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Test yourself

Are the verbs in these sentences correct or incorrect?

  1. Are you suggesting that everyone writes an essay?


  2. When work is especially hectic, Ritu sometimes wishes she was not the boss.


  3. The government will likely urge that the foreign diplomat leave the country before civil unrest escalates.


  4. Do you think that if he had been taller, he would have made the basketball team?


  5. Marie’s uncle suggests that she takes the unpaved road to the château because the drive, though hair-raising at times, is stunningly beautiful.


  6. The trainer strongly recommends that you are stretched and warmed up before lifting any weights.