pop quiz 0517

May  2017 - answers

 

 if • whether • promoted • the less • keeps  • as far as • buddy • cut in line

 

 

–1– 

 

A:   Is Mike coming with us?      

 

B:   Not ( as far as ) I know.

 

 

–2–

 

A:   Are you going to the gym tonight?      

 

B:   ( If ) I finish my work by 6:00, yes.  

 

 

–3–  

 

A:  You don't dive alone, do you?       

 

B:   No.  That's too dangerous.  I always dive with a ( buddy )

 

–4–  

 

A:  Aren't you going to answer that?       

 

B:   No.  It's Bill.  I told him to leave me alone, but he ( keeps ) calling me anyway.

 

–5–  

 

A:  Do we need to make a reservation?      

 

B:   That depends on ( whether ) your parents are coming or not.  If it's just the two of us, I don't think it's necessary.

 

–6–

 

A:  Why did that guy in red get so upset?      

 

B:   Because the guy with the beard tried to ( cut in line ) ahead of him. A:   Oh.  I hate it when people do that.

 

–7–  

 

A:   Guess what! B:   What? A:   I got ( promoted ) to head of my department!     

 

B:   That's great!  We should celebrate! 

 

–8–  

 

A:  You really need to exercise.  You've gained over 10 kg in the past six months.

 

B:   I know, I know!  But the more you tell me to exercise, ( the less ) I want to do it.

 

 

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