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Collocations Quiz: Mixed 6

1. change the subject

I changed the subject because I wanted to

a. discuss something else

b. study something else

c. talk to someone else

2. change your mind

I used to oppose women's rights, but I changed my mind and

a. now I'm a woman

b. now I support them

c. now I'm against them

3. immediate future

We can't change our government in the immediate future. We can only change it

a. for a short time

b. if we vote today

c. at the next election

4. nothing else

There's nothing else to do because

a. we haven't finished yet

b. we've already finished

c. we've nearly finished

5. right away

"I'm leaving right away" means

a. I'll leave immediately

b. I'm leaving very soon

c. I left without delay

6. right now (1)

I can't leave right now, but I'll leave

a. in a minute

b. immediately

c. a moment ago

7. take care

If you take care, you should

a. be safe

b. be in danger

c. care about yourself

8. take charge

If someone has to "take charge", they have to

a. face charges in court

b. tell others what to do

c. take all the payments

9. take long

The job took so long to finish because

a. there was a lot to do

b. there wasn't much to do

c. it wasn't as long as we thought

10. unusually wealthy

Being called "unusually wealthy" implies wealth was gained by

a. being dishonest

b. being unusual

c. being clever

NB: you can also print this quiz on paper.

1. change the subject - I changed the subject because I wanted to: a) discuss something else b) study something else c) talk to someone else

2. change your mind - I used to oppose women's rights, but I changed my mind and: a) now I'm a woman b) now I support them c) now I'm against them

3. immediate future - We can't change our government in the immediate future. We can only change it: a) for a short time b) if we vote today c) at the next election

4. nothing else - There's nothing else to do because: a) we haven't finished yet b) we've already finished c) we've nearly finished

5. right away - "I'm leaving right away" means: a) I'll leave immediately b) I'm leaving very soon c) I left without delay

6. right now (1) - I can't leave right now, but I'll leave: a) in a minute b) immediately c) a moment ago

7. take care - If you take care, you should: a) be safe b) be in danger c) care about yourself

8. take charge - If someone has to "take charge", they have to: a) face charges in court b) tell others what to do c) take all the payments

9. take long - The job took so long to finish because: a) there was a lot to do b) there wasn't much to do c) it wasn't as long as we thought

10. unusually wealthy - Being called "unusually wealthy" implies wealth was gained by: a) being dishonest b) being unusual c) being clever

Contributor: Matt Errey