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Unit one (two).

Speech patterns.
1. It is more like a stage village than one built of bricks and mortar.
( ( ), ())
It is more like an essay than a story.
This looks more like a pond than a lake.
This seems more like silk than wool.
2. We roamed about sweet Sonning for an hour or so.( )
They walked about the town for two hours of so.
He lived in the village for a year or so.
3. George said that it would be a splendid opportunity to try a good slap-up sup
per.
( )
Ann will be here any minute/ It would be a wonderful opportunity to spe
ak to her.
We still had plenty of time and John said it was an excellent opportuni
ty to have a bite.()
4. I should never have thought that peeling potatoes was such an undertaking.
( )
I should never have thought that translating an article was so difficult
.
I should never have thought that writing a composition was as difficult
as that.
5. The more we peeled, the more peel there seemed to be left on.( , )
The more sentences he translated, the more of them there seemed to be le
ft.
The more I listened, the more interested I became.
The longer he stayed there, the more (the less) he liked the place.
The more you do today, the less will be left for tomorrow.
6. There was no potato left. ( , )
There was a half a pork pie left. ( )
There s some money left.
There s no bread left.
We still have some money left
7. That won t do. You re wasting them.( ,)
That won t do. You haven t tried hard enough.
That won t do. You re making a mess of job.

Vocabulary notes.
gossip n 1. , (gossip column, a gossip writer) 2. (town gossips)
gossip vi
wind (wound) 1. , (to wind the handle) 2. , , (to
wool) 3. (The path wind through the wood) 4. , (to
5. (to wind up a speech)
to wind someone round one s little finger 1. , 2. ,
.
peel vt|i 1. 2. (skin peels off), (wall-paper peeling of
peel n
candied peel
scrape vt|i 1. , 2. , .3. , . 4.
5. (scrape through examination) -
to scrape a living
to scrape up (to scrape together) (, )
steady adj. 1. (to make a chair or table steady) 2. with a steady hand ,
. 3. 4. 5. 6. (steady person, steady rai
steadily adv. 1. ,
steady vt|i , ,
mess n 1. , 2.
to be in a mess 1.

to make a mess of smth. -,


to get into a mess ,
crack vt|i 1. , 2. ,
to crack a joke ,
crack n 1. , 2.
contribute vt|i 1. , , 2.

contributoin n , ,
spirit n 1. , , 2. , 3. ,
high|low spirits
/ )
to raise smb. s spirits
out of spirits ,
taste n 1. 2. (to your taste) 3. ( , )
taste vt|i 1. , 2. , (this orange taste
There s no accounting for tastes. Tastes differ.

tasteful adj. ,
tasteless adj. ( , having no taste, ,
having or showing poor|bad taste)
Word combinations and Phrases
in early June
to put up at some place
, , -
to roam the(through) woods(about a place)
to get settled
,
odds and ends (, )
to the size of smth.

the rest of the evening
,
half a dozen
half a peck of peas
-
half a pork pie
half a tin of salmon
to stir smth up
,
to add smth. to smth.
to empty smth. into a pot

to thicken the gravy

with an earnest and thoughtful air

to be on the safe side
to leave smth. on the safe side
()

Unit two (three).


Speech patterns.
If I were asked to cite a single reason, for your preeminence, I would point to
you creation of a special world.
If you could have shot this in colour, would you have?
I would certainly give you the number of my room if I had one.
I wouldn t have gone, if I hadn t made up my mind. , .
2. When I was a child, I suffered from an almost complete lack of word
s.
( )
The headmaster showed a considerable lack of cooperation with the go
verning body

The plants died for lack of water. - .


His lack of wit was quite evident. .
Was it only the accident of the puppet theatre that sent you the way of theatre
rather than of books.
It was a foolish rather than a malicious remark.
He relied on his wit rather than his knowledge.
She is ignorant rather than stupid. .
Do you direct it in your head? In a way.
Did the play impress you? In a way.
The work was well done in a way. - .
He is clever in a way. - .
What I need is to come in contact with others.
What the child needs is punishment.
What the fellow needs is self-respect.
.
What I need is advice. , .
My impulse has nothing to do with intellect or symbolism.
It has nothing to do with the original plan.
My decision has nothing to do with your explanation.
The answer has nothing to do with the question. .

