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Subject verb agreement

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate verb form. 1. Either he or I ……………. mistaken. a) am b) are c) is 2. Either the boy or his parents ……………… erred. a) has b) have 3. My parents and I ………………. lived here for five years. a) has b) have 4. The council …………….. elected its President. ... http://www.englishgrammar.org/subject-verb-agreement-2/
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Will, would, shall, should

Complete the following sentences. 1. You …………………… see that I am right. (will / shall / would / should) 2. ………………….. I open the door? (shall / will / would) 3. Which pen ………………….. I buy? (shall / should / either could be used here) 4. He ………………… talk about nothing but movies. (will / shall) 5. She... http://www.englishgrammar.org/will-would-shall-should/
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Reporting different kinds of sentences

Reporting statements Put ‘that’ before the reported statement. Use the reporting verb ‘said’ or ‘told’. Note that the verb ‘told’ should be followed by an object. The verb ‘said’ cannot be followed by an object. Direct speech: Rohan said, ‘I like this music.’ Indirect speech: Rohan said that he l... http://www.englishgrammar.org/reporting-kinds-sentences/
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Combine the following sentences

Combine the following sentences. 1. They caught the thief. They handed him over to the police. (Use having) 2. The thief heard a noise. He ran away. (Use hearing) 3. He is very fat. He cannot walk fast. (Use too) 4. She was very tired. She could not stand up. (Use so that) 5. She left home at 4.... http://www.englishgrammar.org/combine-sentences-3/
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Comparison exercise

Use a suitable adjective in its correct form and complete the following sentences. 1. The elephant is ……………………. land animal. a) the big b) the bigger c) the biggest 2. The cheetah is …………………….. animal. a) the fast b) the faster c) the fastest 3. The tortoise has a ………………. lifespan than any other ... http://www.englishgrammar.org/comparison-exercise/
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General grammar exercise

Fill in the blanks 1. Bats are some of the ………….. misunderstood creatures in the animal kingdom. (more / most) 2. New studies …………………….. that bats are actually intelligent, clean, gentle and likeable creatures. (have shown / had shown) 3. Larger bats commonly known as flying foxes ………………. exclusi... http://www.englishgrammar.org/general-grammar-exercise-13/
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Sentence completion worksheet

Complete the following sentences. 1. Think twice before you take a sip …………………. that cola bottle this summer. a) from b) of c) in c) with 2. Scientists …………………… that excessive cola consumption can lead to everything from muscle weakness to profound muscle paralysis. a) have warned b) has warned c... http://www.englishgrammar.org/sentence-completion-worksheet-2/
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Determiners worksheet

Complete the following sentences using appropriate determiners. 1. Our garden looks awful this summer. There are too ……………. weeds. (much / many) 2. There aren’t ………………. flowering plants in our garden. (much / many) 3. How ……………….. pages did you read? (many / much) 4. They say …………………. knowledge i... http://www.englishgrammar.org/determiners-worksheet-2/
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Sentence completion exercise

Complete the following sentences. 1. The train is now …………………. the Victoria Terminus. a) approaching at b) approaching to c) approaching d) approaching on 2. She ………………. her disapproval of the show by leaving the auditorium. a) evinced b) saw c) envisaged d) engaged 3. Her questions must have pro... http://www.englishgrammar.org/sentence-completion-exercise-13/
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Prepositions worksheet

Fill in the blanks with an appropriate preposition. Each question is followed by four suggested answers. Choose the most appropriate one. 1. I was amazed ………………….. his brilliance. a) with b) at c) by d) to 2. He is afflicted ………………… a serious illness. a) to b) by c) of d) with 3. Alcohol does not... http://www.englishgrammar.org/prepositions-worksheet-8/
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Every and every one

Fill in the blanks. 1. I see her …………………… a) every days b) every few days c) every few day 2. …………………. being painted. a) Every room is b) Every room are 3. His books are brilliant. I have read ……………….. a) every them. b) every one of them c) every one of they 4. Every one of us ……………….. delighted ... http://www.englishgrammar.org/every-and-every-one/
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More and more of

Complete the following sentences. 1. I need ……………….. time to finish this job. a) more b) more of 2. Could I have some ………………… potatoes? a) more c) more of 3. ……………………. students are having to borrow money these days. a) More b) More of 4. Two hundred years ago, much ……………… India was covered with t... http://www.englishgrammar.org/more-and-more-of/
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Parts of speech exercise

