Isabel: The flight is fully booked, so I won't be able to go to Barbados next week.
Sofie: If you _____ the ticket sooner, you'd have found a seat.
Shop Assistant: Can I help you?
Customer: Yes, I'd like to buy ____ trousers.
Assistant: That meeting was really difficult. What would you have done if you ____ in my position?
Manager: Oh, I think you managed it very well.
Emma: Have they finished interviewing for the manager's position yet?
Raf: No, but they _____ all the candidates by next Friday.
Manager: Where's Mr Davidson?
Assistant: Oh, he's _____ London today.
Student: Is it true that it took Bell and Watson ages to invent the telephone?
Teacher: Yes. When they finally succeeded, they _____ on it for about 30 years.
Andres: Did your town have a good market?
Katie: Yes. When I was young we _____ there every Saturday looking for bargains.
Liam: So, your Dad's got a laptop!
Cian: Yes, I bought it for him last year - until then he ______ a typewriter.
Pablo: In April next year I _____ here for ten years exactly.
Alison: Wow! It really doesn't seem that long.
Daughter: Mum, my computer is broken again. I really need a new one.
Mother: I ____ buy one if we had the money, but it's not possible right now.
Daughter: Everyone has arrived apart from Angela.
Mother: Don't worry, she phoned me this morning and said she ____ be a bit late.
Natalia: My new smartphone doesn't seem to work.
Katie: Oh dear! Perhaps you should take it ___ and ask for a refund.
Sara: I saw the photos from the film festival. Was that you with the actor from 'The Hobbit'?
Nail: Yes, it was! _____ did I imagine I would ever actually meet him.
Laura: Where ____ you last Tuesday? I tried to phone you.
Beatriz: Oh, I was visiting my grandmother. I didn't have my phone with me.
Wife: Advertising is a big business for musicians.
Husband: Yes, musicians ____ a lot of money for writing short pieces of music.
Daughter: Joanna has been really supportive. I'm so lucky to have her as a friend.
Mother: Yes. Just think - if you hadn't sat next to her in class at school, you ____ so close now.
Shop Assistant: Excuse me, please. Could I get past?
Customer: Oh, I'm sorry. I'm getting in the way, ____ I?
Josef: Why didn't you come to the cinema last week?
Chloe: I wanted to but I couldn't. I ____ studying for that test we had on Monday.
Son: Are you OK, Mum? You don't seem very relaxed.
Mother: I just wish I _____ an aisle seat so that I could get up and walk around more easily.
Sara: Why do you like running?
Isabel: Because it's ____ way to keep fit.
Andrew: Where _____ Alicia come from?
Martin: I think she's from the United States.
Wife: Have we got any cheese in the fridge?
Husband: No, we haven't. I'm ___ buy some this afternoon.
Student: I'm concerned about the chemical test results I've just had from the river.
Professor: It ____ be a good idea to check the acid levels as well then.
Mother: ____ you packed your suitcase yet? We're leaving early tomorrow morning.
Son: I'll do it later. It won't take long.
David: Did you see the headline this evening?
Nicola: Yes - the Prime Minister was _____ to resign today.
Amanda: It said on the news that the president also owns all the national newspapers.
Andrew: That ____ be right! I don't think that's true.
Victor: I'd love to go back in history to see how people lived hundreds of years ago.
Simon: Me too! If I _____ choose, I'd probably travel to ancient Rome.
Ameena: What colour are you going to paint the living room?
Charlotte: I ____ probably choose something bright, like yellow.
Mother: Where's that fish I bought? It was on the table.
Daughter: Oh no! The cat ____ it.
Pauline: I hear you got soaked on the golf course this morning.
Chris: Yes, I wish I ____ listened to the weather forecast.
Laura: I can't believe how talented this artist was.
Emily: I know, it's amazing. _____ he was almost 90 when he did them, his paintings are beautiful.
Rachel: This would be a lovely place to sit on a dry day.
Natasha: Yes, I know. I just wish the rain ______.
Son: Mum, I'd really like a guitar. Can I have one?
Mother: OK, but if we buy one you ____ have to practise playing it.
Receptionist: You _____ taken a taxi to the hotel since you arrived so late.
Customer: It was OK, actually. There was a direct bus service from the airport.
