Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!
1. I have never before been asked to accept a bribe.
Never before to accept a bribe

2. He had hardly left the house when the storm broke.
Hardly when the storm broke.

3. The phone started ringing again as soon as he had hung up.
No sooner he hung up.

4. This switch must not be touched on any account.
On no be touched.

5. He was able to make himself heard only by shouting at the top of his voice.
Only by to make himself heard.

6. He didn’t realise that he had lost his keys till he got home.
Not he had lost his keys.

7. They not only rob you, they smash everything.
Not they also smash everything.

8. He became so suspicious that he didn’t believe anyone any more.
So anyone any more.

9. He had no money and didn’t know anyone he could borrow from.
He had no money, nor he could borrow from.

10. It would be a serious setback, if the talks were to fail.
Were , it would be a serious setback.