Principles and Pitfalls of English Grammar

Chapter 6

Select the best modal verb to insert in the slot in each of the following.

1. According to the timetable, the bus arrive in eleven minutes, but you never know!
2. I find a better dress to wear. Looking good at this interview is so important to me.
3. John, you to stop drinking so much. You have three children to look after!
4. This be one of the most exhilarating experiences on earth!
5. Whatever you do, you n’t make a scene!
6. When our morning broadcast goes out, it be early evening in Europe.
7. You try and relax: all this stress is bad for your health, you know.
8. You guys n’t worry. The bill has already been taken care of.