(а) Mohan Comes in Wearing Overalls and is Covered in Paint. - English - Communicative

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(а) Mohan comes in wearing overalls and is covered in paint.
(i) _______________________________________
(ii) _______________________________________

(b) Ramesh comes in with a smile on his face. He is holding a trophy.
(i) _______________________________________
(ii) _______________________________________

(c) Monica returns home with lots of packets in her hands.
(i) _______________________________________
(ii) _______________________________________

(b) Sheela comes in with red eyes and a wet handkerchief.
(i) _______________________________________
(ii) _______________________________________

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Solution

(a) (i) Perhaps he has been painting a picture.
(ii) I think he has been painting his house.

(b) (i) I think he has been returning after a prize distribution function.
(ii) Perhaps he has been coming after attending a tournament.

(c) (i) I think she has been shopping.
(ii) I imagine she has been returning from market.

(d) (i) I think she has been crying.
(ii) Perhaps she has been suffering from conjunctivitis (disease of the eyes).

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Chapter 1.1: Verb Forms - Exercises [Page 10]

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CBSE Class 9 English Communicative - Workbook Interact in English
Chapter 1.1 Verb Forms
Exercises | Q 12.1 | Page 10

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