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PAST SIMPLE, PAST CONTINUOUS, PRESENT PERFECT, PAST PERFECT, ,WILL, BE GOING

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TO, FUTURE PERFECT SIMPLE AND FUTURE CONTINUOUS.


Choose the correct answer.
By the time they came to arrest him, he already escaped / had already escaped.
The tomatoes began to grow soon after we planted / had planted them.
I was sorry that I was / had been so impatient earlier.
We had finished / finished the job, so we cleaned up.
Her parents had left before she woke up / had woken up.
Nigel went home because he forgot / had forgotten his books.
Carla had never seen a carnival until she visited / had visited Brazil.
The last train had left by the time she reached / had reached the station.

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Complete the sentences with the verbs in brackets. Use the past simple or the past perfect.
Fishermen _________________ (rescue) the passengers after their ship _________________.
He _________________ (not save) any money before he _________________ (retire).
We _________________ (not believe) that the child _________________ (walk) so far by himself.
When I went to the car par, I _________________ (see) that someone _________________ (steal) my car.
_________________ you _________________ (make) and appointment before you _________________

(go) to see her?


6. They _________________ (already get off) the bus when they _________________ (realise) they were in
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7. Maggie _________________ (be) upset because she _________________ (lose) her earrings.
8. Ben _________________ (not pass) the exam because he _________________ (not prepare).
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Write sentences using the words below. Use the past simple, past continuous or past perfect simple.
Laura / fall asleep / she / watch TV / while
Elizabeth / recognise Andrew / she / meet him / at a party / because
They / drive to the airport / their car / break down / when
The show / begin / we / arrive / by the time
David / read the newspaper / his children / go to bed / after
As / I / leave the house / our dog / run out of the door
He / pack / his bags / leave / the house / and
They / catch / the spy / he / enter / enemy territory / after
Complete the passage with the verbs in brackets. Use the past simple, past continuous or past perfect
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5. Complete the sentences


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Use the present perfect or
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_________________ (have) his first tennis lesson when he was three.


_________________ it _________________ (rain) a lot this year?
_________________ you _________________ (see) any good matches lately?
Pistorius _________________ (struggle) to get into the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
I _________________ (explain) this to you several times.
_________________ it _________________ (rain) last night?
We _________________ (not order) our meal yet.
Gemma Mengual _________________ (love) synchronized swimming since she was a child.

6. Complete each sentence with a suitable verb below. Use the past simple or present perfect.
win not give meet visit not play fly hear write
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We _________________ Michael his presents yet.


The basketball player _________________ two awards since he joined the team.
We _________________ tennis this morning because it was raining.
_________________ Marian ever _________________ in a plane?
I _________________ just _________________ an interesting person.
My grandfather _________________ Chine when he was a young man.
They _________________ already _________________ about the accident on the news.
_________________ John Lennon _________________ most of the Beatles songs?

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future simple or be going to.


You havent worked hard enough for this exam. You _________________ (not pass).
Im sure you _________________ (enjoy) the trip.
The bus to London _________________ (leave) at 10.30 pm.
_________________ you _________________ (come) to the party tonight?
The child looks tire. He _________________ (fall asleep soon).
Do you want to come to the shops? Good idea! I _________________ (call) Dylan and ask him to come,
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Choose the correct answer.


Will you have waited / Will you be waiting for us when we arrive at the station?
Youll have spent / Youll be spending all your money by the end of your trip.
Sara has almost finished her studies. Next year shell have worked / shell be working full-time.
Dont call me at 9.00. Ill be sleeping / Ill have slept.
I hope that by next year, Ill have saved / Ill be saving enough money for a car.
Theyll be eating / Theyll have eaten all the food by the time we arrive.

10. Complete the passage with the verbs in brackets. Use future tenses.
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