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1. It ... Sunday evening.
was
were
be

2. Everybody looked tired and wanted to go ... home.
-
at
to

3. Mr. Candy locked the door and ... outside.
went
goed
goes

4. The weather ... fine.
were
was
be

5.  ... sun was shining brightly in the cloudless sky.
A
-
The

6. He decided to go ... home on foot.
at
-
over

7. The house he lived in was not far ... and soon he was there.
away
off
about

8. ... door was blocked by the police.
Mr. Candy
Mr. Candys
Mr. Candys

9. No matter how ... , he couldnt get in.
he tried hard
hard he tried
tried he hard

10. It wasnt really funny because Mr. Candy ... a date that night.
had
has
have

11. He felt ... bit nervous.
a
the
-

12. Then he suddenly ... to see his father.
wants
wanted
want

13. His father calmed him ... .
away
down
off

14. Mr. Candy realized that everything what ... wasnt really important.
happened
had happened
happens

15. Things ... happen, he thought.
do
does
did

16. When he next morning, he felt as good as never.
waked up
woke up
wakes up

17. He made up his mind to start a new .
leaf
loaf
life

18. Mr. Candy was sure that his life ... change greatly soon.
will
would
shall

19. An interesting story happened ... my friends last year.
to
with
on

20. ... painting disappeared from my friends house.
The
A
-

21. Let me explain how the situation ... .
came about
come about
came on

22. Somebody stole the picture, that ... in town the day before.
arrived
did arrive
had arrived

23. It was ... heavy to hang on the wall and was left on the floor of the hall.
too
to
two

24. ... wanted to go to the restaurant, so all stayed to have dinner at home.
Nothing
Nobody
Everybody

25. The dinner smelled ... good.
-
of
to

26. All Jim ... that day was a sandwich.
eats
had eaten
eated

27. What do you think ... your new painting? asked Bob.
of
at
by

28. Oh, it is extremely expensive and beautiful, ... Jim.
said
told
spoke

29. After dinner he wanted ... the painting but found nothing in the hall.
to have look at
to have a look at
to have a look on

30. We didnt believe him at first, but ... he said was quite true.
what
which
that

31. The sudden noise ... .
made everybody jump
made everybody to jump
made everybody jumped

32. It was Rachel ... arrived.
which
that
who

33. Why did she always ... to see Jim at the worst possible moment?
come
came
comes

34. ... at the fact that the painting had disappeared, Rachel couldnt say a word.
Feeling astonish
Feel astonished
Feeling astonished

35. The thief was thought to have escaped by climbing ... the wall.
by
off
over

36. In the morning Rachel persuaded me to play ... tennis.
with
-
in

37. The match was abandoned after ... .
half an hour
half of an hour
the half an hour

38. Nobody felt ... after what had happened.
at the ease
at ease
with ease

39. The next day I ... to a woman outside the house.
heard a man talked
heard a man to talk
heard a man talking

40. I ... the womans voice at once no doubt, it was Rachel.
realized
understood
recognized

41. I was about to ... my chair during the talk.
fall off
fall out of
fall from

42. Rachel ... the painting and was ready to sell it at a fabulous price.
had stolen
stole
is stolen

43. When I told everybody about it, she ... a terrible look as if she wanted to kill me at the moment.
gave to me
gave me
gave at me

44. Sorry, I meant to tell you that I ... take the painting for a while, but I forgot.
will
should
would

45. Such stupid ... we heard that we were shocked.
the lie was
was the lie
be the lie

46. This was the first time Jim ... her real nature.
saw
seen
was seeing

47. She ... out of the house and disappeared in the wood.
had rushed
rushing
rushed

48. By the time we got to Rachels hotel, she ... .
booked away
had booked out
booked out

49. We couldnt ... how well she managed to get off with the punishment.
get over
get away
get out

50. Suffice it to say that she never ... and returned the painting.
came in
came over
came up