ТОП 10:

Name the tenses suggested by these points and illustrate them with examples of your own.

The tense expressing:

  1. an action at some definite time in the past;
  2. a temporary action, going on at the moment of speaking;
  3. an action in the future;
  4. an action in progress simultaneous to some definite moment in the past;
  5. a definite action in the near future;
  6. a prior action connected with the present by its result;
  7. an action which began before and is connected with the present through its duration;
  8. an action occupying a period of time which began in the past and is either still continuing or just finished;
  9. an action expected or anticipated in the near future;
  10. a habitual action in the present;
  11. a succession of actions in the past;
  12. a temporary action in the past taking place for some period of time expressed by the for-phrase;
  13. an action in its progress at a definite moment in the future;
  14. a prior action to some past moment, either resultative or durative;
  15. an action occupying a period of time which began before and continued into some past moment or just finished;
  16. a future action viewed from the past;
  17. a definite future action in the near future viewed from the past;
  18. a habitual action in emotional sentences with "always".

53. Think of a suitable context to use the following sentences:

1. It's been a wonderful evening for me.

2. We are starting at dawn.

3. I've been looking for you everywhere. Why are you always hiding from me?

4. My dear Jonny! How long you've been coming home!

5. Splendid to think we'll be getting into the country this weekend!

6. I was sure I had seen her. But where? Where had I seen the girl?

54. Use the appropriate tenses instead of the infinitives in brackets. Translate the sentences into Russian:

1. Don't leave till we (to discuss) our plan in detail. 2. I hope that by the time I (to be) back with the flowers you (to finish) dressing for the theatre. 3. They are very slow in everything, so by the time they (to begin), we already (to finish). 4. I can go only after I (to look) through the morning papers. 5. By the 1st of January she (to work) 30 years at the library. We are going to ongratulate her and to celebrate the event. 6. I (to write) Lucy after I (to pass) all my exams. She always asks me about the examination results. 7. She promises to give me this novel for a couple of days as soon as she (to read) it. 8. I'm afraid we (to be) late, and they (to sell) all the tickets by the time we arrive. 9. If we (not to make) haste, they (to arrange) everything by themselves by the time we (to come) and (to reproach) us of being lazy-bones. 10. Don't forget to dust the room when you (to do) the beds. 11. Be sure to come before six or he (to go) already. 12. The test must be handed in as soon as you (to write) it.


55. Use the Present Simple or the Present Continuous instead of the infinitives in brackets:

1.What you (to think) of this drawing? — I (to think) it (to be) excellent. 2. A holiday camp usually (to have) its own swimming-pool and tennis courts. 3. She (to play) at the concert tonight. 4. You (to like) to spend your holidays with hundreds of other people? 5. What you (to listen) to? — It (to seem) to me I (to hear) a strange noise outside. 6. You (to read) anything in English now? — Yes, I (to read) a play by Oscar Wilde. 7. I'll join them in their trip with pleasure if they (to invite) me. 8.1 (not to see) what you (to drive) at. 9, You (to enjoy) the trip? 10, Can I see Doctor Trench? — I'm sorry you can't; he (to have) his breakfast li. I (not to like) the girl; she continually (to bother) me with silly questions. 12. Please wait till he (to finish). 13. Nell (to have) a rest in the south, too, I (to guess). — Yes, you (to guess) right. 14. You often (to get) letters from her? — Not so very often.


56. Use the Present Perfect or the Present Perfect Continuous instead of, the infinitives in brackets:

1. "How long you (to be) here?" she demanded angrily. 2. This pair of shoes is just what I (to look for) to match my new frock. 3.1 want you to remember that I never (to ask) you for anything before. 4. What's that noise? — Mary (to break) a tea-cup. 5.1 (to think) about it the last three days, it's such a bother to me. So it really is a relief to talk it over with you. 6. Listen to me, all of you! I (to come) with the most tremendous news. 7.1 see you (not to do) much. What you (to do} all the morning? 8. It's hard to believe that it (to be) only two years and a half since I met him. 9. We (not to see) Edward for a long time. He (to change) very much? — No, he is just the same. 10. Of course, we trust her. After all, Margaret and I (to know) Lucy all our lives. 11.1 (not to wear) this dress for two years. 12. My watch (to go) for three days and it (not to stop) yet 13. Jack (to go) to Bulgaria for a holiday, I hear. I myself never (to be) there.


