GYG Day 37. Tuesday Teaser: Get the gaps right.

This is an informal mail with gaps. Fill in the gaps with the correct form/tense of the verbs in brackets

Dear Mick.

Cheers for the mail. Sorry (1) I …………………… (not/get) back to you earlier but I only (2) …………………… (come) back off my holidays yesterday.

I’m sure you (3) …………………… (appreciate) that I (4) …………………… (be snowed under) with work right now.  So (5) I …………………… (not/get around) to reading through the proposal in the few next days.

(6) I …………………… (promise), (7) I …………………… (get) back to you on that a.s.a.p. Just (8) …………………… (want) to let you know that (9) I …………………… (be) on to it. Please (10) …………………… (bear) with me.

Cheers

Dave.

cheers (Danke ), to get back to sb (auf jdn/etw zurückkommen), to appreciate sth/sb (hier: Verständnis für etw haben), to be snowed under (mit Arbeit zugeschüttet sein), to get around to doing sth (dazu kommen, etw zu tun), proposal (hier: Angebot), to be on to sth (etw klar erkennen), to bear with sb (Geduld haben mit).

Answers template.

1) …..  2) …. .  3)…. .  4) …..  5) ……  6) ……  7) ……  8) ….  9) …..  10) ……

Answers

1) didn’t get  2) came 3) appreciate  4) I’m snowed under  5) won’t get around 6) promise 7) I’ll get 8) wanted  9)  I’m  10) bear

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