Category: English tenses

Future in the past.

Read the questions below and decide which answer best fits each space.

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Question 1

After many days of suffering, he ...

Question 2

We couldn't be at that party, because we ... abroad the following day.

Question 3

I knew his aunt ... him any money.

Question 4

I thought she ... everything by our arrival, but I was wrong.

Question 5

All the problems ... be solved during yesterday's meeting.

Question 6

I ... the report when I noticed some alarming details.

Question 7

I was sure that Kate ... by the time I arrived.

Question 8

When I got to the station, the train ...

Question 9

The concert ... at 5 p.m. but in fact it started 3 hours later.

Question 10

I was sure that after midnight I ...

Question 11

I ... to the party, but Peter made me come.

Question 12

Peter decided he ... to France on holidays.

Question 13

He was almost sure he ... his exam.

Question 14

We ... with them, but they finally convinced us.

Question 15

I ... this letter yesterday, but I didn't have enough time.