57. Use the Past Simple or the Present Perfect instead of the infinitives in brackets:

N o t e : Remember that the Present Perfect is always associated with the present, and the Past Simple refers the action to some past moment.

1. It is half past eight and you (not to do) your morning exercises yet. 2.1 (to get up) with a headache today and (to decide) to walk to my office instead of taking a bus. Now I am feeling much better. 3. You (to meet) any interesting people at the holiday camp? 4. She (not to have) a holiday for two years. 5. You (to enjoy) Mary's singing? 6. Where you (to buy) these lovely gloves? 7. Where she (to go)? Maybe she is in the lab? — No, I just (to be) there. It's locked. 8. Why you (to shut) your book? Please open it again on page ten. 9.1 am sorry. What you (to say), Mr. Hartley? 10. His face seems familiar to me. When and where I (to see) him? 11.1 hear you just (to get) married. When the ceremony (to take place)? 12. Old George (not to be) here for years! 13. You (to read) "The Man of Property"? — I (to begin) the book last week and just (to finish) it. 14. A few months ago they (to pull) down some old houses in our street and (to begin) to build a new block of flats. 15. Do you remember my name, or you (to forget) it? 16. When I (to call) on him I (to find) that he (to be) out. 17. His first question to the girl (to be): "Where you (to see) the man?" 18. What (to be) her answer to your question? 19. Where you (to put) my umbrella? I need it. 20. He (to sit) there quietly for a while and then (to leave) unnoticed.


58. Use the required past tense instead of the infinitives in brackets:

1. It (to be) the poorest room Hilary ever (to see). 2. No sooner she (to arrive) at the station than a fast London train (to come in). 3. It (to be decided) to say nothing to Sidney until the answer (to be received). 4. Arthur (to go) up to his room. Nothing in it (to be changed) since his arrest. 5. No wonder he (to be) very tired. He (to work) too hard for the last three months, 6. I (to tremble) tike a leaf. 7. Mr. Dennant, accustomed to laugh at other people, (to suspect) that he (to be laughed) at. 8. She (to say) it in a voice he never (to hear) before. 9.1 (to look) into the kitchen. Mary-Ann (to put) the supper on a tray to take it into the dining-room. 10.1 (to be) fifteen and just (to come) back from school for the summer holiday. 11. It (to rain) heavily since the morning and she (not to allow) the children to go out. 12. Soon I (to get) a letter from her to the effect that she (to return) from the South of France; she (to want) me to meet her. 13. Trafalgar Square (to be laid) about a hundred years ago. 14.1 (to finish) my work for the day and (to rest) quietly in my arm-chair, flunking of the days that (to go) by. 15. George, who (to laugh) loudly, suddenly (to break off). 16. When Bambys mother (to stand) up her head (to be hidden) among the branches. 17. She (to read) the book ever since she (to come) from school and couldn't tear herself away from it. 18. She (to know) Jim for more than ten years, ever since her husband, who (to teach) at that time in a Grammar school in London, first had made his acquaintance through the Labour Party. 19. He (to say) he (to wait) for more than an hour. 20. I (to be) sure they (to talk) about me, because they (to break off) as soon as I (to enter). 21. He (to say) he (to get) two letters from Alice. 22. The rain that (to fall) since the morning (to cease) by the afternoon, but a strong wind still (to blow) and the sky (to be covered) with dark clouds.


59. Use the required future or present tense instead of tee infinitives in brackets where necessary:

1. How you've grown! Good gracious me, you (to get) a moustache soon! 2.1 hope you (not to forget) all this by tomorrow! 3. By next Sunday you (to stay) with us for five weeks. 4. If we (not to get) there before seven, they (to do) everything. 5.1 probably (to want) to see the book before he (to finish) it. 6. You must not eat any solid food until your temperature (to go down). 7.1 know you (to whisper) when Peg (to go). You always do. 8. When we (to get) back they (to have) supper. 9. Look! The leaves are yellow, they (to fall) soon. 10. While I (to live), I always (to remember) his face. 11.1 don't think he (to wire) before he (to arrive). 12. Nobody knows when it all (to be settled). 13. I'm not sure if he (to be) glad to see me. 14. She (to do) her home-work after supper. 15.1 suppose you (to work) very hard in the autumn.


