Achieve, Manage and Reach Exercise at Auto-English

Achieve, Manage and Reach Exercise at Auto-English

achieve - this is similar to 'gaining'
manage - this is about 'being able to'
reach - this is about 'getting somewhere difficult'

Fill the gaps with achieve, manage and reach in the correct form.

1 Did you ________________ to finish painting the gates?
2 A: What did you hope to ________________ by being rude to her.
B: A bit of respect, hopefully.
3 When the building caught fire, they ________________ to get everyone out, thank God.
4 Professor Boring has ________________ the height of his profession.
5 It's no good. I can't ________________. Can you bring me the ladder, please?
6 You've been at university for 3 years now and yet you have ________________ absolutely nothing.
7 We ________________ a great deal considering how little time we had.
8 Did you ________________ to connect the speakers OK?
9 Help me, please. I can't ________________ on my own.
10 We ________________ everything we set out to do.
11 It took her 2 weeks to ________________ a decision about the future of her marriage to Frank. It's divorce.
12 The secret is to ________________ your time well.

 

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