T097 - The Stranger in the Car

Gap-fill exercise

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Complete the story using the correct form of the verbs in brackets !

It was a stormy night just before Christmas. The road (BE) empty and there were no street lamps, so it was very dark. She (DRIVE) only for a short time , when suddenly she (NOTICE) a car following her, flashing its lights. She (DRIVE) faster, because once before she (ATTACK) on a lonely road. She never forgot that incident.

The car behind her (BE) still very close. In a panic, she (REACH) her house as the car (TRY) to overtake her. In the driver's seat there was a shadowy figure , waving his hands around wildly. She (STOP) the car, (JUMP) out and (RUN) to the front door. The man in the other car (LEAP) out and shouted "Wait ! I (TRY) to warn you. When you stopped on the motorway someone (GET) into the back of your car" . The woman (LOOK) around and (SEE) a dark figure running away down the road.