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Put the words in the right order: understand / to / is / hard / he. 

Put the words in the right order: understand / to / is / hard / he. He's hard to understand(adjective + to)

Do you think it's safe to drink this wather?

It was impossible to answer the question.

Jill is interesting to talk to. (no to talk to her)

Note: we can also use a structure with adjective + noun + to.

This is a difficult question to answer. (not to answer it)

2

Put the word in the right order: of / to / nice/ you / its  take me to the airport

Put the word in the right order: of / nice/ you / its  to take me to the airport. It's nice of you to take me to the airport.

It's foolish for Mary to quit her job when needs money.

I think it was very unfair of him to criticize me.

Note: we can use many adjectives in this way.

3

Put the words in the right order:  sorry / am / I / hear / to that your father is ill.

Put the words in the right order:  sorry / was / I / hear / to that your father is ill. I am sorry to hear that your father is ill. (subject + be + adj. + to)

Was Julia suprised to see you?

We were glad to get home.

4

If I have any more news, you will be first / the / to/ person/ know.

If I have any more news, you will be first / the / to/ person/ know. You will be the first person to know

The next plane to arrive a Gate will be Flight 268 from Bogota.

I was the only one to arrive on time.

5

You can say that something is sure/certain/likely/bound __ happen.

You can say that something is sure/certain/likely/bound to happen.

Carla is a very good student. She's bound to pass the exam. (= she is sure to pass)

I'm likely to get home late tonight. (= I will probably get home late, suceptible de)

6

Complete. It is hard to understand him. He is _____.

Complete. It is hard to understand him. He's hard to understand him.

7

Complete. It was very difficult to open the window. The window ____.

Complete. It was very difficult to open the window. The window was very difficult to open.

8

Complete. It's not safe to stand on that chair. That _____.

Complete. It's not safe to stand on that chair. That  chair is not safe to stand on.

9

Complete. I couldn't answer the question (difficult). It was _____.

Complete. I couldn't answer the question (difficult). It was a difficult question to answer. (adj. + noun + to)

10

Properly complete. Sue has offered to help me. (kind). It's _____.

Properly complete. Sue has offered to help me. (kind). It's kind of Sue to help me.

11

Properly complete. You make the same mistake again and again. (careless) It's _____.

Properly complete. Sue has offered to help me. (kind). It's careless of you to make the same mistake again and again.

12

Properly complete. We ____ (please / get) your letter last week.

Properly complete. We were please to get your letter last week. (be + adj. + to

13

Complete. Everybody makes that mistake (easy). It's an _____.

Complete. Everybody makes that mistake (easy). It's an easy mistake to make. (adj. + noun + to)

14

Complete. Nobody left before me. (the first) I was _____.

Complete. Nobody left before me. (the first) I was the first person to leave.

15

Complete. Jenny passed the exam. All the other students failed. Jenny was _____.

Complete. Jenny passed the exam. All the other students failed. Jenny was the only one to pass the exam.

16

Complete. I complained about the service like another customer before me. (the second) I was _____.

Complete. I complained about the service like another customer before me. (the second) I was the second customer to complain about the service.

17

Complete. I'm not surprised you're tired. After a such long trip, you ____ tired (bound)

Complete. I'm not surprised you're tired. After a such long trip, you are bound to be tired (bound)

18

Complete. I have a very bad memory. I'm ____ what you tell me. (sure)

Complete. I have a very bad memory. I'm sure to forget what you tell me. 

19

Complete. The holiday begins this Friday. There _____ a lot of traffic on the roads. (likely)

Complete. The holiday begins this Friday. There is likely to be a lot of traffic on the roads. (susceptible de...)