Grammar - Modal Verbs 10

Index

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

1) It's possible that he spent the day in Berlin.
MIGHT
He
the day in Berlin.
2) The surgery made it possible for Adam to play football again.
ABLE
Since the surgery Adam
football again.
3) 'Why don't you accept this offer, Bob?' said Mark.
SHOULD
Mark suggested that
the offer.
4) She will certainly be punished if she keeps on asking like that.
BOUND
She is
punished if she keeps on asking like that.
5) It was wrong of George to lie to his girlfriend.
OUGHT
George
to his girlfriend.
6) I think the machine must be overhauled.
NEED
There
machine to be overhauled.

Test Answers!

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CORRECT!

SPECULATION => MIGHT + HAVE + PAST PARTICIPLE
MIGHT + HAVE + SPENT

HINT!

You need to use this pattern: MIGHT + HAVE + PAST PARTICIPLE

CORRECT!

BE ABLE TO (PRESENT PERFECT)
HAS + BEEN + ABLE + TO + PLAY

HINT!

You need to use this pattern: BE ABLE TO (PRESENT PERFECT)

CORRECT!

SUGGEST + (THAT) + SHOULD
BOB + SHOULD + ACCEPT

HINT!

You need to use this pattern: SUGGEST + (THAT) + SHOULD + VERB

CORRECT!

BOUND TO + INFINITIVE
BOUND + TO + BE

HINT!

You need to use this pattern: BOUND TO + INFINITIVE

CORRECT!

CRITICISM => OUGHT NOT TO + HAVE + PAST PARTICIPLE
CRITICISM => OUGHT + NOT + TO + HAVE + LIED

HINT!

You need to use this pattern: OUGHT NOT TO + HAVE + PAST PARTICIPLE

CORRECT!

THERE IS A NEED (FOR SOMEBODY) TO DO SOMETHING
IS + A + NEED + FOR + THE

HINT!

You need to use this pattern: THERE IS A NEED (FOR SOMEBODY) TO DO SOMETHING

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