d) Make up sentences of your own.
to hold a meeting—to have to call off other engagements; (not) to consider the matter properly — to have a lot of en gagements; to look upon somebody as a serious person — to keep one’s engagements
I. Choose the correct word and use it in the right form.
I. This old house is going to be pulled down, and a friend of mine who lives here (to expect, to wait for, to look for ward) (to move) into a new flat. 2. Nobody (to expect, to wait for, to look forward) Peter (to get) a bad mark at the exami nation. He’d always been looked upon as a good student.
3. “I’m afraid you’ll have (to expect, to wait for, to look for ward) the manager 20 minutes or so,” the clerk said to Car rie. “Oh, I don't mind (to expect, to wait, to look forward),’’ she answered shyly. “I (to expect, to wait for, to look for ward) (to meet) him so long.” 4. What time will the meeting be held tomorrow? Can you (to learn, to find out, to recogni ze, to get to know)? I’ll be engaged at the factory and won’t be able to do it myself. 5. Why did you keep me waiting so long? Why didn’t you tell me the news the moment you (to learn, to find out, to recognize, to get to know) it yourself?
6. I can’t persuade my sister to wear glasses. She’s grown so short-sighted that she can’t (to learn, to find out, to recogni ze, to get to know) a person a.few metres away. 7. Your son has a very good (feeling, sense) of duty and I like the way he looks upon his responsibilities. 8. “I’ve read most of this fun ny story to you," the teacher said to the students. “Now I (to expect, to wait for, to look forward) you (to guess) the end of it. Comrade Petrov has a fine (feeling, sense) of humour, let’s hear his guess first.” 9. I wouldn’t like to hurt your pa ternal (отцовские) (feelings, sense), but your boy’s been going the wrong way, and I’m quite (convinced, persuaded) that he’ll get himself into trouble unless you can (to convin ce, to persuade) him to work properly. 10. The (way, street) was so busy that John could (hard, hardly) make his (way, road) in the car to the hotel at the other end of the street.
Ilr Choose the correct link-verb and use it in the right form.
to feel, to grow, to turn, to get, to look, to seem, to beco me, to fall
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