Read the situations and write sentences with had better. Use the words in brackets. Use a short form ‘d better.
You and Fiona are going to the theatre. You’ve missed the bus and you don’t want to be late. You say to Fiona: *** a taxi.
We’d better take
You’re going out for a walk with Tom. It might rain. You say to Tom: (an umbrella) We’d better take an umbrella.
Jack has just cut himself. It’s quite a bad cut. You say to him: You’d better put a plaster on it.
You and Ann plan to go to a restaurant this evening. It’s a very popular restaurant. You say to Ann: (reserve) We’d better reserve a table.
Jill doesn’t look very well — not well enough to go to work. You say to her: You’d better not go to work.
You received your phone bill four weeks ago but you haven’t paid it yet. If you don’t pay very soon, you could be in trouble. You say to yourself: (pay) I’d better pay the phone bill.
You want to go out but you’re expecting an important phone call. You say to your friend: (go out) I’d better not go out.
You and Fiona are going to the theatre. You’ve missed the bus and you don’t want to be late. You say to Fiona: We’d better take a taxi.