GI015 - Expedition in the mountains

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Expedition in the mountains

Put the verbs in brackets into the infinitive or gerund.

Paul and Simon decided (GO) on an expedition in the mountains. They considered (TOUR) Scotland, but then agreed (GO) to Wales instead. Although Paul is accustomed to (WALK) in the hills and mountains, Simon had never been before. He normally objected to (DO) anything dangerous, but he agreed (TAKE) part this time. They remembered (TAKE) a lot of equipment with them to avoid (GET) into trouble, but unfortunately, during their trip there was a terrible storm. On their journey a professional mountaineer spotted them and they were made (STOP) their journey temporarily. They agreed that it was no use (TRY) to continue in such bad weather conditions so they ended up (SET) up camp in the mountains. Eventually the storm stopped and although they were cold, wet and starving they couldn't resist (FINISH) their climb. They thought it would make a good story (TELL) their friends.