you going to get married? 22. Once you have spoken to him a couple of times, you get used to him. 23. This is the first time that I've felt relaxed for months. 24. Have you ever been in love? 25. Once you've seen one computer, you've seen them all. 26. This is the third time you've said that. 27. Now that we have paid all our debts, we can buy a car. 28. Once you have made a parachute jump, you lose your fear. 29. Now that the weather has changed, we can leave. 30. When you have worked hard all your life, you deserve a rest. 31. Have you ever been in such an embarrassing situation? 32. It's the fourth time I've told you. 33. Once you sign a contract, you have to honour it. 34. Now that we've got a yacht, we can go sailing. 35. When you've finished talking come to see me/and see me. 36. Once you've crossed the frontier, you can't come back. 37. This is the tenth time I've tried it. 38. I have never been to Egypt. 39. When you have finished washing the dishes, sweep the kitchen. 40. Once you've given it away, you can't ask for it back.

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PASSIVES all tenses - is considered/thought/ said to be/have something done/will have been + past participle El pan es comido por el perro. La leche fue bebida por el gato. Las compras seran hechas porella. Se le considera el mejor jugador del mundo. Para mafiana la fabrica llevara cerrada dos anos. El pan habrfa sido comprado por ella. La comida ha sido hecha por mi madre. Se cree que este cocinero es el mejor del pafs.

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Este pan ha sido hecho en esta panaderfa.

10.

Se penso que Galileo era hereje.

11.

A Bill le robaron el pasaporte en el aeropuerto.

12.

Para manana por la manana, llevara 36 horas desaparecido.

13.

Nos estan pintando la habitation en este momento.

14.

Le rompieron la nariz en una pelea.

15.

Se dice que ese hombre esta loco.

16.

Para las cinco de esta tarde, llevara tres dfas hecho.

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No puedo ensenarte las fotos. Todavia no me las han revelado.

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La tarta sera hecha por ella.

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No reparo el coche ella misma. Lo llevo a reparar.

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21. Esta obra podrfa haber sido escrita por Cervantes. 22. Se cree que este cuadroes una obra dearte. 23. Para las cinco, la tregua llevara rota 24 horas. 24. Sedicequevuestroequipoesel mejor. 25. Tengo que I leva r pronto este abrigo a limpiar. 26. Se considera que este color es el mas apropiado. 27. La carretera llevara cortada 12 horas para las dos. 28. Cuando fui, la casa ya habia sido terminada. 29. Se cree que este chico es el mas rapido. 30. Este coche se considera el mas caro del mundo. 31. Estelibrohasidoescritopormi padre. 32. Los pasteles seran comidos por los ninos. 33. Los alumnos serian ensenados por ella. 34. Se le considera el mejor escritor teatral de todos los tiempos. 35. Podfas haberme dicho lo que iba a ocurrir. 36. Se dice que el fin del mundo esta cerca. 37. Segun el, el jarron habria sido hecho por los romanos. 38. El edificio habfa sido construido por una multinacional. 39. Este muro sera derribado dentro de unos dfas. 40. El nuevo prototipo ha sido ya construido. stanley|


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1. The bread is eaten by the dog. 2. The milk was drunk by the cat. 3. The shopping will be done by her. 4. He is considered to be the best player in the world. 5. By tomorrow the factory will have been closed for two years. 6. The bread would have been bought by her. 7. The meal has been made by my mother. a It is thought that this cook is the best in the country. 9. This bread has been made at this baker's. 10. It was thought that Galileo was a heretic/Galileo was thought to be a heretic. 11. Bill had his passport stolen in the airport. 12. By tomorrow morning he will have been gone for 36 hours. 13. We are having the room painted at the moment. 14. He had his nose broken in a fight. 15. It is said that that man is mad. 16. By five this afternoon it will have been done for three days. 17. I can't show you the photographs. I don't have the film developed yet. 18. The cake will be made by her. 19. She didn't repair the car herself. She had it repaired. 20. This car is considered to be the fastest. 77

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21. This work might have been written by Cervantes. 22. This picture is thought to be a masterpiece. 23. By five o'clock the truce will have been broken for 24 hours. 24. Your team is said to be the best. 25. I must have this coat cleaned soon. 26. This colour is considered to be the most suitable one. 27. The road will have been closed for 12 hours by two o'clock. 28. When I went, the house had already been finished. 29. This boy is thought to be the fastest. 30. This car is considered to be the most expensive (one) in the world. 31. This book has been written by my father. 32. The cakes will be eaten by the children. 33. The pupils would be taught by her. 34. He's considered to be the best playwright of all times. 35. You could have told me what was going to happen. 36. The end of the world is said to be near. 37. According to him, the vase would have been made by the Romans. 38. The building had been built by a multinational company. 39. This wall will be knocked down in a few days. 40. The new prototype has already been built. stanley


reported speecn: wish, would rather/sooner - it's time

i. Dijo que le gustaban todas las chicas. z Reconocio que habfa cometido una equivocation. 3. Dijo que iria si pudiera. 4. La nina dijo que cumpliria 10 anos al dfa siguiente. 5. El vendedor me advirtio que leyera las instrucciones. 6. La mujer le explico que nunca comfa carne. 7. Dijeron que habian sido felices en la isla desierta. a Dijeron que solo estaban bromeando. 9. Pregunto si hacia frfo.

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21. Me pregunto que edad tenfa. 22. Dijo que estaba cansado, y que se iba a la cama. 23. Explico que no sabfa que estabamos aquf. 24. Dijo que, si tuviera una herramienta, podrfa arreglarlo. 25. Dijeron que nunca se habian visto antes. 26. Dijo que no me habia reconocido. 27. Tu amigo ha dicho que vendria a buscarte a las siete. 28. Dijeron que iban a ir solos. 29. Tu hijo dice que ojala estuvieran de vacaciones. 30. Dijo que ojala hiciera buen tiempo.

