Unreal Past - Supposing, It's time, As if (As though)

Index

Complete the sentences using the words in bold. Use two to five words. Put in commas where necessary.

1) You should have that old car repaired at last.
ABOUT
It's
that old car repaired.
2) Linda doesn't know all the answers although she pretends to.
THOUGH
Linda acts
all the answers.
3) What would you do if you were robbed in broad daylight?
SUPPOSING
in broad daylight, what would you do?
4) Perhaps, the cat was hurt in a traffic accident.
IF
It seems as
hurt in a traffic accident.
5) I think she should give up smoking.
HIGH
It's
up smoking.
6) If only she hadn't done that.
BETTER
It
if she hadn't done that.

Test Answers!

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CORRECT!

IT'S ABOUT TIME + PAST SIMPLE
ABOUT + TIME + YOU + HAD

HINT!

IT'S ABOUT TIME + OBJECT + PAST SIMPLE => used to complain or to criticise.

CORRECT!

AS THOUGH + PAST SIMPLE
AS + THOUGH + SHE + KNEW

HINT!

AS THOUGH + PAST SIMPLE => used when we are talking about the present.

CORRECT!

SUPPOSING + PAST SIMPLE
SUPPOSING + YOU + WERE + ROBBED

HINT!

SUPPOSING + PAST SIMPLE => used to ask questions about imaginary situations.

CORRECT!

AS IF + PAST PERFECT
IF + THE + CAT + HAD + BEEN

HINT!

AS IF + PAST PERFECT => used when we are talking about the past.

CORRECT!

IT'S HIGH TIME + PAST SIMPLE
HIGH + TIME + SHE + GAVE

HINT!

IT'S HIGH TIME + OBJECT + PAST SIMPLE => used to complain or to criticise.

CORRECT!

IT WOULD HAVE BEEN BETTER IF + PAST PERFECT
WOULD + HAVE + BEEN + BETTER

HINT!

It is the same construction as the third conditional!

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