See if you can correct these mistakes (the solutions are below)
20 millions of euros
they can propose themselves
I was used to go fishing near my house
the horses that are breeded for running
these three cultures were used to eat meat
don't have time to think to other things
they were ahead other cultures
the army shooted to them
where they can grow up their children
20 million euros
they can promote/offer themselves
Propose (not with a person)
I used to go fishing near my house in the past - not anymore
Used to + infinitive means something you did in the past but you don't do this thing anymore. There are some other expressions which look similar but have different meanings, so be careful!
the horses that are bred for running
these three cultures used to eat meat
Or: these three cultures were used to eating meat
I don't have time to think about other things
they were ahead of other cultures
the army shot them
where they can grow raise/bring up their children. You cannot grow up another person. I explain this in the following video:
Germany who beat on Sweden
They had a lot of lucky
push them to favourite Juventus in the match
I was used to play football every day in the past
we were used to play football since 4 o'clock till 8 o'clock
you can't be too much technical
the tendence as parents is to...
one of the examples I can do is....
he has power since 15 years
you can feel yourself like being in a North African country
Germany who beat Sweden
They had a lot of luck
push them to favour Juventus in the match
I used to play football every day in the past
we were used to playing football from 4 o'clock till 8 o'clock
you can't be too technical
Much + nouns
the tendency as parents is to...
one of the examples that I can give is...
he has had power/control since 15 years ago
Since x years ago Or: for x years
you can feel like being in a North African country
Find more CAE error correction exercises here.
Need help with C1 Advanced Reading?
Want a free FCE/CAE video course?
Every time I help you...you can make a donation. Donate whatever amount is equal to the value you received from my courses/videos/E-book/articles/emails etc. Click “Donate” below and enter your donation (£1....£5....£10).