Free Exercises → Grammar, Vocabulary & PhrasesElementary : Grammar

Adverbs - how long

For each sentence, choose the best word or phrase to complete the gap from the choices below.

  1. UK shops are normally open 1._____ six o'clock in the evening.
    A B C D
  2. I'm hungry. I haven't eaten anything 2._____ breakfast time.
    A B C D
  3. I normally go on holiday 3.___ two weeks every year in September.
    A B C D
  4. I'm very busy right now - please wait 4.___ a minute.
    A B C D
  5. If you are healthy, you can live 5._____ you are 100 years old.
    A B C D
  6. I'm not going out 6._____ it stops raining.
    A B C D
  7. I waited for her 7.___ two hours. She didn't come!
    A B C D
  8. We have lived in this house 8._____ I was a child.
    A B C D
  9. The academic year is 9.____ September to June in the UK.
    A B C D
  10. It's ages 10._____ I last saw Harry. He must be over 40 now.
    A B C D
  11. I worked as a teacher 11.___ ten years. Then I went to law school and became a lawyer.
    A B C D
  12. It's been five years 12._____ we left school and still not one of us has become a millionaire.
    A B C D