Vocabulary notes.
point n 1. , 2. 3. , (, , )4. (23
to the point
to speak (to stick, to keep, to be) to the point
,
Your answer is not to the point .
to be off the point
,
Your answer is off the point
to make a point of doing smth. -
to agree(disagree) on some points ()
weak point

strong point
to on the point of doing smth.
-
boiling(freezing,melting) point
(,)
point of view
point vt|i
, (, )
point out
, ()
pointless ,
dream n 1. 2.
dream vi 1. , 2. , 3. .
dreamy adj. 1. , 2.
dreamer n 1. , 2.
mix vt|i 1. , ,
to mix up
to be mixed up in smth.
-
mixer n 1. 2. ,
mixed adj. 1.
mixed school

to get mixed

suspicion n

to arouse suspicion

above suspicion
on suspicion
under suspicion

suspicious adj. 1., 2.
to be (to get, to feel) suspicious of smb. about smth. At first they were suspic
ious of him.
suspect vt ,
conscious adj.
1. , 2. 3. . 4.
unconscious - , ,
self-conscious
consciousness n

to lose consciousness

to recover (regain) consciousness

interfere vt 1. |in ( , ) 2. |with (interfere with one s in
interfering adj.
(interfering people)
interference n
constant adj. (constant complaints), 2. , (constant friend)
constantly adv.
,
resist vt 1. (to resist the enemy), 2. , (resi
one cannot resist doing smth.

resistance n
1.
wrinkle-resistance fabric
heat-resistant
the line of least resistance

irresistible adj.
, ,
reflect vt|i 1. (), ( ), 2. , 3.
reflection n 1. , 2. ,
on reflection
10. admire vt
1. , (to admire somebody s presence of mind, to admi
admirable adj.
, (as admirable opportunity)
admiration n
,
to have (feel) admiration for somebody)
( ) -
to win (to arose) somebody s admiration
,

Word combinations and Phrases


to suffer from ,
as a result
,
to have great difficulty with -
to resemble smb/smth
-
to be somebody s cup of tea
,
to come in contact with somebody , ,
to raise a problem ,
to have impact on smb - ()
to make oneself clear , ,
to react to smth. -, , ,
to influence smb. , -
to have an influence on smb.
-
to (in) some degree
,
to succeed in smth.
,

Unit three (four).


Speech patterns.

It was up to me to find some way through them. ( )


It was up to their daughters to provide smart clothing for themselves.
It was up to the elder boy to find some way out.
It s up to the nurse to soothe the patient.

I felt angry and frustrated when they rudely interrupted that which was being do
ne purely for their own benefit. ( , ,
I felt sick and dirtied.
The pastry smells good.
How sweet the music sounds.
The grapes taste sour.
The act was intended to display their utter disrespect for me.
The valet began to feel admiration for his new master.
Scarlet looked at him with the affectionate contempt that mothers fe
el for small swaggering sons.
She didn t know anything about her nephew s love for the girl.
But: His love of learning can be respected.
I looked at her for some moment before daring to open my mouth.
They didn t dare to attack us, did they?
He dared to escape.
He dared to meet his enemy face to face.
But: How dare you do such a thing?
He daren t say it matters.
I dare say the difficulty will disappear.
I dare say it doesn t matter.

Vocabulary notes.
school n 1) (nursery school , primary school

to go to school, to be at school
schooling n
,
scholar n ( )
scholarship n

advantage n
1) , 2) ,
to have (win, gain, give smb.) an advantage (over smb.)
-
to have the advantage of -
to take advantage of smth. -
to take advantage of an opportunity

to advantage ,
to be seen (heard, shown, exhibited) to advantage ,
disadvantage n
, ,
admit vt/I 1) ( , .. ) 2) , ( ,
deny
admission n
1) , (admission is free , admission is by ticket
waste vt/i
1) , , (to waste one s time, money, efforts,
to waste away ,
waste n
1) , 2) ,
to lay waste , (to lay waste a country,city
,
waste adj. , , , (waste paper , waste paper
wasteful adj. , ,
back vt/i 1) , 2) ( to back smb. or smb. s proposal,
back n 1) 2) - (
the back of the house, (back
to stand with one s back to the window
to turn one s back to (the audience, the window)
,
to turn one s back on smb.
(.. )
at the back of one s mind
,
to do smth. behind smb. back - -
back adv.
1) , 2) , (, )
to go (run, turn, be, come) back , , ,

