Daily Translation Intermediate ~ Answers


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1) “He still hasn’t told his father about the accident! It’s unbelievable!”

2) “When do you think (that) you’ll have the chance to speak to him?”

3) “I don’t think you know Frank or did you meet him at Mary’s christening?”

4) “I don’t know why we’ve never come up here before. The view is wonderful.”

5) “Bob hadn’t even started his speech when the lights went off.”

6) “Keep it to yourself. I don’t want everybody to know.”

7) “Bob came into the kitchen and sat down at the table with us.”

8) “Don’t go into that room. Jane has left her papers everywhere.”

9) “I’ve been wondering about Tom’s real intentions for some time.”

10) “You can keep the CD for as long as you want, I’m not in a hurry to listen to it again.”

11) “When something falls behind the radiator, it’s really difficult to get it back (out again).”

12) “I don’t think Tom has understood anything. Look what he’s doing!”

13) “What shall we have for breakfast? These bananas haven’t ripened yet.”

14) “We always used to leave the biggest piece for when Grandpa came back in the evening.”

15) “All his paintings are going to be put on show next month.”

16) “Neil was used to waiting for Lucy to get ready.”

17) “I don’t think I’ll ever get used to singing in the rain.”

18) “What a pity! I would have liked to stay longer.”

19) “I hope Lucy has recovered from her journey and will come with us.”

20) “What are you doing with all those bricks? Are you going to build something?”

21) “Why hasn’t the president been told about the change? He has to know.”

22) “Most of the glasses have already been washed. These are the last ones.”

23) “We’re still waiting for someone to help us with this furniture.”

24) “I wouldn’t have eaten it if I’d know it was yours. I’ll buy you another one.”

25) “I didn’t see where he went, but if you run, you may still be able to catch up with him.”

26) “Haven’t you thought up a plan to get him out of prison yet?”

27) “Tom desperately needed to get there before anyone else.”

28) “Luckily it hasn’t been so hot in the last few days.”

29) “There have been times when I’ve thought of giving up, but here I am.”

30) “The situation had got even more complicated with the arrival of Bob’s aunt.”

31) “Neil had a plaster on his thumb. He had cut himself while he was getting his lunch ready.”

32) “Lucy was surprised to see Neil. He hadn’t spoken to anybody about his visit.”

33) “Nobody was there because nobody had been told about the match.”

34) “We often used to get lost driving through all these narrow, winding roads.”

35) “A date hasn’t been decided yet. I’ll let you know as soon as I know something.”

36) “I’ve found this gadget really useful for opening tins.”

37) “I’m sorry but I had to use your towel to dry the dog yesterday.”

38) “If you hadn’t left the keys inside, we wouldn’t have had to break the window.”

39) “Who did you say is coming tomorrow? I’ll have to get the guest room ready.”

40) “I can’t get the battery out of this alarm clock.”



  1. Se vuoi controllare una versione diversa da quelle offerte qui sopra o se hai qualche perplessità riguardo una regola o un modo di dire, lascia un commento qui sotto. Risponderò al più presto. 🙂

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