Correct form of verbs exercise

1. He wants me (kill) the tiger.
Answer: to kill

2. She expected you (arrive) soon.
Answer: to arrive

3. Mother ordered you (go) to the market.
Answer: to go

4. Sabina found them (watch) TV.
Answer: watching

5. Tipu saw the boys (fight).
Answer: fighting

6. Teacher discovered them (gossip).
Answer: gossiping

7. The police found her (stab)
Answer: stabbed

8. Shipon found Runu (burn).
Answer: burnt/burned

9. Fara found the plate (break).
Answer: broken

10. Shohel found the house (burn).
Answer: burnt/burned

11. She (consider) her uncle to be a very important person.
Answer: considered

12. We (accept) him to be competent.
Answer: accept/accepted

13. I have a lot of work (do).
Answer: to do

14. We have a nice topic (learn).
Answer: to learn

15. Give me a chair (sit) on.
Answer: to sit

16. I have nothing (lose)
Answer: to lose

17. I have nobody (look) for.
Answer: to look

18. I have a sister (save) money for me.
Answer: saving

19. I have a friend who is (wait) for me at home.
Answer: waiting

20. The author will have an assistant (do) the chores.
Answer: to do/for doing

21. They have somebody (come) from the orphanage.
Answer: coming

22. She has a boy who (work) for her at home. 
Answer: works/ is working

23. I was (consider) to be dead.
Answer: considered

24. It is likely that the shop is (close).
Answer: closed

25. She was supposed (kill) by a woman.
Answer: to have been killed

26. It is very well (know) that it is true.
Answer: known

27. The man was considered (catch) by the police.
Answer: to have been caught/to be caught

28. The shops were expected - (close).
Answer: to be closed

29. He was thought (catch) by the army.
Answer: to have been caught/to be caught
Correct form of verbs exercise

Right form of verbs exercise with answer

30. It was believed that I (kill) by a tiger.
Answer: had been killed/ was killed

31. It (know) that he had destroyed the bridge. 
Answer: known

32. She (know) to have been (earn) much money.
Answer: is known, earning

33. Milton was surprised (see) Olivia here.
Answer: to see

34. Michael is ready (do) it.
Answer: to do

35. David was ashamed (see) you stealing.
Answer: to see

36. Teacher was eager to find what we (do).
Answer: did/ had done/ were doing

37. The people were prepared (accept) any kind of change in the market.
Answer: to accept

38. She was bewildered (learn).
Answer: to learn

39. It is supposed (raining) there now.
Answer: to be raining

40. It is thought that they are (play) in the field. 
Answer: playing

41. He is supposed to have been (sleep) under the tree for about an hour.
Answer: sleeping

42. The man was likely to have been (work) for twelve years in the high school.
Answer: working

43. The book was believed to have been (print) seven months ago.
Answer: printed

44. They are thought to (study) for three hours under the mango tree.
Answer: have been studying

45. He is considered (paint) the portrait since Monday.
Answer: to have been painting

46. He enjoys (read) history.
Answer: reading

47. The doctor prescribed (give) him the drug for three days.
Answer: giving

48. We regret (pay) the bill.
Answer: paying/ having paid

49. They delayed (come) back.
Answer: coming

50. She missed (enter) the jungle.
Answer: to enter

51. She likes (buy) the shirt.
Answer: to buy

52. He likes (travel) abroad.
Answer: to travel

53. I begin (write) the letter.
Answer: writing

54. Jennifer forgot (attend) the meeting.
Answer: to attend

55. Teacher needs (close) the lecture for today. 
Answer: to close

56. Liza hesitates (sit) for the Exam.
Answer: to sit

57. The man wished (earn) a lot of money.
Answer: to earn

58. He claimed (perform) the contract.
Answer: to have performed

59. He will not approve of (go) there.
Answer: my/our/his/your/her going

60. Father kept on (write) for his livelihood.
Answer: writing

61. You will be better off (leave) now.
Answer: leaving

62. We're thinking of (go) home.
Answer: going

63. She did not succeed in (do) the sum.
Answer: doing

64. I am looking forward to (receive) your reply. 
Answer: receiving

65. They look forward to (open) a new branch 
Answer: opening

66. Jenny confesses (steal) the pen.
Answer: stealing