to go back on one s word


,
to keep smth back from smb. -
back from
,
back and forth
backbreaking adj.
, (, )
backbone
to the backbone ,
background n
1) , 2) , 3)
on (against) the background of smth.
-
on (against) a some background -
to keep (stay, be, remain) in the background
,
backward adj.
, ,
backwards adv. ,
require vt , ,
syn. demand
,
requirement (to meet the requirements of people

reference n
1) ( -), 2) ( -) 3)
refer vt/I 1) , 2) , 3)
temper n 1) , (a person of even, pleasant, fiery temper) (hot-tempered
d
, ) 2) (to be in a temper
)
to lose one s temper
,
to control (keep) one s temper
,
to get (to fly) into a temper
display vt
1) , (to display pictures, goods in a shop-window) 2)
display n , , (a display of bad temper, fashion display)
fine display of smth.
-
decent adj.
1) , , ,
decency n , ,

Word combinations and Phrases


to take (some) pains to do smth.
-
to have a pretty good idea of
reasonably fair

to make (no) comment () ,
in fact

to set a task
to feel frustrated

to play into smb. hands


,
utter disrespect ,

Unit four (five).


Speech patterns.

He pointed without looking ( )


Mr. Finch poured () himself out some tea, without asking me.
And without waiting for her answer he turned and left us.
She hated it more than ever. ( -)
He felt better than ever.
Paul works harder than ever.
I love her more than ever.
Why would anyone write about school?( , )
Why would I do a thing like that?
Why would she go to them? They dislike each other.
The man isn t smart enough.
She was lucky enough to get a job on television.
She s pretty enough to twist any man round her little finger.
He was kind enough to ask the same question every day.(
My father knows as much as my teacher.
He likes swimming almost as much as his brother.
He worked as hard as the rest of the group.
Tommy screamed with laughter.
The audience shrieked () with laughter.
She squealed () with excitement. ( )
Katie flushed with pleasure ( ).
How the kids must have loved it.
How weak she must have been. ( )
What a comfort you must have been to your mother.
How he must have loved her in the beginning.
Vocabulary notes.

stand vi
1) (to stand still, motionless
); to stand with one s
th. -; to stand in a line
(, ) 2)
to stand on end

to stand out
to stand up for smb.(smth.)
, -, -
it stands to reason
to stand one s ground
to stand for
( ) (M.P. stands for Member of Parliament.
hate vt
1) ,
hate n hatred ,
hateful adj.
, ,
hatred n hate ,
smile vi/t
1) (Fortune has always smiled on (upon) him
,
smile n
1) 2) , (to enjoy the smiles of fortune
to be all smiles

pat vi/t 1) , , ()
pat n ,
to pat on the shoulder
,

take vt/i 1) (to take a person s hand) to take prisoner


, to take ho
a first prize, a holiday, a nap, a chance , , ,
take smth for granted) 8) take care what you say
, take a notice

take after
-,
take down 1) (), 2)
take in
1) (to take in lodgers ) 2) (to take in a
take off 1) (hat, coat); 2) (the plane took of from the airport) 3) ,
take over , , ,
take to
1) - 2) (he took to gardening when he retired)
take up 1) (the work takes up too much time); 2) (the bus took
ter) 3) () (to take up one s story)
take up with -
level n
1) , ,
to be on a level with smth.(smb)
on the level ,
level adj 1) , (level road, level ground, to make a surface level) 2
flat

level vt
1) , (to level to the ground ) 2)
regular adj.
1) , (regular habits, to keep regular hours) 2)
regularly ,
scream vt/i
1) , (to scream in anger, to scream with laughter) 2)
scream n (),
a (perfect) scream fit vt/i 1) , 2) ( ), ,
to fit smth. on
,
to fit in ,
fit adj.
1) , 2) 3) ,
love vt
1) (to love one s parents, to love one s country) 2) (to love child
sunbathing)
love n 1) (love of learning, of one s country) 2) , ( )
to give (send) one s love to

not to be had for love or money

to be in love (with) ( -)
to fall in love (with) ( -)
to be (fall) head over heels in love with smb.
()
affection ,
devotion
,

Word combinations and Phrases


to be through with
-, -
to give somebody a test in

to take smth. apart
-
to put smth. together -
in no time

to read smth. over smb. s shoulder



to look at smth. over the shoulder ( )
to be adjusted to
to get adjusted to

some more of
next to

to flash smth. on a screen ()

Unit five (six).


