First Certificate Skills: Use of English. Harrison Mark. Unit 7

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First Certificate Skills: упражнение на фразовые глаголы

She was not getting [ on ] well with chemistry and had to ask for help.
They set [ off ] for Minsk just after two.
We got [ to ] our destination long before the dusk.
I finally got [round to] reading the text book you gave me last week.
When you get [ over ], you will be able to continue with your ski training.
She set [ about ] the problem with her unusual energy and enthusiasm.
He couldn’t get [away with] forgery last month. He was caught and put into prison.
Jim wanted to get the exam [over with] as fast as possible.
She set [ out ] with the goal of becoming the best doctor.
I never get on well [ with ] her. We have different views on many things. She is always criticising everyone.
His attitude to studies gets his teachers [ down ]. Bright students are always careless.
She hopes that in a few years from now on she can set [ up ] a little private practice.

First Certificate Skills: упражнение на устойчивые словосочетания

She [ gave ] the inspector an accurate description of the missing person.
She refused to [ give ] me a hand and I had to do it on my own.
She gave us a [ reason ] for leave school earlier.
He [ told ] an outright lie when they caught him red handed.
Even an expert finds it uneasy to tell these species [apart]. They are very much alike.
She was in a good mood and [ gave ] us some practical advice.
Can you [ give ] me an explanation for your misbehaviour at school?
He gave me a [fright] when he turned up at night.
The pupils couldn’t [ tell ] the difference between their homework.
I [ told ] her the whole truth and she broke down.

First Certificate Skills: упражнение на словообразование

I used to have a strong [ belief ] in my teaching methods. BELIEVE
He usually studies the [ contents ] of a book before buying it. CONTAIN
She [ prides ] herself on good looks. PROUD
Many [ famous ] people have stayed in this hotel. FAME
It was a [ choice ] between pain now or pain later, so I resigned. CHOOSE
Her personal [ wealth ] is roughly estimated to be around $5 million. WEALTHY
He had to take out a(n) [ loan ] to buy a helicopter. LEND
Please stop talking loudly! It really gets on my [ nerves ]. NERVOUS
He suffered a gradual [ loss ] of eyesight. LOSE

First Certificate Skills: упражнение на слова близкие по смыслу

A good teacher treats her pupils [alike].
I’ve never heard her criticizing you — I think you [ imagine ] it.
The accident report found both pilots to be at [ fault ].
[ Bear ] in mind that the price does not include flights.
He was [ guilty ] of fiddling the book.
Your answers are the [ same ] as hers. Copying is not the right way to get marks.
Why do I always [ get ] the blame for everything?
She’s very much [ like ] her aunt. You may mistake one for another.
I need some time to [ consider ] before I make my final decision.
What do you [ think ] of their proposal?
They [ held ] him responsible for that road accident.
Look! Your T-shirt is [ similar ] to mine!

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