Articles 1 [Grammar Excercise]

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1. I have just had __________ great idea.
2. Columbus was one of __________ first people to cross __________ Atlantic.
3. __________ British drink too much tea.
4. __________ Thames flows into __________ North Sea.
5. Judith earns € 2000 __________ month.
6. Dancing is __________ more interesting activity than reading.
7. As __________ captain of __________ ship I have __________ complete authority.
8. __________ people we met on __________ holiday in __________ north of England came from
__________ USA.
9. What’s on __________ TV today?
10. He was doing eighty miles __________ hour on __________ motorway.
11. How many hours do you work on __________ average?
12. You are __________ first to reach the top.
13. The people who live in __________ Netherlands are called __________ Dutch.
14. The burglar hit me on __________ back of my neck.
15. __________ Football is his whole life.
16. I try to go for __________ run four times __________ week.
17. Did you read __________ book I gave you?
18. Sally went to __________ prison to visit her husband.
19. This is __________ only cinema in the area.
20. __________ People who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw __________ stones.
21. Do you go to __________ church on Sundays?
22. This is __________ man I told you about.
23. This is exactly __________ job I was looking for.
24. __________ Trafalgar Square is near __________ Charing Cross Station.
25. __________ little knowledge is __________ dangerous thing.
26. __________ Philosophers seem to think that life is __________ mystery.
27. I need time to think about __________ offer you made.
28. I can’t play __________ piano but I can play __________ guitar.
29. There was __________ time when I enjoyed __________ skating.
30. The worst part of living in a tent is __________ lack of space.
31. __________ most cars start badly on __________ cold mornings.
32. __________ Prime Minister will give a speech this afternoon.
33. __________ Tower of London is one of __________ main attractions of London.
34. I haven’t been to __________ concert like that before.
35. I was in __________ pain after I twisted my ankle.
36. Of all these cars I prefer __________ Japanese one.
37. Neil Armstrong made __________ first footprint on __________ moon.
38. Where are __________ scissors you borrowed last week?
39. It’s __________ long way by train to __________ south of France.
40. __________ French drink a lot of wine.

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[sociallocker]1. I have just had a great idea.
2. Columbus was one of the first people to cross the Atlantic.
3. The British drink too much tea.
4. The Thames flows into the North Sea.
5. Judith earns € 2000 a month.
6. Dancing is a more interesting activity than reading.
7. As captain of the ship I have complete authority.
8. The people we met on holiday in the north of England came from the USA.
9. What’s on TV today?
10. He was doing eighty miles an hour on the motorway.
11. How many hours do you work on average?
12. You are the first to reach the top.
13. The people who live in the Netherlands are called the Dutch.
14. The burglar hit me on the back of my neck.
15. Football is his whole life.
16. I try to go for a run four times a week.
17. Did you read the book I gave you?
18. Sally went to the prison to visit her husband.
19. This is the only cinema in the area.
20. People who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones.
21. Do you go to church on Sundays?
22. This is the man I told you about.
23. This is exactly the job I was looking for.
24. Trafalgar Square is near Charing Cross Station.
25. A little knowledge is a dangerous thing.
26. Philosophers seem to think that life is a mystery.
27. I need time to think about the offer you made.
28. I can’t play the piano but I can play the guitar.
29. There was a time when I enjoyed skating.
30. The worst part of living in a tent is the lack of space.
31. Most cars start badly on cold mornings.
32. The Prime Minister will give a speech this afternoon.
33. The Tower of London is one of the main attractions of London.
34. I haven’t been to a concert like that before.
35. I was in pain after I twisted my ankle.
36. Of all these cars I prefer a Japanese one.
37. Neil Armstrong made the first footprint on the moon.
38. Where are the scissors you borrowed last week?
39. It’s a long way by train to the south of France.
40. The French drink a lot of wine.[/sociallocker]