Unreal conditionals
Feelings
Structures after 'wish'
Feelings with -ed/-ing adjectives
Miscellaneous
100

Complete the second sentence so that it means the same as the first.

They escaped from the jungle because they found the river.

They wouldn't have escaped from the jungle if they _____ _____ the river.

hadn't found

100

Complete the sentence with an adjective expressing a feeling.

Our son played brilliantly in the concert! We felt very pr_____.

proud

100

Complete the second sentence so that it means the same as the first.

It's a pity I can't speak French. 

I wish _____ _____ _____ French.

I could speak

100

Complete the sentences with the correct form of the bold word.

That walk was _____. I need a good rest now. exhaust

exhausting

100

Complete the sentences with a verb in brackets in the past simple or past perfect.

1 I wish we ____ (earn) more money. Then we could have a bigger house. 

2 I wish I _____ (try on) these trousers before buying them. They're too tight. 

1 earned

2 had tried on

200

Complete the second sentence so that it means the same as the first.

I can't go to dance classes because I work in the evening.

I would be able to go to dance classes if I _____ _____ in the evening.

didn't work

200

Complete the sentence with an adjective expressing a feeling.

1 I'm feeling a bit h_____. I really miss my family.

2 Thanks for lending me the money. I'm very gr_____.

1 homesick

2 grateful

200

Complete the second sentence so that it means the same as the first.

1 I regret not learning to play the piano when I was younger.
I wish _____ _____ _____ _____ the piano when I was younger.

2 I hate seeing your dirty clothes on the floor.
I wish _____ _____ _____ your dirty clothes on the floor.

1 I'd learnt to play

2 you wouldn't leave

200

Complete the sentences with the correct form of the bold word.

1 I was really _____ when I read Tim's email. shock

2 You really _____ me at the party last night! embarrass

1 shocked

2 embarrassed

200

Complete the sentences with would/ wouldn't and a verb from the list: leave, let, tidy, stop raining, do, not borrow, not make, not wear.

1 I wish my mum _____ me alone! She's always interfering in what I do. 

2 I wish my brother ____ my things. He never puts them back. 

1 would leave

2 wouldn't borrow

300

Complete the second sentence so that it means the same as the first.

1 Marta goes to bed late, so she's always tired in the morning.
If Marta didn't go to bed late, she _____ _____ so tired in the morning.

2 They met in Paris at a conference.
If they hadn’t gone to the conference in Paris, they _____ _____ _____. 

1 wouldn't be

2 wouldn't have met

300

Complete the sentence with an adjective expressing a feeling.

1 I shouldn't have bought that bag - it was so expensive. Now I feel really g_____.

2 When I heard that I had won the prize I was completely st_____. I couldn't say anything.

1 guilty

2 stunned

300

Complete the sentences with would/ wouldn't and a verb from the list: leave, let, tidy, stop raining, do, not borrow, not make, not wear.

1 I wish it ____ ! Then we could go out and play football. 

2 I wish Mum and Dad _____ me have a dog. Then I could take him for walks.

1 would stop raining

2 would let

300

Complete the sentences with the correct form of the bold word.

1 It's very _____ when you think that you are going to miss your flight. stress

2 It _____ me when people who don't know me use my first name. annoy

1 stressful

2 annoys

300

Complete the sentences with the correct form of the verbs in brackets, using second or third conditionals.

1 He used the stolen credit card at a hotel, so the police found him.
If he _____ the stolen credit card at a hotel, the police _____ him. (not use / not find) 

2 They don’t have enough money to buy a new car. They _____ a new car if they _____ afford one. (buy / can) 

3 We didn’t go on the London Eye because the queue was too long.
We _____ on the London Eye, if the queue _____ so long. (go / not be)

1 hadn't used; wouldn't have found

2 would buy; could

3 would have gone; hadn't been

400

Complete the sentences with the correct form of the verbs in brackets, using second or third conditionals.

