V. Give the situations in which the following are used (See Text).
a feature, an advantage, an apology, to mention, to avoid,
to turn up, to spoil, to mix up, beyond, to press, to hate,
a complaint, to think of, to stare, to insist
VI. Correct the following statements.
1. Colonel Green hated art and an amateur performance was quite an unusual event at his house. He put on a play because a friend of his had written it and persuaded him to produce it.
2. Miss Linda was a plain-featured old woman always dres sed in old-fashioned clothes. She hated music and tried to keep away from Mr Porcharlester to avoid having to talk about it.
3. Mr Green realized that Mr Porcharlester was in love with Miss Linda, so when he saw the young people together, he left them alone so as to give them a chance to speak to each other in private.
4. The sound of a horn was an important feature in the play. But Mr Green was so engaged in conversation with Linda that he took no notice of Porcharlester’s words and stayed where he was.
5. Mr Green put the horn to his lips and carefully blew it. The sound was pleasant, but too soft to be heard by any- dody but himself, so he tried again and this time the result was terrible.
6. Mr Green worked hard, but he never complained, for he was fond of his music teacher. It was a pleasure for him to be always reminded that the horn was more like the human voice than any other instrument.
7. The teacher said that Schubert’s serenade was not written for the horn, but he was convinced that the Colonel would play it excellently, as his musical ability was beyond praise.
to put (down, up, into), to put off, to put up (at a place), to put something down to some reason, to put on
1. Will you put your work down and listen to me-for a while? 2. Put the address down in your notebook. 3. We’ll