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Filling in Sentences

When it comes to filling in sentences, there are many sections that contribute in it. There’s the grammar part to it, vocabulary part to it, and then some phonetics as well. Here in this section, we will see many exercises with brief explanations. Let’s get started with fill in the blanks.

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Filling in Sentences: Exercise Number 1

1. She started ranting about his pet projects, but everybody …………………………….. out of the room.

2. He began to play sitar when he …………………………. six.

3. I wondered who …………………………….. the money.

4. My legs were stiff because I ………………………………….. standing still for a long time.

5. I looked out of the window and saw Susie ………………………………. down the street.

6. After he finished his exams, he …………………………… to New York for a month.

7. I don’t know …………………………. she will come.

8.  This is the girl ……………………………….. won the first prize.

9. If they ………………………………. him to a good hospital, he would have survived.

10. We eat that we ………………………………. live.

Answers to the above are as follows:

1. She started ranting about his pet projects, but everybody went out of the room.

2. He began to play sitar when he was six.

3. I wondered who had taken the money.

4. My legs were stiff because I had been standing still for a long time.

5. I looked out of the window and saw Susie driving down the street.

6. After he finished his exams, he went to New York for a month.

7. I don’t know whether she will come.

8. This is the girl who won the first prize.

9. If they had taken him to a good hospital, he would have survived.

10. We eat that we may live.

 

Filling in sentences

Filling in Sentences: Exercise Number 2

  • You should get that tooth …………………………..
  • We found the house ………………………….
    deserting
    deserted
    to desert
  • She kept the fire ………………………..
    burning
    to burn
    burned
  • We saw him ……………………… the bridge.
    cross
    to cross
    crossing
  • We heard them ……………………..
  • The teacher made the boy …………………….. his lesson.
    learn
    to learn
    Either could be used here
  • We saw him …………………….. out.
    go
    to go
    Either could be used here
  • We ………………………. you would succeed.
    hoped
    hoped that
    Either could be used here
  • He ………………………… he had written the letter.
    admitted
    admitted that
    Either could be used here
  • The boys suggested ……………………….. to the park.
    us to go
    going
    that we should go
  • I consider the plan ……………………..
    unwise
    to be unwise
    Either could be used here
  • I …………………. he is not at home.
    suppose
    suppose that
    Either could be used here

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Hope you all selected your answers. Answers to the above are as follows:

  1. You should get that tooth extracted.
  2. We found the house deserted.
  3. We saw him crossing the bridge.
  4. We heard them laugh.
  5. The teacher made the boy learn his lesson.
  6. We saw him go out.
  7. We hoped / hoped that you would succeed.
  8. He admitted / admitted that he had written the letter.
  9. The boys suggested going / that we should go to the park.
  10. I consider the plan unwise / to be unwise.
  11. 11. I suppose / suppose that he is not at home.

Hope these exercises were fun for you to practice. We will keep adding more to this thread soon. Read about other interesting English grammar articles here. Keep learning!

Solved Question for You

Q. Fill in the blank with the most appropriate option.
A: I’ve got a terrible cold.
B: You ________ .

  1. better go to bed
  2. had better not go to the doctor.
  3. must go out
  4. need to work harder.

Solution: A. Better go to bed.

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People continue polluting the environment _____ they know its bad effects. Subordinating conjunction
As a teacher, _______ I see people improving their English, I feel really good. Subordinating conjunction

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