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I ______ speak Italian really well when I lived in Venice.
managed to
It was quite difficult but I ______ get it all done.
couldn't
It was very frustrating. I ______ make her understand what I wanted.
could
He ______ walk when he was only 8 months old.
managed to
For once, I ______ get up early today. It was an effort!
managed to
I missed the last train but I ______ get a taxi.
could
I ______ do the Times crossword ten years ago but I can't nowadays. I'm getting too old!
couldn't
I looked everywhere but I ______ find it.
managed to
There were very few seats left but I ______ get us two tickets.
could
I ______ run much faster when I was 20.
couldn't
I would have liked to have gone but I ______ get a ticket.
couldn't
I ______ see what was wrong with what I had put but I kept getting an error message.
could
I ______ read when I was only four.
managed to
I don't speak much Russian but I ______ make the taxi driver understand where I wanted to go.
could
I asked Tom if he ______ help.
manage to
How on earth did you ______ find it? It's just what I wanted.
couldn't
Sorry I'm late. I ______ start my car.
could
When I was young, I ______ run fast but now I cannot.
couldn't
I ______ find the correct answer anywhere.
managed to
In spite of his broken arm, he ______ come into the office for the meeting.
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