bracing (обнять) (he whole world. 2. On hearing that his best friend had deceived him, Jack... pale but said nothing.
3. After his first day’s work John... dead tired. All he looked forward to was a quiet evening at home. 4. Being very shy by nature, Kate would ... red when other people praised her. 5. “Mother... old,” James thought looking at the little grey-haired woman his mother had turned into. 6. Mary’s always been looked upon as a clever student. She's sure to... an excellent engineer in a year or two. 7. It wasn’t a sensible idea to go the whole distance on foot along that stony road.
I... so tired afterwards that I... asleep the moment I went to bed. 8. I don’t... like going out today. 9. I wonder why he... hurt at my joke, he... to have a good sense of humour. 10. Though the -young man ... innocent, Mr Smith had a feeling that he was deceiving him, and ... angry.
III. Choose from the adjectives given below those which go with each of the following link-verbs.
to feel, to grow, to turn, to get, to fall, to seem, to look
cold, happy, old, dark, red, angry, asleep, pale, tired, ill, hired, convinced, dis pleased, upset, well, bad, hungry, thirsty, stout, shabby
IV. Fill in the blanks with prepositions and adverbial particles if necessary.
I. When I was buying this watch, everybody warned
me against it. Some said it was......fashion, others added
that I would have a lot ... trouble ... it. But I’m glad to say it’s turned ... quite good. 2. When reading an English book ... the original, you needn’t look ...every new word you come......the dictionary. You’ll soon get tired ... read
ing ... that way. Try to guess the meaning ... some of the words from the context. 3. I haven’t been ... the theatre ... ages. The other day I booked two tickets ... a new play which
everydoby thinks a lot of, and now I’m looking ...... the
performance. 4. This shop is famous ... its summer dresses. I advise you to go there if you want one... the latest fashion.
5. “What’s Jane’s telephone number?" “Just a minute! I’ll
look it......my notebook. Here you are, it happens to be ...
the first page.” 6. Fred’s ideas did not seem convincing eno ugh ... his friends and ... an hour’s discussion all his sugge stions were finally turned .... 7. The lecture seemed particu larly interesting ... me because I was familiar ... the subject.