Exercise 21 : Conditional Sentences
1. Henry talks to his dog as if it understood him.
2. If they had left the house earlier, they wouldn’t have been so late getting to the airport that they could not check their baggage.
3. If I finish the dress before Saturday, I will give it to my sister for her birthday.
4. If I had seen the movie, I would have told you about it last night.
5. Had ob not interfered in his sister’s matarial problem, there would have been peace between them.
6. He would give you the money if he had it.
7. I wish they could stop making so much noise so that I could concentrate
8. She would call you immediately if she needed help
9. Had they arrived at the sale early, they would have found a better selection.
10. We hope that you enjoyed the party last night.
11. If you enough time, please paint the chair before you leave.
12. We could go for a drive if today were Saturday.
13. If she wins the prize, it will be because she writes very well.
14. Mike wished that the editors permitted him to copy some of their material.
15. Joel wishes that he could spend his vacation on the Gulf Coats next year.
16. I will accept if they invite me to the party.
17. If your mother buys that car for you, will you be happy?
18. If he had decided earlier, he could have left on the afternoon flight.
19. Had we known your address, we would have written you a letter.
20. If the roofer doesn’t come soon, the rain will leak inside.
21. Because Rose did so poorly on the exam, she wishes that she had studied harder last night.
22. My dog always wakes me up if he hears strange noises.
23. If you see Mary today, please ask her to call me.
24. If he gets the raise, it will be because he does a good job.
25. The teacher will not accept our work if we turn it in late.
26. Mrs. Wood always talks to her tenth-grade student as though they were adults.
27. If he had left already, he would have called us.
28. If they had known him , they would have talked to him.
29. He would understand it if you explained it to him more slowly.
30. I could understand the French teacher if he spoke more slowly.
Exercise 26 : Adjectives and Adverbs
1. Rita plays the violin well.
2. That is an intensely novel.
3. The sun is shining brightly.
4. The girls speak fluent French.
5. The boys speak Spanish fluently.
6. the table has a smooth surface.
7. We must figure our income tax return accurately.
8. We don’t like to drink bitter tea.
9. The plane will arrive soon.
10. He had an accident because he was driving too fast.
Exercise 27 : Linking (Copulative) Verbs
1. Your could sounds terrible.
2. The pianist plays very well.
3. The food in the restaurant always tastes good.
4. The campers remained calm despite the thunderstrom.
5. They became sick after eating the cotaminated food.
6. Proffesor Calandra looked quickly at the student sketches.
7. Paco was working diligently on the project.
8. Paul protested vehemently about the new proposals.
9. Our neighbors appeared relaxed after their vacation.
10. The music sounded too noisy to be classical.
Exercise 28 : Comparisons
1. John ad his friend left as soon as the professor had finished his lecture.
2. His job is more than his friend’s.
3. He plays the guitar as as Andres Segovia.
4. A new house is much more than an older one.
5. Last weel was as this week.
6. Martha is more than her cousin.
7. Bill’s description are less than this wife’s.
8. Nobody is happies than Maria Elena.
9. The body felt more body than the girls about losing the game.
10. A greyhound runs faster than a Chihuahua.
Exercise 29 : Comparisons
1. The Empire state Building is taller than the Statue of Liberty.
2. California is farther from the New York as Pennsylvania.
3. His assignment is different from mine.
4. Louice reads more quickly than his sisters.
5. No animal is so big than King Kong.
6. That report is less impressive than the goverment’s.
7. Sam wears the same shirt as his teammates.
8. Dave paint much more realistically than his professor.
9. The twins have less money at the end of the month as they have at the beginning.
10. Her sports car is different from Nancy’s.
Exercise 30 : Comparisons
1. Of the four dresses, I like the red on best.
2. Phil is the happiest person that we know.
3. Pat’s car is faster than Dan’s.
4. This is the creamiest ice cream I have had in a long time.
5. This poster is more colorful than the one in the hall.
6. Does Fred feel better today than he did yesterday?
7. This vegetable soup taste very good.
8. While trying to balance the baskets on her head, the woman walked more awkwardly than her daughter.
9. Jane is the leats ethletic of all the women.
10. My cat is the prettier of the two.
11. This summary is the best of the pair.
12. Your heritage is different from mine.
13. This painting is less impressive than the one in the other gallery.
14. The colder the weather gets, the sicker Ifeel.
15. No sooner had he received the letter than he called Maria.
16. A mink coat costs twice as much as a sable coat.
17. Jim has as few oppurtunities to play tennis as I.
18. That recipe calls for much more sugar than mine does.
19. The museum is the farthest away of the three buildings.
20. George Washington is more famous than John Jay.