T041-English Tenses

Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!

Fill in the correct form of the verb in ().

  1. I that for years. (KNOW)
  2. my brother? - I for him four some time now but I him yet. ( YOU SEE, LOOK, NOT FIND)
  3. You a motorcycle one day, just wait (GET)
  4. He was very poor when he (DIE).
  5. We here for six weeks and it yet (BE, NOT RAIN)
  6. The accident three days ago (HAPPEN)
  7. I any work yet, so I tonight. (NOT WORK, MUST WORK)
  8. Mr Smith here any more? - No, he a year ago (NOT LIVE, MOVE)
  9. Mary yesterday evening. You still up. her? (COME, BE, YOU SEE)
  10. to the dance with us ? - Everybody you know will be there. (YOU COME)


  1. He usually football on Saturday nights. (PLAY)
  2. Joe a degree in 1977 after he at the university for over 5 years. (GET, STUDY)
  3. My uncle interested in football for many years, but he since his time in high school (BE, NOT PLAY)
  4. a good English roast beef sandwich? (YOU EVER TRY)
  5. Listen! - Our neighbour the piano (PLAY).
  6. I can go now. I my work (JUST FINISH).
  7. They each other for only three weeks but they want to get married next Saturday. (KNOW)
  8. How that scar? - I it in a car accident a year ago. (YOU GET, GET)