67. James will be interested in (invest) money in this business.
Answer: investing

68. They were fond of (talk) about cinema.
Answer: talking

69. God is capable of (do) anything.
Answer: doing

70. He is afraid of (sleep) in hard beds.
Answer: sleeping

71. They are cager (accept) his proposal.
Answer: to accept

72. They were not ready (play) there.
Answer: to play

73. He was prepared (go) with us.
Answer: to go

73. They were ready (work) with us. 
Answer: to work

75. She is able (solve) the problem.
Answer: to solve

76. He feels bored (play) cricket.
Answer: of playing

76. It was not difficult for him (die) for his country. 
Answer: to die

77.  We were eager (understand) the problem.
Answer: to understand

78. He stopped (study)
Answer: studying

79. They forgot (pay) the bill.
Answer: to play

80. They forgot (pay) the bill.
Answer: paying

81. She convinced me (buy) the car.
Answer: to buy

82. Teacher instructed us (help) the newcomers.
Answer: to help

83. They invited me (join) the 31st party. 
Answer: to join

84. Samuel expected me (play) with him. 
Answer: to play

85. You persuaded the manager (open) a new branch.
Answer: to open

86. Lina reminded her father (pay) the dues.
Answer: of paying

87. Teacher instructed us (stop) (write)
Answer: to stop writing

88. We regretted your (fail) in the exam.
Answer: failing

89. I understand the cause of your not being able (buy) the watch.
Answer: to buy

90. We do not approve of Martin's (start) the project.
Answer: starting

91. He looks forward to her (join) the party.
Answer: joining

92. We will object to the manager's not (announce) the leave.
Answer: announcing

93. Boss approved of the manager's (start) the new project.
Answer: starting

94. The man resented his not being able to shout in that (exist) situation.
Answer: existing

95. I am going (sell) the old house.
Answer: to sell

96. Shenzhen is going (start) a new business.
Answer: to start

97. We were going (dig) a new canal.
Answer: to dig

98. I am not (go) to stop them.
Answer: going

99. Is he not going (do) the gardening?
Answer: to do

100. We did not need (ask) him anything.
Answer: to ask

101. She will not need (come) here.
Answer: to come

102. Dylan needs (go) there.
Answer: to go

103. Do you need (read) the book.
Answer: to read

104. The grass needs (be) cut.
Answer: to be cut

105. Mangoes are (sell) by me.
Answer: being sold

106. I need not (buy) the shirt.
Answer: to buy

107. He needs (spend) the money.
Answer: to spend

108. He will need (go) to the market.
Answer: to go

109. They do not need (drink) water now.
Answer: to drink

110. We did not need (read) the book.
Answer: to read

Correct form of verb exercises with answers

111. Fila did not need (water) the garden.
Answer: to water

112. Sham will not need (call) in a doctor.
Answer: to call

113. The grass needs (cut)
Answer: cutting

114. This wall needs (paint).
Answer: painting

115. This essay needs (rewrite)
Answer: rewriting

116. The organization did not need to be (restructure)
Answer: restructured

117. Our radio set will need to be (repair).
Answer: repaired

118. This pencil needs (sharpen)
Answer: sharpening

119. This pencil reeds to be (sharpen).
Answer: sharpened

120. Florina's hair does not need to be (cut).
Answer: cut

121. We have (solve) the problem, haven't we?
Answer: solved

122. Mr Brown has (pass) and his sister has too. 
Answer: passed

123. Father persuades Karen not (mix) with bad boys.
Answer: to mix

124. Teacher ordered them not miss the class. 
Answer: to miss

125. She requests her father not (break) the beautiful doll.
Answer: to break

126. I wish that I (join) the party tonight.
Answer: could join

127. You wish that you would (join) the picnic next week.
Answer: join

128. He wishes that he would (win) the match. 
Answer: win

129. She wishes that she could (go) away somewhere else.
Answer: go

130. They wish that they could (live) thousands of years.
Answer: live

131. I wish that I would (have) all the knowledge of the Universe.
Answer: have

132. You had better not (go) today.
Answer: go

133. You had better (buy) a peacock as you like it so much.
Answer: buy

134. We had better not (quarrel) now.
Answer: quarrel

135. Matthew had better not (talk) to the manager.
