FIESTA
I decided to look for a new job.
He enjoys
playing football. 
Add the correct form of the verb in brackets.

  1.  I miss __________ tennis with him.
(play)  

 
2.  Jane wants __________  to Paris in April.  (go)

  3.  Her boss knew that she was pretending __________ ill. 
(be)

  4.  I don't feel like __________ today. 
(cook)

  5.  He managed __________ the report before he went home. 
(finish)

 
6.  We agreed __________ them. (help)

  7.  Good news!  I've given up __________ !
(smoke)

  8.  Do you fancy __________ to the cinema tonight?
(go)

  9.  I haven't finished __________ the newspaper yet.
(read)

  10.  I chose __________ instead of taking the car.
(walk)

  11.  He promised __________  me a long letter.
(write)

  12.  I'd avoid __________ the Underground today, if I were you.
(take)

 
13.  He spent four years __________  round South America. (travel)

  14. We would love __________  dinner with you on Saturday
. (have)

 
15.  We can't risk __________  the later flight. (take)

 
16. "Where did you learn __________  the violin?"
    -  "My father taught me __________  . "
(play, play)

 
17.  The head teacher threatened __________  some of the students. (expel)

  18.  We weren't able to have our picnic as it kept __________  all day.
(rain)

ANSWERS

More practicewith verb patterns:
 
Exercise 2, Exercise 3; Exercise 5
 
NEW!!! - Exercise 4 (Special cases: verbs with a change of meaning, eg. forget, remember, regret, stop, etc)

 
Would you like to study the verb patterns before doing more exercises?  :
  Table of
Verb Patterns

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