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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. I (see) you when I was going home.2. The Radiohead's concert (be) a really great event.3. I (meet) my English teacher some days ago, but she didn't recognise me.4. At first I (not want) to buy a dog, but now I'm glad we have such a nice puppy.5. She (not like) football some years ago but now she watches all the games in TV.6. Have you seen this film? Yes, I (watch) it yesterday.7. My grandfather (die) at the age of 80.8. He (pass) his driving test only two weeks ago and yesterday he had a crash.9. Paul (break) the window during a football match.10. My dad (come) home very late yesterday.11. I (stop) smoking about two years ago.12. Yesterday I (finish) my classes 2 hours earlier than usual.13. He (ask) me to help with the washing-up.14. While Kate was playing in her room, her cat (jump) out of the window.15. I (tell) you that it's not a good idea, but you didn't want to listen my advice.16. Unfortunately, you (fail) the entrance exam.17. Have you heard that? She (say) she like me.18. She (thank) me for the present and invited me for a party.19. When I (leave) the house, it started raining.20. I (try) to give up smoking some week ago, but I can't live without cigarettes.