REVIEW OF VARIOUS COLLOCATIONS; VERB PHRASES FOR CULTURA INGLESA'S MAC2 CLASS
Synonym for: goes together with
hand in hand
Synonym for: watch closely
keep a close eye on
Synonym for - rewrite phrase: stay friendly with I try to stay friendly with all the journalists so that when I need a tip they give it to me.
I try to keep in with all the journalists so that when I need a tip they give it to me.
Synonym for: trustworthy
a safe pair of hands
Synonym for: don't like, don't hate
do not mind
We cannot rely ___ news that the mainstream media circulates.
Synonym for available: Do you have any journalists available to go to the scoop that has just come in?
Journalists rarely have a lot of time ____ their ______s. (rewrite sentence)
Journalists rarely have a lot of time on their hands.
What is the missing expression (write just the expression - to keep): After the slanderous article was published about Dilma the reporter tried to keep __ l____ p______.
to keep a low profile
Correct this phrase: Unless you leave now, you miss the bus.
Unless you leave now, you will miss the bus.
Correct this phrase (rewrite the phrase): We have to look after the reasons why Brazil is losing the last 2 games.
We have to look into the reasons why Brazil lost the last 2 games.
What's the missing words (write only the words - separated by commas and a space):
After coming ______ the answers on the internet the test was redone and made more difficult than it was initially. Of course the test was held in a very secure place and if it looked _____ you were cheating, you _______ be kicked _____ of the exam. We have to ____ our fingers ______ed now that we have completed the test.