60. Use the Present, Past or Future Simple instead of the infinitives in brackets. Use the Passive Voice where necessary:

1. We (to be) all so excited, we (can) hardly wait for tomorrow morning. 2. I (to hope), my friend, that you (to come) and (to spend) at least a week with us. 3. No one (to know) when he (to come) tomorrow, or whether he (to come) at all. 4. I think he (to make) good progress very soon because he (to work) hard. 5. I will gladly do this if I (to be allowed). 6. He (to light) his pipe and (to look) at me for about three minutes. 7. The telegram (to bring) yesterday in the morning when I (to be) just about to leave the house for my office. 8. "What you (to do) on your last day off? - I (to spend) it in the country with my friends. 9. He (to promise) that everything (to arrange) before tomorrow afternoon. 10. If anyone (to want) to see me, tell them I (to be) back by five. 11. Yesterday he (to walk) about our sitting-room all afternoon, murmuring to himself. 12. "I (can) not think why I always (to drop) things," (to say) Mrs. Oliver. 13. Arthur waited till Gemma (to come) up to him. 14. After dinner I (to sleep) for two hours till my sister (to wake) me. 15. With a slight sigh he (to draw) the candle towards him, (to take) out a fountain-pen, and (to begin) a letter to his mother. 16. Your answers must (to write) on one side of the paper only. 17. He promised to come if he (to have) time. 18. As soon as you (to buy) the

book, I (to borrow) it from you.

61. Complete the folio-wing using the Present Simple or the Future Simple:

1. He promised to bring some new magazines. I should like to know when .... 2. It goes without saying I will accept the invitation if.... 3. Please, tell him the news as soon as .... 4. Let her know where the students have gone in case ... . 5. She is going to travel by car this summer, but she is not quite sure if.... 6. Don't forget to put down her address for me kefore ... . 7. I can give you my notes on condition ... . 8. If you wish Mary to go shopping with you on Monday, ask her if.... 9. I am told that a delegation of English students is coming to our University, but I don't know exactly when .... 10. If he wants to go on an excursion to the seaside with us, tell him when .... 11. I am afraid to disturb them if... . 12. Please, ring me up if you learn when ... . 13. I'll communicate to you as soon as .... 14. Dora expects us to come and see her on Sunday. She wants us to let her know if ... . 15. Let's go to a cafe when ... . 16. He will tell you when he .... 17. You must explain it to him before .... 18. It will be done by the time ... . 19. I'll help you to look for it until ... . 20. This dress will lose its colour when ... . 21. They will praise us if the work.... 22. In spite of his promise to help us I don't think he ....


62. Use the Past Simple or the Future in the Past instead of the infinitives in brackets. Use the Passive Voice where necessary:

1. The girl (to think) that if she (not to sell) the flowers she (not to be) able to buy bread. 2. He (to know) she (to feel) quite differently about it in the morning. 3. The old captain (to be) happy to be back and (to boast) he (to live) another twenty years. 4. At lunch Mariette (to tell) him with pride that this evening the cinema (to be) open. 5. Soon everything (to arrange) for the trip and the family (to start) for the railway station. 6. We (not to know) where the new bridge (to build) that summer. 7. Why they (to keep) it from him? - They (to be) afraid he (to be) upset if he (to learn) the truth. 8. The old theatre in our native town (to reconstruct) last year. 9. That evening, at dinner she (to tell) me that when Roger (to come) we must show him the letter. 10. The dinner (to leave) on the table untouched. 11. He (to walk) about three hours and he (to see) a little village lost in snow. 12. Peter (to promise) to call on me before he (to leave) Moscow. 13. He (to ask) me to accompany him when he (to go) sightseeing. 14. She (to say) they (to be) glad to see Mr. Eliot at any time, and she (to know) her husband (to be). 15. When I (to wake) next morning I (to decide) that I (to visit) him as soon as his doctor (to allow) me. 16. They (to have) to stay there until Jill (to return) from Paris. 17. Then she came to New York where she (to remain) two years. 18. I (to have) no idea when he (to be) able to come. 19. I (to say) I (to try) to

speak to her if I (to have) a chance. 20. The examiner (to tell) me not to come again until I (to be prepared) well.


