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Modals for obligation & necessity

Here’s some stuff to brush up on modal verbs with multiple choice activities.

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B2 Modal verbs for obligation, prohibition and necessity

Choose the best option

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Which option DOES NOT have the same meaning?

It wasn't necessary to bring so much food. 

Which sentence DOES NOT mean the same?

You've finished your assignments. So you can leave if you want.

 I_________go now or I'll miss the meeting. 

The meeting has been cancelled so we_______fly to New York. 

Which option has a similar meaning?

Her workmates refused to let her make contributions for the concert. 

Which sentence DOES NOT mean the same?

If I were you, I'd get a medical appointment.

You ________take the car. We can walk there because it isn't far. 

Which option has a similar meaning?

You should let your children play out a little more often.  

Which option has a similar meaning?

It is forbidden to take photos in the museum. 

 

Which of the options below has a similar meaning?

They insisted on us dancing to a silly chorus. 

Do nurses have a good salary?

Nurses ought to get a good salary.

Did they apologise?

They ought to have apologised.

 

You were______be here ages ago! That is what we had arranged. 

Which option has a similar meaning?

It wasn't necessary for you to do the dishes. 

You ______driven in such dangerous weather conditions. 

What drinks ________ bring  for the party? I'd love to help with the organisation.

Poor dog! His kennel is so dirty. We _______it. 

You had___go home it's very late. 

Which option has a similar meaning?

It is forbidden to smoke within the building. 

 

He_______accused me of lying. That was really wrong and I'm upset now

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