17 febrero, 2009

A little bit of grammar with U2 & Bruce Springsteen



Complete the song.

1. (climb) => present perfect
2. (high) => superlative
3. (run) => present perfect

I ________________ (1) the (2)___________ mountain
I ______________ (3) through the fields
Only to be with you (x 2)

4. (run) => present perfect
5. (crawl) => present perfect
6. (scale) => present perfect
7. (this) => plural

I ________________(4), I _______________ (5)
I _________________(6) __________(7) city walls
____________(7) city walls
Only to be with you

8. (find) => pres. perfect - neg
9. (I/look for) => pres. cont.

But I still _______________(8) what ______________(9) for

10. (kiss) => pres. perfect
11. (speak) => pres. perfect
12. (hold) => pres. perfect
13. (hot) => the opposite

I ____________________(10) honey lips
Felt the healing in her fingertips
It burned like fire
This burning desire
I ____________________(11) with the tongue of angels
I ____________________(12) the hand of a devil
It was warm in the night
I was ___________ (13) as a stone

But I still ...

14. (believe) => present simple
15. (bleed) => future
16. (run) => pres. continuous

I _____________(14) in the kingdom come
Then all the colors ____________(15) into one
Bleed into one
Well, yes, I'___ still ____________(16) .

17. (break) => past simple
18. (loose) => past simple
19. (carry) => past simple
20. (know) => present simple
21. (believe) => present simple

You ____________ (17) the bonds and you
________________ (18) the chains
________________ (19) the cross
And all my shame
All my shame
You ______________ (20)I ________________ (21) it 

But I still ...


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