63. Use the Past Simple or the Past Continuous instead of the infinitives in brackets. In some sentences the Passive Voice is required:

1. At lunch the rain still (to pour). 2. After breakfast he (to rise) from the table and (to light) a cigarette. 3. Peter (to walk) aimlessly up and down the room for a long time. He (not to know) what to do. 4. On Sunday morning the weather (to be) unusually lovely. The sun (to shine) brightly in the cloudless sky. It (to be) such a pleasure to be out in the open air. 5. Mrs. Oliver (to have) her breakfast in bed when the telephone (to ring). 6. They (to discuss) where to spend the weekend for an hour or two. Finally it (to settle): they all (to go) to Brighton. 7. "I (to have) an interesting conversation with Catherine when Paul (to appear) and (to interrupt) us," (to say) Dora. 8. While we (to watch) the last scene, Jean's warm tears (to fall) upon the back of my hand one by one, like raindrops in spring. 9. She (to get) into bed, (to lay) her head on the pillow and in two minutes (to sleep) like a child. 10. They (to be) all alarmed by the news that he (to return) and (to bring) his wife with him. 11. He (to make) good progress in French as he (to teach) by an experienced teacher. 12. He (to be) in a hurry and (can) not wait till I (to finish) eating. 13. I (to go) guietly into the room. She (to sit) by the window staring at something. 14. Their talk (to interrupt) by a loud knock. Ann (to open) the door. A small pale boy (to stand) behind it. 15. They (to wander) about the forest for several hours. At last they (to decide) to return.


64. Read the following sentences twice: (a) in the Present Perfect tense; (b) in the Past Simple using the words in brackets:

1. He (to tell) me about it (a minute ago; just). 2. I (to be introduced) to him (at the Institute; already). 3. He (to inform) them about his plans (last time; ever) ? 4. She (to be) here (at six o'clock; since six o'clock). 5. Jim (to come) back (last night; yet)? 6. I (to admire) his books (when a boy; since childhood). 7. She (to be) excited (all day yesterday; all day). 8. I (not to see) him (last week; since last week). 9. He (to live) in London (in 1968; since 1968). 10. She (to know) me (for ten years; at the age of ten). 11. We (not to play) tennis (since last Sunday; last Sunday). 12. I (to hear) the news only (last night; today). 13. I (not to meet) him (this month; last

month). 14. He (to tell) you about it (ever; during the lesson)? 15. They (to leave) Moscow (already; at night).

65. Use the Present Perfect or the Present Perfect Continuous instead of the infinitives in brackets:

1. She (to paint), of pretending to paint, for about six hours. 2. I (to do) a great deal of work today. 3. I (to read) your composition. I think you'll have to polish it up a bit. 4. They (to build) that bridge for several months, but they (not to finish) it yet. 5. He (to grow) so old that he spends most of his time sitting in an easychair. 6. "You'll have to speak louder, I'm afraid. I (to become) very deaf," said Randan. 7. What you (to do) with yourself, Edward, since I saw you last? 8. I expect you (to have) already a talk with Henry. He looks more cheerful. 9. This picture (to hang) here for as long as I can remember. 10. Edward is coming! How nice! I (not to see) Edward for years. 11. What you (to do) since Sunday? 12. I want to talk to you, Aileen. I (to want) to talk to you for a long time. 13. Well, Bunter? - Everything (to be done) that can be done, my lady. 14. It's no use denying, my dear Dick, that you (to think) too much lately. 15. He (to lose) his dictionary. He (to look) for it all day, but (not to find) it yet. 16. She (to read) all the plays by Galsworthy. How many you (to read)? 17. Jim (not to be) here for three weeks. 18. I can't wait any longer. I (to wait) since five o'clock. 19. I (not to have) a good night's sleep since last week. 20. On the porch he looked over his shoulder and noticed a dark figtire disappear round the corner of the house. "Somebody (to follow) me again," he thought.

