Category: English tenses

Past simple.

Put each verb in brackets into the past simple.

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Please use short forms e.g. haven't instead of have not in negative statements and use long forms in positive statements e.g. I am instead of I'm.

1. She (not like) football some years ago but now she watches all the games in TV.2. While Kate was playing in her room, her cat (jump) out of the window.3. He (ask) me to help with the washing-up.4. Have you seen this film? Yes, I (watch) it yesterday.5. I (meet) my English teacher some days ago, but she didn't recognise me.6. I (tell) you that it's not a good idea, but you didn't want to listen my advice.7. Paul (break) the window during a football match.8. When I (leave) the house, it started raining.9. I (try) to give up smoking some week ago, but I can't live without cigarettes.10. My dad (come) home very late yesterday.11. She (thank) me for the present and invited me for a party.12. Unfortunately, you (fail) the entrance exam.13. My grandfather (die) at the age of 80.14. He (pass) his driving test only two weeks ago and yesterday he had a crash.15. Have you heard that? She (say) she like me.16. Yesterday I (finish) my classes 2 hours earlier than usual.17. At first I (not want) to buy a dog, but now I'm glad we have such a nice puppy.18. The Radiohead's concert (be) a really great event.19. I (see) you when I was going home.20. I (stop) smoking about two years ago.