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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 was sure that after midnight I ...

Question 2

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

Question 3

Peter decided he ... to France on holidays.

Question 4

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

Question 5

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

Question 6

After many days of suffering, he ...

Question 7

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

Question 8

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

Question 9

He was almost sure he ... his exam.

Question 10

I knew his aunt ... him any money.

Question 11

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

Question 12

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

Question 13

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

Question 14

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

Question 15

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