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Упражнение adverbs or adjectives

Наречие. Упражнение на very, too, quite, extremely
 

1 Peter Thomas was recently sentenced to imprisonment for a bank robbery.
Here are extracts from newspaper reports during and after the trial.
Rewrite them using one of these adverbs to replace the underlined parts.

 

 Make any other necessary changes.
allegedly – belatedly – deservedly - unexpectedly –wholeheartedly – repeatedly – reputedly -undoubtedly
 
1 Thomas was said to have committed the robbery on the afternoon of the 21st June.
2 At first, Thomas s wife gave complete support to his claim that he was innocent.
3 A police spokesman said, 'We are sure that Peter Thomas knows something about this robbery.'
4 It is generally believed that Thomas hid the money somewhere close to his home.
5 His wife realized only much later that Thomas had been lying to her.
6 He denied being involved in the robbery over and over again.
7 It came as a surprise when Thomas confessed to the crime over a year later.
8 After the trial, Thomas´s wife said, “It was right that Peter was given a severe sentence”.
Example: 1 Thomas allegedly committed the robbery on the afternoon of the 21st June.

2 Rewrite the following sentences using one of the adverbs discussed in D.
 
1 I haven't cleaned the house recently. I haven't cleaned the house lately.
2 It wasn't easy to accept her decision.
3 They won, but the result wasn't at all surprising.
4 The leaflet is available at no charge from the town hall.
5 He walked into the office without knocking.
6 I am happy to admit that I was wrong.
7 I became a nurse soon after I left school.
8 Even though it was 2 am, I was completely awake.
9 Her name is known to many people.
10 The report strongly criticised the Minister's conduct.
 
3 Find the mistakes and correct them. If there are no mistakes, put a S. (A-E)
 
1 She speaks French fluent.
2 I think you behaved very cowardlily.
3 Everyone says that he's now enormous rich.
4 We'll never catch them up if you walk as slow as that.
5 She turned to him astonishedly. 'I don't believe you,' she said.
6 Wearing a white shirt and new suit, he thought he looked really well.
7 He plays the guitar remarkable good for his age.
8 Chop the herbs finely and sprinkle them on top of the pasta.
9 He stepped back and looked satisfiedly at the newly-painted door.

 

Keys:

 

1

Most likely answers. Notice the word order in these sentences

 

1 Thomas allegedly committed the robbery on the afternoon of the 21st June.

2 Thomas's wife wholeheartedly supported his claim that he was innocent.

3 A police spokesman said, 'Peter Thomas undoubtedly knows something about this robbery.'

4 Thomas reputedly hid the money somewhere close to his home.

5 His wife realised (only) belatedly that Thomas had been lying to her.

6 He repeatedly denied being involved in the crime.

7 Thomas unexpectedly confessed to the crime over a year later.

8 After the trial, Thomas's wife said, ‘Peter was deservedly given a severe sentence.'

 

2

Most likely answers:

2 It was hard to accept her decision.

3 They won, but the result was hardly surprising.

4 The leaflet is available free from the town hall.

5 He walked directly into the office;

6 I fredy admit that I was wrong.

7 I became a nurse shortly after

I left school.

8 Even though it was 2 am, I was wide awake.

9 Her name is widely known.

10 The report was highly critical

of the Minister's conduct.

 

3

1 fluently

2 in a very cowardly way ('manner' and 'fashion' are also possible)

3 enormously

4 / ('slowly' is also possible)

5 in an astonished manner ('way' and 'fashion' are also possible) or in astonishment

6 good ('wdl' would mean ‘healthy’)

7 remarkably well

8 / ('fine' is also possible)

9 in satisfied way ('manner' and 'fashion' are also possible) or in satisfaction

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