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VERB PATTERNS 1

 

For each of the six questions choose the one correct answer

1.

 

Which is the correct use of suggest? "We’ve missed the bus,
________?"
a. what do you suggest us do
b. what do you suggest we do
c. what do you suggest us to do
d. what do you suggest we to do

2.

 

I don’t remember ________ you at the party, were you there?
a. seeing
b. see
c. to see
d. saw

3.

 

The grass is very long, it needs ________ .
a. cut
b. cutting
c. to cut
d. to be cutting

4.

 

Which of the following verbs is not followed by -ing?
a. He stopped going to the cinema.
b. He enjoyed going to the cinema.
c. He wanted going to the cinema.
d. He suggested going to the cinema.

5.

 

Let me ________ for the meal, you paid last time.
a. pay
b. paying
c. to pay
d. paid

6.

 

He always dreamed _______ in the city.
a. of living
b. to live
c. in living
d. for living

Which one of the following is NOT possible? “My doctor suggested

7.
________ some exercise.”
a. that I get
b. that I got
c. me to get
d. that we should get

8.

 

John always insisted ________ paying the bill.
a. in
b. on
c. to
d. with

9.

 

Fill the gap with the correct preposition. “After 3 years training, he
succeeded ________ breaking the world record.”
a. for
b. to
c. in
d. at

10.

 

I like ________ the night before an exam.
a. relaxing
b. relax
c. to relax
d. relaxed

11.

 

I dreamt ________ you last night, you’d got a new job.
a. about
b. over
c. to
d. around

 

 

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