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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

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

Question 2

He was almost sure he ... his exam.

Question 3

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

Question 4

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

Question 5

Peter decided he ... to France on holidays.

Question 6

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

Question 7

I was sure that after midnight I ...

Question 8

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

Question 9

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

Question 10

I knew his aunt ... him any money.

Question 11

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

Question 12

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

Question 13

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

Question 14

After many days of suffering, he ...

Question 15

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