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Reporting Verbs Quiz


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“Would you like me to give you a lift to the station?” said Harry. (offer)

A. Harry offered to give me a lift to the station.

B. Harry offered me to give a lift to the station.

C. Harry offered giving me a lift to the station.


“You’re not allowed to use the computer anymore.”

A. We forbade our kids to use the computer.

B. We forbade our kids from using the computer.

C. We forbade using the computer to our kids.


“No, I won´t help you,” Alex said. (refuse)

A. Alex refused helping me.

B. Alex refused help me.

C. Alex refused to help me.


“Would you like me to give you a lift to the station?” said Harry. (offer)

A. Harry offered to give me a lift to the station.

B. Harry offered giving me a lift to the station.


“I didn´t take your bike!” the boy said. (deny)

A. The boy denied to have taken my bike.

B. The boy denied to take my bike.

C. The boy denied having taken my bike.


“This is a really good book, you should read it”

A. Gill recommended us to read the book.

B. Gill recommended reading the book.

C. Gill recommended to read the book.


“Why don´t we go out for a walk?” she said. (suggest)

A. She suggested going out for a walk.

B. She suggested to go out for a walk.

C. She suggested me to go out for a walk.


“Yes, I lied,” Eve said. (admit)

A. Eve admitted to lie.

B. Eve admitted to have lied.

C. Eve admitted to lying/ having lied.


She recommended ______ tickets for the concert.

A. to buy

B. buying


“Why don´t we go out for a walk?” she said. (suggest)

A. She suggested going out for a walk.

B. She suggested to go out for a walk.


“I will find a way to reduce pollution,” said the minister. (promise)

A. The minister promised to reduce pollution

B. The minister promised reducing pollution


What about if we meet on Wednesday?

A. She suggested meeting on Wednesday.

B. She suggested to meet on Wednesday.

C. She suggested me to meet on Wednesday.


“Shall we buy a solar panel for the roof`?” asked Mike. (suggest)

A. Mike suggested to buy a solar panel for the roof.

B. Mike suggested me to buy a solar panel for the roof.

C. Mike suggested buying a solar panel for the roof.


“I think you should go to the dentist” Julie said to Tom.

A. Julie advised to go to the dentist.

B. Julie advised going to the dentist.


“Don´t forget to turn off the computer before you leave the office!” said Melissa. (remind)

A. Melissa reminded turning off the computer before leaving the office.

B. Melissa reminded to turn off the computer before leaving the office.

C. Melissa reminded me to turn off the computer before leaving the office.


“I must see the manager!” shouted the angry customer.  (demand)

A. The angry customer demanded to see the manager.

B. The angry customer demanded seeing the manager.

C. The angry customer demanded us to see the manager.


“The local council says that we should recycle glass and plastic,” said Mary. (advised)

A. Mary said that the local council advised to recycle glass and plastic.

B. Mary said that the local council advised us to recycle glass and plastic.

C. Mary said that the local council advised recycling glass and plastic.


“I must make the kids something to eat,” she said. (insist)

A. She insisted to make the kids something to eat.

B. She insisted making the kids something to eat.

C. She insisted on making the kids something to eat.


The dentist said, “I think you should use a different toothbrush”.

A. The dentist recommended using a different toothbrush.

B. The dentist recommended me a different toothbrush.

C. The dentist recommended to use a different toothbrush.


“I’ll go to France on holiday” said John.

A. John decided going to France on holiday.

B. John decided to go to France on holiday.

C. John denied going to France on holiday.


“I am sorry I tore your trousers,” said Joseph. (apologise)

A. Joseph apologised about tearing my trousers.

B. Joseph apologised to having torn my trousers.

C. Joseph apologised for tearing my trousers.


“Go on, enter the race,” his mum said. (encourage)

A. His mum encouraged him to enter the race.

B. His mum encouraged to enter him the race.

C. His mum encouraged him entering the race.


His boss ________ a holiday

A. suggested to take

B. suggested taking


“You stole my purse,” she said. (accuse)

A. She accused me with stealing her purse.

B. She accused me of stealing her purse.

C. She accused me on stealing her purse.


“Yes, I will let you borrow my car,” he said. (agree)

A. He agreed me to borrow his car.

B. He agreed to let me borrow his car.

C. He agreed borrowing his car.




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