Exercise – It/There + To Be

It/There + To Be

  1.  I got in and out of the store fast. ____________________ not a long line.

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    There was

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  2. Oh, you saw that movie? ____________________ good?

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    Was it

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  3. ____________________ something weird about this deal. I think I’d better back out.

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    There is

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  4. She wanted to make cookies, but ____________________ wasn’t enough butter.

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    there

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  5. Huh, what’s that? ________________a man or a woman?          Haha, yeah, I guess ____________________ neither. ____________________ a Pat.

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    Is it / it’s / It’s

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  6. Excuse me, my friend needs to use a toilet. ____________________ a bathroom here?

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    Is there

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  7. Last week ____________________ more riots and a lot of looting in my home city. The media calls it righteous fury.

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    there were

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  8. I can’t remember where I put my keys. ___________________ right here a second ago. Where could ____________________ have gone?

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    They were / they

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  9. It’s a big city, but ____________________ not a lot of police there. ____________________ seem to be the need. I wonder what makes a place like here so different from one like Detroit?

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    there are / There

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  10. How was the book?           ____________________ great. Insightful. Powerful. I don’t think I’ll ever see the world the same way again.

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    It was

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  11. After a while, I realized that ____________________ nothing but anti-people-like-me propaganda in the mainstream media, so I stopped watching it altogether and began seeking out more objective and realistic information sources.

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    there was

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  12. ____________________ a McDonald’s in this town?          Duh, yeah, guy, this is the US. ____________________ three.

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    Is there / There

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  13. The hotel would have been alright except that ____________________ a cricket inside, and ____________________ a loud one. Didn’t sleep much finally.

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    There / it

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  14. ____________________ hard for us to hear each other since the music was so loud.

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    It

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  15. ____________________ not easy to manage a lot of things at once. ____________________ a lot of things to remember and think about no matter how well organized you are.

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    It is / There are

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