My parents insisted that we should have dinner with them.
I demanded that he should apologize.
What do you suggest I should do?
Белгілі бір ситуацияға қатысты қолдынылады. Егер ережеге немесе қҧралға бағынбаса, нәтижесі жаман болатындығы кӛрінеді.
The neighbours are complaining. We‟d better turn the music down.
The film starts at 8 o‟clock. You‟d better go now or you‟ll be late.
1. Answer the following questions using mayn‟t, mustn‟t, needn‟t.
1. Must I do the room? – No, you … . It is clean. 2. Mother, may I play with matches? – No, you … . 3. Must we go there at once? – No, you … . 4. Shall I meet you at the University after the evening classes? – No, you … . Peter promised to see me home. 5. May I take your bicycle for a run in the country? – No, you …, because it is out of order. 6. Must I go through this text now? – No, you … , you can do it tomorrow.
2. Complete the sentences with the words in the brackets.
Don‟t phone Ann now. (she might / have / lunch) … She might be having lunch….
I ate too much. Now I feel sick. (I shouldn‟t / eat / so much). …
I wonder why Tom didn‟t phone me. (he must / forget) … ….
Why did you go home so early? (you needn‟t / go / home so early) … … …
You‟ve signed the contract, (it / can‟t / change / now) … … ….
“What‟s Linda doing?” “I‟m not sure.” (she may / watch / television) … … …
Ann was standing outside the cinema, (she must / wait / for somebody) … … …
Carl, you … run into the street like that without looking first. it‟s dangerous!
People with solar-powered cars …. worry about the price of petrol.
I wouldn‟t like to … get up five o‟clock every morning.
We … do any washing-up after the picnic because we‟d used disposable plate and cutlery.
Do professional musicians … practice every day?
I … have bothered cooking all that food, they‟d eaters before they arrived.
4. Choose the right variant.
There‟s someone at the door. It can/must be the postman.
Don‟t worry, you don’t have / mustn’t pay now.
I think you had better / would better take a pullover with you.
Jones could / must be president if Smith has to resign.
Sorry. I can‟t stay any longer. I have to / might go.
It was 5 o‟clock an hour ago. Your watch can’t / mustn’t be right.
It‟s a school rule6 all the pupils have to / must wear a uniform.
I suppose that out team must / should win, but I‟m not sure.
Let‟s tell Diana. She could / might not know.
In my opinion, the government, might / should do something about this.
5. Insert appropriate modal verbs and give reasons for your choice:
1. You … hardly find a grown-up person or a youngster who is not enthusiastic about sport. 2. She will hardly … go there again.
3. Every school … have good sports facilities. 4. I think it … rain today. 5. How … he say such things about me! 6. … I come to see you next Saturday? 7. We … have a five minutes‟ interval now because I am tired. 8. Mother thinks he … come tonight. 9. He … be more careful. 10. … carry your bag for you? 11. … we get up early to meet him? 12. … I ask you to close the window? 13. You … eat less bread and potatoes not to be fat. 14. She … know her because she is also a member of a Dynamo team. 15. No one … ask him about the accident. 16. We … all work hard so that our country … be prosperous.