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Exercise: say and tell 1.

Exercise on the use of say and tell.

Fill in the spaces with a form of the verbs say or tell. You will need to change the form of the verb.

He                his mother to stay at home.


1) I want to him to leave me alone.

2) Mary she has lost her purse.

3) I've him a thousand times to tidy his bedroom.

4) Can you me what day it is today, please?

5) He likes to everybody he's twenty-one.

6) "I'm going for a beer?", he . And he left the house.

7) What I'm is the streets aren't safe any more.

8) Please us everything you know.

9) I'll you when I get there.

10) Stop you like my mother-in-law. It's not true!



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1) tell

2) says / said

3) told

4) tell

5) tell

6) said

7) saying

8) tell

9) tell

10) saying


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