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Vocabulary: expressions with make/get/ keep/gain/resolve

1 Put the words in the boxes in the appropriate columns to form expressions with each of the verbs.
  • Make a difference
  • Get into trouble
  • Keep a resolution
  • Do the washing up / the dishes
  • Cause an accident. (My fault)
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Use make, get or keep with each expression.
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    a difference
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    into trouble
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    a resolution
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    a promise
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    a promotion
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    someone feel something
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    your word
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    even with someone
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    an impression
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    on at someone
Complete each of the following sentences with the expressions above in the correct form.

EXAMPLE: Have you resolved your doubts about whether to marry Mike yet?
  1. You
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    a very good
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    on my mother. She thinks you're great!
  2. She
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    a lot of useful
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    through working for her uncle and now she'd like to start up her own business.
  3. They
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    the
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    of where to send their son to school by letting him choose.
  4. His teacher told him he would
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    serious
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    if he continued to hang around with that group of boys.
  5. She
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    terribly guilty when she said how upset she was that I hadn't been in touch.
  6. She was so unhappy in her job that she
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    by the end of the year.
  7. I think we can
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    a definite
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    over the competition if we launch our new model in January.
  8. You can never believe Jim when he promises to do something. He just seems unable to
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  9. I can't believe that Fiona humiliated me like that. I'll
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    with her if it's the last thing I do.
  10. I wish my boss wouldn't
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    me all the time to finish the report. It doesn't have to be done until the end of the month. He's managed to
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    to stop smoking for six weeks now.
  11. My sister has just
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    Now, she's head of her department.
  12. If he
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    of any more newspapers, he will have a virtual monopoly of the media.
  13. Passing her exams has
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    amazing
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    to her levels of self-confidence!
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Use gain or resolve before each of these:
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    control
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    a problem
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    to leave
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    experience
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    a problem
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    your doubts
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    an advantage
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Discuss these questions with other students.
  1. Have you ever made any 'New Year's resolutions'? If so, what were they? Did you manage to keep them?
  2. If your best friend made you promise to keep a secret, under what circumstances might you not keep your word?
  3. Describe a situation where someone made
    1. a very good first impression on you.
    2. a very bad first impression on you.
  4. Have you had a problem recently which you have now resolved? What was it? What did you decide?
  5. Did you ever get into trouble when you were younger? What kinds of things did you do?
  6. If you are feeling down, what kinds of things can you do to make yourself feel happier?
  7. Are there any areas of work where you would like to gain experience? What are they?

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