# Non-finite verb patterns. Practice grammar book. Чирко Т.М - 33 стр.

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• ## Иностранный язык

A. What do the verbs below have in common in their semantics? How are they
different?
A) BEGIN, START, SET ABOUT, TAKE TO;
B) CONTINUE, GO ON, KEEP, KEEP ON, CARRY ON, PERSIST IN;
C) FINISH, STOP, QUIT, GIVE UP.
B. Translate into Russian.
1. Make sure you’re in a comfortable position before you begin typing.
2. Realizing that the disease was caused by diet, Dr Alton set about finding out
exactly what people ate in the affected region.
3. Shelley took to visiting us quite regularly at the villa in Monte Cassino.
4. They continued arguing long after everyone else had gone to bed.
5. When I tried to interrupt, he ignored me and went on speaking.
6. She decided to carry on working after having the baby.
7. We were so tired but knew that we had to keep moving.
8. The children kept on complaining until we got back home.
9. He persisted in smoking even when he was lying ill in bed.
10. If you stop talking and start listening you might actually learn something.
11. Can I borrow that when you have finished reading it?
12. You should take extra care with your diet, or better still, give up smoking.
13. They told me at the hospital to quit drinking for a while.
Task 43. Think up what it or this/ that could stand for.
1. It might MEAN missing our lunch, you know.
2. That means saying good-buy to a career of a pilot.
3. But it would mean moving to another city.
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Task 42.
A. What do the verbs below have in common in their semantics? How are they
different?
A) BEGIN, START, SET ABOUT, TAKE TO;
B) CONTINUE, GO ON, KEEP, KEEP ON, CARRY ON, PERSIST IN;
C) FINISH, STOP, QUIT, GIVE UP.

B. Translate into Russian.

1. Make sure you’re in a comfortable position before you begin typing.
2. Realizing that the disease was caused by diet, Dr Alton set about finding out
exactly what people ate in the affected region.
3. Shelley took to visiting us quite regularly at the villa in Monte Cassino.
4. They continued arguing long after everyone else had gone to bed.
5. When I tried to interrupt, he ignored me and went on speaking.
6. She decided to carry on working after having the baby.
7. We were so tired but knew that we had to keep moving.
8. The children kept on complaining until we got back home.
9. He persisted in smoking even when he was lying ill in bed.
10. If you stop talking and start listening you might actually learn something.
11. Can I borrow that when you have finished reading it?
12. You should take extra care with your diet, or better still, give up smoking.
13. They told me at the hospital to quit drinking for a while.

Task 43. Think up what it or this/ that could stand for.

1. It might MEAN missing our lunch, you know.
2. That means saying good-buy to a career of a pilot.
3. But it would mean moving to another city.
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