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3 1 Poetry is not something you should read with your mind. Poetry is something you should read with your heart Poetry is something you should read not with your mind but with your heart.

4 1 not…but… What you should do is not complain. What you should do is try to solve the problem What you should do is not complain but try to solve the problem.

5 Combine each pair of the following sentences by using the pattern above. 1. The person I met yesterday was not my friend. The person I met yesterday was my cousin. The person I met yesterday was not my friend but my cousin.

6 Combine each pair of the following sentences by using the pattern above You should not see the dark side of everything. You should look at the bright side of everything. You should not see the dark side of everything but the bright side.

7 Combine each pair of the following sentences by using the pattern above. 3. A friend is not someone who plays basketball or goes shopping with you. A friend is someone with whom you can always share your innermost secrets. A friend is not someone who plays basketball or goes shopping with you but who can always share your innermost secrets.

8 Combine each pair of the following sentences by using the pattern above. 4. The shiny object you saw in the sky was not a UFO. The shiny object you saw in the sky was a weather balloon. The shiny object you saw in the sky was not a UFO but a weather balloon.

9 Combine each pair of the following sentences by using the pattern above. 5. Bungee jumping is not an attempt to commit suicide. Bungee jumping is an attempt to take on challenge. Bungee jumping is not an attempt to commit suicide but an attempt to take on challenge.

10 Mr. Brown (A) is taking a trip to France to meet one of his friends. Because he is so forgetful, Mrs. Brown (B) has to remind him of several things before he leaves. Try to complete the following dialogue by using the pattern above.

11 A: Where is my passport? I can't find it. I put it in the drawer, didn't I? B: No, the passport is not *_____ but _____ (traveling bag). You put it there yesterday. Don't you remember? A: Yes. See, here it is. Oh! I've got to go. My plane takes off at 9 a.m. in the drawer, in your traveling bag

12 B: Wait! Your plane doesn't *_____ (p.m.). Check your ticket. A: That's right. It's 9 p.m. I just can't wait to see my friend Kyle. B: Kyle? You are not going to *_____ (Nicolas). A: You are right. And you bought a package of cigarettes as a present for Nicolas, didn't you? take off at 9 a.m. but at 9 p.m. see Kyle but Nicolas

13 B: No, the presents you asked me to prepare are *_____ (cigars). Cigarettes are not his favorite. A: That's right; he loves cigars. By the way, will you drive me to the airport? B: No, not me, Honey. Don't you remember it's *_____ (your brother) who is going to drive you to the airport? Gee! I hope you'll remember the way back home. not cigarettes but cigars not me but your brother

14 Practice makes perfect! BACK

15 Poetry is more a matter of emotions than a matter of thinking. 1. This animal the hunter described sounds more like a bear than a lion. more (like) + N1 + than + N2 2 2.

16 Rewrite the following sentences by using the pattern “more…than.” 1.1. What he said was an ideal, not a reality. What he said was more an ideal than a reality.

17 Rewrite the following sentences by using the pattern “more…than.” 2. The story of UFOs is fiction, not fact. The story of UFOs is more fiction than fact.

18 Rewrite the following sentences by using the pattern “more…than.” 3.3. He thinks Michael Jordan is a businessman, not a basketball player. He thinks Michael Jordan is more a businessman than a basketball player.

19 Rewrite the following sentences by using the pattern “more…than.” 4. The dress she wears is Chinese style, not Japanese style. The dress she wears is more Chinese style than Japanese style.

20 Rewrite the following sentences by using the pattern “more…than.” 5. The problem is a matter of time, not a matter of money. The problem is more a matter of time than a matter of money.

21 John has just come back from a blind date. Not being satisfied with his date, he is now making complaints. Complete the following sentences with the words given. Use the pattern “ more like...than. ”

22 1. My date was much older than me. She was __________ (aunt/girlfriend). more like an aunt than a girlfriend

23 2. She brought her pet cat with her. The cat looked very strange. __________ (dog/cat) It looked more like a dog than a cat.

24 3. The place where we had dinner was not as good as I had expected. __________ (cheap café/restaurant) It was more like a cheap caf é than a restaurant.

25 4. The orange juice tasted plain. __________ (water/orange juice) It tasted more like water than orange juice.

26 5. The steak was overdone. __________ (a piece of rubber/a piece of meat) It was more like a piece of rubber than a piece of meat.

27 You have done a good job! BACK


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