Answer: talk

136. The boys had better (save) some money.
Answer: save

137. The HSBC Bank had better (open) a new branch in Wales. 
Answer: open

138. I wish I could have (save) the boy.
Answer: saved

139. They wish they had not (break) the stage.
Answer: broken

140. Christina wishes that she would have (go) to the trade fare.
Answer: gone

141. She would like (buy) the book.
Answer: to buy

142. She would like (show) the movie.
Answer: to show

143. We would like (describe) the event.
Answer: to describe

144. He would like (study) at a university.
Answer: to study

145. Rachel would like (tell) you about the accident. 
Answer: to tell

146. She would like (show) the full moon to you. 
Answer: to show

147. Would you (like) to have a chat.
Answer: like

148. We (want) him to do it immediately.
Answer: want

149. If somebody drinks too much poison then he (die)
Answer: will die

150. If man dies, (then) his body (rot).
Answer: roots

151. If somebody loves others, others (love) him/her too.
Answer: will love

152. If it rains too much tomorrow, then we (not start) our journey.
Answer: will not start

153. If I had the proof I (present) it now.
Answer: would present

154. Would that I (be) a bird!
Answer: could 

155. Each boy (come) here.
Answer: comes

156. Would that I (visit) Cox’s Bazar
Answer: could

157. One of them (to be) guilty.
Answer: is 

158. Everybody (wish) to be happy.
Answer: wishes

159. Would that I (go) — to the moon.
Ans: could

160. Would that I (be) — a poet like John Milton.
Answer: could 

161. Would that I (enter) — into the classroom.
Answer: could

162. She (write) a letter.
Answer: writes 

163. The baby (cry).
Answer: cries.

164. The boy (go) — to school regularly.
Answer: goes

165. The boy does not (go) — to school daily.
Answer: go

166. The boy generally (go) — to college at 8 a.m.
Answer: goes

167. The man can (do) — the work.
Answer: do

168. She must (come) — to her office in time.
Answer: come

169. The student should (learn) — his lessons regularly.
Answer: learn

170. Tom Hardy (read/reads) the CNN daily.
Answer: reads

172. Peter (make/makes) baskets.
Answer: makes

173. You (read/reads) a novel.
Answer: read

174. They (works/work) together in a factory.
Answer: work

175. Samuel (play/plays) a red ball.
Answer: plays

176. Kamal (write/writes) a letter.
Answer: writes

177. Alice (drive/drives) a rickshaw.
Answer: drives

178. Students (read/reads) their own writings.
Answer: read

179. Rajesh (walk/walks) slowly along the road.
Answer: walks

180. They (want/wants) to eat a jackfruit.
Answer: want

181. He (want/wants) to eat a jackfruit.
Answer: wants

182. The train (run/runs) slowly.
Answer: runs

183. Ivanka (pluck/plucks) a flower from a garden. 
Answer: plunks

184. Rachel will (write/writes) a novel.
Answer: write

185. Ivana (did/do) the work.
Answer: did

186. He will (make/makes) a plan.
Answer: make

187. We will (consult/consults) together to make the building plan.
Answer: consult

188. Teacher (teaches/teach) his students.
Answer: teaches

189. Every mother (love/loves) her children.
Answer: loves

200. He (wants/want) to buy a beautiful shirt.
Answer: wants

201. Shumon (perform/performs) in a Greek tragedy play.
Answer: performs

202. Don't (make/makes) noise.
Answer: make

203. Father (watch/watches) the T.V. programme. 
Answer: watches

204. Mother (cook/cooks) food in the kitchen.
Answer: cooks

205. Mother (will make/make) a busket.
Answer: will make

206. The potter (make/makes) pots by mud.
Answer: makes

207. Brother (make/makes) caps.
Answer: makes

208. He (bought/buy) a book.
Answer: bought

209. He (will buy/buy) a book.
Answer: will buy

210. He (buy/buys) a book.
Answer: buys

211. Rizwan (take/takes) a banana.
Answer: takes

212. Rina (will take/take) a banana.
Answer: will take

213. Rima (take/took) a banana.
Answer: took

214. I (drink/drinks) milk.
Answer: drink

215. I (drank/drinks) milk.
Answer: drank

216. I (will drink/drinks) milk.
Answer: will drink

217. They (plays/play) ball.
Answer: play

218. They (will play/plays) ball.
Answer: will play

219. They (played/plays) ball.
Answer: played

220. You (love/loves) rose.
Answer: love

Use am/is/are/was/were in the following blanks. (221 to 229)

