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English Grammar and Exercises for ESL learners.

Verb Pattern Quiz N° 1

Choose the correct verb to complete the sentences below :

1. She __________ to live in the country.
a) enjoys
b) used
c) is used
d) would rather

2. Jane _______________ to look for a job
a) has decided
b) is thinking
c) had better
d) made him

3. The children _______________ cleaning the house.
a) were made
b) expect you
c) are trying
d) don't mind

4. The owner _______________ him to go.
a) stopped
b) wanted
c) hoped
d) let

5. Tom _______________ to come home early.
a) remember her
b) succeeded
c) is looking forward
d) reminded her

6. The marketing director ______________ meeting Alex.
a) avoided
b) managed
c) happened
d) helped her

7. A member of the team _______________ to do it.
a) couldn't help
b) stopped
c) wasn't capable
d) saw him

8. They succeeded _______________ the report in time for the meeting.
a) to send
b) by completing
c) in finishing
d) to provide


1. (b) 2. (a) 3. (d) 4. (b) 5. (d) 6. (a) 7. (b) 8. (c)


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