Speech patterns.

I can t do a thing with him. He won t take his pineapple juice.


I can t do a thing with the boy. He won t let anyone come into the room.
I can t do a thing with her. She won t take the medicine. ( .
He had done some constructive thinking since his last visit.
I do the cooking myself. ( )
He was doing some careful listening. ( , )
I ve done enough reading for today. ( )
This was no ordinary case.
William Strand was no ordinary human.
This was no pretty offence. ( )
It was no small achievement. ( )
The suggestion proved too much for the patient s heart.
The letter proved to be of little consequence. ( )
He had no premonition that this call would prove unusual.
I just suggested it, that s all
We just thought it necessary to make the inquiries, that s all.
I just wanted to know, that s all. ( , )
I just don t feel like eating, that s all.
Let s try and draw that vase over there on mantelpiece.
Try and behave better. ( )
Let s try and get there on time. ( )
Try and come, won t you?
Good. Let s make it Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Good. Let s make it next week. ( ( ) )
Well. Let s make it Saturday then.
Why, let s make it four o clock.

Vocabulary notes.
relieve vt 1) , , (to relieve pain, anxiety) 2) (to
to relieve one s feelings

to feel relieved

to ease
(to ease smb. pain, anxiety)
relief , , , .
to sigh with relief

to give(bring) relief(no relief, some relief) to smb. () (
comfort
, ,
art 1) (a work of art , art-lover - , art critic

artist , (professional artist


, amateur artist
artistic
, , (artistic skill

artificial 1) (artificial flowers, light, silk


, ,
draw vt
1) , (to draw a chair) 2) , (to draw
draw n (the play is a draw
)
drawing
,
picture 1) , , ( a picture gallery
, in the
piece ( a flower piece
, a conversation piece

picture vt 1) , , (The novel pictures life in Russia) 2)
depict vt ,
represent vt
,
portray vt
picturesque adj.
, ,
paint
paint vt|i
1) , 2) ( to paint from

painter (painter of battle-pieces , genre painter

painting
1) , (Painting has become his world) 2) ( an oil paintin
ainting
)
canvas
colour 1) (bright, dark, rich, cool, warm, dull, faded colours , ,
colour scheme ,
to paint smth. in dark (bright) colour
- () (
off colour
colour vt 1) , , (the leaves have begun to colour)
coloured
, (cream-coloured
, flesh-coloured
colourless
, (colourless person
)
colourful , ,
colouring
1) , (gaudy (subtle) colouring
(,
colourist
doubt , , (slight doubt
)
no doubt ,
doubt vt\i , (to doubt the truth of smb.
-
doubt if (whether) smth. is correct(true,wrong)
(, ) -
doubt if (whether) smb. will do smth.
, - -
not to doubt that
doubtful
, ,
to be (feel) doubtful as to - (I m doubtful
do )
select vt , (select the best samples, the best singers, the most typical
choose
,
pick , ,
selection , , , (natural, artificial selection
(
size 1) , 2) ( , ) (a size smaller, bigger

- sized
(medium-sized , a life-sized portrait

effort , , (heroic, tremendous, last, strong, great, desperate effort


to do smth. with (without) an effort
- (, )
to make an (every, no) effort ( , )
to cost smb. much effort to do smth.
- -.
to spare no effort(s)
Word combinations and Phrases
to be in a good (bad) shape
()
at a great sacrifice to one s health

to take up art (painting) ()
to avert a disaster

to look at smb.|smth. appraisingly -./-.
a box of water colours
a tube of oils ()
to send smth. to the cleaner s -
to become involved in smth.
, -.
to execute a picture (a statue)
,
to exhibit (smth.) in a show ,
a lifetime dream
a mature artist

to become a laughing-stock
to be accepted for the show
()
an (in)conspicuous place ()
to blush to the top of one s ears

the close of the exhibition

to award a prize (a medal) ( )

Unit six (seven).


