Solutions for: App 308 / Language in Use - Crime Stories

Practise using your English language skills!
Last night I ______ to the cinema with my friends.

Solution:
went
After the movie ______ ended, I walked home with my friends.

Solution:
had
We were walking ______ down the street when my friend Sue suggested to get some dinner from the Chippy.

Solution:
slowly
You have enough change, ______ you? Sue asked.

Solution:
haven't
I could not find my purse ______ much I looked in my bag.

Solution:
however
Somebody must have ______ it when we were in the cinema!

Solution:
stolen
Oh, I should have kept the bag on my lap, I blamed ______ of course.

Solution:
myself
Let's go to the police station! Sue suggested ______ go to the police station.

Solution:
to
I ______ never been a victim of crime before, so I felt really bad.

Solution:
have
At the police station the police officer on duty asked me if I ______ to report the incident.

Solution:
wanted
The police officer asked me lots of questions and I answered ______.

Solution:
patiently
If I only had kept the bag on my lap that would not have __________!

Solution:
happened
There is not much chance you will receive your purse back __________ if we do find it, we'll give you a call!

Solution:
although
A week later I ______ a phone call from the police. They told me the culprit had to come before court for theft.

Solution:
received
Luckily, I ______ not have to testify at court yesterday, as he admitted to all cases of theft.

Solution:
did
Sue: Did you get your purse back? Sue asked ______ I got my purse back. Yes, I did!

Solution:
if