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If you're not ready in five minutes, you're on your own... #1 (permalink) Sun Oct 18, 2009 11:43 am   If you're not ready in five minutes, you're on your own...
 

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ESL/EFL Test #210 "What Comes Next? (4)", question 10

I'm giving you your last warning. If you're not ready in five minutes, ..........

(a) you're on your self
(b) you're on your own
(c) you're on your side
(d) you're on your turn

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ESL/EFL Test #210 "What Comes Next? (4)", answer 10

I'm giving you your last warning. If you're not ready in five minutes, you're on your own.

Correct answer: (b) you're on your own
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you can't agree with both of them...
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If you're not ready in five minutes, you're on your own... #2 (permalink) Sun Oct 18, 2009 14:19 pm   If you're not ready in five minutes, you're on your own...
 

What is your question or concern?
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If you're not ready in five minutes, you're on your own... #3 (permalink) Thu Dec 01, 2011 20:16 pm   If you're not ready in five minutes, you're on your own...
 

you're on your own= you are left alone?

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If you're not ready in five minutes, you're on your own... #4 (permalink) Thu Dec 01, 2011 22:46 pm   If you're not ready in five minutes, you're on your own...
 

Yes, you will have no help.
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hi could you help me #5 (permalink) Mon Dec 05, 2011 20:31 pm   hi could you help me
 

Is "do" and "does" called modals if not what are they called?
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If you're not ready in five minutes, you're on your own... #6 (permalink) Mon Dec 05, 2011 22:51 pm   If you're not ready in five minutes, you're on your own...
 

'Do' is an 'operator'. It is not a modal because it does not convey a 'mood'.
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If you're not ready in five minutes, you're on your own... #7 (permalink) Tue Dec 06, 2011 12:08 pm   If you're not ready in five minutes, you're on your own...
 

thanks alot mister micawber
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If you're not ready in five minutes, you're on your own... #8 (permalink) Tue Dec 06, 2011 12:22 pm   If you're not ready in five minutes, you're on your own...
 

hello could you correct my sentence?
"may you help me?"
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If you're not ready in five minutes, you're on your own... #9 (permalink) Tue Dec 06, 2011 12:38 pm   If you're not ready in five minutes, you're on your own...
 

'May you...' is impossible as a request.

Could/Would/Can/Will you help me?
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If you're not ready in five minutes, you're on your own... #10 (permalink) Tue Dec 06, 2011 12:40 pm   If you're not ready in five minutes, you're on your own...
 

thaks alot mister
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If you're not ready in five minutes, you're on your own... #11 (permalink) Tue Dec 06, 2011 14:22 pm   If you're not ready in five minutes, you're on your own...
 

hello
could answer my question
what is the difference between"must" and "should"?
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If you're not ready in five minutes, you're on your own... #12 (permalink) Tue Dec 06, 2011 15:38 pm   If you're not ready in five minutes, you're on your own...
 

They are unrelated. Start by reading about the modal verbs:

http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/auxiliary.htm
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