Advanced Past Continuous accusations game

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Accuse your partner of doing one of the things below while you could see them (but they couldn’t see you)

making an “angry gesture” (= a rude gesture, e.g. middle finger or V sign)

cutting down a clump of trees in a park

rubbing at a dark patch on your boss’s jacket

driving with your head through the sunroof

parking at a taxi rank/ on a slip road

walking round a deserted supermarket car park

swerving around on an empty road

overtaking a police car at 100 mph

speeding off from a crash you caused

flashing every car that passed you

chasing a rabbit around a park

wearing a Puffa jacket/ a woolly jumper on the beach in August

scowling at someone on the bus in an intimidating manner

using a camping stove in a train carriage

grabbing an old lady’s handbag

knocking someone off their bike

glaring at someone on another table in the pub

installing a surveillance camera in the women’s WC

blindfolding your husband/ wife

being reprimanded by your boss

wearing your boss’s specs

hiding the zapper under a sofa cushion

giving a ciggie to a 12 year old child

ripping up a pickie

sitting just 30 cms from the telly

picking a sarnie off the floor and brushing it off

putting a weird doodah/ thingummyjig into your mouth/ ear

buying drinks for a sozzled teenager

answering the call of nature by the side of a road

whistling a joyful ditty during a business meeting

stamping out a cigarette on the lift floor

sharing out a whole bag of 100 dollar bills

winking at your teacher

sniffing someone else’s armpit

peeking through a keyhole

looking at a block of flats through binoculars/ a telescope

putting something prickly/ sharp on your boss’s chair

stroking a colleague’s hair

throwing up outside the school

looking at some “adult entertainment”

talking to a streetwalker

Useful language

That doesn’t seem like a good enough reason to me

Why (on earth) were you doing that (in that place/ at that time/ in that way)?

I was passing by and…/ from the other side of the road/ from a bus


PDF for easy saving and printing: Landmark Advanced Past Continuous accusations

Related pages

Past Continuous page

Landmark Advanced page

The accusations game (TEFLtastic classics Part 15)

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