T101 - The Wrong Person

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!

Read Tom's story and fill in the correct forms of the verbs in brackets . Use PAST TENSE (Simple and Continuous)

Something funny happened to me while I home yesterday (COME). It (RAIN) so I (TAKE) the bus. I (SIT) down on a seat in the middle of the bus. The boy who (SIT) next to me was about my age. He acted as if he (KNOW) me.

Ben Hi ! I'm Ben . Do you remember me ? We (MEET) at the football match last Saturday .
Me Sorry , but I (NOT GO) to a football match last Saturday !
Ben Well, you weren't in the crowd, that's true. You (PLAY) and I (PLAY) for the opposite team. I (RUN) down the line with the ball and you (MANAGE) to take it away from me. You (GET) past three of our players and (KICK) the ball into the net from twenty metres.
Me Look, you've got the wrong person . I (NOT PLAY) football last Saturday afternoon. My brother and I (TAKE) part in a sailing event off the coast.
Ben OK, whatever you say . I must have got the wrong person.

He (MOVE) to another seat. Obviously, he (NOT BELIEVE) me ! I must have a double somewhere.