11. Maria dijo que preferina que fueramos con ellas.

31. Tu marido ha llamado; dice que vendra tarde. 32. Me aconsejaron que solicitara el trabajo.

12. Ella dijo que su hermano podria veniresta noche.

33. Dijo que ya era hora que dejaramos deperder el tiempo.

13. Tom dijo que ojala no tuviera que ir a la escuela.

34. Dijo que haria los deberes a la noche. 35. Tu padre dijo que vendrfa si pudiera. 36. La joven dijo que estaba esperando a su novio.

10. Dijo que habia estado alii antes.

14. Dijo que podrfa pasarnos las cartas a maquina. 15. El guardia dijo que no debenamos ir tan deprisa. 16. Dijo que ya era hora de que empezaramos. 17. Tu hermano me aconsejo que fueramos mas deprisa. 18. Dijo que estaria encantado. 19. Dijeron en la tele que podria Hover.

37. Los obreros dijeron que no irfan a la huelga. 38. Dijeron que estaban pensando en vender el coche. 39. Dijo que estaba harto, y que se iba. 40. Reconocio que se habia enamorado deella.

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21. He asked me how old I was. 22. He said he was tired, and he was going to bed. 23. He explained that he didn't know (that) we were here. 24. He said that if he had a tool he could mend it. 25. They said that they had never met before. 26. He said that he had not recognized me. 27. Your friend said that he'd come to fetch you at seven. 28. They said that they were going alone. 29. You son says that he wishes they were on holiday. 30. He said that he wished the weather was good. 31. Your husband has called; he says that he will come late. 32. They advised me to apply for the job. 33. He said that it was time we stopped wasting our time. 34. He said that he'd do his homework in the evening. 35. Your father said that he would come if he could. 36. The young girl said that she was waiting for her boyfriend. 37. The workers said that they wouldn't go on strike. 38. They said that they were thinking of selling the car. 39. He said that he was fed up, and that he was going. 40. He admitted that he had fallen in love with her. stanIey


2000 frases bilingues nivel B

reported speech (com.) 1. Mi padre se nego a prestarle dinero. z Mi madre se ofrecio a ayudarla. 3.

4.

5,

Querfa saber donde estaba la estacion. Se quejaba de que le dolfa todo el cuerpo. Anuncio que habfan ganado la batalla.

6. El sugirio iral cine.

7. Ella amenazo con matarle.

a Insistio en que fueramos a verle. 9. Estuvo de acuerdo con que, si hacia

mal tiempo, no podnamos ir. 10. Prometio a su mujer que volveria. 11. Me pregunto que tenia en mis

bolsillos. 12. El camarero queria saber si tomarfa

sopa. 13. Exclamo que era una sorpresa

vernos. 14. El profesor les grito que pararan de

hacer ruido. 15. El chico admitio que habia roto la

ventana. 16. El hombre contesto que conocfa sus

derechos. 17. Su novio le susurro que la queria. 18. Nos aseguro que no lo haria. 19. Se excuso por llegartarde.

21. El hombre reclame que el coche era suyo. 22. Estuvieron de acuerdo que no podrian hacerlo separados. 23. Me prometio que me devolveria el dinero al mes siguiente. 24. Objeto que le llevana mucho tiempo. 25. Dijo con desprecio que no escucharfa a gente de baja calana. 26. Me prometio que me amaria para siempre. 27. Se excuso por haber dicho eso. 28. El hombre me amenazo con matarme. 29. Querian saber donde estaba la comisaria. 30. Ella le pregunto si querfa que fuera con el. 31. El hombre dijo que no lo habia robado. 32. Mascullo que el profesor no sabfa loquedecia. 33. Le avise que no lo hiciera. 34. Admitio haber robado el dinero. 35. Aseguro que la victoria serfa suya. 36. Gruno que le dolian todos los huesos. 37. Anadioqueesoeraotroproblema. 38. Nego haberse llevado los documentos. 39. Ella se preguntaba si le volveria a ver. 40. Se ofrecio devolverle el dinero en cuanto cobra ra.

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1. My father refused to lend him any money. 2. My mother offered to help her. 3. She wanted to know where the station was. 4. She complained that her whole body ached. 5. He announced that they had won the battle. 6. He suggested going to the cinema. 7. She threatened that she would kill him. a He insisted that we should go to see him. 9. He agreed that if the weather was bad we couldn't go. 10. He promised his wife that he'd be back. 11. He asked me what I had in my pockets. 12. The waiter wanted to know if I would have soup. 13. He exclaimed that it was a surprise to see us. 14. The teacher shouted at them to stop making noise. 15. The boy admitted breaking/ having broken the window. 16. The man answered that he knew his rights. 17. Her boyfriend whispered that he loved her. 18. He assured us that he wouldn't do it. 19. He apologized for being late. 20. He boasted that he spoke five languages. 81

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21. The man claimed that the car was his. 22. They agreed that they couldn't do it separately. 23. He promised that he'd give me the money back the next month. 24. He objected that it would take him a long time. 25. He sneered when he said he wouldn't listen to low-class people. 26. He promised me that he would love me forever. 27. He apologized for saying/ having said that. 28. The man threatened that he would kill me. 29. They wanted to know where the police station was. 30. She asked him if he wanted her to go with him. 31. The man protested that he hadn't stolen it. 32. He muttered that the teacher didn't know what he was talking about. 33. I warned him not to do it. 34. He admitted having stolen the money. 35. He assured that the victory would be theirs. 36. He groaned that all his bones ached. 37. He added that that was another problem. 38. He denied having taken the documents. 39. She wondered if she would see him again. 40. He offered to give the money back as soon as he got paid. stanley


remember (and other verbs) + gerund or infinitive

2000 frases bilingues nivel B

i. Me acuerdo de haber lefdo algo en los periodicos sobre aquello.

