1. Mum is preparing some matches for the barbecue. = Mum is getting some matches ready for the barbecue. 2. Students are preparing for the final examination. = Students are making preparations for the final examination. 3. I’m looking forward to receiving a letter from you.
4. Do these decorations look nice? 5. That sounds like a good idea. 6. Look, how happily he is beating the drum! 7. His father beat him because he told a lie, didn’t he? 8. lie – lay -- lain- lying 位于，躺着 lie - lied – lied- lying 撒谎 liar n.
9. I was beaten by him at chess. 10. Everyone in our class knows what to do next. 11. Help yourselves to some fish and chips, everyone. 12. What a pity that she didn’t tell me earlier! 13. I would rather not lend him money. I prefer not to lend him money.
Kitty: ____________14____________ Mum: You need to buy some candles and matches. Kitty: I’d also like to have a barbucue. Mum: ___________15_____________
Kitty: I’d like to put some candles on the chocolate cake. Mum: You need to buy some candles and matches. Kitty: I’d also like to have a barbucue. Mum: We don’t have any forks or charcoal, so you need to buy some forks and charcoal.