Replace the underlined words with a phrasal verb with TAKE (in the correct form) and write the new sentence below.
Follow the example:


Example: Do you fancy renting a DVD tonight?
Answer: Do you fancy taking out a DVD tonight?

1. The work I do for charity occupies all of my time.
2. He is just like his father. They're both stubborn and selfish.
3. Didn't you know that you have to remove your shoes before you go onto a Japanese house?
4. I've decided to start a new hobby; digital photography. I'm starting my first course next week.
5. I think you should return it to the shop and ask for a refund.
6. She has to look after her mother by herself because she doesn't have anyone else in the family to help her.
7. I'll need to have a free day from work next week to go to court.
8. You should get that jacket. It looks great on you. The sleeves need to be shortened though, they're much too long.
9. Our school won't be employing any more teachers until after the summer.
10. I liked him as soon as I met him.
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Complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first sentence, using the word in bold (negrita). Do not change the word in bold.
1. A friend of mine showed us a great new shopping application.
We a great new shopping application by a friend of mine.
2. They won't let you take photos inside.
You to take photos inside.
3. They should investigate privacy and data protection on the Internet.
Privacy and data protection needs on the Internet.
4. They grow a lot of rice in China.
A lot of rice in China.
5. The government took control of another bank.
Another bank the government.
6. My neighbour took care of my plants when I went to Cyprus.
My plants by my neighbour when I went to Cyprus.
7. They say children in Europe are becoming more and more hyperactive.
Children in Europe more and more hyperactive.

A friend of mine showed us a
great new shopping application

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 Choose the best verb (have, make, take or do) to complete the following.

1. an error
2. a photo
3. progress
4. a rest
5. sense
6. the shopping
7. a talk
8. the washing up
9. words (with s.o.)
10. homework/housework
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Now read the following sentences and complete them with a collocation from the previous exercise.
Follow the example

Example: We would like to apologise for accounting in the quarterly accounts for the first quarter of this current year.

1. No, YOU on the way home from work because you'll be driving past the supermarket.
2. Sandra's been coming in late and leaving work early a lot recently. I'll with her and see if she's having any personal problems.
3. The sink's full of dirty dishes and it's your turn to . I did it yesterday.
4. When we were on holiday in Glasgow, I asked a man to of us and he ran away with our camera!
5. You look tired darling. Why don't you sit down on the sofa, put your feet up and . I'll make you a nice cup of tea.
6. I think the reason your son isn't at school Mrs. Simpson is because he never . All the other students study at home and Bart should also.
7. I've read the instructions but they don't any . I can't understand anything. Is this the first time you've bought furniture from Ikea?
8. We with our neighbour a few months ago and we haven't spoken to him since. He still plays his music really loudly.

We would like to
apologise for committing
an accounting error in the
quarterly accounts...

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