RS008 - Reporting Verbs

Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!

Choose the correct reporting verb phrase .

  1. Let's go to the cinema!
    Jack going to the cinema.
  2. You said that you would be careful !
    You to be careful.
  3. It's a pity I couldn't see the game.
    He not seeing the game.
  4. You are right. We shouldn't have spoken to him.
    Joe speaking to him was a mistake
  5. Jonathan, we'd like to welcome you to our city.
    The mayor Jonathan.
  6. There's the thief over there !
    The shop assistant that man of being a thief .
  7. I will definitely help you with your homework.
    Dad to help me with my homework.
  8. Dad, please buy me that toy soldier.
    Jimmy his dad to buy the toy soldier.
  9. What about going to the park this afternoon ?
    She going to the park this afternoon.
  10. If you don't let me go, I'll kill myself.
    He the police that he would kill himself.