to be about to do sth - ćwiczenia

Exercise 1: Complete the sentences with an appropriate form of to be about to.

  1. The students … start playing football when it started raining.
  2. You have to hurry up; they … start the dinner without you.
  3. I think that your favourite programme … start now.
  4. Don’t leave now, she … come.
  5. They … open the new shopping center when a horrible earthquake destroyed everything.
  6. The President … to make a speech when someone threw a tomato at him.
  7. The race … to finish; I can see the first runner.
to be about to do sth