REPORTING VERBS [****]

Choose the correct answers to show that you understand the verbs in italics.

a) You announce . [results / an advert / reasons / money]

b) You complain that a cat is . [exotic / mistreated / black / lovely]

c) You admit a . [mistake / prize / person / pizza]

d) You explain the . [winner / animals / problem / computer]

e) You shout when you are . [sleeping / ashamed / careful / furious]

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Match the beginnings of each pair of sentences to their correct endings.

A) The city agreed plans to build a new animal shelter.
B) The city anounced to build a new animal shelter.
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A) The vet explained to John that not all snakebites were dangerous.
B) The vet warned John that some snakebites were dangerous.
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A) Susy mentioned not to be late.
B) Susy promised that she would probably be late.

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Complete the sentences with the words in the box.

warned * admitted * mentioned * shouted * complained

a) Marge that her dog had destroyed the neighbour's flowers.

b) The vet Jill not to feed her fish more than once a day.

c) John's father about the mess that the dog had made.

d) Henry at the boy who was throwing rocks at a cat.

e) Joanna that she had met Dan the day before.

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