Example sentences from the web:
Her boyfriend’s a bit weird but she’s nice. (meaning 1)
We heard some weird sounds outside! We are scared now! (meaning 2)
But something weird definitely happened here. (meaning 2)
He stayed home on a Friday night?!? That’s weird. (meaning 1)
Some weird auditions on
America’s & Britain’s Got Talent
Weird news on Metro: http://metro.co.uk/news/weird/
Fill in the gaps with the past simple or past continuous form of the verbs in brackets
I ______________ (walk) home when I ______________ (meet) Maria.
John __________________ (wait) for me when I ________________ (arrive).
I haven’t seen Andrew for ages. When I last _________________ (see) him, he ___________________ (try) to find a job in Dublin.
He _________________ (read) the newspaper when the phone _______________ (ring).
I _________________ (make) a sandwich when Mike _______________ (arrive).
We ________________ (not go) out because it ________________ (rain).
When I was young, I _____________ (want) to be a doctor.
He usually wears sandals but when I last ______________ (see) him he _________________ (wear) boots.
My brother ______________ (see) you in the park two days ago. You__________________ (play) football with Stuart.
While I _________________ (work) in the garden, I _________________ (hurt) my back.
1) was walking; met.
2) was waiting; arrived.
3) saw; was trying.
4) was reading; rang.
5) was making; arrived.
6) didn’t go; was raining.
8) saw; was wearing.
9) saw; were playing.
10) was working; hurt.
Visual thesaurus of this term (source):
More example sentences from the web:
John is smart enough to get A’s in this class.
You’ re very smart but you don’t get certain things.
We know you can be useful to us, a smart kid like you.
*Notice that SMART means STYLISH, FASHIONABLE.
Ex. Now we will dress smart and we will eat together on the terrace of the hotel.