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15 sentences 3 situations Modal verbs of probability and deduction

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As each and every us is individual it is not always possible to agree on the same modal verb in each situation. For this reason the modal has already been given. You are to form the proper tense of the verb.
                                                                         

1.      He is wearing prison robes.
a. He must   (escape) from prison.
b. He might  (act) a criminal in a movie.
c. These could   (be) the only clothes he has.
d. A prisoner might  (rob) him taking away his suit and Ferrari.
e. He might  (wear) his favorite pajamas.                                                                                                              

                          2.      He is running away very fast.
a. He must  (see) a tiger.
b. He could  (jog).
c. He could  (have) quarrel with his wife.
d. He might  (run) to catch a plane.
e. He may  (try) to get warm this way.
 

                       3.      She has cast.
a. She must  (break) her leg.
b. She may  (pretend) to be ill to skip her work.
c. It might  (be) latest fashion.
d. She could   (sprinkle) her ankle.
e. She might  (try) out clutches.