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THE PRESENT PARTICIPLE EXERCISE 1 1.The speeding car skidded on the wet road. 2.The match continued in the pouring rain. 3.The hero jumped off the moving train. 4.The dripping tap gradually made a puddle on the floor. 5.The frightening shadows disappeared when she switched on the light.
THE PRESENT PARTICIPLE 6.The sleeping child was not disturbed by the loud noises. 7.I shall never forget that haunting voice. 8.The sick man held the cup with trembling fingers. 9.The fasting pilgrims could not eat or drink until sunset. 10.Look at the rushing crowds along the street!
THE PRESENT PARTICIPLE 11.We saw Peter outside the crumbling building. 12.The shipwrecked sailors clung to a floating log. 13.Did you see the sinking ship? 14.He did not notice the approaching car as he was crossing the road. 15.The flying arrow split the apple on the boy ’ s head.
EXERCISE 3 1.I …………….(try) to catch that bird. 2.They danced to the music of the ………….(beat) drums. 3.The ………..(fly) fish are silver. 4.He ……………. (tie) his dog when it bit him. 5. …………...they …………..(wake) up early tomorrow? am trying beating flying was tying Arewaking
6.Where is that …………. (ring) sound coming from? 7.You ….. ………… (tell) them not to walk on the grass. 8.Her grandfather …………… (ask) us to guess his age. 9.We do not take ……….. …….(swim) lessons anymore. 10.The tailor ……. ……...(cut) a coat now. ringing are telling is asking swimming is cutting
11.The little boy was very proud of his ……….. ….(shine) shoes. 12. ………… I ………………. (talk) in my sleep? 13.The girl …………………..(not enter) the building. 14.The boats sailed towards the ………… (set) sun. 15.He ………………..(say) something, but suddenly he became silent. shining Was talking is not entering setting was saying
EXERCISE 4 1.The ……. ………....(damage) goods were returned to the shopkeeper. 2.The …………….(break) pieces were thrown into the dustbin. 3.The announcement was made after the show had ………… (end) 4.The ……………….(bore) listener soon fell asleep. 5.He used ……………..(colour) glass to make pictures. 6.The sight of the ………….(roast) chicken made our mouths water. 7.He has ………..(leave) to work somewhere else. damaged broken ended bored coloured roasted left
8.The ……………… (delay) train arrived two hours late. hours late. 9.She had …………….(know) them for some time. some time. 10.The gardener swept up the ………… (fall) leaves. 11.The man had ……….. …...(mistake) me for someone else. 12.He had ……………… (write) a letter to his former classmate. 13.She used the …………… (wear) curtains as rags. 14.The puppy had ………....(lie) in the ditch for several days. delayed known fallen mistaken written worn lain
EXERCISE 5 1.The candles that I lit were blown out. The lit candles were blown out. 2.Have the police found the money that is stolen? Have the police found the stolen money? 3.The sheep that were lost returned in the evening. The lost sheep returned in the evening. 4.She added the eggs that she beat to the cake mixture. She added the beaten eggs to the cake mixture. 5.The building that was completed was opened by the minister. The completed building was opened by the minister. 6.The lawn that was mowed looked very neat. The mowed lawn looked very neat. 7.He threw away the fruit that was spoilt. He threw away the spoilt fruit.
8.The maid laid out the silver that was polished. The maid laid out the polished silver. 9.Did you see a mug that was cracked? Did you see a cracked mug? 10.The dog that was hurt whined in pain. The hurt dog whined in pain. 11.Through the windows that were broken, I could sea huge garden. Through the broken windows, I could see a huge garden. 12. The boy used a pin that was crooked as a hook for his fishing-line. The boy used a crooked pin as a hook for his fishing line.
13. Does the lady sell chillies that are dried? Does the lady sell dried chillies? Does the lady sell dried chillies? 14. Mother did not buy any meat that was frozen. Mother did not buy any frozen meat. Mother did not buy any frozen meat. 15. The petals that are scented are used to make perfume. perfume. The scented petals are used to make perfume. The scented petals are used to make perfume.
EXERCISE 6 1. Situation: Tom is reading a book. (bore) Question: How does Tom feel? Answer: He is Question: How is the book? Answer: It is 2.Situation: Mary is watching a film. (interest) Question: How does Mary feel? Answer: She is Question: How is the film? Answer: It is bored. boring. interested. interesting.
3.Situation: Fred is listening to a speech. (bore) Question: How does Fred feel? Answer: He is Question: How is the speaker? Answer: He is 4.Situation: The boys are watching a magic show. (amaze) Question: How do the boys feel? Answer: They are Question: How are the magicians? Answer: They are bored. boring. amazed. amazing.
5.Situation: Leo is looking at his test results. (disappoint) Question: How are Leo ’ s results? Answer: They are Question: How does Leo feel? Answer: He is 6.Situation: Alan is reading a comic book. (amuse) Question: How is the comic book? Answer: It is Question: How does Alan feel? Answer: He is disappointing. disappointed. amusing. amused.
