Ex. 3. Translate into English

1. Все мы играем в школе в футбол и волейбол. 2. Они обыскали весь дом. 3. Он выдумал всю эту историю с начала до конца. 4. Все стены зала были увешаны старинным оружием. 5. Вся книга была разорвана. 6. У нас есть все основания не соглашаться с этим. 7. Все присутствующие должны расписаться здесь. 8. Все здание было разрушено взрывом. 9. Все леса в этом районе были вырублены (cut down). 10. Я сдаю свою одежду в химчистку раз в два месяца.

Ex. 4. Join the sentences with both…and or neither…nor according to the model.

Model : He repairs cars. He repairs motorbikes. – He repairs both cars & motorbikes.

1. He doesn’t speak English. He doesn’t speak French. 2. I don’t like her. I don’t dislike her. 3. I admire him. I distrust him. 4. Paul is on holiday. Sally is on holiday. 5. The secretary didn’t have the file. The accountant didn’t have the file. 6. The play was funny. The play was shocking. 7. He collects paintings. He collects jewellery. 8. You are not right. You are not wrong. 9. She didn’t look at me. She didn’t say anything.

Ex. 5. Complete these sentences with both/neither/either, using of if necessary.

1. Ed and Jim were … big men. 2. These are very gloomy rooms. I’m afraid … will suit me. 3. There are two ways to the city centre. You can go along the footpath by the river or you can go along the main road. You can go … way. 4. … those pullovers were very nice. The problem was that she liked … them. She didn’t know which one to choose. 5. … my parents is English. My father is Polish and my mother is Italian. 6. “Which of the two newspapers would you like?” “Oh, … will do.” 7. “Is today the 18th or the 19th?” – “… . It’s the 20th.” 8. By that time … his sisters had got married. 9. When the boat started to sink, we were really frightened because … us could swim.

Ex. 6. Make sentences with “both…and”, “neither…nor”, and “either…or...” using the words in brackets.

1. We didn’t like the hotel. It was (clean/comfortable). 2. I didn’t like the film. It was (boring/long). 3. I couldn’t remember his name. He was (Robert/Richard). 4. I wasn’t able to go on holiday that year. I had (time/money). 5. We have tickets for Saturday or Sunday concert. Which do you prefer? – I don’t care, I can go (on Saturday/on Sunday). 6. He is an ideal husband. He (smoke/drink).

Ex. 7. Use both, either or neither in the following sentences.

1. There is a forest of oak trees on … bank of the river. 2. The man carried a suitcase in … hands. 3. The veranda stretched on … side of me. 4. The first apple-pie of the season was on the table and a large dish of purple grapes. Muriel was too angry to touch …. 5. I could hear them …, but saw …. 6. … of the two could sing. 7. … of them was of the same opinion. 8. … his legs were broken in the accident. 9. You may take … of the two dictionaries, but not … of them. 10. She had brown shining hair which hung down on … sides of her face. 11. “What are you going to have, orange juice or Coke?” – “…, I’m not thirsty.” 12. “Which job are you going to take?” – “I’m afraid ….” 13. Nick and Tom are … my friends. But … is in the town now. 14. “… the jars, the big one and the small one, are empty. You can take … of them.” – “I’m afraid … will do.”

Ex. 8. Insert every/each or either.

1. … day he comes here, and … time he asks me the same questions. 2. There was a huge building on … side of the square, … having a massive arched gate. 3. There were huge buildings on … side of the street and … had rows of balconies as its only decoration. 4. Which would you prefer, the Webster or the Oxford dictionary? – … will do. Thank you. 5. He shook hands and had a few minutes’ talk with … of us.

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