Fill each of the blank spaces in the sentences below with a suitable word or phrase. There is an example at the beginning (0)
0 Even though / Although he was nearly seventy, he could still beat me at tennis.
1 You’re late! You __________________________here half an hour ago.
2 Even if we had run all the way we still __________catch the train.
‘No, thank you. I ______________ two years ago’
4 Do you really ________________________so soon? Can’t you stay just a little bit longer?
5 Sorry everyone. I’m going to have to go to bed. I’m just _______________________staying up late.
6 My neighbour is ___________________________ people you could ever wish to meet.
7 Don’t park there! _________________________ get a parking ticket
8 ‘Another cup of coffee?’
‘No, thanks. I __________________two cups already.’
9 Even if we’d caught a taxi, we still _____________ there in time.
10 The weather was so bad that they decided __________ the barbecue.
11 ‘What _____________________a living?’
‘She’s an accountant’
12 I was only eighteen when I started working for Brown & Company. So by June next year I __________ for them for forty-five years.
13 What’s happened to Jake? I _____________since 1990
14 The holiday was a total disaster. I just wish _________ somewhere else.
15 My wife was staying with her mother in Scotland last weekend, so you __________________________
have seen her in London.