T110 Past and Past Perfect Tense

Gap-fill exercise

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Complete the sentences with the correct form of the verb, Use PAST TENSE (simple and continuous) and PAST PERFECT TENSE (simple).

  1. They were good friends . They each other for quite a long time (KNOW).
  2. When we arrived at the party everybody (DANCE)
  3. After the referee the whistle the players began playing (BLOW)
  4. After the orchestra had finished the concert they standing ovations (RECEIVE)
  5. at you when I phoned ? (SHE LOOK)
  6. There an accident before we got there (BE).
  7. He in the garden all day yesterday (WORK)
  8. The letter only a few minutes after she had left (COME)
  9. Before we played in the playground we our homework (DO)
  10. When my sister called yesterday I up my son's room (CLEAN)
  11. The hikers in the tent when the guide got back (SLEEP)
  12. All the journalists the paper when I entered (READ)
  13. By the time I met him he his studies (ALREADY FINISH)
  14. Nobody knew where she (GO)
  15. She better after she had taken some medicine (FEEL)
  16. I saw the soldiers as they over the bridge (MARCH)