7.Situation: Mr. Wong is reading the stock market news. (disturb) Question: How does Mr Wong feel? Answer: He is Question: How is the news? Answer: It is 8.Situation: Mary is working hard. (tire) Question: How does Mary feel? Answer: She is Question: How is your work? Answer: It is disturbed. disturbing. tired. tiring.
9.Situation: A man is scolding Pat. (insult) Question: How is that man? Answer: He is Question: How dos Pat feel? Answer: He is 10.Situation: Some tourists are watching a Chinese Kung Fu performance. (excite) Question: How do the tourists feel? Answer: They feel Question: How is the performance? Answer: It is insulting. insulted. excited. exciting.
11.Situation: Someone is criticizing Frank ’ s poster. (discourage) Question: How is the criticism? Answer: It is Question: How does Frank feel? Answer: He is discouraging. discouraged.
Supplementary exercise for further practice, short test, etc. 1.Fred saw a film. (bore) How did Fred feel? What did Fred think about the film? 2.Jane read a book. (interest) How did Jane feel? What did Jane think about the book? 3.Al heard the judges ’ decision. (disappoint) What did Al think about the decision? How did Al feel? He was bored. It was boring. Jane felt interested. The book was interesting. The decision was disappointing. Al felt disappointed.
4.Agnes couldn ’ t answer the question. (embarrass) How did Agnes feel? What did Agnes think about what happened? 5.Mark read about the disaster. (depress) What did Mark think about the disaster? T How did Mark feel? 6.They heard loud shouting. (frighten) What did they think about the shouting? How did they feel? Agnes felt embarrassed. It was embarrassing. The disaster was depressing. Mark felt depressed. The shouting was frightening. They felt frightened.
7.Walter worked very hard. (tire) How did Walter feel? Walter felt tired. What did Walter think about the work? The work was tiring. 8.Peter failed the test. (discourage) How did Peter feel? Peter felt discouraged. What did Peter think about his failure? His failure was discouraging. 9.They listened to his joke. (amuse) What did they think about his joke? His joke was amusing. How did they feel? They felt amused.
Participles Exercise 1.difficulty (John passed the [quality] examination.) John passed the difficult examination. 2.run (The policeman chased the [active action] man.) The policeman chased the running man. 3.injure (A passer-by helped the [passive/completed action] woman.) A passer-by helped the injured woman. 4.wealth ([quality] people are not always happy.) Wealthy people are not always happy.
5.tear (That [passive/completed action] book belongs to Agnes.) That torn book belongs to Agnes. 6.beauty (She ’ s wearing a [quality] dress.) She ’ s wearing a beautiful dress. 7.break (The carpenter repaired the [passive/completed action] chair.) The carpenter repaired the broken chair. 8.help (The old lady thanked the [quality] student.) The old lady thanked the helpful student.
9.speed (A motorcycle policeman chased the [active action] car.) A motorcycle policeman chased the speeding car. 10.friend (Henry is a [quality] person.) Henry is a friendly person. 11.boil (She poured some [active action] water into the teapot to make tea.) She poured some boiling water into the teapot to make tea. 12.boil (He gave us cold [passive/completed action] water to drink.) He gave us cold boilt water to drink.
13.success (Mrs. Wong is a [quality] businesswoman.) Mrs. Wong is a successful businesswoman. 14.burn (The firemen rushed to the [active action] building.) The firemen rushed to the burning building. 15.burn (She didn ’ t eat the [passive/completed action] rice.) She didn ’ t eat the burnt rice. 16.fool (That [quality] boy is wearing two left shoes.) That foolish boy is wearing two left shoes.
17.die (The doctors tried to save the [active action] man.) The doctors tried to save the dying man. 18.die (The [completed action] man will be buried tomorrow.) The dead man will be buried tomorrow. 19.danger (Russian roulette is a very [quality] game.) Russian roulette is a very dangerous game. 20.damage (He returned the [passive/completed action] merchandise to the shop.) He returned the damaged merchandise to the shop.
21.need (Charitable organizations help [quality] people.) Charitable organizations help needy people. 22.fly (Have you ever seen a [active action] elephant?) Have you ever seen a flying elephant? 23.heaviness (She can ’ t lift that [weight] box.) She can ’ t lift that heavy box. 24.lose (He ’ s looking for a [passive/completed action] child.) He ’ s looking for a lost child.
25.expense (I can ’ t afford that [cost] watch..) I can ’ t afford that expensive watch. 26.drown (A life-guard saved the [active action] man.) A life-guard saved the drowning man. 27.drown (Frogmen have recovered the [completed action] man ’ s body.) Frogmen have recovered the drowned man ’ s body. 28.rectangle (He drew a [shape] design at the top.) He drew a rectangular design at the top.