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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. Paul (break) the window during a football match.2. Have you heard that? She (say) she like me.3. He (ask) me to help with the washing-up.4. She (not like) football some years ago but now she watches all the games in TV.5. My dad (come) home very late yesterday.6. While Kate was playing in her room, her cat (jump) out of the window.7. When I (leave) the house, it started raining.8. The Radiohead's concert (be) a really great event.9. I (try) to give up smoking some week ago, but I can't live without cigarettes.10. I (stop) smoking about two years ago.11. Have you seen this film? Yes, I (watch) it yesterday.12. Yesterday I (finish) my classes 2 hours earlier than usual.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. I (meet) my English teacher some days ago, but she didn't recognise me.16. She (thank) me for the present and invited me for a party.17. He (pass) his driving test only two weeks ago and yesterday he had a crash.18. My grandfather (die) at the age of 80.19. At first I (not want) to buy a dog, but now I'm glad we have such a nice puppy.20. I (see) you when I was going home.