Answers – Exercise 21
The situation is unprecedented in recent history.
She always works with unbounded enthusiasm.
Dispassionate = Impartial
A) interesting – B) tired – C) impartial – D) excited
Contend = Maintain
A) inside – B) happy – C) maintain – D) understand
When I was young, I used to play football.
A) played B) plays C) play D) playing
I’m used to playing football on Sundays
A) play B) playing C) plays D) played
We have to wait. The train leaves at 12 a.m.
A) leaves B) will leave C) leaved D) leave
OK, don’t worry, I‘ll help you.
A) will B) ‘ll C) going to D) will be
The plane will take off at 3 p.m.
A) on – B) [none] – C) in – D) off
I was taken aback by the sudden change in his behaviour.
A) off – B) in – C) aback -D) on
I didn’t know anything about it.
A) nothing – B) something – C) the thing – D) anything
The man, whose car had been stolen, eventually retrieved it.
A) the – B) one – C) whose – D) that
Yesterday I was so tired that I fell asleep at 6 p.m.
A) went – B) fell – C) broke – D) became
The thieves waited until we were all fast asleep before entering the house.
A) well – B) going – C) fast – D) greatly