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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

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

Question 3

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

Question 4

I knew his aunt ... him any money.

Question 5

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

Question 6

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

Question 7

After many days of suffering, he ...

Question 8

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

Question 9

Peter decided he ... to France on holidays.

Question 10

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

Question 11

He was almost sure he ... his exam.

Question 12

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

Question 13

I was sure that after midnight I ...

Question 14

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

Question 15

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