Identify the part of speech of the underlined word. I have never had a better experience. She has always been a nuisance. I am tired of listening to his stupid instructions. I am hoping to get a raise this year. To watch him eating really gets on my nerves. It is nice to be sitting here with... http://www.englishgrammar.org/parts-speech-exercise-9/
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Simple past or past participle

Complete the following sentences using the simple past or past participle form of the verb. 1. It has been years since I last ………………… him. (see / saw / seen) 2. She has ………………. better days. (see / saw / seen) 3. Marathi is ………………….. in the Deccan. (speak / spoke / spoken) 4. The inscription has …... http://www.englishgrammar.org/simple-participle/
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Can, could, may, might

Complete the following sentences. 1. I ……………….. swim across the river. (can / may) 2. ……………….. you lift this box? (can / may / either could be used here) 3. ………………. I come in? (can / may / either could be used here) 4. ………………… I borrow your bicycle? (can / may / either could be used here) 5. It …... http://www.englishgrammar.org/can-could-may-might/
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Direct to indirect speech: General rules

When we report something usin the exact words of the speaker, we use direct speech. When we report something in our own words, we use indirect speech. Direct speech: The boy said, ‘I’m happy with my results.’ Indirect speech: The boy said that he was happy with his results. General rules for chan... http://www.englishgrammar.org/direct-indirect-speech-general-rules/
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Correct the mistakes

Correct the mistakes and rewrite the following sentences. 1.  The shopkeeper will either return the money or exchanging the article. 2. Though he is poor, yet he will not pocket this insult. 3. Ram was a naughty boy who was often quarrelling with his classmates. 4. Women are said to be fond of ... http://www.englishgrammar.org/correct-mistakes-2/
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Conjunctions worksheet

Join the sentence groups using suitable conjunctions. 1. He passed the test. He had a good teacher. 2. I do not eat meat. I do not eat fish. 3. She is poor. She is happy. 4. I cannot sing. I cannot dance. 5. I was tired. I went on working. 6. Jane is an introvert. Alice is an introvert. They get... http://www.englishgrammar.org/conjunctions-worksheet-3/
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Modal auxiliary verbs worksheet

Complete the following sentences using appropriate auxiliary verbs. 1. ………………… you touch your toes without bending your knees? 2. I ………………… like to offer a piece of advice. 3. ……………….. you mind moving a bit? 4. …………………. I leave now? 5. You ………………….. be sick; your eyes are red and watery. 6. You …... http://www.englishgrammar.org/modal-auxiliary-verbs-worksheet-4/
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Articles worksheet

Here are the basic rules for the use of articles. Use a/an before a singular countable noun. Note that a singular countable noun requires an article or another determiner before it. I saw a tiger behind the bushes. (NOT I saw tiger behind the bushes.) She met a stranger on the road. (NOT She... http://www.englishgrammar.org/articles-worksheet/
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Question tags worksheet

Add appropriate question tags to the following sentences. 1. She isn’t coming, …………………….? a) is she b) isn’t she 2. Mary has arrived, ……………………? a) has she b) hasn’t she 3. He eats too much, ………………….? a) does he b) doesn’t he 4. You should obey the rules, …………………..? a) should you b) shouldn’t you ... http://www.englishgrammar.org/question-tags-worksheet-2/
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Sentence completion

Complete the following sentences. 1. Among biometric verification technologies, fingerprint scanning is probably the best as it ……………….. good performance and is affordable in terms of price. a) delivers b) is delivering 2. Glaciers are usually found in high altitudes and latitudes …………….. large a... http://www.englishgrammar.org/sentence-completion-7/
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May and Can

Fill in the blanks. 1. Jane is very late. She ………………….. the train. a) can have missed b) may have missed 2. There ……………………. a strike next week. a) may be b) can be c) Either could be used here 3. I ………………. read what I liked when I was a child. a) could b) might c) may 4. There is noth... http://www.englishgrammar.org/may-and-can/
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Prepositions worksheet

Complete the following sentences using appropriate prepositions. 1. This country is backward …………………… many aspects. a) at b) in c) on d) from 2. Do you think we can bank ………………. him? a) on b) in c) at d) with 3. I don’t believe ………………… ghosts. a) in b) at c) of d) out 4. Beware …………………. dogs. a) ... http://www.englishgrammar.org/prepositions-worksheet-7/
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Pronouns worksheet

Complete following sentences using appropriate pronouns. 1. …………………. jeered at the bull-thief. (They / Them) 2. When ………………….. see a public tap running, do you close it? (you / your) 3. There was no way to get …………………. out of the well. (he / him) 4. …………………… started feeling well after a few days.... http://www.englishgrammar.org/pronouns-worksheet/
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