Exercises – Confusing Words

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Exercises

Choose by or until.

  1. You must hand in your assignments 3pm next Monday after that they will not ne accepted.by + time
  2. I was afraid of the dark I turned 17!until indicates the end of a block of time
  3. We ate the sun went down.until indicates the end of a block of time
  4. 8 o’clock the children were exhausted.by + time
  5. The kidnappers have given us next week to pay the ransom.until indicates the end of a block of time

Complete the sentence with by or until.

  1. I will be home 7 o’clock, after that you can find me in the park.from now till 7 o’clock, until indicates the end of a block of time
  2. the time she turned 25 she had gray hair.by the time = fixed epression
  3. You have to be here 9 o’clock tomorrow morning, otherwise you will miss the presentation.by + time, deadline
  4. He works from 9 5 every day.until indicates the end of a block of time
  5. Nobody can leave the room we find out who the murderer is!until indicates the end of a block of time