|As usual, she [open] the door of the garage before he [come in]. That way, she thought, he [not have] to get out of the car. She [hear] him as he [turn] round the corner. There he is. He [always be] on time, she told the goldfish.|
She [prepare] supper for about half an hour when he [come] into the kitchen. Although she could read the answer on his smiling face, she [ask] : How was your day ? and [kiss] him. Not bad, not bad, he [reply]. What about you ? Without listening to the answer, he [go] into his study and started working.
Twenty minutes later, the table was laid and dinner was ready. [Like you] some wine ?, he [ask]. No, not today, thanks. I [get] a headache. Obviously, he [enjoy] the meal.
- What [do we] tonight ? On Thursdays, we usually [not go] out.
- We could watch a film on TV, he [suggest]. Is there anything good on ?
- Yes, Bravehearts on tonight : thats supposed to be good.
- What is it about?
- It is the story of a Scottish rebel who [fight] for the independence of Scotland in the 16th or 17th century, but he was betrayed by his own friends.
- Sounds good, but I [have] to do a bit of work first, he said, putting the plates in the dishwasher. What time is the film on?
- At 8.00, but it never [start] before a quarter past.
- Well, I [try] to be ready. [Mind you] if I [go]) now ?
on the sofa thinking. He (work)
.. now. I (not know)
. what to do The film (start)
. at about 8.15. I know, I (do) some ironing
.. . She could have done it the day before, but they (be)
to the hospital to see a friend who (have)
When he (come)
.. back into the room , she (sleep)
. . He (put)
a blanket over her shoulders and (turn on)
.. the TV. She must have had a hard day, but I (not let)
. her sleep for long, or she (not sleep)
during the night.
Two hours later, they (wake up)
. with a start. They could see Mel Gibson screaming FREEDOM . I am afraid we have been sleeping he said. (have we)
. a drink ?