21. Lamento haber gastado tanto dinero.

z Me acordare de cerrar las ventanas antes de salir.

22. Lamento informarte de que has suspendido. 23. Nunca olvidare haber visitado aquel museo.

3. <i.No entiendes el jeroglifico? Prueba dandolelavuelta. 4. Vamos a intentar ganar. 5. Cada dos horas paramos el coche para cambiarde asientos. 6. Teneis que parar/dejar de hacer ese ruido. 7. Me pare para comprar el periodico. a No podfa parar de reirse. a 'Tengo dolor de garganta/'Prueba con estas pastillas/ 10. Nopuedo impedirque hablea la Prensa. 11. Intente colgar este cuadro, pero no pude. 12. 'No puedo parar de estornudar/ 'Prueba conteniendo la respiracion/ 13. Ninos, parad de hablar. 14. Nunca olvidare haber visto a aquellas pobres gentes muriendose. 15. No te olvides de echar la carta, ieh! 16. Nunca olvidare haber visto nacer a mi hija. 17. Un dia lamentaras haber perdido el tiempo. 18. No recuerdo haber cerrado la puerta,dytu? 19. <LTe acordaste de cerrar la puerta? 20. Recuerdo haber lefdo algo sobre el tifon. 82

24. Todavia recuerdo como mi madre nos contaba cuentos. 25. Acuerdate de sacar el perro a pasear. 26. Recuerdo haber vivido en este barrio hace muchos anos. 27. No te olvides de mandarnos una postal. 28. Acuerdate de llamarme por la manana. 29. No me olvidare de llamarte. 30. Siento informarles de que su abuelo ha muerto. 31. Nunca olvidare haber conocido al presidente. 32. Muchos nunca olvidaran el oir caer las bombas. 33. Me olvide de dejarte una nota. 34. Debes intentar entender mi problema. 35. dPor que no pruebas poniendo una valla? 36. dPorquenointentasponeruna valla? 37. Se acordo de enviar las cartas, <Lno? 38. dPor que no pruebas pintandolo de rojo? 39. Se acuerda perfectamente de haber echado las cartas. 40. Siento decirle que esta usted arrestado.

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remember (and other verbs) + gerund or infinitive

2000 bilingual phrases

level 4

1. I remember reading something in the papers about that.

21. I regret spending so much money.

2. I'II remember to close the windows before going out.

22. I'm sorry to inform you that you have failed.

3. Don't you understand the picture puzzle? Try turning it upside down.

23. I'll never forget visiting that museum.

4. We are going to try to win. 5. Every two hours we stop the car to change seats. 6. You must stop making that noise. 7. I stopped to buy the paper.

24. I still remember my mother telling us stories. 25. Remember to take the dog for a walk. 26. I remember living in this area many years ago.

a He couldn't stop laughing.

27. Don't forget to send us a postcard.

9. 'I've got a sore throat.' "Try taking these pills.'

28. Remember to give me a ring in the morning.

10. I can't stop him/her from talking to the press. 11. I tried to hang this picture, but I couldn't. 12. 'I can't stop sneezing.' "Try holding your breath.' 13. Children, stop talking. 14. I'll never forget seeing those poor people dying. 15. Don't forget to post the letter, will you! 16. I'll never forget seeing my daughter being born. 17. One day you'll regret wasting/ having wasted your time. 18. I don't remember locking the door, do you?

29. I won't forget to give you a call. 30. I'm sorry to inform you that your grandfather has died. 31. I'll never forget meeting the president. 32. Many will never forget hearing the bombs falling. 33. I forgot to leave you a note. 34. You must try to understand my problem. 35. Why don't you try putting up a fence? 36. Why don't you try to put up a fence? 37. He remembered to send the letters, didn't he? 38. Why don't you try painting it red?

19. Did you remember to lock the door?

39. He clearly remembers posting the letters.

20. I remember reading something about the typhoon.

40. I'm sorry to tell you that you are under arrest.

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frases bilingues nivel B

1. EE. UU. es una superpotencia.

21. Esta es una palabra sin sentido.

2. Tenemos un exceso de trabajo.

22. Tu hijo es un chico muy descuidado.

3. Todos hemos sufrido una transformation.

23. Estoesun volti metro yesoun ampenmetro.

4. Hemos sufrido una mala administration.

24. Tienes que distribuir estos panfletos y folletos.

5. Tenia un apellido muy raro. 6. En la posguerra habfa mucha pobreza. 7. Era debido al mal funcionamiento del aparato. 8. Estuvieron bailando 24 horas sin parar. 9. Era un aparato viejisimo, antediluviano. 10. A primeros de siglo echaron unos cables transatlanticos. 11. En America la mayorfa de la gente esanticomunista. 12. La Residencia era para deficientes mentales. 13. Hay una sobrecarga en las Imeas.

25. Tuvo una ninez muy desgraciada. 26. Mi hijo ha ganado una beca. 27. Es un joven muy problematico. 28. Soy muy aficionado a la grafologia. 29. Mira al velocimetro para ver a que velocidad vamos. 30. Esta chica es camarera y aquella, actriz. 31. Fue muy estupido de tu parte hacer eso. 32. Fue una situation muy divertida. 33. Jim es un joven muy capacitado. 34. Estaba muerto, sin vida. 35. Me sentia impotente ante tal situation. 36. Hemos pasado muchas dificultades. 37. Era una persona muy responsable.