66. Use the Past Simple, the Past Continuous, or the Past Perfect instead of the infinitives in brackets:

The next morning, when I (to awake), the sun (to shine) brilliantly. It (to be) late and I (to have) no supper the night before, so I (to dress) quickly and (to go) downstairs. I (to be) surprised to find the doors locked and the house empty. A dozen times or more I (to call) out my host's name, but the house (to be) as still as the grave. What it all (to mean) ? I (to begin) to doubt my wisdom in being so ready to trust a stranger. I ought to have gone on to the next village, where I (to know) that friends (to be) awaiting me. Instead, I (to be frightened) by a few drops of rain.

At last, however, I (to hear) footsteps, and soon my host (to appear), looking, I (to think), rather strange. He just (to be) out, he (to say), to feed the horses. But I (to notice) the mud (to be) thick and wet upon his shoes and I (to wonder) where he (to be), and why he (to want) to deceive me.


67. Use the Past Simple, the Past Continuous, the Past Perfect, or the Past Perfect Continuous instead of the infinitives in brackets:

1. After I (to be) introduced to Captain Meadows, I (to ask) him if he ever (to be) married. 2. Antonia (to stand) smiling in the doorway. She (to know) that they just (to talk) of her. 3. They (not to go) far when the girl suddenly (to cry): "Why, we are in a garden!" Without knowing how, they (to enter) a large garden. 4. Early that morning, when we just (to leave) the house we (to meet) the man, that we (to look) for since Monday. 5. But still he (to sit) there motionless. He (to be) tired, he (to be) so very tired. It (to seem) to him that he (to be) tired for a very long time. 6. I (to find) that I (to be) too late to catch the London train. Hailing the first taxi that (to pass), I (to reach) the station at ten minutes to three, only two minutes after the train (to leave) it. 7. Sir

George, who (to talk) in a loud voice, (to turn) round sharply. 8. Mrs. Meadows (to tell) me that he (to talk) about all the things that (to happen) to him in his long life. 9. It (to be) four o'clock when she (to hear) the sound she (to wait) for over an hour: the door at the bottom of the stairs (to creak). 10. It (to be) all so sudden that for a moment no one (to know) what (to happen). 11. She (to say) to herself all the way up from Oxford that she must have somebody to talk it over. 12. When I (to come) to see him the next day I (to learn) that he (to die) in his sleep. 13. Tony (not to know) that the man they (to talk) about (to be) Michael's friend. 14. The moon (to

rise) now and the lake (to be) fully visible.

68. Use the Present, Past or Future Perfect tenses instead of the infinitives in brackets:

1. The news, that he (to leave) the town was a surprise to all of us. 2. Edward is a dear. I always (to be) very fond of him. 3. By the time you come we (to do) the greater part of the work. 4. He asked himself if he (to see) her before. 5. By the end of the school year we (to learn) a lot of new words. 6. When he (to count) the money he put it away. 7. I don't know anything about it. I (not to see) him lately. He (to be) mostly in London all these days. 8. When by half past two he (not to arrive) Dora was worried. 9. They say that by the first of January they (to live) in this street for ten years. 10. When I (to be) in your country for five years, I shall write a book about it. 11. I'll stay until you (to do) your translation. I can help you if you allow me. 12. Those who (to write) the test may leave the classroom.

