Problem verbs

Ирина Воропай
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Ирина Воропай
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Choose the correct verb to complete the sentence.

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Question 1

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The drummer ________ at the back of the stage behind the rest of the group.
Answer
  • sets
  • sits

Question 2

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2. After the heavy rain, the water in the lake ___________ another two feet.
Answer
  • raised
  • rose

Question 3

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3. I decided to ________ the picture a little higher.
Answer
  • raise
  • rise

Question 4

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4. He was so exhausted that he ____________ down and fell asleep at once.
Answer
  • lied
  • lay

Question 5

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They tried to __________ the explosives carefully on the floor.
Answer
  • set
  • sit

Question 6

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The workers were __________ cement for the patio when it began to rain.
Answer
  • lying
  • laying

Question 7

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The six children were _________ by him alone.
Answer
  • raised
  • risen

Question 8

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In chemistry class, we learned that hot air __________ .
Answer
  • raises
  • rises

Question 9

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The delivery boy __________ the groceries on the table.
Answer
  • lay
  • laid

Question 10

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After the chairman had _________ to speak, the room immediately became silent.
Answer
  • risen
  • raised

Question 11

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The university ___________ in the western section of town.
Answer
  • lies
  • lays

Question 12

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After taking her son from the car, the mother _________ him in his crib.
Answer
  • set
  • sat

Question 13

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Doubts ___________ about the man's real identity because of his strange accent and his nervous behaviour.
Answer
  • rose
  • arose

Question 14

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Bullfight fans ____________ in the shade because it was very hot.
Answer
  • sat
  • set

Question 15

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He _________ flowers until this year. Now he grows only vegetables.
Answer
  • raised
  • rose

Question 16

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Everybody _______ – there are few people who always tell the truth.
Answer
  • lays
  • lies

Question 17

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Jim __________ early so that he could play golf before others.
Answer
  • rose
  • raised

Question 18

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That old rug had been __________ there for a long time.
Answer
  • laying
  • lying

Question 19

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When oil and water mix, oil ________ to the top.
Answer
  • rises
  • raises

Question 20

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Fewer difficulties than expected __________ during the meeting.
Answer
  • arose
  • raised

Question 21

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She ___________ the alarm clock at 6 a.m. not to be late for the train.
Answer
  • set
  • sat

Question 22

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The enemy soldiers _________ down their weapons and surrendered.
Answer
  • lay
  • laid

Question 23

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How can I trust you again if you have _________ to me twice?
Answer
  • lied
  • laid

Question 24

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The computer has been ____________ on that workbench ever since the customer brought it in last August.
Answer
  • setting
  • sitting

Question 25

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The dog was___________ in the sun all afternoon.
Answer
  • lying
  • laying
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