Speech patterns.
You tricked that blockhead out of them.
George always managed to trick Tom out of some money. ( )
At the market I was cheated out of three roubles. ( 3 )
I am not to be trifled with.( )
I m not to be shouted at. ( )
He is not to be interfered with.
She is not to be laughed at.
Lady (giving way to her temper).
Never give way to your despair. ( )
She gave way to her tears. ( )
Don t give way to panic. ( )
Who are you that you should presume to speak to me in that coarse way?
Who is he that he should order us about? ( )
The moment he takes them, she hurries across to the other side of the room.
The moment you need me, I ll come.( , )
It will cost you nothing to give it to me. ( )
It will take you little time to do the job.
It has been sent to you out of sheer malice.( () )
I did it out of despair.
She acted out of fear.
He contradicted her out of sheer spite.
Then why not send it to her husband?
Why not go there at one s?
Why not open the window? ( )
Vocabulary notes.

character 1) () ( he is a man of (strong, weak) independent character


hing
) 4) , (, ) ,
be out of character
,
characteristic ,
characterize , ,
threat 1) 2) , (There was a threat of rain in th

threaten
1) (The clouds threatened rain
,
threaten to do smth. -
to threaten smb. with smth.
- - (The criminal threatened his enem
threatening (a threatening voice(attitude)
(), to
sink (sank, sunk)
1) , , , ( , ) (Th
sink
, , ()
sense 1) (, ) (The five sense are
sight, hearing, smell, tas
, security, danger, pain, cold , , , , ,
to be in one s right senses
,
to be out of one s senses
to make sense ,
to make no sense

sensitive 1) (to have a sensitive skin
) 2)
sensible , , (a sensible fellow, idea, suggestion

cautious , ,
caution
, ,
caution (against) (to give a caution
, ) (The
precaution , a (They took precautions against the flo
slip vt|i 1) , (The tablecloth slipped off the table

slip 1) (slip of paper) 2) , (a slip of the tongue

to give smb. a slip


() -
slippery , (It s so slippery today!
!(
slippers ()
bitter
( ), ( ), , ( ) (a bitter w
bitterly 1) (He laughed bitterly () ) 2) (It was bitt
stir
1) , () (to stir a tea(coffee, porridge)

not to stir a finger
not to stir an eyelid
injure vt (to injure one s health
), , ,
injured , , (injured feelings, pride, look, tone, voice
injury , (to receive (suffer) an injury to the head (back)
(

revenge vt , (to revenge an insult (injustice)



to revenge oneself on(upon) a person - -
to be revenged
revenge
,
to have\get\take one s revenge on(upon) smb. ,
to do smth. in revenge
revengeful ,
Word combinations and Phrases
to disguise oneself

to be under arrest
to smile through one s tears
to rob smb. of smth. - -,
to fling smth. , -
to cut a foolish figure
()
to intercept information
to be taken aback
to refuse pointblank

to break down
to make a scene

to
to
to
to

try one s tricks on smb.


, -
be beside oneself
go too far
make use of smb. or smth.
- -

Unit seven (eight).


Speech patterns.
I have always hesitated to give advice.
I hesitated to ask him for help.
He didn t hesitate to take such a big risk.
Don t hesitate to refuse the offer if you don t like it.
How can one advice another unless one knows that order as well as one knows hims
elf?
They won t accept your plan unless you alter it.
You ll fail unless you work hard.
Unless I m mistaken, he s an artist.
Unless he s done the work properly, I shan t accept it.
He had some difficulty in lighting it.
I have some difficulty in understanding spoken German.
She had some difficulty in finding the house.
We had some difficulty in selecting a present for her.
I had some difficulty in writing an essay.
He gave an apologetic laugh. I had not given him more than a cursory glance.
The girl gave a deep sigh.
Jim gave a loud cry (groan).
She gave me a critical look.
It s precisely that they are going to do.
That s what I ve got to look forward to.
That s all I ve got to look forward to.
That is precisely what I object to.
That s what they ve got to expect.

