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. I (meet) my English teacher some days ago, but she didn't recognise me.2. Have you seen this film? Yes, I (watch) it yesterday.3. Have you heard that? She (say) she like me.4. While Kate was playing in her room, her cat (jump) out of the window.5. He (pass) his driving test only two weeks ago and yesterday he had a crash.6. I (stop) smoking about two years ago.7. Yesterday I (finish) my classes 2 hours earlier than usual.8. Paul (break) the window during a football match.9. I (try) to give up smoking some week ago, but I can't live without cigarettes.10. I (see) you when I was going home.11. She (thank) me for the present and invited me for a party.12. She (not like) football some years ago but now she watches all the games in TV.13. I (tell) you that it's not a good idea, but you didn't want to listen my advice.14. Unfortunately, you (fail) the entrance exam.15. When I (leave) the house, it started raining.16. He (ask) me to help with the washing-up.17. My dad (come) home very late yesterday.18. At first I (not want) to buy a dog, but now I'm glad we have such a nice puppy.19. The Radiohead's concert (be) a really great event.20. My grandfather (die) at the age of 80.