RS009 - 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. Mary, you should start learning for the exam next week.
    I Mary to start learning for the exam next week.
  2. They didn't accept credit cards at the store.
    The cashier to accept credit cards.
  3. The criminal told the officer that he had robbed the bank.
    The criminal robbing the bank.
  4. Mum, I didn't do it on purpose!
    The girl doing it on purpose.
  5. You stole my money !
    He me of stealing his money.
  6. Dad, I fell in love with Martha.
    I that I had fallen in love with Martha.
  7. Please, go to the toy store with me.
    The child his mum to go to the toy store with him.
  8. I'm not going to go with you. I'm simply not going.
    He to go with him.
  9. I wish I had gone to the concert.
    I not having gone to the concert.
  10. Mum said to her daughter : "You cheated at the test"!
    Mum her daughter of cheating.