221. Here--- the team that will play tomorrow.
Answer: is

222. A group of students the team that will play 
Answer: was

223. There ---a pond in this village two years ago.
Answer: was

224. Where there I ---, a will there ---a way.
Answer: is, is

225. I --- there too when --- there.
Answer: was, were

226. Three boys ---the competitors in that competition.
Answer: are/were

227. When the snake was crossing the road than I--- jogging.
Answer: was

228. You, he and I ---going to open a new branch there.
Answer: are

229. Either his Parents or his brother---responsible for that.
Answer: is

230. Either his brother or his parents --- responsible for that.
Answer: are

231. Mr Khana together with his son--- coming to visit us.
Answer: is

232. Mr Kim and his assistants --- coming to visit us.
Answer: are

233. The farmer with his plough --- coming to us. 
Answer: is

234. The farmer and his son --- going towards the filed.
Answer: are

235. Not only Silly but also his sisters --- members of the club.
Answer: are

236. Not only Silly but also his younger sister ---a member of the club.
Answer: is

237. The Prime Minister with his secretary --- going abroad.
Answer: is

238. Mr. Rahul as well as his family members --- related to our business.
Answer: is

239. Mr. and Mrs. Brown as well as their son --- related to our business.
Answer: are

240. Mr. and Mrs. Rayman as well as their children business --- related to our business.
Answer: are

241. Mr. Rayman and his family --- related to our business.
Answer: are

242. Both Mr. and Mrs. Ram --- related to our business.
Answer: are

243. Both the parents of the child --- doctors.
Answer: are

244. There --- two secondary schools in this village five years ago, but now there --- only one.
Answer: were, is

245. Neither Rahim nor Karim --- responsible for that.
Answer: is

246. Neither his father nor his brother --- responsible for that.
Answer: is

247. Neither your teacher nor you --- rich enough.
Answer: are

248. One of those boys --- ill now.
Answer: is

249. The family --- going to visit the USA soon.
Answer: is

250. If I (be) a king!
Answer: If I were a king!

251. It is 10 am now. The sun (shine) in the eastern sky.
Answer: It is 10 am now. The sun is shining in the eastern sky.

252. We often (fall) a victim of circumstances.
Answer: We often fall a victim of circumstances.

253. John (to be) ill for about a month.
Answer: John has been ill for about a month.

254. They (to dig) the pond for a month.
Answer: They have been digging the pond for a month.

255. We (not have) a holiday since the beginning of the year.
Answer: We have not had a holiday since the beginning of the year.

256. I (to live) here since 1972.
Answer: I have been living here since 1972.

257. He (move) to Chicago just a few months ago. 
Answer: He moved to Chicago just a few months ago.

258. All the books (to sell) yesterday.
Answer: All the books were sold yesterday.

259. I opened the door as soon as I (hear) the bell.
Answer: I opened the door as soon as I heard the bell.

260. I (to hang) the picture on the wall yesterday.
Answer: I hung the picture on the wall yesterday.

261. We were watching the news when the telephone (ring)
Answer: We were watching the news when the telephone rang.

262. As the sun (shine), I decided to go out.
Answer: As the sun was shining/shone, I decided to go out.

263. Don't make a noise while your father (sleep).
AnswerDon't make a noise while your father is sleeping.

264. The patient (die) before the doctor came.
Answer: The patient had died before the doctor came.

265. The train left after I (reach) the station.
Answer: The train left after I had reached the station.

266. I reached the station after the train (to leave)
Answer: I reached the station after the train had left.

267. She did not let me (see) what she was painting.
Answer: She did not let me see what she was painting.

268. I (go) on Saturday evening.
Answer: I am going on Saturday evening.

269. It's time you (realize) your mistakes.
Answer: It's time realized your mistakes.

270. It is time (do) the work.
Answer: It is time to do the work.

271. He talks as if he (to know) everything.
Answer: He talks as if he knew everything.

272. He looks as though he (see) a ghost.
Answer: He looks as though he saw a ghost.

273. Some days (pass) since my father died.
Answer: Some days have passed since my father died.

274. Five years (to pass) since I met you last.
Answer: Five years have passed since I met you last. 

275. I don't mind (help) with the cooking but I am not going to wash the dishes.
Answer: I don't mind helping with the cooking but I am not going to wash the dishes.

276. I am looking forward (see) you.
Answer: I am looking forward to seeing you.

277. He worked instead of (play).
Answer: He worked instead of playing.

278. Would you mind (sing) a folk song?
Answer: Would you mind singing a folk song? 

279. My father insists on (use) quality materials for the construction of our new house.
Answer: My father insists on using quality materials for the construction of our new house.

