Fill in the blank in the sentence below with the words or phrases from the box. (You may not know the meaning of all the words. Look such words up in a dictionary, or ask your teacher.)
I started early to be on time, but I was ______. There was a traffic jam!
out of luck
true to his word
between you and me
I started early to be on time, but I was out of luck. There was a traffic jam!