14. Las letras a.m. significan 'antemeridiano'.

38. El Sr. Johnson es una persona muy instruida.

15. Una ola de violencia recorre Europa.

39. Erase una vez una bruja malvada ... 40. En la puerta habia un viejo harapiento.

16. Es una competition entre Estados. 17. Ha venido un paquete a porte pagado. 18. Al cadaver van a hacerle la autopsia. 19. Todo lo anteriormente dicho es confidential. 20. Trabaja en un hospital infantil. 84

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suffixes and prefixes 1. The USA is a superpower.

21. This is a meaningless word.

2. We are overworked.

22. Your son is a very careless boy.

3. We have all undergone a transformation.

23. This is a voltmeter and that is an ammeter.

4. We have suffered from maladministration. 5. He had a very strange surname. 6. In the post-war period there was a lot of poverty.

24. You have to give out these pamphlets and leaflets. 25. He had a very unhappy childhood. 26. My son has won a scholarship/ grant.

7. It was due to the malfunction of the apparatus/device.

27. He is a very troublesome boy.

a They were dancing 24 hours non-stop.

29. Look at the speedometer to see the speed we are doing.

9. It was a very old piece of apparatus.

30. This girl is a waitress and that one is an actress. 31. It was very foolish of you to do that.

10. At the beginning of the century they laid transatlantic cables. 11. In America most people are anticommunist. 12. The home was for mentally handicapped people. 13. There is an overload on the lines. 14. The letters'A.M.'stand for'ante meridiem.' 15. An outbreak of violence is going through Europe. 16. It is an interstate competition. 17. A post-paid parcel has arrived. 18. The body is to undergo a postmortem examination.

28. I'm very fond of graphology.

32. It was a very humorous situation. 33. Jim is a very capable young man. 34. He was dead, lifeless. 35. I felt powerless in that situation. 36. We have suffered many hardships. 37. He/She was a very responsible person. 38. Mr Johnson is a very learned person. 39. Once upon a time there was a wicked witch... 40. A ragged old man stood at the door.

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nivel E

i. iPor que no saltas desde el trampolin?

21. Varies trabajadores iban a abrir un agujero en la carretera.

z Llevaba un precioso vestido de noche.

22. Saco de una estanteria las tazas de cafe.

3. Guardaba su dinero en una vieja caja de galletas.

23. Sirvio el te en una tetera vieja y agrietada.

4. Pago el importe y recogio el billete del autobus.

24. Va a haber un rally de coches este domingo cerca de aquf.

5. Echan una pelfcula de misterio en el Odeon.

25. Va a ser un bonito partido de futbol.

6. Tenemos que pagar la cuenta del telefono manana.

27. Mi vecino es librero.

7. La joven tenia un precioso pelo dorado. a Llevaba puesto un grueso jersey de lana. 9. Tiraron abajo la vieja puerta de madera. 10. Vestfa elegantes camisas de seda. n. Pusoenelsobreunsellodediez peniques. 12. Losjugadores correteaban por el campodefutbol. 13. Me gusta leer historias de detectives. R El fregadero de la cocina esta roto. is. He perdido la Nave del coche. 16. Voy a coger unas vacaciones de tres semanas. 17. Fuimos a dar un paseo de dos horas. 18. El medico del pueblo vivia en una casadepiedra.

26. Descubrio una fabulosa mina de oro. 28. iTienes un abridor de latas, por casualidad? 29. Giro el porno de la puerta. 30. Habia un precioso maniqui en el escaparate. 31. El taxista resulto ser una persona campechana. 32. En mayo hay flores de primavera en todos los sitios. 33. Las campanas de la iglesia estaban repicando. 34. El tanque de gasolina estaba vacfo. 35. Metio la palanca de cambios en segunda. 36. No me gustan las historias de fantasmas. 37. Encontre esta ganga en un mercado callejero. 38. Hubo un atraco en el banco.

19. Esta es una vieja blusa de algodon.

39. Cogimos a un autoestopista en/la carretera.

20. Mi hermano es un buen jinete.

40. Puso la manteca en la sarten.

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1. Why don't you jump from the spring-board?

21. Several workmen were going to dig a hole in the road.

2. She wore a beautiful evening dress.

22. She took the coffee cups out of a sideboard.

3. He kept his money in an old biscuit tin.

23. She served the tea out of an old cracked teapot.

4. He paid the fare and collected the bus ticket.

24. There is going to be a car rally next Sunday near here.

5. They put on a mystery film at the Odeon.

25. It's going to be a nice football match.

6. We have to pay the telephone bill tomorrow.

26. He discovered a fabulous gold mine.

7. The young girl had beautiful golden hair. a He wore a thick woollen pullover. 9. They knocked down the old wooden door. 10. He wore smart silk shirts. 11. He put a ten-pence stamp on the envelope. 12. The players ran about on the football field.

27. My neighbour is a bookseller. 28. Have you got a tin opener, by any chance? 29. He turned the doorknob. 30. There was a beautiful mannequin in the shop window. 31. The taxi driver turned out to be a very jolly type of man. 32. There are spring flowers everywhere in May. 33. The church bells were ringing.

13. I like reading detective stories.

34. The petrol tank was empty.

14. The kitchen sink is broken.

35. He pushed the gear lever into second gear.

15. I have lost the car key. 16. I'm going to take a three-week holiday. 17. We went for a two-hour walk. 18. The village doctor lived in a stone house. 19. This is an old cotton blouse.

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21. Los corredores todavia estan corriendo. 22. No habia terminado de hablar cuando llegamos. 23. No habremos estado comprando esto para nada, d'no? 24. d'Ha estado trabajando para ti todo estetiempo? 25. Los nifios no rompieron la ventana, dno? 26. d'Has estado conduciendo todo el camino? 27. Yo conducirfa si tuviera que hacerlo.

a Comeria si tuviera hambre.

