Read the text and choose the
correct word – A, B or C.
Lucy Partridge, 47, who lives alone 1 ……
18 Station Road, Middletown, awoke
at 3 a.m. on Sunday and saw a tall man 2
……. in her room.
jumped out of 3 …….. and threw a
chair 4 ……. him as he ran down the
stairs. She ran to the bedroom window, opened it, and threw another chair as he
was getting out of a downstairs window by which he 5 ……..
he ran down the street, Miss Partridge stood at her bedroom window and shouted
for help. Neighbours phoned for the police. Every room in the house had been
entered, and £ 100 in noted and a gold watch 6 ……..
dogs were used, but the man 7 ……..
8 Choose the title for the article which fits
best (the newspaper with the article is not a tabloid):
A in; ` B at;
`` C near
A stood; ` B to stand; `` C standing
A bed; ` B the bed; `` C a bed
A to; ` B at; `` C
A entered; ` B had entered; ` C had been
missing; B was missing; C were missed
A was caught; B
was not caught; C had not been caught
A Threw Chairs at Burglar
B Chair-Loving Burglar
C Can Partridge Be Brave?