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In these sentences you have to choose one of the verbs of speech. Then click the check button to see if you are right.

1. Have you got a few minutes? I'd like to ____ to you about something important.
say
speak
discuss
tell

2. Every evening I have to ____ my son a story or he won't go to sleep.
speak
say
tell
talk

3. You don't have to ____. I can hear you perfectly well.
call
whisper
chat
shout

4. Martina ____ that she wants to come with us on holiday.
speaks
tells
says
talks

5. Shh! The children are asleep so you have to ____.
whisper
chat
speak up
talk down



6. Can you ____ the children? It's time for dinner.
shout
call
say
speak

7. I went to the school to ____ my son's work with his teacher.
speak
chat
talk
discuss

8. Thank you for coming here today. First I'd like to ____ a few words about my new wife.
tell
talk
say
call

9. Don't ____ me stupid! You should have more respect.
call
tell
shout
say

10. I met my old friend from university yesterday. We had lunch together and ____ about old times.
discussed
told
said
chatted


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