That s all they ve got to hope for.


He was dressed in a blue suit a good deal the worse for wear.
This is an old coat, but it is none the worse for wear.
The road is good deal the worse for the rain.
We are none the happier for learning the truth
He looked to me as if he knew a good bottle of wine when he saw it.
He knows a good book when he sees it.
The man knew a good painting when he saw it.
I know a good play when I see it.
You could not have imagined a more delightful person to drink a glass of wine wi
th.
I can t imagine a better place to have a rest in.
Vocabulary notes.

confide
1) (I can confide him) 2), , (He conf
confidence 1) (I have no confidence in such people, This doesn t inspire confiden
er confidence ) 2) (self-confi
confident 1) 2) , (confident manner
,
confidential , (confidential information

start vi\t 1. ( ) (to start early , start on a
starting-point
1) ,
start 1) (a start of a race, at the journey s start)(start in life

from the start
from start to finish

by fits and starts ,
confuse
1) , (to confuse names , to confuse facts
to be (feel, seem, get) confused
,
confusion 1) , (to lie (be, be thrown about) in confusion

confusing , ,
confused
1), 2) (confused answer
, confused
drop vt|i 1) , , (to drop a glass
, to drop a bo
ject , to drop a person at some place , -
one s voice, prices may drop
, , , )
drop in
, (Drop in to tea )
to drop off
1) , 2) ,
to drop behind ,
drop 1) , (drops of water, perspiration, rain
, , ), (t
in prices, temperature , , , )
mind vt
1) , (mind your own business
(
mind 1) , (the great minds of the world , be in one s mind

to make up one s mind


, ,
to change one s mind
,
to be in two minds , ,
to speak one s mind
,
to give a person a piece of one s mind
-, -
to have a(no) mind to () -
to have smth. on one s mind
- , -
- minded absent-minded - , fair-minded
, , broad-m
practise vt
1) , ( to practise early rising
practice 1) , 2) (What you need is more practice) 3) be in
to put into practice
-.,
to be in (out of) practice
- (, )
practitioner
practical (practical advise, results, benefit, help, matters, use, application,
rations, , , , ,
practically
, ,
odd 1) (1,3,5
are odd numbers) 2) (an odd shoe or glove) 3)
oddly ,

oddly enough

odds (odds are against us )
odds and ends , , ,
strange, odd, queer
1) , 2) , , 3)
concern 1) , (no concern of mine ( ), it s
concern vt 1) , (As far as I m concerned

concerned , (concerned look
)
concerning , ,
sympathy , (to arose, show, express sympathy - ,
sympathize ,
sympathetic 1) , 2) (sympathetic word

)
sympathetically , ( she smiled sympathetically

)
fail vt
1) () 2) , (fail an exam) 3)
failure 1) (success came after many failures )

Word combinations and Phrases


to alter manners (plans, way of living)
a ring at the bell (a knock at the door)
to reach up (out,down) for smth.
to have a fancy for smth.
to keep body and soul together
to drive up to a house
to be littered with books
to have not the least notion (of smth.)
to remind smb. of smth.
a dim recollection
shabby clothes (house,man)
to be at home somewhere
to exchange smth. for. smth.

Exercises
Unit 4 (5)
Ex. #3 (speech patterns)
The boy went to the skating-rink without telling his mother.
He came without inviting and felt uneasy.
In this competition he had an advantage over his competitors more than ever.
He wanted to travel more than ever.
Why would I accept her invitation? I don t like her.
Why would Tom spare your feelings? It is you that have been tactless.
The family feud was deep enough to ruin all the relationship between them.
She s been determined enough to continue working.
The bushes were as thick as the brush.
I don t like this dish as much as you do.
She looked as pretty as a picture from a magazine.
Sitting in front of the television children burst their sides with laughter.
On seeing an envelope in the mailbox Ann screamed with excitement.
How he must have admired this picture!
How it must have been hard to row up-stream!
Ex. #5 (reading comprehension exercises)
He was glad to be through with his business.
I m going to give to my class a test in English literature today.
He regretted of starting to fix the shaver on his own. It s been easier to take it
apart than to put it together.

