# Non-finite verb patterns. Practice grammar book. Чирко Т.М - 47 стр.

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Task 63. Put the verbs in brackets into the infinitive or -ing form.
“I hate 1) … (sit) … in this awful cell day after day. I must admit that I regret
2) … (rob) … that bank but I regret 3) ... (be) … caught even more! I tried so
hard 4) … (become) … a successful criminal because I've never really wanted
5) ... (work) … My mother meant 6) … (bring me up) … properly, but she failed.
I remember 7) … (lie) … and 8) … (steal) … when I was a teenager and I
stopped 9) .... (go) … to school when I was 15. I'll never forget the police
10) (arrest) … me for the first time. I still went on 11) ... (break) … the law
when I got out of prison. Being a criminal means 12) ... (spend) … most of your
life in prison. When I get out of here, I'm going to try very hard 13) … (stay) …
out of trouble.”
Task 64. USED TO ... vs BE/GET USED TO ...
Complete the sentences with a suitable form of used tɨ... or be/ get used to....and
think of an appropriate verb to follow.
Example: I …..used to play ….. a lot of tennis but I haven’t practiced for years.
1. Valeria didn't really know what to do when she went to live on her own.
She … waited on hand, foot and finger by her mum.
2. Did Gerry enjoy his time in the army? – Not really. He never could … orders!
3. Why did you give up your job just after the new boss took over? – I just …
under so much pressure.
4. At first it was really hard but by now I … at five every morning.
5. As a child I … stamps.
6. I don’t feel stiff after our game of tennis. I …a lot of exercise.
7. … you … more often before you broke your leg?
8. Do you find driving in London different from driving in Rome? … you … on
the left yet?
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Task 63. Put the verbs in brackets into the infinitive or -ing form.

“I hate 1) … (sit) … in this awful cell day after day. I must admit that I regret
2) … (rob) … that bank but I regret 3) ... (be) … caught even more! I tried so
hard 4) … (become) … a successful criminal because I've never really wanted
5) ... (work) … My mother meant 6) … (bring me up) … properly, but she failed.
I remember 7) … (lie) … and 8) … (steal) … when I was a teenager and I
stopped 9) .... (go) … to school when I was 15. I'll never forget the police
10) … (arrest) … me for the first time. I still went on 11) ... (break) … the law
when I got out of prison. Being a criminal means 12) ... (spend) … most of your
life in prison. When I get out of here, I'm going to try very hard 13) … (stay) …
out of trouble.”

Task 64. USED TO ... vs BE/GET USED TO ...
Complete the sentences with a suitable form of used t�... or be/ get used to....and
think of an appropriate verb to follow.
Example: I …..used to play ….. a lot of tennis but I haven’t practiced for years.

1. Valeria didn't really know what to do when she went to live on her own.
She … waited on hand, foot and finger by her mum.
2. Did Gerry enjoy his time in the army? – Not really. He never could … orders!
3. Why did you give up your job just after the new boss took over? – I just …
under so much pressure.
4. At first it was really hard but by now I … at five every morning.
5. As a child I … stamps.
6. I don’t feel stiff after our game of tennis. I …a lot of exercise.
7. … you … more often before you broke your leg?
8. Do you find driving in London different from driving in Rome? … you … on
the left yet?
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