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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #4104: Advice - advise / practice - practise / passed - past
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    Advice - advise / practice - practise / passed - past


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    Advice  / advise => 5 questions: A

    • Advice is the noun, advise the verb.
    • Do you want some advice (nom) 
    • I advise (verbe) you to leave early. 

     

     

     


     



     

    Practice / practise => 5 questions: B

     

     

    • Practice is a noun, practise is a verb. ('Ice' is a slippery thing, 'ise' is not a thing !)
    • Remember that practice is a thing ( a noun) and practise is a doing word (a verb):

    • Practice = nom : 'It's good practice'
    • practise = verbe : 'practise your violin !'

     

     

     

     


     



     

    Passed / past => 5 questions: C

     

    • If you are referring to time or distance, use 'past' :
    • 'The team performed well in the past.'
    • 'The police car drove past the suspects house.'


    • If you are referring to the action of passing, you need to use 'passed':
    • 'When John passed the cream, he spilled  it on the table cloth.'
    • 'The teacher was astonished that none (= aucun) of the students had passed  the test.'


      • Passed = verb - preterite
      • Past = noun ( =  the past)
      • Past =  after a verb (to go past)




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      1. A1 : He'd like some .

      2. A2 : My friend gave me some good .

      3. A3 : Can you me ? Which colour is better ? Pink or green ?

      4. A4 : You should ask the doctor for some .

      5. A5 : How could I her ? She won't even listen to me !

      6. B1 : My son goes to judo .

      7. B2 : Is he going to every week ?

      8. B3 : The new doctor's is in Main Street.

      9. B4 : When you the trumpet my dog barks.

      10. B5 : Do you know if that is common ?

      11. C1 : We went your house twice but the shutters were closed.

      12. C2 : Guy Fawkes ? That's a long time in the !

      13. C3 : You never the ball to your friends.

      14. C4 : We are proud of him. He all his exams last June.

      15. C5 : We all walked very carefully the huge hole.









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