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So, let’s take a look at some of the more bizarre stories from this week:
GOOD WEEK FOR:
A woman in the UK who forgot where she parked her car after a job interview, and asked the internet to help her. She was reunited with her car 2 days later!
Anyone who’s ever needed a bottle opener but didn’t have one, as a useful YouTube tutorial has come to light showing how to open a bottle of beer using just one sheet of A4 paper.
BAD WEEK FOR:
Dieters, after donut chain Krispy Kreme unveiled it’s (disgusting looking) hot dog jam and bacon donut.
A man who discovered a snake in his box of cereal.
This week’s homework is about give, keep, break, see.
Part One: Match each verb (1-3) with two nouns below to form common phrases.
* in touch
* the law
* somebody a hand
* somebody waiting
* somebody’s heart
* somebody a lift
Part Two: Complete these dialogues using a verb + noun construction with the same meaning as the underlined words and phrases.
1. Paul: Did you take them in your car?
You: Yes, I gave them a lift.
2. Paul: Did you phone her?
You: Yes, I ……..last night.
3. Paul: Have you ever committed a crime?
You : No, I’ve never………….in my life.
4. Paul: Have you stayed in contact all this time?
You: Yes, I’ve tried to …..as much as possible.
5. Paul: This is going to make her terribly unhappy.
You: Yes, I know. It’ll………..
6.Paul: Could anyone help me with this?
You: Yeah, I’ll………
Part Three: Complete the sentences with a suitable adjective or -ing form.
1. This umbrella should keep you……….
2. I don’t know why Igors keeps ……..- it wasn’t a very funny story.
3. I never drink coffee at night; it keeps me…….
4. If you do lots of exercise, it’ll keep you….
5. It it’s really stupid, but I keep …………..to lock the door when I go out.
6. They’re making a lot of noise in there. Could you tell them to keep……………?
Have a lovely weekend!