69. Use the appropriate tenses instead of the infinitives in brackets. Use the Passive Voice where required:

1. When the doctor (to awake), Miss Reid still (to work). 2. Years (to pass) sfnce we (to begin) this life. 3. I'll walk along the beach while you (to bathe). 4. It is twelve o'clock now. So I (to work) for five hours without rest. 5. We'll leave the minute you (to be ready). 6. By this time a small crowd (to gather) and people (to ask) each other what was the matter. 7. Of course I (to eat) an apple every evening - an apple a day (to keep) the doctor away. 8. Leaving a message that he (to return) the next day, he (to go) home. 9. Why you (to switch off) the light? It is dark in the room. 10. Some urgent measures were taken while the doctor (to wait) for. 11. I asked him if he ever (to be) to London. 12. Can this man (to rely) upon? 13. They (to walk) for many hours before they came to the village. 14. We decided to wait till they (to return). 15. Though I (to be) ill for three weeks last month I hope I (to pass) my exam successfully. 16. I (to hurry) to the station. My friend (to come). 17. A new metro line (to build) in this district lately. 18. Before I (to enter) the Institute I (to work) at the publishing house. 19. The secretary (to type) all the documents by the time the dean (to come). 20. This work must (to do) very carefully. 21. This document (not to sign) yet. 22. When I (to awake) there was nobody in. All (to leave). 23.

He (to find) the play much more interesting than he (to expect) it to be. 24. Here you (to be) at last! We (to wait) for you for half an hour. 25. I was in a hurry as I (to know) that my mother (to worry).

70. Use the required tense instead of the infinitives in brackets:

1. How's Margaret? I (not to see) her for a week or two. -Oh, she (to recover) very quickly. 2. I say, don't you think you must go? It soon (to get) late. 3. He (to get) out of bed and (to go) to the bathroom. After a minute or two he (to return), carrying a safety-razor blade. 4. Well, where you (to be) all the evening, James? 5. All he knew was that somewhere quite near him a band (to play). 6. The main street, when he (to reach) it, (to be) almost deserted. 7. "If Glover (not to want) to make friends with me," he thought, "I (to try) to avoid him." 8. My doctor (to give) me some awfully strong pills to take. They make me feel rather odd. 9. Mr. Pinfold (to know) him for thirty years. He (to be) now the editor of a newspaper. 10. Margaret, darling, what you (to do)

here at this time of night? 11. Mr. Pinfold (to walk) the decks for an hour. No passengers were about. 12. Gilbert tells me you (to land) tomorrow. How do you think to get to Cairo? 13. He stood alone thinking how quickly he (to pack) his things. 14. I think something (to leave) for me here about an hour ago. 15. They parted four days later at the hotel in Colombo where they (to meet). 16. Goodbye, Ned. I never (to forget) you. I (to miss) you more than anyone I ever (to know) in my life. 17. "Mrs. Pinfold (to arrive) an hour ago," the concierge (to tell) him. "She (to wait) for you in your room." 18. I couldn't make any plans till I (to know) what sort of state I (to find) him in. 19. John invited me to dine with his friends. He (to say) they (to be) delighted and (to add) that he himself (to be) glad to have a companion. 20. You (to hear) from Margaret yet?

71. Use the required tenses instead of the infinitives in brackets and translate the sentences into Russian:

I. Let's have dinner up here. If we (to go) down to the restaurant we (to be interrupted), and the music (to be) so loud there. We (not to be) able to hear each other speak. 2. You really never (to be) to a ball before, Leila? 3. My wife (to be) in Europe for the last ten months on a visit to our eldest girl, who (to be married) last year. 4. Hello, John! You (to wait) long? 5. She (to tell) him that she (to ring) him, but she (not to do) so. 6. He (to look) up with surprise, "India? You (to go) to India?" 7.1 never (to know) anyone I (to like) as much as I (to like) you. I never (to feel) so happy with anyone. But I (to be) sure it (not to be) what people and what books (to mean) when they (to talk) about love. 8. It was now over a year. He (not to hear) from her since she (to leave), except for a postcard. 9. The green door (to open) and (to shut) again and all (to be) silence. He (to wait) a minute or two. What they (to say) to each other now? 10. She (to be) disappointed if you (not to come). Randall (to hesitate). "No," he (to say). "I (not to come) in. You can go alone." 11. Good heavens, my old doll! You (to find) it in Ann's room? I (to forget) all about it by now. 12. My mother (to come) to stay with us next weekend. 13. The garden (to look) quite different now when the leaves (to fall). 14.1 (to be) sure you (to finish) your work by six o'clock. 15. She (to say) she (to do) the washing tomorrow. 16. Jago told Eliot that Nightingale and he just (to discuss) the future of the college.

