Существительное - упражнение №1
Complete the sentences below using the correct alternative from those marked A, B, C, or D.
When I came into ________ cottage, the family ________ sitting round the table playing draughts. Draughts ________ their favourite game. They like to play ________ in the evenings.
the Holley's, were, are, it
Holleys, was, are, them
the Holleys', were, is, it
Holleys's, was, is, them
When he was going through a narrow passage between two ________ , he heard ________ . These were his neighbours, two ________ girls.
merrys-go-round, laugh, twenty-years old
merry-go-rounds, a laugh, twenty-year old
merry-goes-round, laughter, twenty-years old
merry-goes-rounds, a laughter, twenty-year old
They decided to open a season. Though it was a fashionable party and the walls were decorated with ________ and ________ , the majority of the guests ________ wearing jeans and T-shirts.
lilies-of-the-valley, forget-me-nots, were
lily-of-the-valleys, forget-me-nots, were
lilies-of-the-valley, forgets-me-not, was
lilies-of-the-valleys, forgets-me-nots, was
The ________ wife was wearing a plain white dress with a string of pearls that cost more than my ________ salary.
governor's-general, two years'
governor-general's, two years'
governor-general, two years
He pulled off his gloves and put ________ onto the dressing table. She noticed that ________ brand new. So was his hat.
it, it was
it, they were
them, it was
them, they were
He conducted a lot of ________ into ________ but ________ a failure.
researches, hay fevers, they were
research, hay fever, it was
researches, hay fever, it was .
research, hay fevers, they were
The proceeds of the campaign ________ been spent on the construction of the Children's Care Centre. Roadworks ________ being held there to build a new ________ crossing.
has, are, pedestrian's
have, are, pedestrian
has, is, pedestrians
have, is, pedestrians'
Look, Mary is playing with the scissors! Take ________ away from her, ________ may cut into her fingers.
Here ________ the pocket money my uncle has sent me today. ________ will be enough to settle all my debts.
The criteria ________ too vague. If there were a sharper ________ to make our choice, I would be happy.
The latest news from the Middle East countries ________ disturbing. A close-up camera showed a man running somewhere. His face was bruised and his clothes ________ torn.
The premises ________ big enough, but the inspection took them a lot of ________ , and they had to drive home at ________ .
was, time, dusks
were, times, a dusk
was, times, dusk
were, time, dusk
The price for ________ has increased by ten ________ in the last quarter. Lodgings ________ very expensive nowadays.
an accommodation, per cent, is
accommodation, per cent, are
accommodations, per cents, is
accommodation, per cents, are
That species of birds ________ migrant and ________ found in Africa in winter. Our surroundings ________ too severe for such birds and they leave ________ early in September.
is, is, are, them
are, are, are, them
is, is, is, it
are, are, is, it
The crossroads at our supermarket ________ a dangerous place. The traffic lights will help both pedestrians and drivers to avoid accidents. The police ________ to set ________ here.
are, needs, them
is, need, them
are, needs, it
is, need, it
Measles ________ a dangerous disease and a lot of children catch ________ at an early age.
This ________ the most effective means of production and ________ can be adjusted to your business in ________ time.
is, it, two month's
are, they, a two-months
is, they, two-month
is, it, two months'
The Azores ________ are dark blue species that require ________ cultivation in temperate regions.
Reliable ________ about everyday clothing from the past ________ hard to obtain.
These species ________ protected in national parks and ________ .
is, game reserves
are, game's reserves
are, game reserves
is, games reserves