“You must believe that I didn’t know itwas stolen,” he said.He insisted he hadn’t known it had beenstolen.“I’ve never seen that man before,” he said.He claimed he had never seen that manbefore.“If you don’t leave, I’ll phone the police,”he said to me.He threatened to phone the police if Ididn’t leave.
“I’m not going to let you into my house,”he said to John.He refused to let John into his house.“No, I didn’t steal the money,” he said.He denied stealing/having stolen themoney.“Of course you can do it – just take partin the competition,” he said to me.He encouraged me to do it/to take part inthe competition.
“I’ll never do such a thing again,” he said.He promised never to do such a thingagain.“Give me all your money!” he said to me.He demanded that I (should) give him allmy money.“Remember to feed the cat before youleave,” he said to me.He reminded me to feed the cat before Ileft.
“Let’s go to the zoo, shall we?” he said.He suggested going to the zoo.“You should buy a burglar alarm,” he saidto me.He advised me to buy a burglar alarm.“If you bother Sally once more, I’ll phonethe police,” I said to him.I warned him that if he bothered Sallyonce more, I would phone the police.
“You stole my bike,” he said to Jim.He accused Jim of stealing his bike.“I’m sorry I broke the vase,” he said tome.He apologised for breaking my vase.“Yes, I broke the window,” he said.He admitted breaking the window.“They don’t pay me enough money,” hesaid.He complained that they didn’t pay himenough money.
“I’ve already called an ambulance,” shesaid to me.She informed me she had already called anambulance.“I am the fastest runner!” he said.He boasted about/of being the fastestrunner.He boasted that he was the fastestrunner.