Elementary Grammar Exercise

Past Tense - Set:9 Negative Simple Past

 Question
Exercise: select the correct past forms to complete sentences.


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1. When I __ , they __ at home.
Exercisearrive - weren't be

Exercisearrove - didn't be

Exercisearrived - weren't

2. They __ the kids from their terrace.
Exercisedidn't see

Exercisedon't saw

Exercisedidn't seen

3. __ my letter last week?
ExerciseWere you receive

ExerciseDid you receive

ExerciseDid you received

4. When __ the group?
Exercisedid you meet

Exercisedid you met

Exerciseyou met

5. I __ the cup! It __ them!
Exercisedon't broke - were

Exercisewasn't break - been

Exercisedidn't break - was

6. Jack __ down from the tree and he __ his leg.
Exercisefalled - injured

Exercisefell - injured

Exercisefallen - injurd

7. They __ the truth because they __ your reaction.
Exercisenot told - feared

Exercisedidn't tell - feared

Exercisedidn't told - feared

8. They __ their homework last night and they __ time to play computer games.
Exercisedid didn't - have

Exercisedo not - have

Exercisedoing - hadn't

9. Marry __ for dinner at six last Sunday with her parents.
Exercisewent out

Exercisegoes out

Exercisewented out

10. They __ two new batteries, so they __ to the shop in the corner to buy them.
Exerciseneed - wented

Exercisened - goes

Exerciseneeded - went


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