Nicola: I love this picture, but won't it cost a fortune?
Victor: No, it's just a copy. The original, ____ is a portrait of the artist's friend, sold for $4 million!
Katie: Is Charlotte at school today?
Laura: No, she ____. She's not well today.
Father: Are we ready to go?
Daughter: No, Mum can't find ___ hat.
Emma: What do you do after school?
Chloe: I see my friends. Do you visit people, too?
Emma: No, I ____ go out.
Katie: Would you like to go sightseeing or to the beach this afternoon?
Matthew: I don't mind, I'll let you decide.
Katie: OK, let's go sightseeing, ____ we?
Alex: I'd like to make a cake. ____ eggs have we got?
Andres: Three, I think. Let me check.
Ifrah: Which bus goes to the hospital?
Anton: ____ the 236. It stops outside.
Sophie: How long _____ married?
Ying Jong: Two years. I met my husband when I was working in New York.
Anna: That bird's on the garden table again. I think it's hungry.
Juliana: Yes, look! It ____ eat the bread we put there.
Stephen: The concert was fantastic yesterday. You ____ have come.
Yuuto: I know. I wanted to, but I had to work late.
Student: What's today's lesson going to be about?
Teacher: Today we're going to learn about a tribe _____ descendants live in Lima, the capital of Peru.
Anton: Has your son done well in his exams?
Phillip: Yes. Only once ____ he wasn't sufficiently prepared, but he can take that one again.
Julia: Do you like Brazilian coffee?
Mary: No I don't, because it's ____ strong.
Vicente: Did you see the weather forecast? It's going to be extremely hot this weekend.
Paul: I know, I can't believe it! It ____ since Monday.
Alicia: I'm going to the supermarket. Do you want anything?
Peter: Could you get ____ milk, please?
Anna: I like your new sofa.
Amanda: Thanks. It's _____ comfortable than the other one we had.
Lucas: Do you play the piano, Natasha?
Natasha: Well, I ____ play when I was younger, but I'm not sure I remember now.
Amirah: Do you like cats?
Chris: No, but there ____ lots of other animals I like.
Matthew: Would you like anything from the shop?
Alicia: Yes, I'd like one of _____ celebrity magazines, please.
Teacher: Tell me something about your parents, Lucas.
Student: My mother and father ____ both very tall.
Emma: What did you do at the weekend?
Nicole: I ____ tennis with my friend on Saturday.
Martina: What did the doctor say about your stomach pains?
Pamela: He asked me what I ____ for the last two days.
Client: I don't have much money - just enough to ______.
Accountant: Well, let me suggest a way of helping you save more.
David: Have you ____ that new film yet?
Susan: No, I haven't. We could go on Thursday if you like?
Ayla: That's a nice table, Sophie! Is it new?
Sophie: Oh no. it's my ____ old dining table.
Anna: Have you lived here a long time?
Stefan: Yes, over 40 years. I know _____ of people in this town.
Son: I had a bit of a stomach ache this morning.
Mother: Oh dear! Well, I did say you ____ eaten that chicken last night.
Andrew: I picked up some of that cat food you wanted.
Pedro: Oh good. Once _____ to these new cat biscuits, they won't want to go back to the other stuff.
Miriam: Are you coming to my party on Tuesday?
Ryan: I'm really sorry, but I ____ to take my daughter to the airport.
Karina: When do you want to play football?
Aniqa: I ____ to play tomorrow because I don't need to go to work.
Andrei: I want to buy some new shoes for the winter.
Shan: Well, I _____ looking for a new pair of boots for weeks, but I can't find anything I like.
Laura: How was the meeting?
Ricardo: It finished late because Victor didn't arrive until 5 pm. He told me he ____ been given the wrong directions.
Athlete: _____ hard I try, I can't run any faster.
Coach: You've improved a lot. I wouldn't worry about it.
Chris: I wish I could be with our cousins ....
Alison: Me too! By this time tomorrow they ___ on a Greek beach while we're revising for our history test.
Laura: That's a really beautiful painting. The colours are so vivid.
Jeremy: Yes, it's amazing to think it was lost for years and ____.
Amanda: They've just announced that our train has been delayed.
Laura: That's annoying. We _____ have rushed to get here after all.
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