The Adventures of Rick Mansworth
CHRISTMAS VERB TENSES
el texto sobre Rick y pon los verbos en la forma correcta.
Santa Claus was dead and Rick knew who
(kill) him, but he needed proof.
(shine) brightly as Rick
(walk) down the steps of the
plane. He (smile) at the pretty young flight attendant and
her phone number. She (smile) back and
(refuse). Rick was in
Tripoli. It was December 18th, one week before Christmas.
He (walk) through customs with a bottle of Jack Daniels and 600 Malboro under his arm when he
(see) The Fat Man who was wearing a white
suit, white tie with a white shirt and a white hat. He looked dirty in spite of
The Fat Man was famous in Tripoli. He (know) as Mr. Ten Percent, and
he could get anything illegal-for the right price; guns, drugs, girls, Eminem
‘Rick’, said The Fat Man, ‘It’ (be) a long time. Welcome back to Tripoli.’
‘Hi Fats’, said Rick, ‘What you
you (wait) for a
suitcase of Cocaine?’
‘He He He, Rick, always joking. I see you (not lose) your sense of
humour. Come with me my friend, my car is outside and there’s someone who
(want) to meet you.
Rick wasn’t stupid. The Fat Man knew all the criminals, thieves, prostitutes and
politicians in Tripoli. He (get) into The Fat Man’s Ford Fiesta. It
(smell) of beer and cigarette smoke. Arabic music
(play) on the radio
as they (leave) the airport.
‘So where are we going Fats?’ asked Rick, ‘We’ (drive) for
nearly an hour.’
The Fat Man (not answer). They had left the city and
(drive) through Libya’s brown countryside.
The Ford Fiesta (stop) outside a cave. Two men
outside, smoking. They (hold) Kalachnikov semi-automatic rifles.
Rick smelled danger and (light) a cigarette.
The cave (be) comfortable inside. There
(be) Persian rugs on the
floor, electric lamps from Bloomingdale’s, sofas from Harrods and a selection of
paintings from the ‘El Corte Ingles’ Christmas Collection.
Suddenly Rick (see) a tall man walking towards him from the back of the
cave. He (have) a long beard and a white cloth on his head. The Fat Man
‘Rick, may I introduce the world’s most wanted man, Mysummer-bin-London.’
To Be Continued...
Follow the exciting adventures of Rick Mansworth-Private Dick-only at ‘La Mansión Del Inglés’
Proof = pruebas In spite
of = a pesar de Guns = armas
Thieves = ladrones Cave = cueva Rugs = alfombras
To step = dar un paso