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The key answer of exercise 33.4

The key to exercise solutions in chapter Unit 33 - Should 1 for the textbook English Grammar in Use with authors Raymond Murphy from Cambridge University Press


Read the situations and write sentences with should / shouldn’t. Some of the sentences are past and some are present.


  1. I shouldn’t have eaten so much.
  2. He should be wearing a helmet.
  3. We should have reserved a table. 
  4. The shop should be open (now). / The shop should have opened by now.
  5. She shouldn’t be doing 50. / She shouldn’t be driving so fast. / She should be driving more slowly.
  6. I should have written down her address. / I should have written her address down.
  7. The driver in front shouldn’t have stopped without warning. / ... shouldn’t have stopped so suddenly.
  8. I should have been looking where I was going. / I shouldn’t have been looking behind me.