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AM / IS / ARE - negative form

Fill in the blanks with am not, is not or are not ( you can use contractions I'm not, isn't , aren't if you like) :

  1. Susan ___ a tall woman.
  2. Peter and Sara ___ best friends.
  3. It ___ very difficult for me to finish the task.
  4. You ___ in a very good position to judge.
  5. My family ___ very large.
  6. There ___ a nice shoe shop nearby.
  7. It __ a bad weather today, so I'll go out.
  8. Sonia and her dog ____ on the sofa.
  9. My best friends ____ always there to support me.
  10. There ____ many things I can do for  you.
  11.  Spiders ___ lovely animals, are they?
  12.  It ___ the best year in my life, really.
  13.  The police ____ investigating the crime.
  14. I think she ___ overweight.
  15. They ____ at the supermarket.
  16. Sonia's best friends ____ excellent students.
  17. I ___ an English teacher and you ____ my students.
  18. Pete and Tony _____ best friends.
  19.  She _____ my sister and I love her very much.
  20. Our dogs _____ brownish as you can see.
  21. This watch ____ useless. I'll keep it .
  22. I ____ nervous because of the test tomorrow. What about you?
  23. These notebooks ____ mine!
  24. This______ a difficult task.
  25. There ______many things I can do at home.
  26. My parents______ rich, they are middle class people.


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1.There are____apples in the fridge. 2.Is there____bank near here? I'm new and still wandering around the city. 3.There aren't _____oranges left! 4.Would you like____coffee? 5.Do you have____clue how to solve this problem? 6.I have____very interesting books, come and we can read together! 7.Tony was having ____ problems with his car, so he couldn't drive his child to the school. 8.She didn't have_____toys left to play with, so I borrowed her_____.
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Used to/Get used to/Be used to

‘used to + infinitive’ and ‘be/get used to’
‘used to + infinitive’ and ‘be/get used to’ Students have difficulties in making distinction between used to + infinitive and be/get used to + ‘ing’ form because they look similar. As a matter of fact, they are totally different.

‘used to + infinitive’

Used to is for things that happened in the past and have no connectivity to present:

Peter used to smoke three cigarettes a day. My boyfriend used to drink a lot of coffee during sleepless nights. Sarah and her mother used to go out for a walk every day. Negative form is ( odrični oblik je) : didn't ( did not) use to: I didn't use to smoke before.
Question form is (upitni oblik je) : Did she (subject)  use to..? Did she use to drink a lot of coffee?

As you may guess you can not use 'used to' in the present. To talk about present habits we use the present simple and an adverb of frequency (usually, always, often, never, etc.)

e.g. I often eat at the Japanese restaurant in the city c…