In the phrase “Throughout time, people have always had the desire to look more beautiful and fashionable”, can the word “have” be removed?
Yes or no, and why? (This is an exam question.)
In this sentence: They are not taking their team photograph until Friday at 7:30. On my son’s punctuation test, he did not use a comma after photograph, and his teacher marked this “missing” ...
Is it true that if any verb is immediately followed by a prepositional phrase, then it has to be an intransitive verb? As a counter example, I need a sentence which: (i) has only one verb, and ...
Here's the question I saw on a test: A: What time ………… I call you? B: You could call me after lunch. a) am b) do c) should d) would I think (b), (c), and (d) are possible options. Please ...
I saw the following on an ESL test: John: How often …………… ? Dave: He …………… at least five days a week. a) does he exercise - swims b) is he exercising - is swimming c) is he exercising - ...
The weather is windy and the wind is blowing outside. I am sitting in front of the TV, but it …………… turn on and I don’t know what I should do to fix it.
The wild flowers looked like a soft orange blanket ______ the desert. A. covering B. covered C. cover D. to cover I chose C. I thought that 'looked' is a past participle and 'cover' would ...
Requirement: fill the blank with 2 words choosen from the below list, each word should give the sentence the same meaning. Modern agricultural practices have been extremely successful in ...