28. El no habrfa creido la historia.

9. Si no me hubieras avisado, todavfa estaria esperando.

29. Estaremos vendiendo cacahuetes pronto si no mejoran las cosas.

10. Has escrito un libra muy interesante. 11. Llevo escribiendo libros desde los 20 anos. 12. Todavia no habfan terminado cuando llegue.

30. d'Navegabastuenaquelveleroque vimos en la bahia? 31. Cuando fuimosallf, los ninos no habian llegado todavia. 32. d'Crees tu que habremos terminado para manana al mediodia? 33. No estas cantando en ese coro todavia, d'no?

13. Para cuando tu vengas, yo ya habre terminado.

34. Todavia estarfa jugando si no hubiera tenido esa lesion.

14. Para fin de afio, llevare 20 anos trabajando en la empresa.

35. Llevamos anos respirando aire contaminado.

15. Si nohubierasidoporti, habrfa estado esperando horas.

36. No habremos estado cambiando el mundo para nada, d'no? 37. d'No abrio el la puerta?

16. Dejameircontigo.

38. d'No habia yo cerrado la ventana?

17. Nifios, corned todo lo que querais.

39. No estarfas escribiendo historias cortas en ese caso, d'no?

18. Que venga Pedro a verme. 19. Juguemos a las cartas.

40. d'No esta escribiendo novelas del oeste?

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21. The runners are still running.

Your son is eating a sandwich.

22. He hadn't finished speaking when we arrived.

You ate too much yesterday. They were still having coffee when we arrived. I was going to have a cup of coffee when you arrived. Is it broken? I'll repair it tonight. I'm going to play a tennis match this afternoon. I would eat if I were hungry. If you hadn't warned me, I would still be waiting. 10. You have written a very

interesting book. 11. I've been writing books since I

was 20. 12. They still hadn't finished when

I arrived. 13. By the time you come, I'll have

already finished. 14. By the end of the year, I'll have

been working in the firm for 20 years. 15. If it hadn't been for you, I

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23. We won't have bought this for nothing, will we? 24. Has he been working for you all this time? 25. The children didn't break the window, did they? 26. Have you been driving all the way? 27. I would drive if I had to. 28. He wouldn't have believed the story. 29. We'll soon be selling peanuts if things don't improve. 30. Were you sailing in that sailing boat we saw in the bay? 31. When we got there the children had not arrived yet. 32. Do you think we'll have finished by tomorrow at midday? 33. You are not singing in that choir yet, are you? 34. He would still be playing if he hadn't had that injury. 35. We have been breathing contaminated air for years. 36. We won't have been changing the world for nothing, will we? 37. Didn't he open the door? 38. Hadn't I closed the window? 39. You wouldn't still be writing short stories in that case, would you? 40. Isn't he writing westerns? stanIey


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21. Muchos de los problemas son debidos a la falta de agua. 22. No sirve de nada discutir sobre quientiene que pagan 23. Ami amigo no legustael jazz. 24. La organization esta pidiendo fondos al Gobierno. 25. Me ocupare de la cena si tu friegas.

6. Cuando mueras, tendras que responder de tus actos.

26. Se echo atras al ver los costes tan altos.

7. Es mas de medianoche y estoy cansado. Creo que me retirare.

27. No hay nadie que respalde nuestra petition.

a <LQue estara tramando ese chico?

28. No habia contado con la llegada de su suegra.

9. Pedi una tonica con ginebra. 10. Debesdarcuentadetusacciones. 11. Algunodesusamigostodaslas noches le pide salir. 12. No me pidio que entrara; me tuvo en la puerta. 13. Existe un temor real a que la guerra estalle pronto. 14. YEsta tu hija en casa?"No, esta fuera/ 15. Estoy a favor de medidas muy estrictas.

29. Le estan cuidando las monjas. 30. La autoridades se oponen a que se fume en las oficinas. 31. El beber demasiado esta mal visto en esta comunidad. 32. Si lo que buscas es dinero, te has equivocado de persona. 33. Les espere casi una hora pero no aperecieron. 34. El gigante se llevo a todos los ninos. 35. Vieron como la patrullera se les echaba encima.

16. Nuestro director siempre respalda a sus profesores.

36. Se trata de la vida africana.

17. Enelano 1918, porfinterminola guerra.

38. <LQue fue de los tres reclutas?

18. Esta fuera pero volvera para las cuatro.

39. Los colegios cierran la proxima semana. Casi estamos en vacaciones.

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21. Many of the problems have arisen from the shortage of water. 22. There's no point in arguing about who has to pay. 23. Jazz doesn't appeal to my friend. 24. The organization is appealing to the government for funds. 25. I'll attend to the dinner if you do the washing-up.

7. It's past midnight and I'm tired. I think I'll turn in.

26. He backed down when he saw the high costs.

8. I wonder what that boy is up to?

27. There is nobody backing up our petition.

9. I asked for a gin and tonic.

28. He hadn't bargained on his mother-in-law arriving.

10. You must account for your actions. 11. One of her boyfriends usually asks her out every evening.

29. He is being cared for by the nuns. 30. The authorities are cracking down on smoking in the offices.

12. She didn't ask me in; she kept me at the door.

31. Heavy drinking is frowned on in this community.

13. There is a very real fear that war may break out soon.

32. If what you want is money, you are barking up the wrong tree.

14. 'Is your daughter in?' 'No, she is out.'

33. I waited nearly an hour for them, but they didn't turn up.

15.I am in favour of strict measures.

34. The giant carried all the children away.

16. Our headmaster always backs up his teachers. 17. In the year 1918 at last the war was over. 18. He is out but he'll be back by four.

