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present perfect simple negative question

Point 18 in the category of PAST is defined as: present perfect simple negative question *This point overlaps point 17 b1 negative questions. TLC STUDENT SPEAKING TEST: (discussing match-fixing in soccer) Haven’t you heard about the Italians? male Spain C2 An iWeb search for: VH _XX * _VVN ? 1 HAVE N’T YOU HEARD ? 164 2 HAVE N’T …

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was | were + PAST PARTICIPLE + NOUN PHRASE

B1 Point 6 in the category of PASSIVES is defined as: past simple passive with a limited range of verbs needing two objects, putting the indirect object in subject position. *There is more information about this grammar at B2 TLC SPEAKING TEST EXAMPLE: I was given a big horse. female Russia B1 PELIC STUDENT EXAMPLE: When my husband was given a blow to the head in Oakland last year, I got frightened. …

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too | very | so + many | few

Point 102 in PRONOUNS/quantity MODIFIED: ‘few’ and ‘many’ with ‘very’, ‘too’, ‘so’ as intensifiers *’very few’ + noun is B2 A search in iWeb for: * * too|very|so many|few . 1 THERE ARE SO MANY . 587 2 IS ONE TOO MANY . 340 3 LIVES OF SO MANY . 236 4 BUT NOT TOO …

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although | though + NON-FINITE

Point 131 in CLAUSES/subordinated is defined as: non-finite clauses after subordinating conjunctions ‘(although, though)’, to express contrast. *The tagging might make mistakes between VVN and JJ = past participle and adjective for this point. An iWeb search for: though|although _VVN 1 ALTHOUGH BASED 907 2 THOUGH GIVEN 860 3 ALTHOUGH GIVEN 767 4 ALTHOUGH DESIGNED …

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