Experience – Meaning into Words | Grade XII Notes

By | November 3, 2018

Reference Notes | English
Experience – Meaning Into Words
For: Class 12 | Solution of Work Book
Unit 1: Experience

  1. Rewrite the following sentences using used to +ing

a. Suman enjoys eating fruits.

Ans: Suman is used to eating fruits.

b. Sarita reads horror stories at least five hours a day.

Ans: Sarita is used to reading horror stories.

c. The Buddhists pray for peace everyday.

Ans: The Buddhists are used to praying for peace.

d. Street children beg money from tourists.

Ans: Street children are used to begging money from tourists.

e. Children make noise.

Ans: Children are used to making noise.

2. Look at the example, and write about the other topics in the same ways:

Example: Mean people:

The meanest person I’ve ever met was Jack Davies. He used to walk everywhere rather than paying for the bus.

a. Frightening experiences

Ans: The most frightening experience I have ever had was may encounter with a cobra in my visit to Terai. It nearly bit me in the leg.

b. Uncomfortable beds

Ans: The most uncomfortable bed I had ever slept in was that of Ram’s. It was as hard as rock.

c. Stupid mistakes

Ans: The stupidest mistake I had ever made was dropping my physics exam. The questions were easy enough.

d. Boring jobs

Ans: The most boring job I have ever had was that of clerk. It could give only thousand in a month.

e. Funny films

Ans: The funniest film I have ever watched was “Hera Pheri”. I couldn’t help laughing the whole period.

3. Continue the remarks below with a sentence using be (is/ am/ are used to (not) + ing form.

a. My friend is going to find it hard work working on the construction site…

Ans: He is not used to working on the construction site.

b. Sheela was surprised when she got flowers from her friends…

Ans: Sheela is not used to getting flowers from her friends.

c. Bhuban won’t mind if you stare at him…

Ans: Bhuban is not used to being stared at.

d. Bina won’t mind if you watch her dancing…

Ans: Bina is used to dancing in parties.

e. My grandfather is not used to being alone in the room.

Ans: My grandfather is not used to being alone in the room.

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4. Read the example and write a similar conversation between ‘A’ and ‘B’

Example: Fine/ for spitting in the street (noise)

A: Have you ever been fined for spitting in the street?

B: No. I haven’t, but I have been fined for making noise.

a. Steal/ shirt? (sweater)

Ans: A: Have you ever had your shirt stolen?

B: No, I haven’t, but I have had my sweater stolen.

b. trap/ in a bathroom? (lift)

Ans: A Have you ever been trapped in a bathroom?

B: No, I haven’t, but I have been trapped in a lift.

c. X-ray/ chest? (leg)

Ans: A: Have you ever had your chest x-rayed?

B: No, I haven’t, but I have had my leg x-rayed.

d. Thrown/ out of class? (hall)

Ans: A: Have you ever been thrown out of class?

B: No, I haven’t been thrown out from a hall.

e. Mistake/ for a businessman? (scholar)

Ans: A: Have you ever been mistaken for a businessman?

B: No, I haven’t, but I have been mistaken for a scholar.

5. Continue the remarks below as shown in the example.

Exmple: I can’t get to sleep.

This is the first time I’ve ever slept in a tent.

I’ve never flown at night before.

a. I can’t eat anymore…

Ans: This is the first time I’ve ever taken spicy food.

I’ve never taken Newari food before.

b. She’s feeling very drowsy…

Ans: This is the first time she has ever drunk.

She has never taken a sleeping tablet before.

c. I hope they have reached home…

Ans: This is the first time they have ever stayed out late.

They have never gone to watch night show before.

d. Do you think could speak a little louder…

Ans: This is the first time I’ve ever faced interview.

I’ve never spoken on stage before.

e. My hands are hurting real bad…

Ans: This is the first time I’ve ever repaired my car myself.

I’ve never repaired my car myself before.

6. Read the example and write a similar conversation between ‘A’ and ‘B’.

A: Have you ever been fined for spitting in the classroom?

B: No I haven’t, but I have been fined for making noise in the class.

a. Steal/ book? (umbrella)

Ans: A: Have you ever had your book stolen?

B: No I haven’t, but I have had my umbrella stolen.

b. Trap/ in bathroom? (lift)

Ans: A: Have you ever been trapped into the bathroom?

B: No I haven’t, but I have been trapped in the lift.

c. X-ray/ leg? (hall)

Ans: Have you ever had your leg x-rayed?

B: No I have had my head x-rayed.

d. Asked/ out of class? (hall)

Ans: A: Have you ever been asked to go out of the class?

B: No I haven’t but I have been asked to out of the hall.

e. Mistake/ for an artist?

Ans: A: Have you ever been mistaken for an artist?

B: No I haven’t, but I have been mistaken for a businessman.

7. Read the example and write a similar conversation between ‘A’ and ‘B’.

Example: trap/ in a bathroom? (storeroom)

A: Have you ever been trapped in a bathroom?

B: No I haven’t, but I have been trapped in a storeroom.

a. X-ray/ teeth? (chest)

Ans: A: Have you ever had your teeth X-rayed?

B: No I haven’t, but I have had my chest X-rayed.

b. Play/ chess. (Badminton)

Ans: A: Have you ever palyed chess?

B: No I haven’t played badminton.

c. Participate/ cultural programme? (Social works)

Ans: A: Have you ever participated in cultural programme?

B: No I haven’t, but I have participated in social works.

d. Mistake/ for a singer? (Player)

Ans: A: Have you ever been mistaken for a singer?

B: No I haven’t, but I have been mistaken for a player.

e. Thrown/ out of a bus? (Class)

Ans: A: Have you ever been thrown out of a bus?

B: No I haven’t, but I have been thrown out of the class.

Also Read:

Here is the PDF file of Meaning Into Words Chapter 1 – Experience

meaning into words pdf

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