Friday, 20 January 2012

Objective Proficiency p 112. The Subjunctive for Past Events. Extra Exercise

Use the following verbs in the subjunctive. Use the negative or passive forms if necessary.
accept, give, break, wear, change, call, go, contact, leave, come, award, buy, exclude, go, travel, bury
1. The doctor insisted that he ____________ to the hospital for a series of tests
2. She left a suicide note asking that she __________ with her most cherished possessions.
3. I suggested to Charlie that he ___________ with me but he turned pale at the idea.
4. He had tried to call her during the week, but she had insisted that he ___________ at home and there was no other number he could try.
5. Her father had had a slight stroke and the doctors recommended that he __________.
6. They suggested he ___________ a different person.
7. They expressed the wish that she __________ the award.
8. We insisted that he __________ at once.
9. Someone suggested that they __________ into small groups.
10. It was his doctor who advised that he ___________ his job.
11. The school principal suggested that he __________ a scholarship.
12. The management insisted that he ________ a dark suit to the meeting.
13. He suggested that she ___________ clubbing with him.
14. He proposed that she __________ his half of the business.
15. At yesterday's hearing the judge insisted that Mr Grant __________ evidence despite his relationship to the accused.
16. Members of the committee suggested England ____________ from future international tournaments.

KEY

1. The doctor insisted that he go to the hospital for a series of tests



2. She left a suicide note asking that she be buried with her most cherished possessions.



3. I suggested to Charlie that he come with me but he turned pale at the idea.



4. He had tried to call her during the week, but she had insisted that he not call at home and there was no other number he could try.



5. Her father had had a slight stroke and the doctors recommended that he not travel.



6. They suggested he contact a different person.



7. They expressed the wish that she accept the award.



8. We insisted that he leave at once.



9. Someone suggested that they break into small groups.



10. It was his doctor who advised that he change his job.



11. The school principal suggested that he be awarded a scholarship.



12. The management insisted that he wear a dark suit to the meeting.



13. He suggested that she go clubbing with him.



14. He proposed that she buy his half of the business.



15. At yesterday's hearing the judge insisted that Mr Grant give evidence despite his relationship to the accused.



16. Members of the committee suggested England be excluded from future international tournaments.

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