Adverb collocations


Grammar — Advanced Level
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Complete each sentence choosing the correct option

  1. I   need a holiday. I haven't had a break for three years.

  2. The return of the Shakespearean actor Donald Bennett to the London stage is   awaited.

  3. I work with a   -motivated sales team. We all work hard.

  4. It is   impossible to get away from mobile phones these days.

  5. Bad weather has   affected the roads this weekend. Driving conditions are treacherous.

  6. The politician's speech seemed to go on   but in fact it was only thirty minutes.

  7. I hate cold climates. I am   tempted to emigrate somewhere warm.

  8. I   remember you telling me not to phone before 2 p.m.

  9. Having worked   for the same firm for forty years, he was awarded a gold watch.

  10. In her anger she hit him. Later she   regretted this.

  11. Two people escaped unhurt in the accident, but unfortunately the third passenger was   injured and died on the way to hospital.


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  1. How would you translate these sentences into your own language?


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