Our House (Madness)

Listen to this famous song from the British group Madness and complete the blanks with the verbs in the correct form. Solutions on the comment below:

sigh       send       get      remember      play     miss         see       hang         wear           waste          keep       come          say       iron          slow down

Father ………………. his Sunday best

Mother’s tired- she needs a rest.

The kids are ………………. up downstairs.

Sister’s ………………. in her sleep.

Brother’s got a date to ……………….,

He can’t ………………. around.

Our house in the middle of our street.

Our house in the middle of our street.

Our house it has a crowd

There’s always something happening

And it’s usually quite loud

Our mum she’s so house-proud

Nothing ever ……… her ……. and a mess is not allowed

Chorus

Father ………………. up late for work.

Mother has to ………………. his shirt.

Then she ………………. the kids to school,

………………. them off with a small kiss

She’s the one they’re going to ……………….

In lots of ways.

I ………………. way back then

When everything was true.

And when we would have

Such a very good time,

Such a fine time, such a funny time

And I remember how we’d play,

Simply ……………….the day away.

Then we’d ………………. nothing

Would ………………. between us.

Two dreamers.

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One response to “Our House (Madness)

  1. notdoubledutch

    Solution to the exercise:
    wears/ playing / sighing / keep / hang / slows her down / gets / iron / sends / sees / miss / remember / waste / say / come

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