Vocabulary Exercise | Say, tell, talk or speak

Vocabulary Exercise | Say, tell, talk or speak

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Exercise 

Complete each sentence with the appropriate word:

1. I didn’t hear you. What did you ?
say
tell
talk

2. Paul and I  for three hours.
talked
told
said

3. I’m going to  to him about this.
talk
speak
les deux sont corrects

4. I’m going to  him the truth.
talk
tell
les deux sont corrects

5. She always knows the right thing to .
speak
talk
say

6. Don’t  to your mother in that tone!
speak
tell
say

7. I  her that I loved her.
told
said
spoke

8. She and I  all night.
told
les deux sont corrects
talked

9. Hi, this is Sam. We  on the phone last Tuesday.
told
said
spoke

10.   up! I can’t hear you!
Speak
Talk
Tell


ANSWERS

  1. I didn’t hear you. What did you say?
  2. Paul and I talked for three hours.
  3. les deux sont corrects
  4. I’m going to tell him the truth.
  5. She always knows the right thing to say.
  6. Don’t speak to your mother in that tone!
  7. told her that I loved her.
  8. She and I talked all night.
  9. Hi, this is Sam. We spoke on the phone last Tuesday.
  10. Speak up! I can’t hear you!

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