9. Старик любил, когда ему читали.
10. По этому вопросу спорили три дня.
11. На эту картину всегда смотрят с восхищением.
12. На меня никогда не обращают внимания.
13. Над Питером всегда насмехались.
14. Земля вскоре была потеряна из виду.
15. Задание было выполнено.
16. К Дэвиду всегда придирались.
17. На тебя никогда нельзя положиться.
18. Поторопитесь, вас ждут.
19. С ним нельзя иметь дело.
20. С этой ситуацией придется смириться.
21. Этот вопрос надо рассмотреть немедленно.
**TASK 86. Mary has just arrived home from work. Neil is already there. Complete their conversation by using the right tense forms
MARY: Hi! I'm back. Sorry I'm late.
NEIL: Hello. What kept you?
MARY: I ___________(to have) to use the ring road and I ___________ (to stick) in a traffic jam for forty minutes.
NEIL: Why you ___________(not to use) the usual route?
MARY: Because the road ___________ (to close) until work on the access road to the new hospital ___________ (to complete).
NEIL: When is it due to ___________ (to finish)?
MARY: Well, the access road ___________ (to open) by the Mayor next week, according to the newspaper, and the Health Minister ___________ (to invite) to open the hospital on the same day, but they ___________ (to know) yet whether she definitely ___________ (to come).
NEIL: A lot of money ___________ (to waste) if she ___________(not to come).
MARY: Why's that?
NEIL: You ___________ (not to see) all those rose bushes that ___________ (to plant) round the hospital?
MARY: So what? They ___________ (to be) lovely for the patients.
NEIL: But the patients ___________(to be able) to see them, because they're round the entrance, and the wards ___________(to look) out in the other direction. A lot of people ___________ (to protest) about it, but all their complaints ___________ (to ignore) until it was too late.
MARY: If they had money to spare, it must ___________ (to spend) on facilities for patients, not on making the front look pretty for the Minister.
NEIL: Absolutely. It's typical of this local council. They ___________ (to elect) to save money, but they do just the opposite.
MARY: Perhaps they ___________ (to throw) out at the next election.
NEIL: I hope so. Now, are you ready for supper?
**TASK 87. Read this letter from Maurice, who is on holiday in Britain, to his sister Wendy in New Zealand. Put the verbs in brackets into a suitable tense form, active or passive.
How are you? We've been having a lovely time. We're being very well looked after by our hosts. We __________ (to take) sightseeing and we __________ (to introduce) to some of their friends, who __________ (to make) us feel very welcome. Last night we __________ (to show) round a castle, by the owner! Most of the land in this area __________ (to belong) to his family for about five hundred years. Apparently, the land __________ (to give) to them after one of his ancestors __________ (to kill) while trying to save the king’s life. Quite romantic, isn't it?
The castle itself was a little bit disappointing, to be absolutely honest. The owner told us that it __________ (to suffer) serious damage during a fire about thirty years ago. When the building __________ (to restore) they __________ (to install) central heating and things like that. So once you're inside, it __________ (not feel) much different to any other large old house. But the owner if a real character. He told us lots of stories about things that __________ (to happen) to him when he was young. He __________ (to send) abroad to work in a bank, but he hated it, so he __________ (to behave) very badly in order to __________ (to sack). He kept us laughing for hours. I hope he __________ (to invite) here before we leave. I'll have lots more to tell you when we get back.
Take care. Yours affectionately.
***TASK 88. Translate into English.
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