# Non-finite verb patterns. Practice grammar book. Чирко Т.М - 38 стр.

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"Yes, I was certainly in town around midnight... I saw two men looking into all
the parked cars... Now you mention it, I think I did hear a car being driven
away... I didn't think about telling the police... I certainly didn't steal the car... I
wish I hadn't gone out that night!"
B. Which of your sentences could be rewritten with having + past participle with
little difference in meaning?
Task 52. If possible, rewrite these sentences using the possessive form of the ob-
ject, as in 1. If it is not possible, write X. Translate into Russian.
1. e.g. I disapproved of him smoking in the house. (typical of oral speech) ĺ I
disapproved of his smoking... (more formal).
2. We discovered the children hiding the chocolates under their beds.
3. The plan envisages Tony becoming Director next year.
4. If the authorities catch anyone breaking the rules, the punishment is severe.
5. I could imagine the car failing its annual inspection.
6. We objected to the company building a petrol station in our road.
7. It amuses me to think of him sitting at a desk in a suit and tie.
8. My mother disapproved of the cat sleeping in my bedroom.
9. I remember the horse winning the race.
10. I resented Tom winning the prize.
11. Mary recalled him borrowing the book.
Task 53. Paraphrase the sentences using the verbs below:
admit, aim, avoid, fancy, mind, practise, put off, regret, suggest.
1. I don't want to go out this evening.
2. Are you sorry you didn't take the job?
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"Yes, I was certainly in town around midnight... I saw two men looking into all
the parked cars... Now you mention it, I think I did hear a car being driven
away... I didn't think about telling the police... I certainly didn't steal the car... I
wish I hadn't gone out that night!"

B. Which of your sentences could be rewritten with having + past participle with
little difference in meaning?

Task 52. If possible, rewrite these sentences using the possessive form of the ob-
ject, as in 1. If it is not possible, write X. Translate into Russian.

1. e.g. I disapproved of him smoking in the house. (typical of oral speech) � I
disapproved of his smoking... (more formal).
2. We discovered the children hiding the chocolates under their beds.
3. The plan envisages Tony becoming Director next year.
4. If the authorities catch anyone breaking the rules, the punishment is severe.
5. I could imagine the car failing its annual inspection.
6. We objected to the company building a petrol station in our road.
7. It amuses me to think of him sitting at a desk in a suit and tie.
8. My mother disapproved of the cat sleeping in my bedroom.
9. I remember the horse winning the race.
10. I resented Tom winning the prize.
11. Mary recalled him borrowing the book.

Task 53. Paraphrase the sentences using the verbs below:
admit, aim, avoid, fancy, mind, practise, put off, regret, suggest.

1. I don't want to go out this evening.
2. Are you sorry you didn't take the job?
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