I. Она упомянула о преимуществах этой работы. 2. Эти факты не были упомянуты в статье. 3. Он упомянул об этом событии в разговоре со своим приятелем.
b) Make up sentences, using the English equivalents of the following.
упомянуть чье-л. имя, упомянуть о фактах, упомянуть какие-л. цифры (figures), упомянуть дату, упомянуть о том, что...
1. I have a feeling that he is trying to keep away from us. 2. I wonder why she doesn’t play with her friends.
b) Make up sentences, using to avoid, to try to avoid, to manage to avoid with the words given below.
difficulties, a mistake, danger, to exchange opinions, to be left alone, to deal with money, gloomy people
to turn up
a) Translate and practise aloud.
1. Don’t worry. I am sure he’ll turn up soon. 2. Haven’t your gloves turned up yet? 3. I am sure they aren’t lost. They’re bound to turn up.
b) Complete the sentences, using Subjunctive I.
I. It’s a pity they didn’t turn up... (to have a lot of fun).
1. I hope the journal will turn up somewhere. I... (to look up these figures straight away). 3. I am sorry they didn’t turn up at the meeting. We... (to exchange impressions).
c) Make up sentences of your own.
not to turn up in time — to apologize; to turn up one of these days — to get in touch; don’t trouble — to turn up
to fail, a failure, without fail
a) Practise aloud.
I. He nearly failed in his English. 2. My memory often fails me. 3. Ring him up without fail. 4. If you fail to get him on the phone, you’ll have to go to his place. 5. The film's a failure, isn’t it?