35. They saw the patrol boat bearing down on them. 36. It bears on African life. 37. Bear me out. 38. What became of the three recruits?

19. I'm afraid you're in for a shock.

39. The schools break up next week. It's almost holiday-time.

20. The children backed away afraid.

40. I live at 32, Rutherford Street. Drop in if you're in the district.

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i. La pobre Sra. Jones rompio en sollozos.

21. Se atrajo el mismo la infelicidad por beberdemasiado.

z El motor se averio por falta de mantenimiento.

22. Lehicimosvolverensialolerlas sales.

3. Se evadio de los guardias y desaparecio en el bosque.

23. Le convencimos demostrandole los buenos resultados.

4. Recupero la misma cantidad que habia perdido y quedo como antes.

24. Educamos a nuestros hijos para que sean buenos ciudadanos.

5. Tardo un mes en domar el potro.

25. Nos estamos hartando de este tiempo lluvioso. 26. La huelga fue desconvocada.

6. Los ladrones forzaron la tienda y robaronlasjoyas. 7. Le salio una erupcion en la piel.

27. Te hare una visita cuando vaya a Londres.

a Nuestrotrimestreterminoen septiembre.

28. Hoy se anunciaran los numeros de la loteria premiados.

9. La reunion no se disolvio hasta las ocho.

29. Vi a John pasar por la calle y le hice subir.

10. El negocio fue descentralizado en varias sucursales. 11. No digas una palabra a nadie sobre nuestro acuerdo. 12. Abatiunjabalfdeun solo tiro. 13. El otono trajo consigo buenas cosechas. 14. Su mujer dio a luz gemelos. 15. Tuvimos que adelantar nuestros planes. 16. Las maquinas de vapor introdujeron una nueva forma de viajar. 17. La pobreza le indujo a cometer el delito. 18. El director no tuvo suficiente animo para despedirlos. 19. La larga sequia trajo consigo el hambre. 20. El Times publico un artfculo sobre el nuevo Presidente. 92

30. La escena evoco recuerdos de la guerra. 31. Me llamaron a filas a los 19afios. 32. No me hacen gracia sus planes para renovar el Ayuntamiento. 33. die importarfa cerrar la ventana? 34. El arbitro estaba sobornado. 35. dLes gustana tratar algun otro asunto antes de cerrar la reunion? 36. Quemaron la hierba al lado de la carretera. 37. La policia de repente irrumpio en el bar. 38. Tenia que cargar con una familia muygrande. 39. Me he topado hoy con Charlie en la ciudad. 40. La companfa creo para si una buena reputacion.

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21. He brought unhappiness upon himself through drinking too heavily. 22. We brought her to with smelling salts. 23. We brought him round by showing him the good results. 24. We bring our children up to be honest citizens. 25. We're getting browned off with this rainy weather. 26. The strike was called off. 27. I'll call on you when I come to London. 28. The winning lottery numbers will be called out today. 29. I saw John passing by in the street and told him to come up. 30. The scene brought back memories of the war. 31. I was called up at the age of 19. 32. I don't care for their plans for reconditioning the Town Hall. 33. Would you care to close the window? 34. The referee was bought off. 35. Would you like to bring up any other matters before the meeting closes?. 36. They burnt away the grass at the side of the road. 37. The police suddenly burst into the bar. 38. He was burdened with a very large family. 39. I bumped into Charlie in town today. 40. The company built up a good reputation. stanIey


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1. Los republicanos ganaron las elecciones.

21. Los obreros se han declarado en huelga.

2 Las industries siguieron funcionando a pesardel bombardeo.

22. Esta factura asciende a 1000 libras.

3. iQue forma mas rara de comportarse! 4. Tienesquecumplirlasordenes.

23. De repente se dio cuenta deque no tenfa dinero. 24. Se tropezaron con muchos problemas.

5. Se tardaran varias semanas en llevar a cabo los planes.

25. dPodemos contar contigo?

6. Se desembarazo de su ropa vieja al hacerse rico.

27. La ciudad esta aislada del mar por las montanas.

7. Abandono a todos sus viejos amigos.

28. Esta especialmente dotado para ser abogado.

8. La cancion se hizo popular muy pronto.

29. dVale este cuchillo para cortar el pan?

9. El estaba en cabeza de la carrera, pero pronto le alcance.

30. Los europeos abolieron la esclavitud hace muchos anos.

26. Hayqueamputarestosdedos.

10. Este bar sirve unicamente a los deportistas.

31. Se abrocho los cordones de sus zapatos.

11. La epidemia se produjo debido a las malas condiciones sanitarias.

32. Eso notiene nada queverconmigo. 33. No podemos pasarnos sin calefaccion en invierno.

12. Los exploradores se tropezaron con una vieja mina. 13. Arremetio contra mi con una espada. 14. dComo te has hecho con ese viejo reloj? is. Elizabeth se ha resfriado. 16. Muchos se ofrecieron para ayudar en el rescate. 17. LasinicialesV.I.P. representan "persona muy importante". 18. Las suelas se desprendieron de los zapatos.

34. Vamos a redecorar la cocina. 35. Se quedo dormido durante la pelfcula. 36. <iPodna usted dejarme en la estacion? 37. El viejo edificio se derrumbo con el terremoto. 38. El equipotuvoquerecurrirasus reservas. 39. Pronto seenamoraron. 40. Cayo en la trampa y le costo cinco dolares.

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1. The Republicans carried off the elections.

21. The workmen have come out on strike.

2. The industries carried on functioning despite the bombing.

22. This invoice comes to ÂŁ1000.

3. What a strange way to carry on! 4. You have to carry out your orders. 5. It'll take several weeks to carry out the plans. 6. He cast away his old clothes on becoming rich. 7. He cast off all his old friends. a The song caught on very quickly. 9. He was leading the race but I soon caught up with him.