72. Use the required tenses instead of the infinitives in brackets and comment on their use:

1.I only want to ask when the decision (to take); we'd like to know the date, that's all 2. "Hallo, you two," he (to cry) gaily. "Where you (to hide)?" 3. I'm afraid I must be off now. My parents (to come) to see me unexpectedly. Thank you, Mrs, Welch. I (to enjoy) myself very much. Good-bye. 4. Margaret Peel (to tell) me that Bertrand (to come) down at the weekend. 5. He was alarmed by the thought that he (to have) to talk to the girl all the way back. 6. In the dining-saloon he (to notice) that the dark man who (to sit) alone (to be) now at a table with Mrs. Cockson and Mrs. Benson. 7. Mr. Pinfold (not to sleep) for very long. He (to awake) as usual very early. 8.1 don't see what you (to drive) at. 9. I know very little of him, though we (to live) so near all these years. 10.1 (to want) us to have a little talk for quite some time, old boy. Ever since that summer Ball, in fact. 11. As they (to stroll) up College Road, Beesley began talking about the examination results in his Department 12.1 want to send a telegram. I (not to feel) very well. I (to wonder) if you (can) write it for me? 13. Dixon was a bit disappointed, he (to feel) none of the pleasurable excitement he (to expect). 14. We (to come) for you when we (to want) you. Better lock the door. 15.1 (to have) my eye on him ever since we (to start). You (to notice) anything odd about him? 16. He was not a cruel man by nature, and (to be) secretly a little ashamed of the part he (to play) during the last month.

Translate into English.

1. На кухне шумела вода. Алиса мыла посуду.

2. Извини, у меня мокрые руки. Я мыла посуду.

3. Ты вымыла посуду?

4. Кто съел мое яблоко?

5. Ты опять ел чеснок?

6. Они сидели за столом и ели спагетти.

7. Вы уже обсудили этот вопрос?

8. Запишите то, что мы тут сегодня обсуждали.

9. Они закончили писать и обсуждали, кто отправит письмо.

10. Они разговаривали о погоде и планах на лето.

11. О чем вы тут разговаривали?

12. Он ответил, что они разговаривали о спорте.

13. – Он мне рассказывал ужасные истории о вас.

14. - И что он вам рассказывал?

15. Ты мне все рассказал?

16. В комнате было тихо. Джон рассказывал о своей поездке в Австралию.

17. Что он вам тут обо мне рассказывал?

18. Что с моей шляпой? Ты что сидел на ней?

19. Кто сидел на моей кровати?

20. Обычно он сидел в кресле. Но в тот день он переместился на диван.

21. – Чем ты тут занималась?

- Гладила брюки.

22. Он рассказал брату, чем занимался в его отсутствие.

23. Он хорошо сдал экзамен, потому что усердно занимался.

24. С трех до пяти мы занимались в библиотеке.

25. – У тебя глаза красные.

26. - Я занималась. У меня завтра экзамен.

27. – Почему ты зеваешь? - Я спал.

28. Он увидел ногу. Кто-то спал на его кровати.

29. Кровать была в беспорядке. На ней кто-то явно спал.

30. Кто-то читал мою книгу. Это не моя закладка.

31. Ты читал эту книгу? Прочитай обязательно.

32. Джон, к сегодняшнему занятию вы читали Канта. Расскажите нам.

33. Вы обязательно должны отдохнуть. Вы сегодня слишком много работали.

34. Мы работали над этой проблемой, и мы пришли к очень интересным выводам.

35. Вы хорошо поработали. Вы имеете право на свободный вечер.


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1. Я не знала, что он изучает английский язык с детства.

2. Она сказала, что пригласила к себе подругу, с которой училась в институте.

3. Что делает Олег? Он уже приготовил уроки? – Да, он уже сделал уроки и сейчас готовится к докладу по истории. Он работает над ним уже полтора часа.

4. Ну, наконец, ты ответила. Я звоню уже 10 минут.

