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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #109079: Else and compound words
    > Other English exercises on the same topics: Adverbs | Compound words | Frequent mistakes [Change theme]
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    Else and compound words

    1)   The compound forms of some, any, no, every ...   are followed by ELSE. All are singular, including 'everyone else'.

    ex : No! I'm not going to do it for you... Find somebody else to help!

    ex : The music is bad here... Let's go somewhere else ! (= elsewhere) 

    ex : Do not insist! She told us nothing else about herself, I can't answer your questions...


    -    => something else /anything else? 


    2) Similarly, Interrogatives  who, what, where, (not) much,   are followed by  ELSE.

    ex : Jim and Pete were at the meeting but who else was ?

    ex : What else would you like to drink? 


    3) The possessive case  follows ‘somebody else' : to be in someone else's shoes = to be in someone else's place. 

    ex : Oh dear... I've taken somebody else's umbrella...


    4OR ELSE  = otherwise.

    ex : Let's go now... or else, we'll miss our train! 



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    1) Lisa! You must eat something. Alright! You don’t want pasta, but do you want ? ! You're kidding ... Ah good! You want … Really? You want spinach! That's a good girl!
    2)Let’s go and sit ! We can’t have a picnic among ants and spiders.
    3) will be done ! Really? You’d better do something, you’re going to lose all your friends…
    4) You’ll have to choose your partners and work as a team. No, I don’t want to work with Cecil, I’d like . can I work with?
    5) I’m very thirsty but I don’t like beer. I’d like to drink , please... do we have in the fridge?
    will do: milk or even water…
    6) I have found keys! They’re not Mary’s … can they be?
    7)There was a strike and there were only two people at work : Pat, and Greg. What?! There must have been No, !
    8) I know his nickname and age, but I don’t know about Stich …
    9) Look ! In the attic, I've found reminding us of Old Days... This must have been GrandPa's. No ! It was . Uncle Norman's, I think!

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