23. It suddenly came to him that he had no money. 24. They came up against many problems. 25. Can we count on you? 26. These fingers have to be cut off. 27. The city is cut off from the sea by the mountains. 28. He is cut out to be a lawyer. 29. Will this knife do to cut the bread? 30. Europeans did away with slavery many years ago.

10. This bar only caters for sportsmen.

31. He did his shoe laces up.

11. The epidemic came about through bad sanitary conditions.

33. We can't do without heating in winter.

12. The explorers came across an old mine.

34. Let's do up the kitchen. 35. He dropped off during the film.

13. He came at me with a sword.

36. Could you drop me off at the station?

14. How did you come by that old watch? 15. Elizabeth has come down with a cold. 16. Many came forward to help in the rescue. 17. The initials V.I.P. stand for Very Important Person.

32. That has nothing to do with me.

37. The old building fell apart in the earthquake. 38. The team had to fall back on its reserves. 39. They soon fell for each other. 40. He fell for the trick and lost five dollars.

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i. No queremos pelearnos con nuestros vecinos.

21. Uno siempre se deprime con el tiempo lluvioso.

z Lossoldadossepusieronenfila.

22. dDonde puedo conseguir una Have inglesa?

3. Vamos a empezar el trabajo. 4. Vamos a averiguar lo que paso. 5. Mi padre se encolerizo. 6. Cogio una piedra y la lanzo contra la ventana.

23. No recogieron el heno hasta septiembre. 24. iA que hora I lego tu tren? 25. Se puso un vestido de verano.

7. Fuemuyamablealpagarlacuenta.

26. iQuelepasa?

a Deja de enredar con las maquinas.

27. No pude quitar la mancha.

9. Se enfado con el camarero.

28. El mes que viene nos daran dos dfas libres.

10. Me llevo muy bien con los vecinos. 11. Andaporahimuchoapesardesu edad.

29. <LA que hora sueles salir del trabajo?

12. No dejes que el gato ataque las gallinas.

31. Esa musica esta empezando a meterse en mis nervios.

13. Un dia u otro me pondre a arreglar esa ventana.

32. Son cerca de las nueve.

14. Penso que podia falsificar los cheques sinserdescubierto. 15. Esta intentando recuperar el dinero que les presto. 16. A menudo me encuentro con el en las callesdeporaqui. 17. Uno tiene que ver el interior para comprender. 18. Esta mejorando su habilidad de conducir. 19. No se me ocurre ninguna forma de solucionarelproblema.

30. Ella esta envejeciendo.

33. Vamos a seguir preparando la comida. 34. i Largo deaqui! 35. Vamos a terminarlo de una vez. 36. Esta preparando la cena. 37. Estan intentando engatusarla para quelesvendalacasa. 38. El perro fue atropellado en la calle. 39. Tendremos quejuntar los bartulos. 40. Este sitio esta empezando a gustamne.

20. Nos aseguraremos de que se haga el trabajo.

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1. We don't want to fall out with our neighbours.

21. Rainy weather always gets one down.

2 The soldiers fell in line.

22. Where can I get hold of a spanner?

3. Let's get to it. 4. We are going to find out what happened. 5. My father flew into a rage.

23. They didn't get the hay in till September. 24. At what time did your train get in?

6. He picked up a stone and threw it at the window.

25. She got into a summer dress.

7. It was very nice of him to foot the bill.

27. I couldn't get the stain out.

a Stop fooling about with the machines. 9. He got angry at/with the waiter. 10. I get on very well with my neighbours. 11. He gets about a lot in spite of his age. 12. Don't let the cat get at the chickens.

26. What's got into her? 28. We are getting two days off next month. 29. What time do you usually get off work? 30. She is getting on in years. 31. That music is starting to get on my nerves. 32. It's getting on for nine o'clock. 33. Let's get on with the cooking. 34. Get out of here!

13. Some day I'll get around to fixing that window.

35. Let's get it over with.

14. He thought he could get away with forging the cheques.

37. They are trying to get round her to sell them the house.

is. He is try ing to get back the money he lent them.

38. The dog got run over in the street.

16. I quite often run into him in the streets round here.

36. She is getting the dinner ready.

39. We'll have to get our belongings together. 40. I am getting to like this place.

17. One has to get behind the scenes to understand. 18. His driving is getting better. 19. I can't think of a way to get around the problem. 20. We'll see that the job gets done. 97

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1. Los soportes se rompieron bajo la presion.

21. Loque hedichotambien vale parati.

z Le importa un bledo lo que digan sus padres.

22. El chico mayor ha empezado a haceryudo.

3. Dio mucho dinero a los pobres.

23. El realmente se desahoga cuando canta blues.

4. Su acento le traiciono. 5. Por fin el hombre mayor tuvo que rendirse. 6. Al cabo de dos semanas las fuerzas seleagotaron. 7. Si se echan atras en su promesa, nunca volvere a confiar en ellos. a Estos ninos no son muy propensos a los deportes. 9. El medico le dijo que dejara de fumar. 10. Secansodeelyleabandono. 11. La presa se hundio bajo la presion tantremenda. 12. El destructor siguio al submarine y lo hundio. 13. No estoy de acuerdo con lo que dijiste sobre la obra. 14. Su familia se remonta al tiempo de los normandos.

