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. My dad (come) home very late yesterday.2. Yesterday I (finish) my classes 2 hours earlier than usual.3. Have you heard that? She (say) she like me.4. Unfortunately, you (fail) the entrance exam.5. I (see) you when I was going home.6. She (thank) me for the present and invited me for a party.7. I (stop) smoking about two years ago.8. I (try) to give up smoking some week ago, but I can't live without cigarettes.9. Have you seen this film? Yes, I (watch) it yesterday.10. He (pass) his driving test only two weeks ago and yesterday he had a crash.11. My grandfather (die) at the age of 80.12. I (tell) you that it's not a good idea, but you didn't want to listen my advice.13. She (not like) football some years ago but now she watches all the games in TV.14. He (ask) me to help with the washing-up.15. At first I (not want) to buy a dog, but now I'm glad we have such a nice puppy.16. The Radiohead's concert (be) a really great event.17. While Kate was playing in her room, her cat (jump) out of the window.18. Paul (break) the window during a football match.19. I (meet) my English teacher some days ago, but she didn't recognise me.20. When I (leave) the house, it started raining.