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Mixed exercises

(upper intermediate level)

Find the best answer(s):

  1

If I were you, I ____ to the Bahanas ____ holiday.

will go / on
would go / in
went / on
went / in
would go / on



  2

She's worked ____ Dodson & Sons ____ more than fifteen years.

for / for
at / in
for / in
at / since



  3

Don't you mind ____ a test paper ____ English today?

to write / in
writing / in
to write / for
and write / for



  4

He ____ a stout old man ____ grey hair, if I wasn't mistaken.

is / of
came / with
was / for
was / with



  5

Daddy ____ the book ____ the little girl's shoulder ____ a while.

read / on / in
read / above / at
was reading / over / for
was reading / above / in
looked into / over / for
was looking / through / at



  6

Your umbrella ____ if you'd put it ____ a locker last night.

wouldn't lose / on
wouldn't have lost / in
hadn't been lost / on
wouldn't have been lost / in
hadn't been lost / into



  7

He ____ boring jobs if he'd had the chance to study.

wouldn't work for
wouldn't have worked at
would be working in
hadn't worked for



  8

She said she ____ her boyfriend ____ such a long time.

wouldn't know / for
wouldn't have known / in
didn't know / for
didn't know / since
hadn't known / for
wouldn't know / in



  9

Do you think I ____ better ____ sports if I was younger?

would be / at
were / in
had been / at
would have been / in



10

Why did you let me ____ at the policeman ____ the street?

shout / in
shouting / on
shouting / over
to shout / in
to shout / across



11

You must sit ____ an exam if you want to go on ____ university.

in / to
on / at
for / to
out / at
at / into



12

My friend, Molly, always ____ a pink hat ____ dinner.

wears / to
is wearing / at
puts on / at
would take / before



13

The town ____ three parts. It ____ long ago.

divides in / became famous
is divided into / was founded
has separate / was formed
has been separate / established



14

'Would you have bought it ____ any price?'
'Yes, if I ____ .'

for / had to
at / had had to
with / should
on / should have



15

He said he ____ in love ____ you the previous evening.

fell / for
would have fallen / for
was falling / to
had fallen / with

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