Sách Giải Bài Tập và SGK

Bài tập By, Until và By the time

Bài tập By, Until và By the time

Câu 1:

In some of these sentences you need who or that. Correct the sentences where necessary.

1. We have to be home not later than 5 o'clock.

We have to be home .........

2. I have to be at the airport not later than 8.30.

I have to be at the airport .......................

3. Let me know not later than Saturday whether you can come to the party.

Let me know .......................................

4. Please make sure that you're here not later than

2. o'clock.

Please make sure that .............................

5. If we leave now, we should arrive not later than lunchtime.

If we leave now ...................................

Đáp án:

1. We have to be home by 5 o'clock.

2. I have to be at the airport by 8.30.

3. Let me know by Saturday whether you can come to the party.

4. Please make sure that you're here by 2 0'clock.

5. If we leave now, we should arrive by lunchtime.

Câu 2:

Put in by or until.

1. Steve has gone away. He'll be away ..... Monday.

2. Sorry, but I must go. I have to be home ....

3. I've been offered a job. I haven't decided yet whether to accept it or not. I have to decide .... Friday.

4. I think I'll wait .... Thursday before making a decision.

5. It's too late to go shopping. The shops are open only 5.30. They'll be closed .... now.

6. I'd better pay the phone bill. It has to be paid .... tomorrow.

7. Don't pay the phone bill today. Wait .... tomorrow.

8. A: Have you finished redecorating your house?

B: Not yet. We hope to finish .... the end of the week.

9. A: I'm going out now. I'll be back at about 10.30. Will you still be here?

B: I don't think so. I'll probably have gone out .... then.

10. I'm moving into my new flat next week. I'm staying with a friend .... then.

11. I've got a lot of work to do. .... the time I finish, it will be time to go to bed.

12. If you want to take part in the competition, you have to apply ....

Đáp án:

1. until

2. by

3. by

4. until

5. until 5.30 .... by now

6. by

7. until

8. by

9. by

10. until

11. by

12. by

Câu 3:

Use your own ideas to complete these sentences. Use by or until.

1. David is away at the moment. He'll be way ............. 

2. David is away at the moment. He'll be back ..............

3. I'm just going out. I won't be very long. Wait here ................

4. I'm going out to buy a few things. It's 4.30 now. I won't be long.

I'll be back .........

5. If you want to apply for the job, your application must be received ....

6. Last night I watch TV ...................

Đáp án:

1. until Monday

2. by Monday

3. until I come back

4. by 5 o'clock

5. by next Friday

6. until midnight

Câu 4:

Read the situations and complete the sentences using By the time.

1. I was invited toa a party, but I got there much later than I intended. ..................... , most of the other guests had left.

2. I intended to catch a train, but it took me longer than expected to get to the station. ........................ ,my train had already left.

3. I wanted to go shopping after finishing my work. But I finished much later than expected. ........................ ,it was too late to go shopping.

4. I saw two men who looked as if they were trying to seal a car. I called the police but it was some time before they arrived. ........................ ,the two men had disappearred.

5. We climbed a mountain and it took us a very long time to get to the top. There wasn't much time to enjoy the view. ........................ , we had to come down again.

Đáp án:

1. By the time I got to the party

2. By the time I got to the station

3. By the time I finished

4. By the time the police arrived

5. By the time we got to the top