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Exercise The Cat and the Mouse – Part 1

Complete the conditional sentences (type I, II and III)

  1. Once upon a time the cat bit the mouse's tail off. Give me back my tail, said the mouse. And the cat said, Well, I (give) you back your tail if you fetched me some milk. But that's impossible to do for a little mouse like you.
  2. The mouse, however, went to the cow. The cat (give / only) me back my tail if I fetch her some milk.
  3. And the cow said, Well, I would give you milk if you (get) me some hay. But that's impossible to do for a little mouse like you.
  4. The mouse, however, went to the farmer. The cat will only give me back my tail if the cow (give) me some milk. And the cow (only / give) me milk if I get her some hay.
  5. And the farmer said, Well, I would give you hay if you (bring) me some meat. But that's impossible to do for a little mouse like you.
  6. The mouse, however, went to the butcher. The cat will only give me back my tail if the cow (give) me milk. And the cow will only give me milk if she (get) some hay. And the farmer (only / give) me hay if I get him some meat.
  7. And the butcher said, Well, I would give you meat if you (make) the baker bake me a bread. But that's impossible to do for a little mouse like you.

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