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. Yesterday I (finish) my classes 2 hours earlier than usual.2. He (pass) his driving test only two weeks ago and yesterday he had a crash.3. My grandfather (die) at the age of 80.4. I (tell) you that it's not a good idea, but you didn't want to listen my advice.5. I (meet) my English teacher some days ago, but she didn't recognise me.6. When I (leave) the house, it started raining.7. She (not like) football some years ago but now she watches all the games in TV.8. While Kate was playing in her room, her cat (jump) out of the window.9. Paul (break) the window during a football match.10. The Radiohead's concert (be) a really great event.11. She (thank) me for the present and invited me for a party.12. My dad (come) home very late yesterday.13. Have you seen this film? Yes, I (watch) it yesterday.14. Have you heard that? She (say) she like me.15. Unfortunately, you (fail) the entrance exam.16. I (see) you when I was going home.17. At first I (not want) to buy a dog, but now I'm glad we have such a nice puppy.18. I (try) to give up smoking some week ago, but I can't live without cigarettes.19. He (ask) me to help with the washing-up.20. I (stop) smoking about two years ago.