280. I saw him (go).
Answer: I saw him going.

281. He ran fast lest he (miss) the train.
Answer: He ran fast lest he should miss the train. 

282. Keep watch on my bag lest the thief (steal) it. Answer: Keep watch on my bag lest the thief should steal it.

283. I went to the market with a view to (buy).
Answer: I went to the market with a view to buying a book.

284. My uncle arrived while I (cook) the dinner.
Answer: My uncle arrived while I was cooking the dinner.

285. I wish I (win) the game this time.
Answer: I wish I could win/won the game this time. 

286. Time and tide (wait) for none.
Answer: Time and tide wait for none.

287. We have never (have) a car.
Answer: We have never had a car.

288. You must boil vegetables before (use) in the stew.
Answer: You must boil vegetables before using in the stew.

289. Eva talks to the pet bird asif it (understand) her.
Answer: Eva talks to the pet bird as if it understood her.

290. The effects of the climate change (be) devastating.
Answer: The effects of the climate change are devastating.

291. When water (freeze) it turns into ice.
Answer:. When water freezes it turns into ice. 

292. Mr. Michael (found) this factory in 1940.
Answer: Mr. Michael founded this factory in 1940.

293. There is plenty of time. You not (have) to hurry.
Answer: There is plenty of time. You don't have to hurry.

294. Harry has (to choose) the right path.
Answer: Harry has chosen the right path.

295. We (complete) a holiday since the beginning of this year.
Answer: We have completed a holiday since the beginning of this year.

296. He gave up (play) football when he got married.
Answer: He gave up playing football when he got married.

297. The sun (set), they went home.
Answer: The sun having set, they went home.

298. He watched you (to go) away.
Answer: He watched you go/going away.

299. Look! the girls (play) football.
Answer: Look! the girls are playing football.

300. I heard the baby (cry) for his food.
Answer: I heard the baby crying/cry for his food.

301. He (dare) go there.
Answer: He dared/dare go there.

302. Ronald walks as if he (be) lame.
Answer: Ronald walks as if he were lame.

303. Only after I (go) home, I remembered my doctor's appointment.
Answer: Only after I went home, I remembered my doctor's appointment.

304. He did not let me (play) the guitar.
Answer: He did not let me play the guitar.

305. I got my car (repair)
Answer: I got my car repaired.

306. The speaker failed to make the audience (listen) to him patiently.
Answer: The speaker failed to make the audience listen to him patiently.

307. Seeing is (believe).
Answer: Seeing is believing.

308. Bread and butter (be) my favourite breakfast.
Answer: Bread and butter is my favourite breakfast. 

309. He was so exhausted that he decided to (lie) down for a while.
Answer: He was so exhausted that he decided to lay down for a while.

310. New programs will be (telecast) next week in UK Television.
Answer: New programs will be telecast next week in UK Television.

311. Elizabeth (burn) her hand when she was cooking dinner. 
Answer: Elizabeth burnt her hand when she was cooking dinner.

312. I let him (go) there.
Answer: I let him go there.

313. He made me (do) the work.
Answer: He made me do the work.

314. I saw him (go) in silence.
Answer: I saw him go in silence.

315. I behold him (reap) the crops.
Answer: I behold him reap the crops.

316. I watched him (leave) the room.
Answer: I watched him leave the room.

317. I cannot but (shed) tears.
Answer: I cannot but shed tears.

318. I used to (live) alone.
Answer: I used to live alone.

319. I cannot (do) the work.
Answer: I cannot do the work.

320. It may (rain) today.
Answer: It may rain today.

321. You should (obey) our parents.
Answer: You should obey your parents.

322. You ought to (go) there.
Answer: You ought to go there.

323. He must (come) there.
Answer: He must come here.

324. You would rather (go) there.
Answer: You would rather go there.

325. You had better (go) to a doctor.
Answer: You had better go to a doctor.

326. You have to (do) this.
Answer: You have to do this.

327. You are to (go) there.
Answer: You are to go there.

328. The number of people (be) very high.
Answer: is /was

329. The committee (to have) approved the bill.
Answer: has

330. The committee (to be) divided in their opinion.
Answer: were

331. One and a half  hour (to be) a long time.
Answer: is

332. (Tell) lies is a great sin.
Answer: Telling

333. The (read) of history gives one knowledge.
Answer: reading

334. More than two general people (to be) killed in the fighting.
Answer: were

334. Three fourths of the work (to have) been finished.
Answer: has

335. Three fourths of the books (to have) sold.
Answer: have been

336. She (read) the book since morning.
Answer: has been reading

337. If she had come, I (go) to the Cinema.
Answer: would have gone

338. I fancy I (fly) in the sky.
Answer: flew

339. Erica (watch) the Television at this moment.
Answer: is watching

340. English (speak) all over the world.
Answer: is spoken

341. He (reach) Dhaka by this time.
Answer: will have reached

342. The flowers of the garden (to be) beautiful.
Answer: are

343. The taste of the mangoes (to be) sour.
Answer: is

344. Why he (look) so happy?
Answer: does he look

345. Elizabeth usually (to play) tennis twice a week.
Answer: plays

346. If ice melts, it (become) water. 
Answer: becomes
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