24. Los explosives estallaron. 25. Estuvimos repasando la ruta en el mapa. 26. Sufrio mucho antes de la operation. 27. Los depositos de gas estallaron en llamas. 28. Lacorbata no va con la camisa. 29. Tendremos que privarnos de eso. 30. El sitio llego a gustarme durante el verano. 31. Uno pronto se acostumbra a este ruido. 32. Se repartieron octavillas entre la muchedumbre. 33. Se le ocurrio la idea de alquilar un bote. 34. Tenfamos bastante comida para aguantarunmes. 35. Pincharon los neumaticos.

is. Me temo que son muy esnobs. Miran por encima del hombro a sus parientes mas pobres.

36. Avecesanoroaquellostiempos felices.

16. Nodinaqueesricoajuzgarporlo que viste.

38. Tu madre esta buscandote. 39. La policia esta investigando el asunto.

17. Los trenes pasan por aqui cada hora. 18. Aqui no se admite el comportamiento ruidoso.

37. Esta cuidando de los ninos.

40. Le pondran una multa si no tiene cuidado.

19. Ten cuidado: aquel perro puede atacarte. 20. Me encantan las ostras. 98

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21. What I said goes for you too. 22. The eldest boy has gone in for judo. 23. He really lets himself go when singing the blues. 24. The explosives went off. 25. We went over the route on the map. 26. She went through a great deal before the operation. 27. The gas tanks went up in flames. 28. The tie doesn't go with the shirt. 29. We'll have to go without that. 30. The place grew on me during the summer. 31. One soon gets used to this noise.

10. She got tired of him and gave him up. 11. The dam gave way under such terrific pressure. 12. The destroyer went after the submarine and sunk it.

32. Pamphlets were given out among the crowd.

13. I don't go along with what you said about the play. 14. His family goes back to Norman times. 15. I'm afraid the're very snobbish. They look down on their poorer relations. 16. I wouldn't say he is rich, going by his clothes. 17. Trains go by here every hour. 18. Noisy behaviour doesn't go down well here. 19. Be careful, that dog may go for you.

35. They let the tyres down.

33. He hit on the idea of hiring a boat. 34. We had enough food to hold out a month. 36. Sometimes I look back on those happy times. 37. She is looking after the children. 38. Your mother is looking for you. 39. The police are looking into the matter. 40. He'll be fined if he doesn't look out.

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phrasal verbs 6 1. Persiguio al perro cuando robo la carne. 2. Tuvieron que ir tirando con un pequefiosalario. 3. El barco se dirige hacia la costa. 4. Esta intentando mantener su inocencia. 5. No puedo distinguir las letras sin gafas. 6. Su tfo le cedio los negocios antes de morir. 7. Haz la lista de la compra, dquieres? 8. No es puntual, pero lo compensa trabajando duro. 9. Se pelean mucho, pero despues hacen las paces. 10. El anciano murio anoche. 11. Cuando oyo las noticias, se desmayo. 12. <LCrees que sera rentable instalar unbar en el cine? 13. Ese chico se zampa un monton de comida. 14. Aplastolasublevacion. 15. Han proyectado unos planes para construirun hospital. 16. Espera conseguir mucho dinero con la herenciadesuabuelo. 17. Atribuyen las perdidas a las huelgas. 18. Aplazaron la boda hasta la primavera.

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21. dQue ponen en el Astoria? 22. (LPuede darnos una habitacion para esta noche? 23. No aguanto mas este ruido. 24. Se fugaron a Francia y se casaron en secreto. 25. Me encontre con tu hermana anoche. 26. Nos quedamos sin gasolina en el camino. 27. Vamos a ensayar esta parte otra vez. 28. dVendras a despedirme al aeropuerto? 29. Te acompafio hasta el coche. 30. Prendieron fuego a la casa. 31. Partieron rumbo a Nueva York. 32. Espero que tus planes no sevengan abajo. 33. Despues de graduarse, se establecio como dentista. 34. Su mujer leapoyoen el juicio. 35. P.m. significa'posmeridiano'. 36. Se puso en pie. 37. Se presenta como candidate al Parlamento. 38. El viejo director cedio su posicion a unhombremasjoven. 39. El director del club no admite comportamientos camorristas. 40. Se destaca como uno de los mejores cerebros del pais.

19. Nadie puede disuadirle una vez que ha tornado una decision. 20. Estas engordando.

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phrasal phrasal verbs verbs 6 6 1. She made after the dog when it stole the meat.

21. What are they putting on at the Astoria?

2. They had to make do with a small salary.

22. Can you put us up for the night?

3. The ship is making for the coast.

23. I can't put up with this noise any longer.

4. He is trying to make out that he is innocent.

24. They ran away to France and got married in secret.

5. I can't make out the writing without my glasses.

25. I ran into your sister last night.

6. His uncle made the business over to him before he died.

27. Let's run over this part again.

26. We ran out of petrol on the way.

7. Make up the shopping list, will you?

28. Will you see me off at the airport? 29. I'll see you out to the car.

a He is not punctual, but he makes up for it by working hard.

30. They set the house alight.

9. They quarrel a lot, but always make up later.

31. They set off for New York. 32. I hope your plans don't fall through.

10. The old man passed away last night

33. After graduating, he set himself up as a dentist.

11. When she heard the news she passed out.

34. His wife stood by him at the trial.

12. Do you think it'll pay off to install a bar in the cinema?

35. P.M. stands for post meridiem.

13. That boy puts away a lot of food. 14. He put down the revolt. 15. They have put forward plans to build a hospital. 16. He expects to come into a lot of money in his grandfather's will. 17. They put the losses down to the strike.

36. He stood up. 37. He stands for Parliament. 38. The aging director stood down in favour of a younger man. 39. The club manager won't stand for rowdy behaviour. 40. He stands out as one of the best brains in the country.

18. They put off their wedding till the spring. 19. Once he has made up his mind no one can put him off. 20. You are getting fat.

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