5. К его приходу мы закончим переводить статью и все вместе пойдем в кино.

6. Едва я вошла в квартиру, как раздался телефонный звонок. Это была моя школьная подруга, которая сказала, что только что приехала в Москву и собирается пробыть здесь неделю.

7. Где ты достала эту пишущую машинку? Я всегда хотела себе купить именно такую.

8. Вы москвич? – Да. В августе будет 20 лет, как я здесь живу.

9. Вы перебили меня, и я не помню, где остановился.

10. Кто этот человек, с которым ты только что поздоровался? – Это мой сосед. Мы с ним обычно встречаемся утром в это время.

11. Ты был когда-нибудь в этом музее? – Да, я здесь был два или три раза в детстве.

12. На днях я встретил Лену. Она рассказала мне об одном нашем общем знакомом. Он прислал ей письмо.

13. Он сказал, что знает Олега уже много лет и что он всегда был настоящим другом.

14. В сентябре будет 10 лет, как я работаю в этом институте.

15. Он заверил меня, что закончит работу к 5 часам.

16. Я узнал, что он уехал из Москвы в 1973 году.


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1. Куда ушла Анна? – Она никуда не ушла. Она сидит в соседней комнате и читает книгу. Она читает уже второй день и говорит, что книга очень интересная.

2. Прислала тебе Лена книги о которых ты просила? – Да, прислала. Лена всегда была надежным другом.

3. Они отошли довольно далеко от города, когда заметили, что надвигается гроза.

4. Он включил свет, взял почту и сел за стол, чтобы просмотреть ее.

5. Он включил свет и теперь сидел и смотрел телевизор.

6. Ты когда-нибудь была в Третьяковской галерее? – Да, конечно. Я была там много раз. Последний раз я ходила туда зимой.

7. Что случилось с Таней? – Она заболела. Она болела уже целую неделю, когда я узнала об этом.

8. Том посмотрел на часы: прошло уже 20 минут, а Джейн все не было.

9. Завтра к вечеру он уже получит ваше письмо.

10. Не успел он постучать в дверь, как она открылась.

11. Едва она вошла в комнату, как раздался звонок.

12. Как поживает Ира? – Не знаю. Я не видела ее с тех пор, как вернулась из отпуска.

13. Он сказал, что не голоден, так как пообедал в институте.

14. Меня кто-нибудь спрашивал? – Нет. Я работаю здесь с двух часов, и за это время никто не приходил.

15. Я был очень удивлен, услышав по телефону голос Роя. Рой не звонил три года и сейчас сказал, что живет здесь уже несколько месяцев.

16. Я буду рад познакомиться с профессором Стоуном. Я так много слышал о нем.


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1. Она учила английский язык пять лет, прежде чем смогла свободно говорить по-английски.

2. Она подумала о том, давно ли он здесь стоит т видел ли он, как она спрятала письмо.

3. Всю ночь без остановки шел дождь, и утром на дороге были большие лужи.

4. Когда я пришел, он работал. Он выглядел очень усталым, и я подумал, что он работает уже давно.

5. С детства я мечтаю иметь собаку.

6. Мы уже полчаса идем под дождем. Он когда-нибудь прекратиться?

7. Ты уже три часа смотришь телевизор. У тебя глаза не устали?

8. Наконец ты пришел. Я тебя уже час жду.

9. Мы уже три часа работаем. Пора сделать перерыв.

10. Напрасно ты их пригласил. Они всегда опаздывают. К тому времени, как они придут, мы их будем ждать два часа и будет поздно куда-нибудь идти.

11. Где Виктор? – Я его не видел. Я только что пришел домой.

12. Я боюсь. Я никогда не видел такой большой собаки.

13. Он не пришел на концерт, потому что мы его не пригласили.

14. Ты уже видела Ника сегодня? – Да. Видела. Он сейчас занимается в библиотеке. Он обычно ходит туда по вторникам. Он там с Кейт. Они вместе готовят доклад по лексикологии. У Кейт новая прическа. Ты видел ее сегодня? – Да, я встретил ее в столовой.


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