T057 - Past or past perfect simple

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Complete the sentences with the correct form of the verb. Use PAST or PAST PERFECT Tense simple.

  1. Tim (GO) to bed early last night because he (NOT SLEEP) well the night before.
  2. After putting the letters into the mailbox Mary (REALIZE) that she (NOT PUT) a stamp on them.
  3. When I (ARRIVE) Jack (ALREADY GO) home.
  4. After dinner I (SERVE) the dessert that I (PREPARE) the afternoon before.
  5. When I (LEAVE) they (STILL NOT FIND) my luggage.
  6. I (NOT KNOW) that Jonathon (LIVE) in Austin before he moved here.
  7. After Jerry (DO) his homework, he (GO) out to play with his friends.
  8. I was surprised to find out that he (BE) in Italy a week before his mother (COME).