Sometimes children take the toys apart to see how they are constructed.
I looked over my shoulder and saw a dog chasing me.
I m sure that you know a man that s been sitting next to you.
His eyes got adjusted to the dark.
I m begging you to tell me some more of her.
I looked over my shoulder and once more at the bay.
A new teaching task flashed one the screen.
Ex. #5 (vocabulary exercises)
A
Please, step aside a little you stand in my light.
I should never have thought that this in appearance timid man would stand his ri
ghts in such a steady manner.
It stands to reason that these are temporary changes and we ll be back to previous
order when our manager recovers and starts working.
He is too ill to go anywhere, he won t stand the journey.
I was sure of being right and decided to stand my ground.
I don t understand what these letters stand for.
Things like these should be said right into the face, but not while standing beh
ind somebody s back.
He hates bustle.
I ll hate Eddy till my death.
My indifference to her turned to hatred.
She greeted him with a friendly smile on her face.
The child was all smiles on seeing a Christmas tree.
Greg, you re such a consolation to me
said sister smiling away vexation.
I hated heavy sound of the rain, patting down the roof.
He continued patting her gently on the shoulder, waiting her to calm down.
He leveled the books patting them into a neat pile.
Missis Rolson said good bye and left to take a train.
He took a great pride of his class success in English.
Friends took great pains with preparing an Irish haricot.
When nanny saw the boy got dirty, she took him to punishment angrily.
Children took for granted that father should love and spoil them.
I took you for your sister. You take after her as a twin.
She has decided to start a new life and took to art.
Every day after his chat with clients, she took down the record-film after him.
B
1.
If we found wounded in the house, I would believe that the old man was o
n the level and told the truth.
2.
For miles and miles around it was a single level surface.
3.
When Anna started taking her voice was level and cold.
4.
Tom tore the gun out of his hand and leveled at Sanders.
5.
Jane s leveled eyebrows met when she frowned.
6.
He has always been living a regular life and went to the city very seldo
m.
7.
Why wouldn t you find a regular job?
8.
Sharp scream of the owl reached an extremely high level, then lowered an
d disappeared in the night.
9.
Rout fitted a piece of silver paper for the book and started to pack it.
10.
She hasn t got any dress fitting for occasion.
11.
The weather is so bad that doesn t fit for walking.
12.
Tom is a mixer and can fit in every company.
13.
Her black hair fitted with her round face and orient eyes.
14.
She went to fit a new dress on and won t be back so soon.
15.
Kate, would you like to join us?
I d love to, thank you.
16.
I was head over heels in love with him.

Exercises
Unit 5 (6)
Ex. #5 (speech patterns)
On going out of the house Rosemary would never have thought that the next two ho
urs of her life would prove to be a no ordinary case.
Madam, could you give me for a cup of tea?
Rosemary looked over her shoulder. She saw a little creature with big eyes, a gi
rl of her age, squeezing a collar of the coat with blushed hands and shivering o
f cold.
You have no money at all? asked Rosemary.
No madam. said the girl and burst out crying.
Such no ordinary case! That looked like a scene from a novel. She was no ordinar
y beggar. What if try and take her into the house. And she imagined herself tell
ing to her friends I just took her home with me, that s all. and she said aloud:
Would you like to join me for a cup of tea at my place?
A light breakfast made the girl feel better. She stopped being shy and laid back
in a big armchair. When looking at her it has been hard to believe that a littl
e while ago she s been bursting into tears. Rosemary kept watching her stealthily.
Suddenly Rosemary s husband entered the room. After bringing his apology, he asked
Rosemary to follow him into the library.
Explain, who is she?
asked Phillip
What all this mean?
Rosemary said with laughter:
I picked her on the Curson street.
What are you going to do with her?
I just want to be kind to her. Take care of her, that s all!
But, - uttered Phillip in a slow voice she s amazingly beautiful.
Beautiful? Rosemary was surprised so much that she blushed to the top of
her ears. You think so?
After a half an hour Rosemary came back to the library.
- I just wanted to tell you, that miss Smith won t join us at the dinner today. I
just couldn t do a thing with her. She wouldn t even take the money.