1 The curry is a little tasteless. I should have put more spices in it.
If I _____ more spices in the curry, it _____ better. (put / taste) 

2 I’m not very happy in my present job. Maybe I should quit and look for another.
If I _____ another job, I might _____ happier. (find / be)  

1 had put; would have tasted

2 had; be

400

Choose a correct option.

1 You look a bit down/disappointed today. Is something wrong? 

2 Natalie was very upset/relieved when she found out that her best friend had been lying to her. 

3 You could see how stunned/thrilled Helen was just by looking at the huge smile on her face. 

4 It's been a really long day. I'm absolutely shattered/gutted

1 down
2 upset
3 thrilled
4 shattered

400

Complete the sentences with would/ wouldn't and a verb from the list: leave, let, tidy, stop raining, do, not borrow, not make, not wear.

1 I wish the kids ____ their homework without me having to help them.
2 I wish my wife _____ me eat salad every day. I'd rather have chips and a burger!
3 I wish the children ____ their bedrooms. Then I wouldn't have to do it!
4 I wish my husband ____ that old jacket! He looks awful in it.

1 would do
2 wouldn't make
3 would tidy
4 wouldn't wear

400

Complete the sentences with the correct form of the bold word.

1 Last night's concert was really _____. The orchestra didn't play well at all. disappoint

2 It always _____ me that people actually enjoy doing risky sports. amaze

1 disappointing

2 amazes

400

Choose the correct alternative.

1 After the bomb exploded everyone was so stunned/shattered that nobody moved. 

2 Mike was devastated/overwhelmed when Karen left him. She was the love of his life. 

3 I am fed up with/upset about the people I work with. They're always complaining. 

4 I felt very grateful/guilty when I told Susan that I couldn't go to her wedding. I'm sure she didn't believe me.

1 stunned
2 devastated
3 fed up with
4 guilty

500

Complete the sentences with the correct form of the verbs in brackets, using second or third conditionals.

1 We got wet because you wouldn’t take the bus. You wanted to walk.
We _____ wet if we _____ the bus. (not get / take) 

2 Don’t swim in that river; there might be crocodiles. If I _____ you, I _____ in that river as there might be crocodiles. (be / not swim) 

3 Laura fell in love with Tom. She left Liam.
Laura _____ Liam if she _____ in love with Tom. (not leave / not fall)

1 wouldn't have got; had taken

2 were; wouldn't swim

3 wouldn't have left; hadn't fallen

500

Complete the sentences with the correct adjectives.

1 Many older people feel _____ when their children have left home.

2 A: How did you feel when you heard somebody moving about downstairs?
B: I was absolutely _____ stiff. I was sure it was a burglar.

3 Sue was _____ by all the support she got from her friends when her mother was ill. 

4 My best friend is afraid of flying and she feels _____ every time she catches a plane. 

1 lonely
2 scared
3 overwhelmed
4 horrified

500

Complete the sentences with a verb in brackets in the past simple or past perfect.

1 I wish I _____ (argue) with Lilly and Sophie. Now I've got no one to go out with.  

2 I wish I _____ (not tell) Mum and Dad about my school results. Now they're worried I won't get into university. 

3 I wish I ______ (be) taller. Then I could be in the basketball team. 

4 I wish I _____ (have) the latest version of this game. The one I've got is two years old! 

1 hadn't argued
2 hadn't told
3 was/were
4 had

500

Complete the sentences with the correct form of the bold word.

1 We were _____ when we heard the news. horrify
2 What you said to Ruth was rather _____. I think you should apologize. offend
3 It was an incredibly _____ film! scare

1 horrified

2 offensive

3 scary

500

Complete the sentences with the correct form of the verbs in brackets, using second or third conditionals.

1 My husband and I both work, so we can pay all the bills.
If we _____, we _____ to pay all the bills. (not work / not be able) 

2 I didn’t know you wanted to go to the concert. I didn’t buy you a ticket.
I _____ you a ticket if I _____ that you wanted to go to the concert. (buy / know) 

3 Nicola is overweight because she doesn’t do any exercise.
Nicola _____ so overweight if she _____ some exercise. (not be / do)

1 didn't work; wouldn't be able

2 would have bought; had known
3 wouldn't be; did

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