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The key answer of exercise 66.1

The key to exercise solutions in chapter Unit 66 - To ... and preposition + -ing for the textbook English Grammar in Use with authors Raymond Murphy from Cambridge University Press


Use the words in brackets to write sentences. Use afraid to … or afraid of -ing.


  1. A lot of people are afraid to go out.
  2. We were afraid of falling.
  3. I'm afraid of losing it.
  4. I was afraid to tell her.
  5. We were afraid of missing our train.
  6. We were afraid to look.
  7. I was afraid of dropping it. 
  8. (a) I was afraid to eat it.  (b) I was afraid of getting sick.