want to spoil your eyesight completely.” 5. ...and said, “They must be practising the sounds in the linguaphone room.’’
6. ...and said, “You should have done the work with more sense of responsibility.” 7. ...and thought, “My companion must be a real bore." 8. ...and my wife whispered, “You might have booked better seats." 9. ...she may not be living in Leningrad now.
XII. Answer the following questions, using the modal verbs must, may, should. Give your reasons.
Model: “Did your friend raise the question at yesterday’s trade union branch meeting?”
“I wasn’t there, but he must have (he must have raised the question), since the question has been settled.”
or: “He may have (he may have raised the question), but I’m not quite sure, since the question is still unsettled. or: “He didn’t, but he should have done (he should have raised it); the matter is very urgent.”
1. Why is Comrade A. absent from the lesson? Has he for gotten about it?
2. Where is Comrade B.? Is he away on business?
3. Why hasn’t Comrade C. come today? Is she ill?1
1. Use the correct participle form of the verbs in brackets (Table 9, p. 502).
I. While (to arrange) my books in the bookcase, I discov ered an old book whose multi-coloured cover caught my eye.
2. The books nicely (to arrange) on the shelves gave the room quite a different look. 3. “The boy (to arrange) books over there is my best p.upil,” said the teacher, (to point) to an eleven-year-old pioneer. 4. (to arrange) all the documents, the secretary was able to attend to other matters. 5. (to be arranged) in alphabetic order in the book of instructions, the names of the different parts of the new machine are not difficult to look up.
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