Directions: Read the
description of the situations. Then add an alternative word for
1. Situation: Donald is
really happy because he had the winning lottery ticket.
Donald said, "I won. I
have the winning ticket."
2. Situation: George is really
angry because his secretary threw out an envelope containing checks from
George said, "Marcia.
Where is the envelope with this week's checks? You threw them out."
3. Situation: Charlie and Sally
are sitting on a crowded bus. Charlie doesn't want anyone to hear what he
said to Sally.
Charlie said, "Sally, I love
4. The old lady was home
and she saw a strange person come into her house. She was very scared and
The old lady said, "Get out
of my house."
5. Your boss blamed you for
all of the company's problems. You know it is not your fault and you want
to firmly but politely say that it is not your fault.
I said, "It is not my fault
this company is managed so poorly."
6.) Your classmate doesn't
understand what the teacher said.
My friend asked, "What does
'break a leg' mean?"